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Morningside Organic Bakery Cafe & Bookstore

107 Morningside Road, Fulford Harbour, British Columbia V8K 1X1, Canada
+1 250-653-4414
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible23%
Travelers talk about
“chai” (37 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
“sandwich” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
107 Morningside Road, Fulford Harbour, British Columbia V8K 1X1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am new to Salt Spring, and I am incredibly blessed to have found this gem already! The vegan food and beverages are SO delicious! What I have tasted thus far and can highly recommend are: both types of hot chocolate, chai, V'egg sandwich, the...More

1  Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in with my 12 year old son with the intention of buying some drinks and food. Funky interior but it it freezing cold (no heat), although that isn’t why we walked out. Walked out because of the incredibly rude woman behind the counter who...More

4  Thank Pugluvin'mamma
Alan G, Owner at Morningside Organic Bakery Cafe & Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

' wow ' you are one disrespectful ' entitled individual..you need to do some volunteer work in a cancer ward so that possibly you may learn to be grateful. i was at our shop when you walked in.. firstly you need to learn to respect...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boys and I stopped in today as it's been on our radar for a while. Originally going in for the vegan cheese I have heard so much about I also asked about gluten free items as my youngest and I have allergies to it....More

Thank H G
Reviewed December 17, 2017

We like vegan food although we are not vegans. This food was DIVINE. I wish we ordered more food. I'll go back to the Island just for the food! It was that good. The service was fine. We did not have the issues other reviews...More

Thank TrishB513
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Dont pass up an opportunity to visit Morningside. Here is why - This is not Starbucks.....This is something special, its an experience you will remember. It's not just a cafe, a bakery or a bookstore. Yes, the food is amazing. Manon, a culinary master artist...More

Thank georgebovell
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Stumbing upon Morningside is a traveling vegans dream. Delicious, homemade meals and fantastic freshly baked treats to take on the road. Only wished I had known about this place to make time to select a great book to go too! Thank you so much Morningside...More

1  Thank Gloria W
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Lousy coffee, Rude owners ... unwelcoming atmosphere... hostile vibe .... I am a believer in karma ~ what goes around comes around. Unless the owners smarten up, this place won't be in business much longer. Horrible people, lousy customer relations and nasty attitude! Save yourself...More

5  Thank 205Foodie
Alan G, Owner at Morningside Organic Bakery Cafe & Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2017

another made up fake review... it is well known that we have the best food and beverages by far...as for nasty and rude whoever wrote this lie is just that. below a true review from one of of customers Veganic and Amazing! Wholesome approach to...More

Reviewed October 15, 2017

An incredibly rude owner stood behind the bar and berated us as we ordered a few things to go before our ferry ride. My husband and I left feeling blindsided by her remarks! I couldn't help get home and see if there were any other...More

10  Thank ddav68
Alan G, Owner at Morningside Organic Bakery Cafe & Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

guess people take fake smiles and waitresses without uncomfortable emotions or opinions as a given in the service industry. discomfort is the edge upon which growth is most accessible and if you look around at the fabulous book selection you’ll find personal and collective evolution...More

Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Abrasive and rude barista. I would like to think this is an isolated incident but looking at the other reviews it is not. If you read the responses to the other reviews the rudeness shows itself. The food and drinks were good and the wait...More

8  Thank Justin H
Alan G, Owner at Morningside Organic Bakery Cafe & Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

morningside has been closed all week as we are expanding our shipping facility so we are curious as to how you could experience ' abasiveness and rudeness ' when we weren't opened..' could it be that you are making this all up ' that someone...More

Reviewed October 1, 2017

I recently ate at the Morningside Cafe while waiting to board the Fulford ferry. It was a cool, damp day and I was glad to step inside this cozy place. I like the architecture, furnishings, and decoration, and the thought-provoking selection of books and music...More

Thank Ila W
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April 11, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $16
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Morningside Road, Fulford Harbour, British Columbia V8K 1X1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island  >  Fulford Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 250-653-4414
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Morningside organic bakery cafe & bookstore offers 100% organic, plant-based vegan living foods. handcrafted sandwiches, vegan wraps, woodfired pizza, soups, salads, superfood, raw chocolate, smoothies, shakes, herbal tonics, nut mylks, artisan bread, pastries, cookies, divine chai, premium coffees, and teas. our bakery section features organic woodfired heritage sourdough breads, pie, pastries, cookies, tarts, & treats. we support our local organic farmers. an eclectic collection of books: environment, ecology, poetry, alternative building, permaculture, buddhism, raw food, alternative energy, cultural theory, cookbooks, veganism, integral life teachings, surfing, gay & lesbian, health, animal rights, spirituality, children, nature & green solutions.
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