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Owl's Nest Bakery and Bistro

9752 Willow Street, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1KO, Canada
+1 250-324-8286
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“panini” (8 reviews)
“borscht” (4 reviews)
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Canadian, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9752 Willow Street, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1KO, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very good food. Do not go here if you are in a rush as the food is made to order and the chefs go with the town (laid back leisure). You order at the counter and the waitresses bring the food to your table. You...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank V350ELemmal
Reviewed October 8, 2018

My husband wanted to eat lunch here and I wasn't impressed with this place. Inside there were people lined up for lunch. The food was very different. We each had a panini with roasted vegetables and cheese. I love eggplant, which my husband isn't too...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank wcladyD
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We were so impressed with our dining experience at this Bistro. The food was fresh, unique and so delicious. The service of the staff was outstanding. The menu is fun and has some interesting choices. All this and at a price point that is great...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tripeer
Reviewed August 18, 2018

I was looking for a breakfast and was worried that it was past 10am and breakfast would be off the menu. Not here! Breakfast served all day! Had a very yummy eggs, bacon, toast meal. Eggs cooked to perfection (easy over), good meaty (not fatty)...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AnnaF4190
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Previous breakfasts have been very good, and I’ve felt confident in recommending the place. so was very disappointed with the lunch today. It was especially awkward when you have out of town guests and the restaurant was your suggestion. Seafood chowder ordered by 2 parties...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Audrey S
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We had a tasty lunch, tucked away in the back of the Bistro. It was a great place to visit with friends.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank R2mbs
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

The food was decent, but unimaginative. (Breakfast Panini, white bread, eggs, little flavor). The coffee was good. The servers seemed stressed out and a but unfriendly. The atmosphere was cute, but the outdoor seating is down a narrow alley off the building. It definitely needs...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DLH L
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Foods are made fresh daily from scratch. Very talented couple. They both bring their talents to this cozy little spot. Ideal for breakfast, lunch, or a coffee and a treat!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank SilvermineCHEMAINUS
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful character filled restaurant with such helpful staff. Our lunch here was so delicious-we thoroughly recommend the Owl’s Nest

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Cec555
owlsnester, Owner at Owl's Nest Bakery and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

Thank-you for your kind review! We hope to see you again soon. Kara & Jacky

Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to sit & relax solo or with others over coffee, lunch or other .. friendly service also ... I had a lovely latte while reading the paper during my lunch

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank S_Leach
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9752 Willow Street, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1KO, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Chemainus
  • Phone Number: +1 250-324-8286
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