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Odika Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Casual dining
US$11 - US$19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
International, Canadian
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, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live 'bout 1/2 an hour away from Chemainus but, because I've visited so often in the past, I haven't detoured into town for several years. Now, I have a reason to make the trip. My parents and I attended a theatre performance last night...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bede-Are
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We’ve eaten at Odika for years and have mentioned this little gem to family and friends. Our meals have always been delish, the quality of both food and service never a disappointment. We believe, as it’s owner managed, the quality is consistently excellent. It’s not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Leepame
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Fascinating menu, great food and good service. Surprising to find such an interesting and unique menu in a small town (I had one of the specials but the regular menu is also very interesting). My sons (who only eat something they have eaten before) would...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ed R
Reviewed October 20, 2018

the meal was one of the best I have had in a long time I could have ordered several of the items on the menu. They all looked interesting. I had the lamb shank with plantains and kale. It was a good sized portion but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank mackate2018
Reviewed August 27, 2018

You won't regret dining at this family own restaurant. The service is friendly, and the food is amazing!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Victorian1885
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Wonderful food and excellent service. We sat outside as the main dining area was packed on a Thursday evening. They have a modest number of beer and wine choices. The menu was inviting and varied. Hard to make a choice. Selected a ground NY steak...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dianne H
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sueschene
Reviewed August 5, 2018

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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ilovetouring
Reviewed August 4, 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed August 3, 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2018
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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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