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Common Loaf Bake Shop

180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-3915
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cinnamon buns” (29 reviews)
“bread” (75 reviews)
“panini” (20 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 7:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Although we stayed overnight in Ucluelet, the recommendations we read for the cafe for breakfast tempted us across. And , boy was it worth it. Excellent coffee and freshly baked breads, cooked eggs etc. The toast was from a wonderful tasty load and with the...More

Thank jmg52
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was busy which is no wonder as they serve a wide range of freshly baked food, from snacks to full on meals, all looked good

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Common Loaf offers many healthy choices vegan and gluten free but it has food and treats that taste really good even if they are healthy choices.

Thank mark2016-57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yummy food - bit pricey but that's Tofino! Definitely worth a visit, just a couple of seconds off the main drag!

Thank Sinead W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good! Delicious potatoes with your breakfast and did the breakfast sandwich gluten free for me. Yum!

1  Thank casandramicku
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place with local flavor. Good coffee/espresso drinks, and fresh baked pastries. Other more substantial eats too. Lots of seating, including an upstairs area with a bit of a view.

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good for lunch but worth knowing its cash only. Lots of freshly prepared food, good value, friendly staff.

1  Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is good wholesome food and fine coffee at this friendly Tofino bakery. We also got a loaf to takeaway which was incredibly fresh and good. I had veggi soup which was in fact a thick beany stew rather than liquidy soup. We also had...More

Thank Bubbs1965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good coffee good food really nice alternative cafe bakery. Friendly staff and healthy food.Handy to most accommodation in town. Get here early as very popular with the locals.

Thank solarisnz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Similar to Nanaimo Bars, but best I’ve ever had. This bakery has quite a variety of treats. We also purchased pecan bars, which were very dry. The buns we purchased were great. Bring cash - they don’t use accept debit!

1  Thank sandraCampbellRiver
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-3915
A local favorite since 1980, The Common Loaf Bake Shop provides hardy healthy and tasty fresh baked goods, gourmet coffee, breakfast and lunch choices.Local Favorites include world famous cheese buns and deliciously sticky cinnies. Internet access in this licensed establishment serving everything from a beer to a great specialty coffee make it a great spot to hang out. Please note our business does not accept credit or debit cards but we are conveniently located next to the bank.
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