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Dayliner Cafe

10445 Chemainus Rd, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K2, Canada
+1 250-324-3777
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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10445 Chemainus Rd, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite missing staff, the receptionist, hostess and cook (all the same person) did a very good job of accommodating us for lunch. The food is always good.

Thank 658joylong
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We dropped into this restaurant last week for our first visit as there were several cars outside and it was lunchtime. We were escorted to the patio and learned that the place has been in business for several years . We both had a turkey...More

Thank james f
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We stopped in for an afternoon cup of tea and something sweet and were pleasantly surprised with the food, friendly service and charming décor. We each had the mini apple pie, made with fresh apples which tasted just like home. We savoured this treat on...More

Thank Via_girl
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Our friends from Ladysmith suggested that we go to the Dayliner Café for breakfast and then on to the "Arts on the Avenue" show, we agreed not sure it was one of their better ideas. We opted to eat outside, which was the first mistake...More

Thank 828MichaelD828
Reviewed 24 August 2017

What a great find! Beautiful setting, great service and the most delicious lunch. Try the butter sauce vegetable bowl, that alone will have me do the drive from Victoria.

Thank Livelovelaugh247
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Recommend by a friend as a great place to eat. Said friend was right ... was great. Lovely setting on a wonderful warm day. All good nicely presented and tasty. Service was excellent.

Thank Julian B
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Stopped into this bright cafe about 3pm on a Saturrday looking for a light lunch. Opted to sit in the patio garden which was very pleasant. Menu was limited consisting of an all day breakfast, two soups and several wraps and sandwiches. My wife and...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Great service and ambiance but the menu was extremely limited-and when the food arrived, it presented and tasted like a pre-made meal Asked for a side of bacon with my scone, but they don't have actual bacon, just bacon bits The cheesy scalloped potatoes were...More

Thank hollycl64
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Trendy food - a little pricey for lunch - Service was very slow - Chowder was very watery, we were expecting a cream base - quaint atmosphere - outdoor seating in a garden setting - not likely to return

Thank Ann488
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I went with a girlfriend - our start to a girls' day out. Could not have chosen any better! My friend had a wrap - they serve a lot of wraps - which was grilled and decadent. Perfect. I had a cheese, ham and tomato...More

Thank Aganetha S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10445 Chemainus Rd, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Chemainus
  • Phone Number: +1 250-324-3777
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