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Cochrane Cafe

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316 1st St, Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W1, Canada
+1 403-932-2521
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Saint John, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Unfortunately this restaurant has closed. It was a piece of Cochrane history for many years and many residents were very sad to see them retire. A new restaurant is opening in its location.

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Thank Aussiedawg
Beaumont, Canada
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115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed July 19, 2016

This is a great place to stop,it has reasonable prices and specials every day,lots of choices , from chinese food to western, wonderful steaks and potatoes, real nice rice pudding and pies. lots to choose from,beef dip is so good.Real good food for a great price.

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Thank dragonflysparkles
Calgary, Canada
1 review
Reviewed March 3, 2016

Worst Chinese food me and my husband have ever eat. Service was okay. Don't waste your money on this place

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Thank Candace N
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Well the service is really nice... That's all the good this place has to offer. The meal was horrible, bland and over cooked. Any restaurant that uses ketchup packets is what I would consider fast food or a dive. This place is the later. The coffee was nearly see through. It took them nearly 30 mins to bring us our... More 

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Thank Mike F
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 21, 2015

I was initially greeted very kindly by the staff which was a plus but once it came to the food I was disappointed. I had the fish & chips, the fries were bland because they were clearly not seasoned and the fish was ok enough to finish but it was quite dry and flavourless as well. The meal of course... More 

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fife
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Ate in here a few days ago while staying in cochrane on holiday with friends, old style Cafe with no airs and graces about it but does what it says on the tin. Breakfast was really good and plentiful with no waiting time, if you are passing through cochrane give it a try and you won't be disappointed

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Thank deek2310
cochrane
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2014

Surprise on the fly, with no time to spare after work and before the movie started , we quickly run over to Cochrane Cafe. Very simple diner, as we well know ,from our previous breakfast experiences, but what a surprise, meal choices are plentiful, fresh, timely and inexpensive. the waitress was friendly, helpful and efficient. We'll be back many more... More 

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Thank mosella_10
Calgary, Canada
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289 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2014

We wanted some old style, old town Chinese food. So we went here because it had a reputation for good food. OK so the food is very flavorful and it was hot when it came out. What was ridiculous was the portion size of all the plates. There were three adults and one 12 year old boy and the portion... More 

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Thank Gibber1968
Victoria, Canada
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stopped in Cochrane for dinner on our drive from Edmonton to Calgary and ate dinner here. We were very pleased with the service and homey decor. The waitress recommended Salt and Pepper Chicken, which turned out to be delicious. My partner ate a more traditional Chinese plate which he said was good, but was jealous of my meal. Worth... More 

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Thank SML_CISVer
Cochrane, Canada
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 9, 2014

If you like rice and ginger beef this is the place in Cochrane. A hole in the wall on main street with decades of history. This li'l Cafe on historic main street will surprise you!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 1st St, Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Cochrane
  • Phone Number: +1 403-932-2521

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