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Bean Counter Bistro & Coffee Bar

B-180 Third Ave N, Williams Lake, British Columbia V2G 2A4, Canada
+1 250-305-2326
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cinnamon buns” (12 reviews)
“panini” (3 reviews)
“chai” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 5:30 pm Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Healthy, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
B-180 Third Ave N, Williams Lake, British Columbia V2G 2A4, Canada
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I don’t live in Williams lake, but have spent a bit of time here; it’s definitely a bit of a rough town... This gem of a coffee shop is an oasis from the masses lined up in the Timmy’s drive-thru. Individualized customer service means something...More

Thank Koverton
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Met friends here on a recommendation. I liked the deli style and drink choices. Connected to library it seems to portray an academic style environment. Staff pleasant. Food very good.

Thank Dwight M
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

I love this little bistro. All the ladies and gentlemen that serve you have a great ability to make you smile. They give great ideas for new types of drinks and are always willing to assist you when you have dietary needs. They have great...More

Thank Jacqui F
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Went here for lunch and the food was ok, but nothing to write home about. This coffee shop is located right next to the library, in the same building and many library clients enter through the same door and walk through the coffee shop in...More

Thank PaoliLLH
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The only downside is I wish it was bigger! Environment,staff and menus both food and drink are incredible. My favorite place to enjoy a tasty treat and lovely coffee shop vibes Too bad it isn't bigger,though the environment is super little one friendly it's a...More

Thank skylam2017
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The coffee here is very good. They have an assortment of goods eats and tea's as while. The staff treat you like you are special as you walk in the door. Recommend anyone trying the place out.

Thank Myreview1053
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The Bran Counter is a nice place to sit and have a coffee. Their lattes are pretty good, along with their chai and other specialty drinks. I enjoyed all the food that I purchased here as well. The cinnamon buns are flavorful, not too sweet,...More

Thank Daniela88F
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The coffee is great and the atmosphere relaxing. The ladies that work here are friendly and very efficient. The food is excellent.

Thank Jacqui F
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great Coffee with daily specials. Owner makes everyone feel welcome, staff is nice too. Lots of food options. Nice atmosphere, attached to library. Not for private conversations as your voice carries very easily into nearby library.

Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This adorable independently run coffee shop not only has great drink, but also amazing food! My fav is the yam wrap. Lots of options for gluten free and dairy free folks.

Thank Leeah R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 11
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B-180 Third Ave N, Williams Lake, British Columbia V2G 2A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Cariboo  >  Williams Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 250-305-2326
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Wholesome, Delicious, Fair Trade, Nutritious. Serving specialty coffees and teas, smoothies. Breakfast, lunch, freshly baked goods.
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