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Swale Rock Cafe

$$ - $$$, Cafe
5328 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T8, Canada
+1 250-723-0777
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“pan fries” (2 reviews)
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5328 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visit Port Alberni every summer. When we are in town we make sure to stop in to our favorite breakfast spot. The meal is always excellent! We love their homemade bread. The reception you receive when you walk into the cafe is very welcoming....More

Thank carol s
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Small homey place down by the water - absolutely the best seafood chowder and fishermans bread! Worth the drive just for this!

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

First off have to start off by saying we always have great service mostly by one particular waitress. Always has a big smile on her face and efficient. There were mixed reviews on breakfast. Some of our group was left underwhelmed with their meal. The...More

Thank JR02014
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Reminds me of dining on a budget but on awesome diner food when I was in Uni. Excellent breakfast, big portions. Loved the soft hash browns made of real potato and tasted hand made. Yum!

Thank Victoriarulz
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This place is great! We stopped in for breakfast and enjoyed a simple bacon and egg plate! But the bread is homemade and the jam is as well. A great combination.

Thank mema98
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Had the daily breakfast special which was an excellent omelette. Choice of breads offered but opted for the Fisherman's bread - wise choice. Service & food were both excellent. Rather than make the customer wait while they brewed a fresh pot of decaf coffee they...More

Thank MacBritishColumbia
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I live in Port Albeni have only lived here 6 months. My husband and I are slowly making our way through the places to eat here. The Swale Rock Café is a nice little place to stop for lunch. I'll first talk about the Fisherman's...More

Thank jan y
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The Fisherman's bread served warm with Raspberry jam is worth the trip on it's own, Good breakfasts. Friendly service. A nice bench by the window to look out.

Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The food is excellent and the staff is great, this is a great place for breakfast, We have eaten here often and always been happy.

Thank islandboy50
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We've been eating at this establishment several times over the years but our latest experience means we'll never go again. The seafood chowder was a write off. No seafood, a few vegetables, too much flour, too thick, tasteless. The oyster was overcooked and dry in...More

1  Thank Naomi P
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dcpg
15 November 2015|
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Response from Lily D | Property representative |
Sorry No we don't give out any of our recipes. But, thank you, glad you enjoyed your meal. Lily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5328 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-723-0777
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