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Common Loaf Bake Shop

180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-3915
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cinnamon buns” (29 reviews)
“bread” (74 reviews)
“panini” (21 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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131 - 140 of 589 reviews

Reviewed 28 September 2016

stopped here for a quick mid-morning coffee break. Disappointed in pastries (muffins). Crowded, not enough space for seating.

Thank FCWall
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Reading reviews did not have excessive expectations but did expect good home cooking and a clean environment. Coffee was good as was the panini but the mac cheese had been microwaved and the centre not warm enough , the macaroni was over cooked and the...More

2  Thank Margaret R
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Came here to grab some baked goods and a latte to go before we headed out on the road. Ordered everything to go - the baked goods were all put in a bag together, and when the latte was ordered, the cashier asked if it...More

3  Thank zimmermann89
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Excellent almond croissants and coffee to start your beautiful morning in Tofino. They open the shop at 7 am.

Thank Ira L
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Visited this place 3 or 4 times while we were staying in Tofino. A great range of breakfast bakery and snack items. Breakfast pizza with cheese and potatoes on wholewheat kept us going most of the day. Great coffee - soy and almond milk options...More

Thank Katharine J
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A local hangout bakery/restaurant in a nice area of town with good seating (both indoor and out) be prepared that this place only accepts cash. Wow...I know, but truly they only accept cash, so come with some or plan on hitting the cash machine next...More

1  Thank BCpicky
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We ate breakfast here three times and it was always delicious. The breakfast pizza was fabulous. We didn't need lunch after this wonderful start to our day. Everything is homemade. Great sweet treats too. Common Loaf is an established tradition for locals in Tofino and...More

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Breakfast was reasonable prices for Tofino. Good variety on the menu. Great tasting food. Relaxing atmosphere. Will go back again!

Thank Zanandtricia
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were on vacation I. Tofino and came here because a local recommended it. It was so delicious that we came back for breakfast every morning! Love the atmosphere and the upstairs seating.

Thank Zoë P
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Quaint little bakery, seemed very busy. No debit or credit cards, cash only. Very difficult for people that never carry cash. the hot drinks were good... food was far less than expected, disappointing really for a bakery

Thank irish_elfin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-3915
A local favorite since 1980, The Common Loaf Bake Shop provides hardy healthy and tasty fresh baked goods, gourmet coffee, breakfast and lunch choices.Local Favorites include world famous cheese buns and deliciously sticky cinnies. Internet access in this licensed establishment serving everything from a beer to a great specialty coffee make it a great spot to hang out. Please note our business does not accept credit or debit cards but we are conveniently located next to the bank.
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