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2 Chefs Affair

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123B Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G5, Canada
08:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ordered the Eggs Benny and really enjoyed however the service is very relaxed. Would have liked servers to be more attentive and actually interested in helping you.

Thank Christine F
Victoria, Canada
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely noisy. Waiter refused to turn down speaker over our table. Food terrible (onion mushroom tart with a crust made of concrete). Waiter had no idea who had ordered what when he brought the food. Plonked bills down in centre of table when we were done. One diner had to argue that her bill wasn't among them.

1 Thank Annieo48
Lunenburg, Canada
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had amazing French toast. It was really good. He had eggs benny with pulled pork. Fantastic And the coffee was spot on

1 Thank RosieandLily
Nanaimo, Canada
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126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After Church this morning, my husband says we are going for breakfast at this new restaurant (for us) called 2 Chefs Affair. When we parked the car and went in, I was surprised….it holds a counter with seats at the street window and about 12 tables in the restaurant. They have 4 people in the open kitchen, and it was... More 

1 Thank Bonnie W
Revelstoke, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We came across 2 Chefs Affair the night before and checked out their breakfast menu in the window. When we returned the following morning the place was packed but we were fortunate to get the last table. All the food is freshly prepared. Good atmosphere and service. Highly recommend.

Thank Jackie P
Sooke, Canada
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had the daily special which was salmon and cream cheese quiche. The crust was somewhat burnt though the rest tasted fine. Salad dressing was a garlic vinaigrette. Somewhat bland Something about the tables and benches made them feel sticky. Also the black pillows that they had on the bench show and all kinds of stain marks.

Thank Stephen H
Nanaimo, Canada
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Love this restaurant. Good frozen items to take home with you as well. Always great choices and love the setting.

Thank roxannewanamaker
Victoria, Canada
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153 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Terrific breakfast options, delicious Eggs and Ham, Quinoa Porridge, with Fruit and Cinnamon. Recommended!

Thank GaryReg
Nanaimo, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Excellent food and friendly staff in this busy 'Affair'. The fridge of Take-away goodies is so convenient and the food tastes like homemade comforts. The Polenta cake, made to order, is a gluten-free delight!

Thank Marygrace A
Nanaimo, Canada
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133 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

My wife and I are both Senior Citizens and we only like light meals especially for lunch. We've been to this restaurant twice already for their lovely, tasty and very inexpensive big bowl of soup and bread for just $5.00! The bowl of soup is just the perfect size for both of us! I kid you not, it's really delicious,... More 

Thank HappySnr123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123B Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: 12506671288

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?