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) #36 of 232 Restaurants in Nanaimo $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
427 Fitzwilliam St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 3A9, Canada
+1 250-753-1797
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (5 reviews)
“frittata” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
427 Fitzwilliam St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 3A9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sometimes it's rare to find health, delicious and great value. Portions are size huge. The peanut butter Nanaimo Bar and hot chocolate is amazing. Everything else looked yummy too. Lots of vegan options. Quirky seating area inside and out. A must stop while in Nanaimo.

Thank GuiWong
Reviewed 1 week ago

The brownies at Bocca are so large that they cut them in four for you. The peanut butter nanaimo bar was delicious. There is outdoor seating under a glass roof. Definitely go!

Thank VillaStraylight
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great local hangout. Big generous delicious muffins, terrific attitude / service. Nice art work on display. Recommended in old quarter

Thank r s
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Bocca's was recommended to us by locals for the best Nanaimo bars in the area. We bought one and it was delicious but thought we'd walk around and check out the other bakeries/stores before buying half a dozen to take with us. We quickly learned...More

Thank baybeach11
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We visited here to try out a traditional Nanaimo bar, and we were not disappointed! The service, coffee and overall experience was very good!

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We really enjoyed our late lunch and specialty coffees. The food was good and the atmosphere great. Great service too. One warning: we ordered frittata - very tasty but the serving was smaller than we were expecting.

Thank Simon A
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Boccaccio serves excellent coffee and wonderful baked goods. Their soups are delicious and inventive. Staff are friendly and efficient.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A wonderfully eclectic little cafe with the sweetest young ladies serving up freshly brewed delicious beverages, yummy eats and sweet treats. I love stopping by for a large Cafe Mocha to enjoy my beverage, people watch and to enjoy the owner's awesome art, which you...More

Thank Alicia M
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This place was recommended to us as having the best Nanaimo bars amid the many, many places that serve them. I don't have much to compare them with, but they were certainly delicious and it was interesting that there were several flavors of them. I...More

Thank blkWeyburn
Reviewed 27 October 2016

On our cruise we stopped in Nanaimo and heard about the famous Nanaimo Bars, so I had to find and try one. One of the Nanaimo greeters gave me a brochure of all the places in Nanaimo that sell them. Of the 34 selections I...More

Thank Maria C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 Fitzwilliam St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 3A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-753-1797
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