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American, Cafe, Diner, Canadian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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All reviews brunch eggs benny burger fries clam chowder home style cooking greasy spoon friendly service amazing breakfast the food is great generous portions lots of parking milkshakes loggers skillet avocado servers
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Reviewed January 9, 2021 via mobile

I love that they haven't deviated from classic diner fare, but definitely have elevated. So stuffed after the meal, and the service was very good. Nothing super creative about the menu, but I have a feeling that this is exactly what their clientele wants.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed October 5, 2020

Loved this bit of time travel to a simpler era. The food was excellent. The service couldn't have been better and the vibe was pure fun.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed October 1, 2020

Arrived 1130 good thing cause by noon it was lined up. You sign in at the door then wait outside until table is ready. Capacity is down due to physical distancing so try to pick less popular times if you can. They are doing a...very busy take out business too. Great staff, they were upbeat and worked well together. Food was great and generous portions. Ample parking even for my long RV rig around the back but be mindful of the one way streets. Only complaint was that it was really noisy sitting at the bar stools. If you want a quiet conversation sit in the backMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 12, 2020

Comfortable and cozy environment. Good food. Great friendly service. Lovely spot for breakfast, seemed very popular with locals. Would visit again

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed September 12, 2020

This place is pretty great! it has a homie and warm feel. The west coast eggs benny was fabulous. The bacon was strange and very thin but I think with all the issues going on in the world this is a very small food cost...cut that makes sense. The staff were great as always and welcoming. The opened up another area in the back for seating in oder to keep everyone at a distance and we enjoyed the space!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 3, 2020 via mobile

Cutest retro restaurant. Felt like it walked back in time. Great food and friendly staff. Highly recommend the fish and chips and clam chowder.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 25, 2020 via mobile

Very traditional. What a relief to find such a place. Excellent Loggers breakfeast. Just what’s was looking for. Good for the soul. Very satisfying. Maybe not so fancy but wholeheartedly good. You just don’t find places like this anymore. Bar stool and counter service. Excellent.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 2, 2020 via mobile

My daughters and I enjoyed a delicious breakfast at Ideal Cafe. We ordered a clubhouse to go for my husband who couldn’t join us. It was delicious too. Restaurant is in a more industrial location of Campbell river but was easy to find. Lots of...parking.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 11, 2020

Classic diner offering delicious food and great service! We were happy to find vegan options on the menu and loved it.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 11, 2020

This place has an amazing atmosphere. The servers were just lovely. We enjoyed the food very much, it was a great start to our trip My wife and I noticed how clean and we witnessed continues sanitizing. The staff wore masks which we appreciated immensely....They organized the restaurant for social distancing so perfectly. Thank you very much for the staff your hard work is noticed !!!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Linda181792
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Yes. Not traditional round Belgium waffles small ones only.
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