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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 good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastries” (26 reviews)
“cookies” (44 reviews)
“bread” (110 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 yesterday

The smell when you walk in is incredible. Fabulous choice of good quality, artisan breads. Also a selection of grains, flours, crackers and other baked goodies. Has a small cafe and patio for coffee and snacks.

Thank TracyPTM
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed September 3, 2017

This is the bakery to die for! The breads with all natural ingredients are top quality. Pastries and cookies are pure Heaven!

Thank 3Equinox
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent some time sitting outside The True Grain Bakery sampling their wares and sipping their coffee. Very good quality produce and the harbourside seating at the back is quiet and peaceful. We were fortunate to see a very talented jazz band play some lovely music...More

Thank Silkman2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exceptional baking matches the great service. Like a step back in time and the treats are soooooo fresh and good Wonderful ladies serving.

Thank 70Duster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff with great coffee and huge range of goodies to choose from. Cinnamon swirls with cream cheese topping warm from the oven - brill.

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An organic bakery with a slew of fresh baked selections! Croissants (plain, almond, chocolate!), bread, pretzels, scones, espresso! I loved my breakfast pastry: fluffy, layered pastry with an egg cracked on it and baked in. Every bite was amazing! Coffee was great, too. You can...More

Thank RonDunc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just wanted to comment how how lovely the cinnamon bun was that I had this morning at True Grain Bakery. I’ve had many cinnamon buns from all over Canada and the US touting they were world famous but this was the best i’ve ever had,...More

Thank KimGillie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This little gem is our go to place for breads, flours and cookies. They always have something new to try. Recently we bought flatbreads with our coffee and enjoyed them overlooking the marina behindd the shop.

Thank c0c02018
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Amazing to find this exceptional bakery in suxh a small village...full of tempting treats and amazing breads.

Thank windyridged
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Have dined here at least 10 times. This restaurant is rock-solid and consistent. Anchored by a highly-professional service manager/(owner?), the food is also prepared expertly. Sometimes they have live music playing, I’m not sure how often but these musicians are pros. One fellow on the...More

Thank Bamboo22_10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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