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Mom's Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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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Kamloops, Canada
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a late supper here of fish and chips. Very good fish and large pieces. Service was good. Next time we would go earlier as they were cleaning up the restaurant when we were eating.

Thank Jan S
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow! Pretty much sums it up. Ordered cod and chips this time and as usual was blown away by the size of the meal. The fish was huge and done to perfection. I have been coming to Mom's Cafe for years and it never ceases to amaze me. Definitely worth the drive to Sooke to check this gem out! Thanks... More 

Thank Jim S
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mom's Cafe is a go to restaurant for the locals and is the typical small town greasy spoon restaurant. The food is passable, the service variable. The people are great.

Thank 851carln
Sooke, Canada
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131 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been coming to Mom's for years. When we first started coming here some 10 years ago, it was excellent. Since then though it has gone downhill although today's stop was not too bad. I had a Hawaiian Burger and my hubby had the fish n chips. Portions are big so be prepared. Both of them were good although... More 

Thank Spyhopper12
Victoria, Canada
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The people are friendly and the pies are huge. It's a classic old time diner that has been there a long time. The service is good. It can be quite cold on a winter day especially in the morning. The breakfast was OK (my eggs were cold and the sausages greasy, the bacon was very thin) the potatoes were great... More 

Thank Quintin E
Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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82 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This long running "never disappoints" diner is a culinary pleasure. Halibut and salmon are fresh prepared on site what's not to like about that ! Traditional "diner" experience your hostess(es) are pro's at their craft and add to the experience of dining out. The food is tasty and lots of it. I never miss a visit to eat there when... More 

Thank Jimmy C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little restaurant! Excellent food at a reasonable price. Good service, the waitress we had was so helpful and a delight to interact with. The art on the wall was interesting and available for purchase.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch on a little getaway; the servers were very nice and attentive and quick. My husband's Monte Christo was a bit cold in the middle; my Clubhouse was very good. We had a beer with lunch which was from a local brewery, and then wandered around the little shops and had an Americano from a coffee shop nearby rather... More 

Thank MartiniMum
Nanaimo, Canada
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103 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 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 

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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, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
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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Edmonton, Canada
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?