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Willow Street Cafe

9749 Willow St, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
+1 250-246-2434
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (100 reviews)
“scones” (41 reviews)
“quesadilla” (20 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9749 Willow St, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We thought were going to Willow Street Cafe for a light lunch of a sandwich and salad. Found a lovely and unexpected menu. My dad and I both had the chicken curry quesadillas. OMG - they were amazing. They were not fried rather they were...More

Thank bladeless22
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I spent a day, shopping, lunching and going to the theatre. We stopped here for lunch and were delighted with our choice of quiche. The only downfall was that at 11:45 a.m. they were out of one of the choices, in which...More

Thank wolvesmgr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good specials and sandwiches, great coffee, licensee, nice outside deck what more do you need, they will even bring you water for your dog.

Thank gwizzzzz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here a couple of times during our stay. Excellent lattes. Old house converted into coffee shop with a gorgeous outside area to relax and enjoy

Thank AbbotsfordSunflower
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chosen because of the high Trip Advisor ranking, we went for lunch. A quaint establishment on the main street in a heritage home structure. Service and cleanliness were ok. The cream of potatoe & bacon soup was very nice. I had a ham, swiss &...More

Thank RB747
Reviewed May 3, 2018

I went to this restaurant with a group for lunch. The food was pre-selected from a choice of five items. The outside is attractive with a large verandah. As soon as I entered, I noticed a pervasive odour of stale grease. Our group was seated...More

4  Thank jacqueline E
Naomi S, Manager at Willow Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Jacqueline, Thank you so much for visiting Willow Street Café. It was a delight to be of services to your group! We are not a full service café, our patrons order their food at our front counter, and their food is then delivered, fresh and...More

Reviewed April 30, 2018

I had not been to this Cafe for at least seven years, and was pleasantly surprised to find that nothing of importance had changed. Ham and split pea soup was delicious, and the cheese scone that came with it was crispy, and light as air....More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed April 3, 2018

We visited briefly on our way though Chemainus. The selection of home-made pastries, paninis, wraps and soups was just what we needed. I enjoyed the ham and cheddar panini together with a rather excellent pea and ham soup. Great coffee (light, dark and decaff) is...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Great atmosphere! Amazing selection of food and beverages, can't go wrong. Staff are wonderful... Hidden gem.

1  Thank R2mbs
Reviewed February 3, 2018

Stopped by for lunch and having read a review of their quesadillas decided to give Willow Street Cafe a try. The service was fast and friendly and I was surprised to find the creative variety of quesadillas available. I ordered the chicken curry quesadilla with...More

Thank Glidr
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Questions & Answers
June 16, 2017|
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Response from VitaminandDolphin | Property representative |
Good morning Paul. Yes we do have menu options for people who are celiac. We have brown rice wrap tortillas that we can make a BBQ or Curried Chicken Quesadilla with and we almost always have a gluten free soup as a side... More
November 19, 2016|
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Response from VitaminandDolphin | Property representative |
We do serve our quiche with toast and bacon as a breakfast option in the morning. We also have homemade freshly baked scones, muffins, cinnamon rolls, bagels and toast. However breakfast is not our specialty and if what we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$11
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9749 Willow St, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Chemainus
  • Phone Number: +1 250-246-2434
  • E-mail
We are proud to serve consistent and fresh food prepared daily. Although we do not take reservations, we have a lot of table space and we are quick and efficient at what we do. We look forward to serving you.
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