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Barb's Bakery & Bistro

$$ - $$$Cafe, , Soups
1-121 McPhillips Ave, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2T6, Canada
+1 250-537-4491
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (33 reviews)
“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1-121 McPhillips Ave, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2T6, Canada
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Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

The food was very tasty and and the blended drink was good but came with a single use plastic straw.

Thank Ryan T
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Great food and beverages at breakfast & lunch. Good selection for omnivores & vegetarians. Perfect for groups where there are a variety of likes & dislikes.

Thank Sheryl T
Reviewed July 4, 2017

The food at the restaurant in Barb's buns is freshly made and delicious. There are plenty of vegan and gluten free options. I had a breakfast bowl of fresh vegetables and wonderfully poached eggs along with seed bread and preserves. My husband had the French...More

Thank lpv101
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Food was delicious and served quickly! Our server (young, beautiful, blonde girl!) was very sweet and accommodating. Will be back soon&often!

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed June 21, 2017

We dropped in at noonish for a quick lunch on a rainy day. The place was buzzing .. .. .. every table full so we expected quite a wait for service. The service was fantastic - waiter was personable and efficient. He was busy but...More

Thank Russ C
Reviewed June 18, 2017

I dropped in for breakfast, good food, good coffee, good service.It was really busy, but I was still looked after.

Thank europeantaste2015
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband loved this restaurant! Eating gluten free can be a challenge. We had lunch here twice during our stay just because of the options for gluten free. Food was delicious. Great atmosphere. Downtown Ganges.

Thank Gail C
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Barb's is the local hangout for breakfast. I have been going here for many years, and the quality is still top drawer. If you have a sweet tooth, grab one of the pull-apart buns.

Thank rod2c
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Great place for b'fast to either grab and go or sit down for full service menu. Fresh baked muffins were excellent. Slept in and missed early bird b'fast special (7-8am only) but place is full of locals. Nice patio tables outside too if weather is...More

Thank Retiredhokie
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

We sat on the sunny patio. I had the Salish Skillet. Every item on my plate was absolutely delicious, from the pesto eggs to the smoked salmon to the roasted tomatoes and the toast and homemade jam. My husband liked his breakfast too, but I...More

Thank Prairiedrifter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-121 McPhillips Ave, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2T6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island  >  Ganges
  • Phone Number: +1 250-537-4491
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