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Wild Poppy Bistro

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541 First Avenue, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-924-8696
08:00 - 17:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a coffee, stayed for lunch! Mom and I shared a turkey club and a grain bowl. Both were fresh, and delicious! My latte was the best I've had in Ladysmith so far. We have been before, and will definitely return!! I even purchased 2 thumbprint cookies to take home to my grandaughter's, who devoured them immediately! !!

Thank Suzanne S
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celiacs take note - the best french loaf I've ever tasted. Bought one loaf going up island and I was so excited about how good it tasted that on the way back down I bought six loaves to eat sandwiches!!!! and have toast with jam! WOW what a nice treat. I also had lemon tarts with both visits and the... More 

Thank TJ J
Surrey, Canada
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a friendly little place that caters to gluten free dining and anything I've eaten there has been just excellent. I make this place my 'lunch stop' just because the food is so good. Prior to my trip to Vancouver Island, I call ahead and place an order for gluten free butter tarts (to-go), so that I can take... More 

Thank Linda S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful menu for gluten and nut free dining. Breakfast and lunch. Pastry and muffins are wonderful. very filling portions!

Thank Sue W
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Always wholesome , delicious, can't tell it's gluten free!,Geenerous portions! Makes Ladysmith an even more appealing destination! And their fresh baked bread is awesome!

Thank Debbie T
Weyburn, Canada
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170 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This bistro is gluten-free. Whether you need to eat gluten-free or not, you will enjoy the food here. The display case is loaded with tempting sweets and the lunch fare is delicious.

Thank blkWeyburn
Calgary, Canada
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88 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This place had a great wholesome menu. the food quality was great and the service was even better. We will go back !!

Thank CraignLu
Nanaimo, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Well worth the drive for us, from Nanaimo to Ladysmith. Fast and friendly service every time, generous portions and very fair prices. The absolute best bread anywhere; and you can buy a loaf to go, along with the huge array of irresistible pastries. Highly recommend!

Thank NanaimoReviewss
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Food is always fantastic and normally prompt. Lovely atmosphere, priced well. Caters to food allergies.

Thank Wendy A
Saanich, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Nice casual atmosphere very good soup and pastry ... very light on seasoning making for balanced flavour. Pretty good coffee too. Prices are fair.. much better atmosphere than its competitor.

Thank BobFarr2000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 541 First Avenue, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Ladysmith
  • Phone Number: +1 250-924-8696

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