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Shot in the Dark Cafe

) #13 of 112 Restaurants in Campbell River $$ - $$$ American, Cafe,
940 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
+1 250-287-7414
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“sandwich” (33 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
“nacho chips” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
940 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing food, awesome selection and great portions. not to mention quick service, amazing hot beverages and friendly staff

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

If you want a great huge sandwich this is the place to go. It's a small restaurant but the sandwiches are really big and great flavour. All home made with the meat cooked there, I don't know if you can get a better sandwich in...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 17 October 2016

If finding a place where the locals hang out is a good reference, then Shot In The Dark is your place. Ask folks in Campbell River where to get a coffee and they often name this mainstay. Comfortable and pleasant atmosphere with local art on...More

Thank KNCooper
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We've been here many times over the years and have always liked it. Good coffee and huge sandwiches, plus many other menu items worth checking out, especially the soups. On one occasion we found the chicken in our sandwich to be dry and difficult to...More

1  Thank JoanieShark
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Food was good, portions large. The wait was a bit as everything is made from scratch- would recommend going as long as you don't need hot food in 3 mins- which we did not.

1  Thank 503Ian
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Dropped by to grab a coffee at Shot in the Dark this am and couldn't pass up taking a picture of this amazing breakfast!

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 9 September 2016

stopped in Campbell river to go to Tourist Information and grab lunch. Went here and had a fantastic Taco Salad for lunch - such a surprise and absolutely delicious. Great service, interesting menu and good quality food.

1  Thank Malcolm A
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The most delicious food and sandwiches! A turkey sandwich is not deli meat here, it's fresh turkey with homemade bread. We loved the sandwiches so much we came back two days in a row.

1  Thank cfullwiler
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The food is delicious, fresh - and the sandwiches are huge!! This is only half!! Owners are great, awesome prices - best lunch place around!!!

1  Thank AmandaED73
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Called in for a coffee and a sandwich on our trip down from Port Mcneill to Gold River. 35 minutes for 4 coffees and 1 tea in my opinion is just plain ridiculous. We gave up on ordering food when we heard that one order...More

2  Thank Jaktam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 940 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Campbell River
  • Phone Number: +1 250-287-7414
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