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Blue Door Cafe

American, Cafe, Canadian, Diner
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5415 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T6, Canada
(250) 723-8811
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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast cafe run by 2 ladies. Large Manu to choose from, fast service and nice food. We had the ham and eggs and the Western Omelette.

Thank Leigh1980
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

There is anything on this menu run by two lovely ladies and used by many of the locals -some might say it's like a 'greasy spoon' but don't be put off and you will have plenty to eat - then enjoy the beautiful harbour views

Thank Charles and Sue A
Victoria, Canada
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Great old time food cooked on a grill right behind the counter. Coffee on the burner by the door. Very local with many friends meeting here for breakfast

Thank Value35
Leuven, Belgium
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66 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

People were very very friendly! Food is a BIG portion and location is great. There's a big board with choices and you can make your dish your 'own'

Thank Leuventripper
Port Alberni, Canada
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Down to earth diner, good food, giant coffee mugs refills friendly staff, small little place homey with locals eating there so you know its good.

Thank jan y
Tofino, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I had come the the Blue Door in happy spirits... Smile on my face.. I've been a server for 14 years so I always make sure to actually greet the waitress with... You guessed it. A smile. It was kind of a dive ( but aren't all the good breakfast places ) She sat us with the most dismal smile... More 

Thank Serena H
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This greasy-spoon-type restaurant is a haven for anyone who just wants good, normal food. You can watch your delicious home-style breakfast being made on the grill right in front of the counter, and the server and cook are smart, quick, and friendly.

1 Thank Lisa D
Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I am an early riser, usually I go for a jog, especially when visiting a new place. It helps me locate restaurants and attractions. On this trip however we rented a Mustang Convertible to drive Vancouver Island and it was a beautiful morning. With the top down I went looking to quench my thirst for a morning coffee. I happened... More 

Thank sunfunrumchum
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

For consistently delicious breakfasts and a bit of banter with the owner, we return to this café whenever we are in Pt. Alberni. Seating is at 3 long shared tables or at the counter, food is plentiful & nutritious and Sheila, the owner, dishes up meals and retorts without garnishing either. Locals are greeted with humorous repartee. Don't expect to... More 

Thank Barb S
Sechelt, Canada
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Nice cheery friendly little restaurant. Located at the Quay in Port Alberni. Good food and large servings. Friendly staff, reasonable prices. You couldn't ask for anything more. Locals love the place. Tourists who happen in have a great experience.

Thank Hoss1951

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Canadian, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5415 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: (250) 723-8811

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