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La Pignatta


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Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Deli, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Discovered this gem on our last visit. What a find! Elena and her staff are like a welcoming family to all. The exquisite soups are not to be missed (fave: past/fagioli). One could start with a bacon & cheese melty for breakfast and then come...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

I don't understand how they can take the best place in sidney and turn it into one of the worst. Not worth the wait.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

As soon as we walked in to La Pignatta we received a lovely warm welcome. The food was delicious and the coffee was great. Nice to find this lovely place while we were visiting Sidney. We'll be back again next time we're there!More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mawse
LaPignattaG, Community Connections at La Pignatta, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Hello Milton, We hope you consider Vancouver Island "Home Away from Home" as so many people for the UK do! It is rewarding to receive such praise as to be "The best cafe in Sidney"! And we are so very pleased that your experience was...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

I had family visiting and we went to la pignatta for lunch. The food was great, nice sandwiches and excellent soups. But the most memorable thing was the staff. They went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed. Thank you for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Georgia H
LaPignattaG, Community Connections at La Pignatta, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Hello Georgia, It is so wonderful to know - and have you share with others - that La Pignatta is a place where you took your family who were visiting. We all have family come to the island, from time to time, and there is...More

Reviewed September 7, 2018

Great place for coffee and soup. Friendly staff, reliable wifi and refillable coffee. Really enjoy this place, much nicer than the big chain alternatives in SidneyMore

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BCA_Tours
LaPignattaG, Community Connections at La Pignatta, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thank you BCA_Tours! It is wonderful to be acknowledged for what we are doing at our Mom & Pop style Grab N Go ~ Soup Bar and Lunch Counter! One of the refreshing things about being on the island, being in Sidney, is having the...More

Reviewed July 16, 2018

Cheerful decor. Lots of seating. Friendly staff. Had a great bowl of lobster bisque for lunch (come early --it goes fast). Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Hank P
La Pignatta G, Community Connections at La Pignatta, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thanks Hank! Glad you liked it! We look forward to having you back again!

Reviewed June 14, 2018

First time we had ventured from Galiano Island to Sidney for supplies but with the Ferries running late we needed some lunch. Saw the sign for La Pignatta found a parking stall on the street and went in. A very pleasant interior light green and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Gerald L
La Pignatta G, Public Relations Manager at La Pignatta, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Dear Grace's Dad, We are glad you had a great sailing over, and found our Grab N Go Soup Bar and Lunch Counter! Your pictures are wonderful, and a nice addition to our Trip Advisor page! Thank you! It has been a wonderful process bringing...More

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