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Appetit Food for Thought

534 First Avenue, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-924-1321
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
534 First Avenue, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

There is a diverse menu here with mostly Asian dishes. My Thai Curry special was excellent! The Sweet Pea Soup was delicious, too. The spot is small and the owner and server were very pleasant and happy to serve us. Do not hesitate to come...More

Thank KaryneS
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Martin Tang, raised in Hong Kong and chef-trained in Germany, cooks both Thai and Western food on his old kitchen range. Not hidden in the back, you can chat to him about the food and his unusual ethnic combo of foods while he chops and...More

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

To be accurate this venue would not be out of place on the main street of many little towns in Britain. Not large, nor glamorous but cosy and friendly. Our favourites are the fresh, hot lunch special bowls. But there is lots of choice -...More

Thank dancer024
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This little slice of heaven prepares Thai style breakfasts and lunches. Pleasant atmosphere in a tiny spot on the main street, First Avenue in Ladysmith, BC. Curries, soups, stir fry and take out. Very reasonable prices in a clean place. Vegan available for most dishes.

Thank S1ack23
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I cannot believe how wonderful this place is!!! Martin opened for us early and served our group of 14 a most amazing, and tasty breakfast, and had us back on the road within one hour. The presentation was lovely. Don't miss this place. They serve...More

Thank Cheryl N
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Small laid back cafe, for breakfast (all types) and lunch Very extensive menus, many "Asian dishes" and "curry" dishes to die for !!! Linda will wait on you hand and foot, while "chef owner Martin prepares fresh foods right in front of you !! Martin...More

Thank garf27
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Super casual . Bound to find something pleasing on the menu or as a special. Caters to a diverse crowd.

Thank wunderearl
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This small restaurant caters to many locals for breakfast and lunch. Easy to see why : good standard fare like English breakfast or eggs Benedict but also original specials like Thai beef with noodles. It is very tasty, portions are generous, everything is cooked fresh...More

Thank Viviane H
Reviewed 27 July 2016

A one man band, Martin Tang who is the Chef/Owner of this small restaurant in downtown Ladysmith is indeed special. He cooks to order and we decided to have one of his many specials yesterday lunchtime, what a delight! His chicken with a mild curry...More

Thank 828MichaelD828
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Sort of stumbled into this place. We were looking at a menu in a bistro across the road which didn't take our fancy. looked around and saw a blackboard with menu items across the road. Went over there and peeped through the door. Decor not...More

Thank Harinder A
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 534 First Avenue, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Ladysmith
  • Phone Number: +1 250-924-1321
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