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Blue Toque Diner

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601 1st Avenue, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
+1 250-423-4637
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Fernie
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty good portions sizes of interesting food that is often slow to arrive. The 'intimate' space crowds in lots of hungry patrons. The service can be slow when there are so many people in there, but when it's not so busy things run much more smoothly.

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1 Thank donnamarieb2017
bluebabyFernie, Owner at Blue Toque Diner, responded to this review

bluebabyFernie, Owner at Blue Toque Diner, responded to this review Thank you Donna Marie for your review. It can certainly be challenging to produce and serve food during the busy tourist season. To add to that challenge we do not pre-make, microwave or deep fry- so the final product will always take a little bit longer. Most of our guests... More 

London
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for breakfast for my birthday with friends. Excellent food and very excellent service. We were in a hurry and the waitress made sure she got our orders through quickly.

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Thank brucem528
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought we'd give the blue toque a try for a weekday breakfast. With only 1 other table, we thought the service would be good. We were told to sit at a table for 2 in case they got busy, no problem. Except the next table of 2 that came in were seated at a table for 4 by the... More 

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1 Thank suzette122
bluebabyFernie, Owner at Blue Toque Diner, responded to this review

We are sorry Suzette that you felt ignored and offended. As a team we have discussed this event and feel your description is biased. Firstly you did not wait to be seated at the front door as the sign suggests but came right in to the dining room. While you were self seating the server called over to you to... More 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived with 3 friends for a Sunday morning breakfast and was pleasantly surprised to not have to wait for a table. Probably because everyone else was up enjoying the fresh powder on the hill! We all loved our meals which included French toast, Victoria's, Marrakesh, and the Masala scramble. Wonderfully different breakfast flavours that were amazing! The service was also... More 

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Thank TDuque
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am never disappointed with a trip to the Toque. From start to finish the meal is amazing. Great drink and cocktail menu, always a perfect americano! Fresh ingredients and nothing is pre-made, a rarity you will not find in most restaurant kitchens. The menu is creative and unique. Plus the staff are the best and treat all the customers... More 

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Thank Foxfun411
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in on our way out of town and am pleased to say this place surpassed my expectations for a memorable breakfast. Welcoming & attentive staff, extensive menu, delicious specials. I had a meal of savoury waffles (corn with jalapeno), eggs, pork belly with a delicious spiced/garlic yogurt sauce and I believe a chili/maple syrup to douse things in. All... More 

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Thank Toxgirl
bluebabyFernie, Owner at Blue Toque Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are considering adding the special you enjoyed to our menu so feedback is crucial. Cheers Tanya Carre cook/owner/operator More 

Fernie, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Great breakfast, great service, unique menu with traditional food as well, nice atmosphere, and clean

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Thank ferniegirl2017
Calgary, Canada
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335 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

I hadn't been to the Blue Toque for years and was delighted to find that it is in the same location, and still serving up great food. Eggs of all sorts, poutine, eggs benny, and all sorts of dietary accommodations can be made. I had a vegetarian (maybe vegan?) dish and it was just fabulous. And filling. Good food, good... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

Visited on Jan. 21, 2017. Apparently the restaurant has only recently started serving dinner, having previously been a breakfast and lunch spot. Small restaurant, really interesting, quiet atmosphere in the old railway station. Very nice original artwork on the walls for sale. The menu had very good variety and interesting options, including good gluten free dishes. Asian and N. American... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Apparently a lot of people attending our wedding in Fernie ate here, so on their advice we stopped in after the big day. I know why they stopped! Great food and amazing personal service. Oh and the chocolate pecan pie, that was an excellent finish.

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Thank Winston D

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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
Average prices
$8 - $15
Cuisine
Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 1st Avenue, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Fernie
  • Phone Number: +1 250-423-4637
Description
Good eats and a cup of joe. Established in 2000. World flavours, fusion and cross-cultural cuisine for the omnivore, plant-based, vegan, vegetarian or eco-conscious diner.

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