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Odika Cafe

2976 Mill Street | Bc, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
+1 250-324-3303
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prawn curry” (14 reviews)
“lamb shank” (21 reviews)
“ginger cake” (4 reviews)
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International, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2976 Mill Street | Bc, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food. The dishes were beautiful and offered flavors that were incredible. The owner & daughter BEAUTIFUL. Don’t hesitate to go.

Thank sueschene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not have a booking but were fortunate enough to get a table. I ate Roast Chicken stuffed with Boursin and Apple and seasonal veg. My other h alf ate the slow roasted lamb shank with plantain mash, crispy kale and yam fries. The...More

Thank ilovetouring
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellently prepared dinner at Odika. The chef is top notch and the wait staff excell in their vocation. I had the Artic Char with kale, beans and potatoes, perfectly prepared, my husband had the grilled Cesar salad and the ribs, that were...More

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are visiting the area for a golf tournament. We looked on trip advisor and wanted to try this restaurant. Everything about was great. I started with a small salad and then the curry shrimp, my son had the scallop salad. We both loved our...More

Thank bombero15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After being surprised to have encountered such a fantastic restaurant last year when we were in Chemainus, we reserved again - and with very high expectations. These were surpassed! The fresh fare appy and soup were amazing. Even the Mac and cheese (for our 2...More

Thank Stanaberry
Reviewed July 13, 2018

My friends and I enjoyed the fresh food (one person needed GF--and it was easy), welcoming service...Memorable was the warm ginger cake with a light caramel topping for me. (it was not GF)

Thank LittlePrince1977
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Chemainus by chance and noticed that it is a very quiet town. We were looking for somewhere to dine and this restaurant looked busy inside so we checkout the menu and decided to eat here. We were not disappointed! The food...More

1  Thank cheryl d
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

An unexpected surprise to find a gourmet restaurant in Chemainus. You’ll be surprised to eat African cusinse with a French chef finesse. Lovely selections and deserts. Easy to find and not too far off the highway and worth the scenery drive.

Thank CatherineCharnell
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The food in this restaurant is astonishingly good. Service is competent and friendly. Interior design of the restaurant is charmless and doesn’t make you want to linger.

Thank ed1776
Reviewed June 10, 2018

There are eight of us who travel all over Canada. Odika is one of our favourite places to go on Vancouver Island. We returned to Odika on Thursday night, and our meals were, once again, perfect. Fresh ingredients cooked beautifully. Interesting menu selections, great presentation....More

1  Thank ra1000
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February 14, 2017|
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Response from olatano | Property representative |
please go to our website its listed at the top of our tripadvisor site
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Response from Wendy V | Reviewed this property |
I was not aware that they serve traditional Ethiopian food with injera and sauces. I don't recall that being on their menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$19
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2976 Mill Street | Bc, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Chemainus
  • Phone Number: +1 250-324-3303
  • E-mail
Casual dining
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