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True Grain Bread

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$$ - $$$
Healthy, Canadian
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1725 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1NO, Canada
+1 250-746-7664
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Cowichan Bay, Canada
Level Contributor
20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful bakery. Not just real bread made from old fashioned grain but lovely pastry's ,cookies & granolas. Always good & always busy. Go early to get a good selection. Friendly staff. We are fortunate to live close by so we can enjoy regularly. Lucky eh !

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Thank Marilyn B
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review, I appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Bruce More 

Calgary, Canada
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We were walking along the bay on a Sunday afternoon and decided to stop in for a cup of coffee to warm up. The bakery had been recommended but we were pleasantly surprised. This little shop had a wide array of coffees to choose from! The pastries, bread and buns were delicious! We will define be back!

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Thank Janet C
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! I am glad that you had an enjoyable visit. More 

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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Love Cowichan Bay and was glad to find this little store. lots of very fresh items for everyone's liking.

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Thank Dennel M
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this review

Hi Dennel: Thank you for visiting us and taking the time to write a review. I notice you gave us a 3 rating. It is important for my team to understand where we can improve. Of the last 25 ratings most are 5 of 5 and all are 4 or 5, so I was surprised by the 3 and wanted... More 

Duncan, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The best bread.My cousin said it reminded him of a Danish bakery from his home town. My favourite is there tchocolate buns.

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Thank paddleb0at
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this review

Thank You for sharing the great review. I am glad you had an enjoyable experience and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Vancouver Island, Canada
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went for a nice long drive and wound up on the waterfront in Cowichan Bay. As luck would have it we found a parking spot right in front of True Grain Bread so wandered in only to find the two armchairs vacant just waiting for us to settle in with a cup of coffee and a nice pasty. It was... More 

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Thank JackandShelley K
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. I am glad you had a nice visit. Hope to see you soon, More 

Courtenay, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Going inside feels as wholesome as the breads are when you get them home. Someone truly cares. Happy service

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Thank upislander
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We are getting good feedback on our recent renovation. I will be sure to share your thoughts with our team, More 

Cowichan Bay, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

So adorable and always delish!! Our favorite place to go on the weekend for a cinnamon bun and a coffee

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Duncan, Canada
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

While I have been enjoying their exceptional breads for some time now, I have only recently started to go there for a coffee date with my husband. At first it seemed a strange choice as there is a lot of 'traffic' coming and going and we thought it wouldn't be relaxing, but that was not the case at all. In... More 

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Thank lilianelockhart
Winnipeg, Canada
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486 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Great assortment of bread and pastries. We bought a baguette and then some cheese from the cheese store next door. Prices are expensive but very good quality

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Thank Lesterbeach
Red Deer, Canada
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Enjoyed the pretzel and the cinnamon bun. They also have gluten-free products. There was a good selection of teas and coffees as well.

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Thank box534

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Cuisine
Healthy, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1725 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1NO, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Cowichan Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-746-7664
Description
True Grain Bread is an old world-inspired European bakery specializing in "modern wheat free" ancient grains. We bake everything on site from scratch using primarily organic ingredients. Everything is hand-crafted and all of the bread is baked freshly every day.

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