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“Fabulous Bistro for Lunch”

Owl's Nest Bakery and Bistro
Ranked #4 of 41 Restaurants in Chemainus
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

We were so impressed with our dining experience at this Bistro. The food was fresh, unique and so delicious. The service of the staff was outstanding. The menu is fun and has some interesting choices. All this and at a price point that is great value.

We had a minor mix up with the soup size we ordered ( might have even been my fault) and a complementary cup was provided, as management insisted on making sure we were satisfied .

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Reviewed 18 August 2018

I was looking for a breakfast and was worried that it was past 10am and breakfast would be off the menu. Not here! Breakfast served all day!
Had a very yummy eggs, bacon, toast meal.
Eggs cooked to perfection (easy over), good meaty (not fatty) bacon and thick crusty home made bread.
Nice addition - the fresh fruit garnish.
Delicious almond milk latte too.
Service was excellent.
Definitely returning.

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Thank AnnaF4190
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Previous breakfasts have been very good, and I’ve felt confident in recommending the place. so was very disappointed with the lunch today. It was especially awkward when you have out of town guests and the restaurant was your suggestion. Seafood chowder ordered by 2 parties was not good at all, the tuna melt toast was so hard that it had to be sent back to the kitchen to be cut up by staff so it could be eaten. Dressing on the Coleslaw which came with the shrimp & crab salad had a bit of a rancid taste. Mocha drinks were watered down. All in all a shock and disappointment.

Thank Audrey S
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had a tasty lunch, tucked away in the back of the Bistro. It was a great place to visit with friends.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The food was decent, but unimaginative. (Breakfast Panini, white bread, eggs, little flavor). The coffee was good. The servers seemed stressed out and a but unfriendly.
The atmosphere was cute, but the outdoor seating is down a narrow alley off the building. It definitely needs to be dressed up better to make the space feel less claustrophobic. The chairs were uncomfortable. Not a nice spot to sit. There's a really nice restaurant across the street with wonderful outdoor seating. I'll likely go there instead of the Owl's Nest next time.

Thank DLH L
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