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Reviewed October 5, 2021

We ordered some breakfast bannock and desert as well. The maple canadiano coffee was soooo good. Can't wait to try lunch next time we are in town.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed September 6, 2021 via mobile

An excellent lunch spot with unique menu options - like venison bacon cheddar burger on bannock - that are delicious, not just unusual. I will never enjoy a non-bannock bun again.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 1, 2021 via mobile

Food was delicious! Loved the bannockwich and venison taco! Enjoyed trying indigenous food. Great flavours. Clean too.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 28, 2021

OMG - I was craving bannock and we happened by this little gem (traveling from alberta). Best bannock ever. I had the regular kind and my husband tried the cinnamon bun - best ever to both versions! Very good coffee too... Highly recommend

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 29, 2021

A great selection of bannock to choose from. Sweet and savoury to choose from. Dining available inside but we picked up and took out.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed July 20, 2021

For years Merritt has been a gas up stop only for our family- but today we stopped and had a light snack at Kekuli and without a doubt the best bannock bakery ever. We had savory and sweet. We had plain and loaded. All delicious...and fresh. From now on this will be our destination rather than just a fuel stop. Get off the highway. Go to town. Enjoy and buy a few extra for your road trip adventure.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 21, 2021 via mobile

My husband and I travel a lot around the province and it’s always exciting to find a new restaurant or café that is unique and meets our food guidelines… Fresh, fast, fabulous and never lukewarm. ... Today, National Indigenous People’s Day, we found exactly what...we look for. The cafe tagline is “Don”t panic we’ve got Bannock” and they are telling the truth. The Bannock is fresh and delicious. Unfortunately I have cut most of the sugar out of my diet so I couldn’t have any of the delicious sweets for dessert, but they looked so yummy. I had the chicken taco and it was fabulous. The Saskatoon berry sauce on the chicken was phenomenal. My husband had the salmon burger and it was amazing. I just can’t say enough about how delicious their food is, the great service and the atmosphere. Highly recommend! It is worth pulling off the highway just for lunch at this unique little Indigenous cafe.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed March 19, 2021 via mobile

Stopped in for coffee, and Bannock. Excellent twist on Bannock...from sweet to non. Great service, clean,excellent taste of Bannock. Order tge cinnamon twist and some bites n bits, so good. Worth the stop when in merritt. Enjoy!

Date of visit: March 2021
Sharon, Owner at Kekuli Cafe Merritt, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2021

Thanks so much!! Gotta Eat Those BItz!! :) have a great weekend!

Reviewed December 25, 2020

I did takeout here several times over the summer when I worked in Merritt and can only rave about the food! Everything and anything to do with bannock, whether sweet or savory, is delicious! The Wild Smoked Salmon on Bannock was my favourite item to...take for lunch, although there were a couple times where it didn't last until lunch the next day. But even their Pit House Vegetarian Salad, while appearing bland, was incredibly tasty. Their drinks could use improvement though, as I found that both hot & cold drinks were somewhat lacking in flavour. But their sweet bannocks are the best seller for this place! And the staff are very helpful and pleasant. Even if you're just passing through Merritt, this is worth the 8 min detour off the highway for its unique offerings!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed November 23, 2020

Great staff, quick service, and the best bannock. Plain bannock, dessert bannock. Great salad and chili combos. Delicious lattes and a wide selection of drinks. Seating area is comfortable and well spaced. Music and decor relaxing.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Kekuli Cafe Merritt is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5