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Mom's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner, Canadian
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2036 Shields Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0P6, Canada
+1 250-642-3314
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Nanaimo, Canada
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103 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This old-style cafe was built in 1963 and it still maintains the 50's/60's decor and juke box style music. The servers were very friendly and the food was mixed. The soup was excellent but the Monte Kristo sandwich was very dry and nothing special. They had a delicious selection of cakes but we did not try these. It seems to... More 

Thank Karen L
Alberta, Canada
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165 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Chainsaw burger was good but patties were from a box could be better, very large portion, however I would order something different next time. My wife had the halibut fish and chips and this was a standout dish. Large portion lots of fries. The coleslaw that accompanied it was dry and could be improved. I would recommend this spot for... More 

Thank cooksd2
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mom's is a pleasantly simple diner that doesn't do anything too crazy or unexpected. You can get solid sandwiches and burgers, and entrees and pastas after 4pm. It's refreshing sometimes to go somewhere and just get some solid, dependable food with good service. The highlight is always the milkshakes!

Thank Jonathan C
Prince George
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is tucked away on a little side street in a little building so you have to look for it if you are new to town like we were, but worth the search. After a couple of locals recommended Mom's for lunch we decided to try it and weren't disappointed. The décor is very basic but the staff were... More 

Thank diane662
Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best home cooked food, we have eaten,breakfast,lunch and dinner there and they are spot on. They give you lots. Very friendly and great service.

Thank Kgg62
Victoria, Canada
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Diner. Good eats, casual menu and great pie on display. This restaurant has been operating in Sooke for years now. A classic diner.

Thank Lori M
North Carolina
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94 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our lunch, good home cooking type food. Waitresses are very pleasant & service is pretty fast despite the crowds. It's easy to see why this place is so popular.

Thank SeniorTravelor62
Powell River, Canada
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98 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there after church on a Sunday morning and it was busy! I immediately liked the diner style decor and thought that this was a good find. I wasn't wrong. I had bacon eggs and toast my wife had a vegetable scrabble. We both enjoyed our meals and the service was very good.

Thank CanukSteve
Sooke, Canada
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You won't be disappointed by anything you order here. The burgers are juicy and loaded, too many fries for just one person to eat. Breakfasts are huge! Famous for their mile high pies that are so good they are a meal by themselves. We drop in several times a year as it's a five minute drive for us but lots... More 

Thank Chainani
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although it is not as good as it once was, Mom's is still great for homestyle food, and has great service, a great comfortable restaurant for the whole family !

Thank vanisler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2036 Shields Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0P6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sooke
  • Phone Number: +1 250-642-3314

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?