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The Bean Counter Cafe

#108, 6996 Island Highway, Bowser, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-757-9565
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
“great coffee” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups
$$ - $$$
#108, 6996 Island Highway, Bowser, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

Locals love this place....great coffee...sandwiches are fresh and very tasty. Mostly for the lunch crowd...can be busy in the summer

Thank john f
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We visit The Bean Counter quite often, living not far away at Qualicum. We sometimes go up the coast for a drive and sometimes walk our hound at an excellent nearby walk, the LIghthouse Community Park. When venturing out up the highway we make a...More

Thank Warrigal
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Great place to stop for light lunch with home made soups, casseroles, sandwiches and baked goods. Young staff are energetic and usually pleasant.

Thank I6302SZsusanm
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Visited the brew for the first time for a quick lunch, only to be turned off instantly. The tall blonde back and fourth from till to food handling with no washing of her hands in between. Not to mention..zero hair nets with hair hanging out...More

Thank kaja46
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Yes, it is the Brew Coffee House that is now the business that is located at this location. We went there a couple of times, as we were vacationing at a resort close by. The coffee was great both times but it was the service...More

Thank William V
Reviewed August 9, 2017

This place still has the same format as the Bean Counter Cafe had, but with more items to choose from in all areas. Service is excellent and timely as before. A very nice fast food alternative.

Thank Robert P
Reviewed March 14, 2017

We've so enjoyed visiting the Bean Counter with friends and family in the past. Food and quality has always been excellent. What a bummer when we visited today to see if new management were keeping it the same. Poor display, and appearance of baked goods,...More

Thank BaRose
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Went out for a drive on a sunny Sunday afternoon to check out a mall in Bowser that friends had told me about with the Salish Sea Market and Bean Counter Cafe. I was well past lunch so went into this adorable cafe. Pleasant server....More

Thank patriciae648
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Last Friday after our group walk ( 20) . We had great fast service. Friendly help and I recommend the sweets with coffee.

Thank Magdalena G
Reviewed December 24, 2016

My Dad lives in the area here. Daily he comes with with his group of friends for coffee. I came with him. Friendly group of friends, everyone passing through, and friendly people working here. Theres a good selection of baked goods and edibles. Coffee is...More

Thank Russfest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #108, 6996 Island Highway, Bowser, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Bowser
  • Phone Number: +1 250-757-9565
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