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Common Loaf Bake Shop

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180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Ordered a chai latte and a London fog. Both were lukewarm and the vanilla was forgotten in the London fog. The brownie was good but $3.75 for a small piece seemed a bit much.

Thank Jennifer F
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Nice place. Lots of locals. Food was fine but overpriced for a breakfast sandwich and a juice. We are from a small tourist town in a big " tourist trap", so we know overpriced. Great for couples but pricey for a family of 4

1 Thank Tod C
Cahors, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Had a latte and a cream cheese brownie. YUM!! Good service, good coffee and good brownies! A lot of seating and windows. Nice place to relax and unwind.

Thank nkl25
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

My wife and I dropped in for coffee in mid-March 2016. We had hot chocolate, a cinnamon bun and a chocolate croissant. The hot chocolate was not particularly hot but it was tasty. The bun and croissant were delicious. This is a cozy place to have a snack. It is located near the hospital.

Thank Edmonton017
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Loved the variety of fresh baking, the soup and lunch offerings! Staff are like family ; great place for meeting locals or tourists alike. Well worth your stop.

Thank Vel T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

The staff is so personable! We enjoyed some hearty breakfasts here, and took some baked goods with us for a picnic. Great value and oh-so tasty!

Thank TxAggie87
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Really great breakfast and very friendly staff. Really worth a visit. The breakfast sandwiches were delicious and very generous portions. Upstairs seating had great views.

Thank Gerry T
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

One thing that turns me off of any food establishment is when they do not clean the tables off between clients. If I have to clean a table before I eat I am not impressed... I went to move the table closer to me and was surprised by a sticky wade of ??? Stuck to my fingers. Food was not... More 

2 Thank Marion D
Powell River, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Virtually at the end of the road in Tofino. Stop here for fresh breads and delicious pastry plus excellent coffee. Laid back, funky atmosphere.

Thank David M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We stopped here twice for breakfast. Good pastries and bread. nice selection of teas and people said the coffee was good

Thank tabhauser

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: 12507253915
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?