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Michael's Off Main

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355 4th St, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 1G8, Canada
+1 250-334-2071
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Comox, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

It took over an hour to get simple bacon and eggs and was so noisy you couldn't talk to each other. Just don't bother!

1 Thank Nancy H
Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

We've been going for many years and have always enjoyed good service and meals! We have always gone for their breakfast...very good selection of regular fare plus some added ones, including local bison. Great atmosphere and decor with antique pictures, etc. They always decorate for XMas, Halloween, etc...which is just an added touch. So, we highly recommend Michael's if you... More 

Thank Rick J
Courtenay, Canada
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

I have an amazing group of friends and we all enjoy getting together as often as possible. Our restaurant of choice is Michaels! Michael creates yummy food in a homey atmosphere that just welcomes you back every time! I recommend any or the eggs Benny selections! Everything is worth a try!

Thank kirmic
British Columbia, Canada
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Michaels is our favorite stop for breakfast or brunch. It's not fancy, the decor is bland, but the food is always consistent and served quickly. Parking is easy, the waitresses are cheerful and friendly, there are always interesting specials and delicious cheesecake! The prices are good as well. Eggs benny with yummy homefries for $10, I'm good with that! There... More 

Thank LibelleRotts
Courtenay, Canada
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

A great place for breakfast, lots of food and well prepared. Great staff and service, very funky decor. A sweet little hideaway and always delicious.

Thank Scott L
Courtenay, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

several options of eggs benny, large servings, flexible offerings, and homemade hollandaise. Lunch is good too.

Thank Margaret M
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Started out bad with the noise factor. Then the seafood omelette with all sorts of stuff but no seafood. Then A Pieces on top. Then on to the slow as hell restaurant staff no matter how low a top or tight jeans make up for slow service My opinion stay home and cook instead of wasting money there

1 Thank Ronald Q
Comox, Canada
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

I've been here a couple times for brunch (came once alone and once with a friend). It's always packed and they do try and get you seated and served quickly - they need to turn tables over so there's no unnecessary waiting. Both times I had a version of their eggs benedict offerings. First time was the seafood one. It... More 

Thank Annette M
Courtenay, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Food is terrible and way over-priced for what you get so you leave feeling ripped off. Slow service. Uninteresting place.

1 Thank Gotoutofafrica
Comox Valley, Canada
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127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

We like this place. Love the at Atmosphere. Laid back and good tunes! Big portions and relatively good food. Now, I hope the management is reading these reviews: the cheese goes on the INSIDE of a quesadilla!! It's what keeps the thing together. My quesadilla kept falling apart! Argh. Easy fix... Just do it.

Thank cdnIriegirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 4th St, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 1G8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-334-2071

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?