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Bacchus Books & Cafe

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409 9th Ave. North | bc, Golden, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-344-5600
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09:00 - 17:30
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Quebec City, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To read, have a coffee... relaxing after a great day outside. Bacchus is There in town To recieve you with great confort food... a soup, a cookie...à Nice view from the second floor.. à place To be!

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Thank audreyp255
Hesperus, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I was passing through golden after a a mining meeting with Canadian timberframe homes and wanted to get lunch before driving to Banff. I asked the mother outdoor gear store employee for a unique place to have lunch and he directed me to the bookstore and told me there was a great little cafe upstairs. I love little bookstores to... More 

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Thank rzcycling
Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I had two different baked good and loved both muffins--one with fresh peaches and another with zucchini and chocolate (my favorite). My traveling companion had a ginger carrot soup that he said was lovely. Charming relaxed place with slow but friendly service,

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Thank VictoriaCynthia
Santa Monica, California
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Let's start by stating that we ate three days in a row at the cafe and would have done it a fourth time if we had stayed another day! We read about Bacchus Cafe before we went in and we were intrigued by the various write-ups, we were just not prepared for how right they got everything. The bookstore inhabits... More 

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Thank cgtravers
Sechelt, BC
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Through the bookstore and up the stairs to a hidden treasure. A lovely barrista and her espresso machine. Homemade goodies and excellently drawn espresso. She took interest and was engaged. She kept all the customers happy and kept the flow going effortlessly. Will return for sure.

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Thank Brenda R
Golden, Canada
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I confess to being addicted to this great cafe upstairs golden's book store. I love it even more with what the new owner has done to improve it. Great staff, lots of seating, great oso negra coffee (best in kootenays), and amazing food. Have the glory bowl or yam slamwich and the raw vegan heavenly desserts. You will see why... More 

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Thank Sheldon D
Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Quaint and cute! Tucked above the bookstore, this was the perfect little stop on our long drive. Healthy snacks and meals! Tried the salad (greens / beets / carrots / almonds / homemade dressing), Dread Lox panini (smoked salmon / goat cheese / avocado) and traditional Cappuccino. Had we not ordered to-go, we would have stayed to peruse the books.... More 

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Thank CeejCeej
Calgary Alberta
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

An old fashioned jumbled new-and-used bookstore with creaky steps upstairs to more books and an espresso bar serving good strong drinks to keep you going on the highway. Also pastry snacks and other light things to eat (didn't have any so can't comment). A nice stop-in. A great change from Starbucks.

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Thank Whitehatguy
Newcastle, Australia
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Bacchus Book Shop & Cafe was the perfect stop for breaky. The bagel and tea were so tasty and the service fantastic. Such a quiet, relaxing and quaint little store, completely surrounded by books of all types and genres. Close to town and within walking distance of our accommodation.

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Thank Alexandra P
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

An unpretentious little place - books on main, coffee and food upstairs. We both had the 'Farmer's breakfast bagel', and it ranks among the best ever we have eaten. Friendly, welcoming, laid back place. Kids welcome. We left feeling we'd just had a very good-quality food/coffee break at a reasonable price. Just 2-3 minutes drive off the Trans-Canada.

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Thank Gordon S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 11
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:30
Monday
09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:30
Thursday
09:00 - 17:30
Friday
09:00 - 17:30
Saturday
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 9th Ave. North | bc, Golden, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: +1 250-344-5600

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