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Old Country Market

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2326 Alberni Highway | not on receipt, Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-248-6272
08:00 - 21:00
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Edmonton, Canada
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been here many times, and Coombs never disappoints. So many fun things and treasures in the store. The bee-string pastry in the bakery is my all time fave. The ice cream shoppe has moved locations to a beautiful new building that is very European and still has too many choices! The only disappointment was that the goats had not... More 

Thank Jennygel
Vernon, Canada
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262 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having not been back the market in many years, we had the opportunity to do so. There is lots of fruit and produce and great selection of imported crafts and items. Parking still very congested after all of these years.

Thank EagerB
British Columbia, Canada
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love seeing what's new for the year in the market. Interesting ethnic foods,excellent local wild salmon available in the deli. I always find something to purchase.love the goats 🐐

Thank Pearlpeony
Edmonton, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great shopping experience, lots of great products, great selection of products. great prices and service, friendly

Thank Lyle E
Coombs, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great place to take family and friends from out of town. Old world charm with friendly employees. Good selection of imported foods and ingredients. An interesting place to browse for an hour. Super busy in the Summer.

Thank stixbegone
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Super cute place, great souvenirs, fudge and macaroons are amazing!!! Didn't give five stars because the emporium restaurant was terrible, the staff constantly bickered and belittled each other throughout our entire meal, corn dog was still frozen inside, the poutine contained uncooked bacon and a piece of soggy chicken finger! Will definitely be back but will never eat here again!

Thank Jessica D
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

They managed to make my chicken burger that had to be modified to np sauce or bun the best burger I've ever had, Zander also loved his non modified chicken burger 5 stars

Thank Blake M
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Locals call it goats on the roof but I guess they weren't out when we traveled past. There were some neat toys there for kids to see and surprisingly it was a neat cultural experience. I swear Coombs feels almost like the 60's never ended. The colors, the buskers and old vehicles lying around.... That said the whole place was... More 

Thank Daniel D
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

When staying in Parksville at Tigh na Mara our favorite day trip is to Coombs. You'll love the goats on the roof, a fabulous market that does a great lunch and the best ice cream on Vancouver Island. It's a family must do when visiting this area.

Thank Noriko V
Selah, Washington
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

In March the goats are pastured out back so didn't get to see them on the roof. Quality baked goods and tourist souvenirs. Huge variety of both. Had a pulled pork sandwich at the counter in the west end of the market. Excellent flavor but small and pricey. A must stop for the atmosphere.

Thank Donald S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2326 Alberni Highway | not on receipt, Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Coombs
  • Phone Number: +1 250-248-6272

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?