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Common Loaf Bakery

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Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free
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180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
(250) 725-3915
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We come here at least once a year. The baking is melt in your mouth fresh. Fluffy out of the oven bread for the sandwiches. Don't pass on the cinnamon buns the sunflower seeds make a yummy mid morning snack.

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Thank Linda K
Dereham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good hearty and simple food. Relaxed atmostphere, real feeling of mixing with local people as well as tourists. Cheery staff, lovely garden and upstairs seating – see how long it takes you to figure out why it is called The Common Loaf!

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Thank annelouiseturner
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wanted to stop for lunch and found this quaint cafe just off the main street. Great variety on the menu, delicious food, and fun atmosphere! Accommodates those on the run with pre-made sandwiches. Gotta try it!! Oh and did I mention they are a bakery too...awesome!

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Thank Lavonneee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place to start or end your day touring around the area! The breakfast or lunch meal choices are delicious and filling! And I can't say enough about the pastries except get there early! Very comfortable atmosphere to enjoy the great coffee too.

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Thank Lestime
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute little breakfast spot or a nice place to hang out and surf the web. Sit upstairs in the tower room.

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Thank hikeoften
San Antonio, Texas
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful bakery 🔰🚪✈ Fun pastries breakfast wraps, lots of treats and goodies. Nice spot, bakery and coffee stop,

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Thank reneeecho
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good breakfast. Lots of pastries available but the breakfast we got was nothing super special. Small menu. More of a coffee shop with a kitchen than a restaurant. Cash only.

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Thank Yourgurl83
Kamloops, Canada
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127 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a busy spot, serving food as well as a busy bakery and coffee stop. Breads are really good. If you're after 9, you might miss out on some favourites. Baked goods are good, but have some unexpected ingredients, like sunflower seeds in the cinnamon buns. Lattes etc made well. Great to-go sandwiches already made and wrapped makes it... More 

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Thank Harkies
Kelowna, Canada
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great quick place to grab a croissant or more hearty breakfast wrap or cooked breakfast. Nice spot, only takes cash or cheque I think but really good, right near the beautiful tonquin beach hike

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Thank timw33
Victoria, Canada
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many treats and goodies here it's hard to choose. They also have great breakfast which can be hard to find in Tofino.

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Thank cgh89

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: (250) 725-3915
Description
A local favorite since 1980, The Common Loaf Bake Shop provides hardy healthy and tasty fresh baked goods, gourmet coffee, breakfast and lunch choices.Local Favorites include world famous cheese buns and deliciously sticky cinnies. Internet access in this licensed establishment serving everything from a beer to a great specialty coffee make it a great spot to hang out. Please note our business does not accept credit or debit cards but we are conveniently located next to the bank.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?