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“Don't just drive through Ladysmith stop and have a bite to eat”

In the Beantime Cafe
Ranked #2 of 2 Coffee & Tea in Ladysmith
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed November 5, 2012

They have an extensive menu of good food. I haven't made it past the firs few items. Great sandwiches, homemade soups. Fresh ground coffee that is roasted right in the restaurant. Only open for breakfast and lunch, but a great place to stop.

Thank MaryJo49
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

This is a great cafe the coffee is excellent and the staff always happy and friendly. Their food is always fresh and tasty, I have visited a few times now and will continue to do so

Thank 379Jowalker
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

This is a great place to have breakfast, lunch or a coffee. They have an in-house roaster and the coffee is so good you'll want to take a bag of beans home with you. They have totally nailed it as to what a good coffee house should be besides good coffee, atmosphere, loal artists on the walls, and regular live music. Looking for the heart of a town? It's where friends meet for coffee!
My favorite is the mango smoothie - with or without dairy. I take mine with -- and a big dollop of cream on top makes me a happy camper!

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Thank Marina P
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Reviewed August 3, 2012

Fresh roasted Gulf Island coffee, delish salads, soups, wraps, paninis...with wifi, local art and entertainment! Good vegetarian options. Thai coconut soup and curried cauliflower soup were highlights as we're the home baked cookies and squares! Best take on the famous Nanaimo Bar ever! Exceptional service! Comfortable variety of seating. Small dark patio needs improvement.

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Thank sparklemarilyn
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

Great music, people and food. A perfect spot to see the Ladysmith locals! This is the place for a hang out in our little town.

Thank LeenerMcMahon
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