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Chef Big D's

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38040 Cleveland Ave, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We looked for a breakfast place after a cold wet night of camping. The review were good so we gave it a whirl. But lined up when we arrived but the place moves people pretty fast so short wait (15-20 minutes) but really worth it food was really good. The place is clean and spread out. They could fit more... More 

Thank Shannon M
Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

searched through Squamish for a place for lunch. Spotted Big D's and went in. The place was packed! (It was 12:30 pm) after a short 10 min wait we were seated. Great choices on the menu. I had the beef dip melt with soup, Wife had a turkey sandwich on a cranberry bread with a cup o soup. (veg beef... More 

Thank Phil L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every time we regularly visit Squamish and we are never disappointed. Very fresh, local, generous portions and reasonably priced. My husband is the classic bacon and egg kind of breakfast person, whereas I am vegetarian, gluten, and egg white sensitive. Makes for a challenge, but Big D's makes us both happy. Every time. I have the homemade... More 

Thank Peebs1
Squamish, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The food is real, no frozen or microwave want a bees. This food is fantastic! The service is fast and professional. The place gets packed on the weekends and as it should be. If you have to wait no big deal. They will get you in and get you out.

Thank kerrplunk2016
Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

After several horrible breakfast experiences in Squamish, we were glad to find this place. Clean, nice service, fast, well priced, excellent food quality. I had the 3 egg omelet, with homemade multigrain toast and nicely presented fresh fruit. Quality ingredients, fresh & appetizing plating. All round, did the breakfast job perfectly :) High recommend this place especially given the lack... More 

Thank pgduncan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We didn't go for the large portions but you couldn't help but notice them! I actually orders off the kids menu that is open to kids of all ages. We had lunch here one day and breakfast another we were so impressed with the good food, good prices, good location and good service. Lots of variety on the menu. Service... More 

Thank KanataCalgary
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Chef Big D,s seems to be popular for breakfast. Maybe there are limited places for breakfast in Squamish. There are lots of tables and a busy kichen. The food was good, but quite expensive for breakfast.

Thank Tina S
Squamish, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Chef Big D's is a simple breakfast and lunch restaurant in downtown Squamish. The menu is straightforward. Classic breakfast and soup/sandwiches for lunch. But of all the restaurants in Squamish, we have eaten here more than anywhere. The biggest reason is that the food is totally reliable. You get exactly what you expect every time. Not rocket science but good.

Thank Philip M
Beaverton, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Traditional breakfast of sausage links and eggs...the cranberry toast was superb, the sausage links were large and tasty and the eggs done just right... Good service and although crowded, I found a window table right away.

Thank eddiepix
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Looking at some of the other negative reviews I see why we received the service we did. Terrible table service and manager was even worse to deal with. Extremely unproffesional.

Thank Forbsie34

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38040 Cleveland Ave, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Squamish

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