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US$7 - US$11
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Cafe, Canadian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed November 24, 2022

This place was GROSS. The entire place smells sickly sweet, like cherry floor cleaner mixed with urine. The interior is run down and dirty...would it kill you wipe down the surfaces every now and then?? There are literal stains running down the walls and dust...on the tops of everything. I was going to stay for brunch but I ended up getting a coffee instead... which was luke-warm and weak. What a disappointment. There are so many other better brunch places in Victoria. This place is nasty as hell.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed May 23, 2022 via mobile

Was told by a local to stop in here for Breakfast, but to be early as it was small. We showed up and had to wait, but the food, service and atmosphere was fantastic! We had the Traditional Eggs Benny and it was the best...Eggs Benny I’ve had in years! Most of the breakfast joints in Victoria have become all show and no good! Any time in Victoria this is a must stop breakfast joint! Old school service and food! Clearly these people know how to treat their customers!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed March 5, 2022

Went for breakfast the other day. Person I went with wanted to go. It’s disgustingly dirty little place. The food was greasy and tasteless except for the copious amounts of salt. Also masks were not always being warn but staff. I did not eat my...food and will never go backMore

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 15, 2022 via mobile

Went for brunch at this small cafe as it was recommended. The brunch was prepared quickly and was good. However, the small cafe is very dirty and it looks like nothing has been cleaned in a very long time. This was disappointing because the food...was good. We could not return knowing how dirty the establishment is, which is unfortunate.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 14, 2022

Our first visit we had to wait for a table, It is a small place, But does have outside seating for those who can brave the cold in February. Staff are friendly and wearing a MASK is optional. (the way it should be.) Food is...very good, Went for our second visit today and where the first ones in the door. It does not get 5 stars as the Coffee is not great, This is the West Coast and we like good coffee, That said, Most restaurants have crappy coffee, Which is why there is a coffee shop on most corners in town. Well worth a visit.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 12, 2022

It’s gel like ages since I was able to come to this restaurant and was not disappointed. Mom and me had the eggs bennys. If you are looking for this tasty treats this place is the place. My favourites are the hashbrowns as well. I...bet you could come to this place for a month and not order the same dish. I’m looking forward to trying the main breakfast dishes and maybe trying out some of their waffles or maybe I’ll have both. The food is fantastic but the staff are super friendlyMore

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed December 28, 2021

Sunnyside Cafe is our "go-to" place in Victoria for our regular weekend breakfasts and for my lunch meetings with clients during the week. For value and quality, Steph, Brendan and their friendly staff serve one of the best breakfast and lunch experiences in Victoria. Sunnyside...is very popular, so expect a bit of a line-up at peak times. If you're patient, you will be rewarded.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 6, 2021

Staff not wearing masks (while cooking!) and no one required to have vaccination. Would be one thing but also the hollandaise is terrible and my dad had the worst huevos rancheros he’s ever had. Don’t bother, Esquimalt is also gross anyways.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 6, 2021

Walked to this breakfast spot. You order before you sit down. We waited while three people ordered in front of us. When they left, we stepped up and the two waitresses virtually ignored us and walked by us several times with not even a smile...or a good morning. In these COVID times, when business has been slow you would think cafes would welcome visitors. We grew tired of waiting and left. I would not recommend this place. It is small and unfriendly.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed September 17, 2021 via mobile

Sunnyside gave us incredibly quick service considering how slammed they were! We lined up outside in the rain and it was WORTH IT! The restaurant is clean, cozy and organized. The staff are hard working and friendly. Most of all, the food is incredible! The...Saxe Point Benny is the best eggs benedict I’ve had in a restaurant to date. I highly recommend trying this place out!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 17, 2021 via mobile

I was a bit skeptical given the number of mediocre breakfast joints in Victoria. This place has become a favourite and prices are good, especially for Victoria. Best hollandaise sauce outside of my mother kitchen and very friendly staff. As with most breakfast places, there...was a line but this one is worth the wait.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 13, 2021

Five of us arrived around 2:30pm on September 13th, 2021. We were greeted by friendly staff, the food was great and the service and atmosphere excellent. The place also sells coffee and is licensed to sell alcohol. Great experience. We highly recommend it.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 12, 2021

Absolutely out of the park stellar. Food and service is of the quality you will find consistent and quality. Favourite cafe in Victoria now!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 11, 2021

Great food, large portions, friendly staff. They ticked all the boxes for myself and my family. I would certainly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 11, 2021

Had the veggie Benny. Loved the dill in the hollandaise sauce. Fast and friendly service. Great menu for everyone. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Sunnyside Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4