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“A fun dining experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Mad Chef Cafe

Mad Chef Cafe
Ranked #5 of 140 Restaurants in Courtenay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $12
Cuisines: American, Canadian
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Windsor, Ontario
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A fun dining experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

If you want a fun dining experience with good food then Mad Chef Cafe is the place for you. the food is good, the prices are reasonable and you will have fun .

Visited December 2013
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Ucluelet, Canada
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Unique food experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

Our family went here for lunch. The food is quite unique in combinations of ingredients and flavour which I have experienced in no other place. Delicious barely describes the excellent food served. Salads are so delicious they are beyond describing. Hamburgers are out of this world and soups to be equalled nowhere else.

  • Visited November 2013
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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Innovative”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2013

This is a very small restaurant on the end of a busy street, so if you are out on the patio it can be noisy. BUT I love the place and find the chef to be very innovative with his dishes. The presentation is fabulous and to date I have not had a meal that I didn't think was outstanding. One of my favorite starters is the mini tostada. I order this for lunch since it is fairly large portion. The staff are friendly and I just can't say enough good things about the place. It is a very casual place, that is appropriate for everyone, but not a fine dining establishment. I feel it is a must eat place in Courtenay.

  • Visited October 2013
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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Excellent fresh cuisine.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2013

We had 3 appetizers and all were excellent. the 'tongue tantalizing tiny tuna tacos' were extremely appetizing and the mini tostada was delicious. We also had a cracked pepper baked brie served on toasted flat bread that I loved but was a little too garlicy for my wife. The wine 'list' consists of only Copper Moon wines which is pretty limiting but hopefully, when they move to their new digs (currently under negotiation) they will expand on that. Casual funky decor and excellent service.

  • Visited November 2013
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British Columbia
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37 restaurant reviews
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“Crazily creative Tex/Mex/Pacific Fusion Cuisine...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2013

These folks are off the wall, off the scale, and completely focused on the food they find fresh and put together into some of the most imaginative combinations that I've ever met...

No matter how many times I show up, there's always something fascinating on the menu. And it has nothing to do with them thinking I'm comng, they're just MAD!!!

Can't go wrong here, try everything, come back to do that if you have to... Daily specials are generally stunning. Remember: God hates a coward!!!

  • Visited October 2013
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