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Buzz Coffee House

1861 Dufferin Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 0B1, Canada
+1 250-591-8310
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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06:50 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
1861 Dufferin Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 0B1, Canada
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Where I meet friends to catch up with them. Very yuppie atmosphere. Good coffee but they really need to change up the menu. Great cinnamon buns but no sandwiches Only a couple of the same ole same ole wraps Have a couple of sets of...More

Thank Pioneernana
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We met a friend here for coffee on her recommendation and liked the place a lot. The coffee was fresh and hot, the wait staff were young, cheerful and well-trained and, because the place is large, there was no need to hurry over coffee. It...More

Thank blkWeyburn
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Buzz was a landmark coffee house in North Nanaimo that was moved south off of Bowen Rd. by its owners. It was a great place to go for fresh food and great coffee. Since the move it has gradually fallen off to a point...More

Thank Jordan G
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I have had issues with this place in the past when it gets busy this place is chaotic & staff have been frazzled - drinks were wrong . But today & right now the staff are friendly, relaxed & the vibe is very cool .....More

Thank S_Leach
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Quick stop for a lovely coffee and to feed some soon to be cranky kids! Staff is very knowledgeable about what they serve and always very friendly. There is a good variety of food offered...not all sweets and treats. Love the big tables that invite...More

Thank 4WestCoasters
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I found this place because my usual coffee shop was closed Although it is a bit hidden away it is definitely worth seeking out Lots of space good coffee and affable staff I will return

Thank JCDown
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

This place has it all. Good coffee, good food and great staff. It's busy and yet there's always a place to sit. There's a lovely patio out back, a table in front, a meeting room and the usual reading materials. I love it but what...More

Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This place is just not like it used to be! Many small tables have disappeared and have been replaced by large cafertia type seating where you are forced to mingle with people attempting to conduct business meetings. Food availability is very inconsistent, with breakfast items...More

Thank Trego
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Good variety of different coffees, limited selection of pastries, pleasant space to sit in, friendly service.

Thank 29carfrae
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We were impressed by the expanse of this café on the edge of an industrial zone and one block in from Bowen Road. Lots of tables to choose from and there was a lot of patrons there mid morning. Our coffee order was well presented...More

Thank Gord B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:50 - 18:00
06:50 - 18:00
06:50 - 18:00
06:50 - 18:00
06:50 - 18:00
06:50 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1861 Dufferin Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 0B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-591-8310
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