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The Broken Spoke Coffee House

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Cafe, Canadian
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420 Fitzgerald Ave and 5th, Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-871-2229
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2015

Good chai latte made with almond milk and not extra charge. Spelt ginger cookies were so good I had two. Having a cafe in a bike shop is so right - especially reading bicycle magazines and sipping a favorite drink! I also rented a nice road bike to ride along the river.

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Thank Jenn M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2015

Its nice to have a local place to go for a coffee, see the same staff (says something when a place does NOT have a high turnover!) Their lunch paninis are quick and oh so good too!

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Thank Jo J
Courtenay Bc Canada
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2015

Good coffee in a bicycle shop. You can buy a bike, get repairs and enjoy coffee too. There is outdoor and indoor seating.

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Thank Morsemorse
Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2014

I didn't know that Broken Spoke served food until a friend suggested we lunch there last week. We both ordered sandwiches which were delicious, loaded with deli meats, veggies and served on wonderfully chewy ciabatta buns. The restaurant area is cozy and cheerful, and a server was very friendly.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Aside from bikes and coffee being my favorite combination, the coffee and treats are very good! Definitely go for the coffee even if bicycles aren't your thing.

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Thank Oddduck
Courtenay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2014

A bike shop café - who would have thunk it! Great staff and my coffee officionado friends tell me that they make the best coffee around. They have gluten-free goodies and fresh muffins as well as made-to order sandwiches. The patio is also sunny and out-of-the-way and they have acquired a loyal following. Besides, where else can you get a... More 

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Thank mme-arcati
Courtenay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

Casual drop-in coffee with a flavour of bikes! Have a brew and then rent a bike for a leisurely ride around the Comox Valley taking in all the highlights on a town cycle. Wonderful hosts. Tasty sandwiches.

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Thank Pinkhorse479
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

This is my go to coffee House for the caffeine and flavour fix of a perfectly poured latte. Great service and consistent pours and a great bike shop to boot!

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Thank tavbike
Campbell River, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2014

Stopped in and had a Carmel Macchiato and it was delicious. While sitting and sipping there was a steady stream of repeat customers. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and its the first coffee shop I've been in that smells like bicycles as they also sell, rent and service bikes.

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Thank Joan T
Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013

Great smoothies! Coffee! Bikes! What more does one need? This little shop is a great addition to the already decent selection of specialty coffee spots in the Valley...the fact that your bike might enjoy the visit as much as you do makes it even more fun :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Fitzgerald Ave and 5th, Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-871-2229

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