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“Warmth place and excellent food”

The Truffle House & Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $27
Cuisines: Diner, French, Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: It can be described as a restaurant, coffee shop, caterer, boutique and evenart gallery, but The Truffle House & Café is truly a warm place to eat European cuisine at a very reasonable price. Philippe & Fabienne Chaber have created a cozyand comfortable atmosphere and offer a delicious combination of French, Italian and West Coast specialties that your taste buds will love.Fabienne was taught the art of gastronomy in France by Michelin Star chefs Michel Mico and Jean Sulpice. With Philippe, they managed one of the biggest gastronomy and entertainment resorts of the French Riviera (Cap d'Antibes), La Maison des Pêcheurs.In the kitchen, the "West Coast touch" is provided by Dundarave's very own James Hodgins, former Beach House restaurant executive chef. Part of their mission is to "democratize" the truffle – to allow people to add truffle, truffle butter, truffle oil, or truffle sauce to their meals at reasonable prices.
Reviewed November 10, 2012

I have been to this restaurant couple of time and Fabienne the owner make this place a really unmissable place to go. You will find excellent food and an exceptional welcome with plenty of arts details every wear. This place is worth it to try.

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Thank Samdyetvous
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

This is a great little restaurant with a lovely ambience and very friendly but slow service. It is an excellent place for breakfast or lunch. It is open for dinner Fridays and Saturdays with a limited, but delicious menu.

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Reviewed October 31, 2012

My wife and I were pleasantly surprised to find the Truffle House still open for lunch when we arrived at 2:20 pm on a rainy Wednesday afternoon. In fact, they stay open until 3:00 pm. The room was full when we arrived, attesting to the popularity of this restaurant. We really liked the warm and comfortable ambience of the Truffle House, especially welcome considering the weather outside on this Hallowe'en Day.

I ordered the vegetable crepe and my wife decided upon a goat cheese and spinach quiche. We started with the house wines (white for me and red for my beloved) while we waited for the arrival soon after of our menu items. The wines were perfectly fine and the meals were fresh and flavorful. The server was very attentive and checked back with us several times to make certain that our wants were well looked after.

The price for a casual lunch was reasonable. We enjoyed the whole experience.

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1  Thank CapilanoMan
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

Good food, good service, however the advertised $ 5.50 cocktails on the week end, advertised both on the menu and on the internet are only valid for lunch or brunch. Which was not specified on the menu, hope they corrected it.
For dinner we ordered a Martini and were charged $ 8.50 a piece.
Which we felt was way overpriced for a mediocre Martini.

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Thank Vonne77
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Reviewed August 11, 2012

Stopped in for a late brunch and had West coast Benny. The smoked salmon and avocado was fresh and delicious served on half a croissant, the eggs perfectly cooked with just the right amount of hollandaise. We substituted the potatoes for the salad which came with a balsamic dressing. Really really good!!

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1  Thank traveling_gourmet_bc
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