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True Grain Bread

1725 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1NO, Canada
+1 250-746-7664
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pastries” (27 reviews)
“cookies” (41 reviews)
“bread” (95 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 18:00All hours
Healthy, Canadian
€€ - €€€
1725 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1NO, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two diff people in 2 diff cities told us about this bakery in the same day. We are on vacation and staying about 10 min away so decided to give it a try. Parking can be a challenge so drive slowly and see if you...More

Thank grammasue14
Reviewed 11 November 2017

wide variety of specialty breads freshly made and out of this world satisfaction. Very popular locally and with tourists. Always busy and hard to choose from the many different choices. Always leave with more than I came for

Thank francesmn
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us a great review. I am so pleased you enjoy what we do.

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit and we were happy to see the same person still there - she is so friendly and a pleasure:) We first met her after her grad as she worked with a broken arm, she made our visit that much better...More

Thank Darlene S
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thanks for the great feedback, I will tell her what a great job she is doing and how much she is appreciated by her customers!

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

What an awesome bakery. The wonderful aroma the tasty treats and the delicious bread. Do not pass this place by.

Thank Cheryl V
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thanks for the great review. I am really glad you enjoyed our little oasis!

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I thing this bread store is the only place for breakfast. We bought 6 grain morning roles , we want to keep it for later. But we tried one role and finished all without any butter or jam. It was really surprise, we never expect...More

Thank Hyun J
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My family and I ate breakfast here recently. We had great coffee and delicious fresh baked treats. We highly recommend the croissants and danishes!

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Next time I come to Cow Bay I'm gonna skip the over rated restaurant down the street, grab myself a treat from True Grain and sit on a bench. I hear you have purchased the Grains bakery in Courtenay where I live. Does that mean...More

Thank Darcy50_13
Reviewed 25 September 2017

An amazing bakery, old grains and all organic, fantastic bread and their baked treats are absolutely delicious, hard to pass them up!

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

my favorite coffee and cinnamon bun spot in cow bay... openec back in 2006 and been a funky staple in village since

Thank John C
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Great breads, a large selection of breads, cookies & bake goodies. Great to have bread or granola to take to your vacation rental. Friendly service.

Thank CA H
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thanks for the 5*, we appreciate it. Hope you visit soon, Bruce

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Healthy, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1725 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1NO, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Cowichan Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-746-7664
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True Grain Bread is an old world-inspired European bakery specializing in "modern wheat free" ancient grains. We bake everything on site from scratch using primarily organic ingredients. Everything is hand-crafted and all of the bread is baked freshly every day.
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