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Javawocky Coffee House

90 Front St, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R5H7, Canada
+1 250-753-1688
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
“great coffee” (10 reviews)
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Canadian, Cafe
90 Front St, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R5H7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came in search of Nanaimo bars and were not disappointed. But what was truly memorable was the orange raisin scone and the iced decaf mocha. Can’t remember a scone that good. And the mocha was the perfect refreshment after a hot walk in the...More

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Quaint coffee shop on the harbor//waterfront with a good view of the waterfront/harbor. They have a minamalist breakfast, the view makes up for it.

Thank D B
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The Nanaimo waterfront walk is a lovely through parks and along the harbour and the Javawocky is fantastically located to watch the boats and seaplanes coming and going. A nice seating area inside and out. Good coffee, friendly, helpful staff and a selection of treats...More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This little coffee shop serves up great coffee and also has muffins, cookies, and other snacks. There are tables indoors and outdoors, and even on the cool days outdoors is a great place to sit. There's a steady flow of customers both local and tourists...More

Thank Sher M
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Javawocky makes the best breakfast sandwiches in the area. I have eaten many of them. Small, friendly café with great service. You can eat in or out and watch what's going on in the Nanaimo harbour.

Thank Lynda A
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is a great place to stop for a coffee and snack while walking the seawall. Outdoor seating gives you the opportunity to view the comings and goings of harbour activity.

Thank mathfam
Reviewed 2 October 2017

i was in nanimo for a few weeks and walk to the harbour from the old quarter every day for a coffee...loved it here and would sit quietly sipping my coffee and reading.Yummy nanaimo bars!

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Unfortunately, the service at this establishment is lacking at times. Sometimes the staff are a pleasure to deal with, but other times they can't be bothered to even smile. The drip coffee is good, however the specialty coffees are very inconsistent. It's a nice location,...More

Thank nicolec1979
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Coffee was ok but the shop was open in the morning when no other coffee was on a Sunday morning. Had a selection of morning snacks were ok as well.

Thank CA H
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I do not recommend coming to Javawocky . All about money appatently witnessed rude blond young girl telling customer who was playing at idea of ordering a goodie and who simply asked for hot water. Gaven speal about are you a "paying customer" and she...More

Thank Elissa J
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  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Front St, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R5H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-753-1688
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