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Alternative Grounds Coffee & Tea House


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner


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Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch while travelling through Burns Lake. After standing at the door for several minutes while FOUR staff members stood behind the counter and silently watched us without even a hello we decided we had to seat ourselves and find our own...More

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Rose A, Owner at Alternative Grounds Coffee & Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2015

My sincere apologies for your less than favorable experience at our coffee shop. We take great pride in providing both excellent service as well as great quality food. We are a small coffee shop that offers a somewhat extended menu, as opposed to a full-service...More

Reviewed December 25, 2014

I love stopping here for coffee and food! Always great service and wonderful food. The coffee is always hot and fabulous ;)

Date of visit: December 2014
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Reviewed December 22, 2014

I stop by every time I'm in town or even just passing through, it is an amazing little place with excellent coffee, food and service. It has a very warm and cozy feeling with the dim lighting and the fireplace placed in the middle of...More

Date of visit: December 2014
1  Thank Spudgy
Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

Had a fresh and warm muffin and a cup of drip coffee. Both were delicious but I have a problem paying $2.99 for a 16oz (500ml) DRIP coffee. I will probably save up to try it out again...

Date of visit: December 2014
1  Thank Craig S
Reviewed December 2, 2014

I had a roasted red pepper tomato bisque...exquisite on a cold day. Love the new place and all the old barnwood and love love love the door!

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank Rise J
Reviewed December 2, 2014

Bistro feeling. Place your order at the counter and it is delivered to your table. Food was very good and service was quite quick. Specialty coffee well worth trying. Will definitely go back.

Date of visit: December 2014
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Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

The new location is a must see!! Great food and excellent service. Will definitely be going back. If you want to have a light lunch try the taco salad.

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank Shelley W
Reviewed November 22, 2014

I really enjoy visiting our local coffee shop, and the new and improved location has not lost its charm and atmosphere. The food is great and its nice to splurge on a specialty coffee. Highly recommend visiting if you are driving thru or visiting in...More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank Monique S
Reviewed October 4, 2014

My first visit. Lunchtime was crowded but service was prompt. One orders at the counter and they bring the food to one's table. This place is quite small so don't count on getting a table at popular mealtimes - many customers take out. I had...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
Reviewed September 14, 2014

I've been going to alternative grounds for years now and I am always happy with the service and the food. Consistently good and I recommend everything on the menu! My husband always gets the BBQ chicken pizza, and I switch it up all the time...More

Date of visit: September 2014
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