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Real Food Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Contemporary, Healthy, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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223 10th Ave North, Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G0, Canada
+1 250-428-8882
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 16:30 - 20:00
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

they really need more research into what they are trying to be. Real food for me should be made without processed ingredients.

Thank VE7DXI
Creston, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

As a local, this is one of my favorite restaurants because the dishes are prepared with fresh ingredients (often locally sourced when in season). The service is also friendly. I also appreciate the patio for dinning when the weather is good. The atmosphere matches the menu - "down-home" cooking.

Thank Debby J
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We really enjoyed our dinner at Real Food. It was recommended by the motel we stayed overnight at, it was a great place to eat with reasonable prices. The borscht was excellent, the ribs were tender & tasty and dessert was divine! Wish I was closer to Creston more often, it would be a regular stop!

Thank Nadine G
Bella Bella, Canada
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

From the first glance I was interested and then I opened the door to see I was to go downstairs as if entering a speakeasy. The aromas wafting up had me salivating immediately and I was not disappointed. Delicious, in house creations served by lovely people. Thank you

Thank Geckosgal
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The ambience was great, the waitress and staff were great but the ribeye steak was only marginal. Everything but the steak itself was a 9+. I would go there again.

Thank Lrasski
Red Deer, Canada
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

What a great place! We had the special of the day which was a smoky grilled cheese sandwich. Also had the borscht soup. Both were excellent and we will stop there next time we're in Creston. The waitress was excellent. The place is very nice. We sat out on the deck in the sunshine. Recommended!

Thank donstone
Saskatoon, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were travelling back home to Saskatoon and wanted to stop for lunch so we googled gluten free. What a fantastic find!! When we first approached the building we were skeptical but after going downstairs we were very pleasantly surprised by the atmosphere; very quaint. Next we were overwhelmed by the service and the gluten free choices on the menu.... More 

Thank DonT197
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were traveling trough Creston. We went to the Real Food Cafe to find out or their high rank on the restaurant list was realistic and it was! We had dinner in the patio. The atmosphere, the food, the drinks, the service, the soft music! We loved it! We had a great time and would go again!

Thank elisabeth4644
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped at this tiny restaurant which showed good reviews. Everything was so tasty! Shared the ham and chutney sandwich with their valley salad made with the freshest of ingredients! We also shared the moistest carrot cake ever that had so much flavor with a toffee sauce. OMG!! The prices are so reasonable and especially so with the US currency rate.... More 

Thank Don R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Quaint place, fresh ingredients and reasonable prices. We had the rosemary chicken alfredo and the cod with terriaki sauce over vegetables and rice. Include a bottle of wine, top it off with Peach Cheesecake with ice cream and we had a lovely evening.

Thank loveholidaysKelowna

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 11
Contemporary, Healthy, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
16:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 10th Ave North, Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Creston
  • Phone Number: +1 250-428-8882
Down to Earth Wholesome Goodness
Hearty Portions, friendly staff non-smoking outdoor patio with wheelchair access. Exciting dishes using locally sourced ingredients, almost everything made from scratch, Gluten Free and Vegetarian friendly.Real British Fish and Chips and the best homemade desserts including Sticky Toffee Pudding and Bread Pudding with local cherries, white chocolate and whiskey sauce.

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