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Blue Toque Diner

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601 1st Avenue, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
+1 250-423-4637
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09:00 - 14:30
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

For an amazing eat-in breakfast this is our first choice. Amazing coffee and a very unique menu makes the Blue Toque a great choice. Vegan options make this a very popular place and the wait can often be long on weekends but the small cafe vibe makes it worth the wait.

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Thank Ethan H
kurmond, Australia
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We decided to try this restaurant. The waitress was nice enough but when it came to ordering I asked if I could have cheddar cheese rather than swiss on my pastry. I was told the kitchen would not make amendments. My daughter asked for no mushrooms with her meal and was asked if this was because she had an allergy... More 

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1 Thank Fiona L
bluebabyFernie, Manager at Blue Toque Diner, responded to this review

Thank you Fiona for your feedback and also for giving us an opportunity to further explain our "no amendments" policy. The menu features 8 fully custom items that can be adapted to suit your tastes and also altered to satisfy any allergies or sensitivities. We introduced these onto the menu a few years back to address the growing trend of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Super-interesting menu in this casual diner in the Fernie Arts Station, right on the train tracks. Lunch items range from eggs benny-style, to soul bowl healthy eats to sandwiches. Also omelettes. Everything comes with either tons of fruit or hash potatoes. Dinner menu is super-interesting ranging from gourmet mac 'n cheese to Asian bowls to pot pies. Nice ambience. Check... More 

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Thank Skibum6969
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We eat at the Toque regularly for Breakfast, lunch or Brunch. It's location is ideal and the food is made from scratch and so good. Because it is homemade, it does take a little longer in the prep, but it is worth the wait. Tonight we went for dinner. They are open Thursdays through Saturdays for dinner during the winter... More 

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Thank summitkaren
Carstairs, Alberta, Canada
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing location in the CPR train station. Food was fabulous and fresh. Homemade jam and sauces, So glad we came. You won't be disappointed. My son had the skillet ( he couldn't stop raving about it, I had lotus bowel (wow fresh and tasted great).

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1 Thank Shantel L
Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This place does breakfast and lunch. It's located in the historic train station a short distance from the CPR mainline tracks. Sure enough, a train came by while we were dining to add that authentic atmosphere. The dining area is small but we had no trouble getting a mid-morning table. We made a reservation but the place was only about... More 

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Thank Rick B
bluebabyFernie, Owner at Blue Toque Diner, responded to this review

Thank you Rick for your kind review. I'd like to clarify for other readers that we do not accept reservations. It is my guess that Rick's group signed up on the waiting list which allows diners a call back service if there is a line-up. More 

Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Tucked away and worth finding!!! Food is excellent, one of the best meals we had in Fernie! Our friend recommended it and we were very happy!

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Thank Lisa C
Calgary, Canada
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Choices were numerous and enjoyed the specialty of the house. Only one piece of toast and noisy background detracted from the experience. There were three people with blue toques on in the restaurant. I left mine in the car! I'd go back.

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Thank outofsocks
bluebabyFernie, Owner at Blue Toque Diner, responded to this review

Thank you outofsocks for the kind review. I'm sorry about the toast. Our bad by not informing you about our toast policy. In an effort to reduce food waste we only provide one piece with your meal, but we will bring you as much toast as you would like free of charge. See you next time. Tanya Carre, owner/operator More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurants has a vast range of healthy, wholesome menu choices, you will not leave hungry. it ranges from traditional egg dishes to southern american and mexican inspired dished.

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Thank Frank S
Errington, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast on our way through. Couldn't be happier! Fast, friendly service, to die for food. The hot buttered cider was amazing.

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Thank Kyddo

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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 8 - USD 15
Cuisine
Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:30
Monday
09:00 - 14:30
Thursday
09:00 - 14:30
Friday
09:00 - 14:30
Saturday
09:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 1st Avenue, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Fernie
  • Phone Number: +1 250-423-4637
Description
Good eats and a cup of joe. Established in 2000. World flavours, fusion and cross-cultural cuisine for the omnivore, plant-based, vegan, vegetarian or eco-conscious diner.

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