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3rd St Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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2466 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X8, Canada
+1 250-656-3035
08:00 - 14:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Our friends that live in Sidney took us here as this is their regular breakfast/brunch place. I had the smoked salmon eggs benedict and it was amazing. I don't usually get eggs benetict and this didn't disappoint. Everything else looked great, coffee was good. We go the "dark" though and it was a little strong even for me and I... More 

Thank Lepidoptera888
Perth, Australia
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Bought 3 burgers, takeaway with Fries. They looked/sounded great on the menu and for CA$14 you'd expect quality. It was downhill from there. The look didn't match the taste. They use cheap/fatty hamburger mince. There doesn't appear to be much in the way of seasoning. I don't add salt or want salt on my food but some sort of taste... More 

1 Thank Slim-AU
North Saanich, Canada
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic selection of everything from eggs to bennies and waffles, with Burgers and Sandwiches if you're more in a lunch mood. We sat outside on the streetwise tables and it was great fun with the kids.

Thank g01d10x
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Given all the great reviews about this place being the best breakfast in Sydney I was very disappointed, not just once but three times. I should have trusted my experience the first two times. You are "greeted at the front door with a sign that has a long message about their seating policy. I won't go into detail but it... More 

1 Thank pblaney1
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Great Breakfast and I would stick to that meal. Service is good, atmosphere is great but place gets busy so get there early.

Thank austinbillgolfer
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The place is small but the serving is big 👍, good food , worth the wait to be seated 😃 our daughter brought us there when we visited Victoria

Thank Leila F
Vancouver, Canada
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112 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My wife has been wanting to go to this little gem of a restaurant for a while… This morning we were one of the first in for breakfast on a Sunday morning. The omelette future was the best omelet I've ever had in my life. Get there early because after half an hour there's a lineup outside.

Thank Peterprev
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168 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Lucked out and got a table at 11 am after a very brief wait. It's a very small, narrow venue and I was glad we got a window table up front where it wasn't so claustrophobic. Good service and very eclectic menu featuring interesting takes on eggs Benedict and omelettes. The food was good except for the accompanying potatoes. They... More 

Thank Sandra G
Courtenay, Canada
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179 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I've been here before and it was very good. On Saturday I was there with my Mother and it was poor. The eggs were over cooked for Mum and under cooked for me. The eggs I ordered were not the eggs I got on my plate but after waiting 20 min for a seat and 15 more mins for a... More 

Thank retepremhel
Vancouver, Canada
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1,588 reviews
764 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We came back to enjoy a tasty brunch just this last weekend. Pick a table outside and enjoyed the tasty meal & took in the sites / sounds of downtown. Staff were very friendly/ efficient, so it was well worth the experince!

Thank sashakeena

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2466 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sidney
  • Phone Number: +1 250-656-3035

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