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True Grain Cowichan Bay

1725 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1NO, Canada
+1 250-746-7664
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastries” (29 reviews)
“cookies” (55 reviews)
“bread” (128 reviews)
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Healthy, Canadian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1725 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1NO, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: True Grain Cowichan Bay
1. Organic & Handcrafted Bread
"An amazing bakery, old grains and all organic, fantastic bread"
Katie D
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2. REAL Food, REAL Solutions
"I AM able to tolerate these wonderful ancient grains!!"
Sheila S
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3. Delicious!
"Excellent bakery with delicious breads, cookies and pastries."
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They bake our favourite cookies, not sweet, very healthy, and with lots of raisins, carrots and a bit of spice. It is like eating carrot cake without the icing. The breads are also substantial and if you prefer bread made with unusual flours, this is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kennedy56
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Undoubtedly delicious. We walked by earlier when they were not open and the smell was wonderful... so we came back and were so glad we did. I got the "early riser" which was a bread with cheese, peppers, and egg - it was to die...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in special to pick up a loaf of their wide variety of breads, and wasn't disappointed! Picked up a sumptuous loaf of multi-grain to go with dinner. Did notice that prices seemed a bit high on their other packaged items (cookies and treats). However,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A warm and inviting space. Smelled great too! The salted pecan chocolate brownie was super yummy 😋.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paradise24644864328
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

This was A unique little bakery. Love that it is all organic. My favorite was the chocolate bun. My kids enjoyed the chocolate oatmeal cookies and ginger cookies. My husband had the pretzel. We all enjoyed what we got and will have to come back...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank healthygirl2018
Reviewed November 6, 2018

From the moment I walked in, until the moment I left, I was grinning. This place smells amazing. If yeast bread is your comfort food, this is your happy place. They make all sorts of sweet and savoury yeasted treats--loaves of bread in all shapes...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Their products are all fabulous and the staff is always helpful and friendly. They have lots of different types of bread, cookies, pastries etc. All great!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cowichanbaybill
Reviewed October 12, 2018

On a warm & sunny late September day, my husband & I decided that we would go to Cowichan Bay to check out True Grains Bakery. We had previously purchased bread at their sister bakery in Summerland, B.C. The drive down was glorious with the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Condu
Reviewed October 7, 2018

This is a real gem, I stopped here for morning coffee and cake on two different occasions. The staff were very friendly and the choice of home-made cakes, breads and pastries was really great. The quality of the coffee and the food was also of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gerard O
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I dare you to try and only purchase one thing....impossible. I often pop in for a loaf of bread and need to buy a little treat for the family...and maybe something for the road. Quality product. May I suggest any of their fruit and but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Funwithafriend
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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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
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True Grain is an Old World-inspired European bakery where the craft of the Miller and Baker are honed and cherished. Our passion is creating fresh, local, organic, handcrafted bread & pastries. We're a family owned bakery with locations in Cowichan Bay (2004), Summerland (2012), and Courtenay (2017), and proud to be recognized in Huffington Post's 2016 list of "Top 20 Bakeries in Canada".
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