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Swale Rock Cafe

5328 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T8, Canada
+1 250-723-0777
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (42 reviews)
“pan fries” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, American, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
5328 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Consistently good! Fresh ingredients, great salads and awesome "fisherman's bread". Very friendly service and outside tables in the summer

Thank captainpete2016
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Wonderful flavourful baked seafood crepes with cheese. Fried fisherman's bread with homemade jam. Fantastic.

Thank Marilyn H
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dcpg
Is it possible to get your fisher ands bread recipe? Thx.
15 November 2015|
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We stopped by your restaurant on our way back from Tofino. Great meal. Service was also great, despite the restaurant being very busy. We lovvvvved the fisherman bread. What are chances of getting your recipe. Would really appreciate it. We will be bacK. Thx......Jack
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, American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-723-0777
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