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Morningside Organic Bakery Cafe & Bookstore

107 Morningside Road, Fulford Harbour, British Columbia V8K 1X1, Canada
+1 250-653-4414
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible23%
Travellers talk about
“chai” (33 reviews)
“bread” (30 reviews)
“sandwich” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
107 Morningside Road, Fulford Harbour, British Columbia V8K 1X1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbing upon Morningside is a traveling vegans dream. Delicious, homemade meals and fantastic freshly baked treats to take on the road. Only wished I had known about this place to make time to select a great book to go too! Thank you so much Morningside...More

1  Thank Gloria W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lousy coffee, Rude owners ... unwelcoming atmosphere... hostile vibe .... I am a believer in karma ~ what goes around comes around. Unless the owners smarten up, this place won't be in business much longer. Horrible people, lousy customer relations and nasty attitude! Save yourself...More

2  Thank 205Foodie
Alan G, Owner at Morningside Organic Bakery Cafe & Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

another made up fake review... it is well known that we have the best food and beverages by far...as for nasty and rude whoever wrote this lie is just that. below a true review from one of of customers Veganic and Amazing! Wholesome approach to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An incredibly rude owner stood behind the bar and berated us as we ordered a few things to go before our ferry ride. My husband and I left feeling blindsided by her remarks! I couldn't help get home and see if there were any other...More

7  Thank ddav68
Alan G, Owner at Morningside Organic Bakery Cafe & Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

guess people take fake smiles and waitresses without uncomfortable emotions or opinions as a given in the service industry. discomfort is the edge upon which growth is most accessible and if you look around at the fabulous book selection you’ll find personal and collective evolution...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Abrasive and rude barista. I would like to think this is an isolated incident but looking at the other reviews it is not. If you read the responses to the other reviews the rudeness shows itself. The food and drinks were good and the wait...More

5  Thank Justin H
Alan G, Owner at Morningside Organic Bakery Cafe & Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

morningside has been closed all week as we are expanding our shipping facility so we are curious as to how you could experience ' abasiveness and rudeness ' when we weren't opened..' could it be that you are making this all up ' that someone...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017

I recently ate at the Morningside Cafe while waiting to board the Fulford ferry. It was a cool, damp day and I was glad to step inside this cozy place. I like the architecture, furnishings, and decoration, and the thought-provoking selection of books and music...More

Thank Ila W
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Rude. To pretty much anyone on a whim---every single visitor I've had in the last year has remarked on this, if they happened to stop there (and I don't live that far away). I suggest you go next door instead, unless you happen to thrive...More

6  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I love that there's a healthy place for me to eat on the island. Food here is prepared with lots of love. Please visit this space with an open heart. Manon and Alan are great and extremely loving intelligent folks.

Thank Caroline J
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Its sad that after all these years the attitude in this place hasn't changed and that the proprietors havent got the message that they would have a much more successful business and many more local friends if they learned to be more pleasant and less...More

10  Thank CaptainDeepheart
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Horrible attitude and offensive. The complete opposite of what I had encountered in the past. Beware do not order a latte and cakes and then while waiting browse the books ( which are for sale.) GO as commanded to sit outside until called. By the...More

5  Thank 751gigi2015
Alan G, Owner at Morningside Organic Bakery Cafe & Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

an odd customer that plunked herself at the ordering station and refused to move to let others order when asked to wait in our patio area? then complain about our attitude...have a close look in your mirror..

Reviewed 17 September 2017

I live on Salt Spring Island now. One of the reasons I moved here was my visit to Morningside Cafe a few years earlier. I find the atmosphere, the people, the books and of course the coffee, an uplifting and inspiring experience every time I...More

Thank Mick B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Morningside Road, Fulford Harbour, British Columbia V8K 1X1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island  >  Fulford Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 250-653-4414
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Morningside organic bakery cafe & bookstore offers 100% organic, plant-based vegan living foods. handcrafted sandwiches, vegan wraps, woodfired pizza, soups, salads, superfood, raw chocolate, smoothies, shakes, herbal tonics, nut mylks, artisan bread, pastries, cookies, divine chai, premium coffees, and teas. our bakery section features organic woodfired heritage sourdough breads, pie, pastries, cookies, tarts, & treats. we support our local organic farmers. an eclectic collection of books: environment, ecology, poetry, alternative building, permaculture, buddhism, raw food, alternative energy, cultural theory, cookbooks, veganism, integral life teachings, surfing, gay & lesbian, health, animal rights, spirituality, children, nature & green solutions.
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