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River City Coffee Roasters

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108-4871 Joyce Ave, Powell River, British Columbia V8A 5P4, Canada
+1 604-485-0011
06:30 - 17:00
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Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This local café is very popular with the locals. they serve great coffee (all kinds) which you can also buy. there muffins and morning snacks are great and they have very good lunch offerings as well

Thank Cynthia B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Customer service- Great Baristas are pleasant and make an effort to get to know their regulars. Sometimes it takes a while for your lunch to be made.(They get quite the lunch break rush). Cafe is always kept clean. Menu selection- Excellent. They cater to those who are vegans, gluten free and dairy free. They also have a great selection of... More 

Thank inspiringfood
Powell River, Canada
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

River City Coffee has always been a great place to eat and spend time. Food and coffee are great and the staff is excellent. I visit the place at least two times per month, and have never been disappointed. Well worth the visit.

Thank Travelnut006
Courtenay, Canada
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

stopped in on route to the ferry, grabbed a java and baking. Never again will I make the mistake to wait for eating-baking was out of this world, floor supervisor and staff were attentive to customer needs with expert service quality and presentation-truly one of the best coffee "to-be-seen" places in town

Thank 155770765G
ConorSketchley, Manager at River City Coffee Roasters, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, hope you enjoyed your carrot cake :) -Conor More 

Powell River, Canada
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

River City has matured into a welcoming coffee and food spot. They have a good range of nutritious, tasty snacks and excellent coffee that is roasted locally

Thank David M
Ottawa, Canada
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116 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This cafe has a great ambience with cozy nooks, comfy chairs and a relaxed vibe. You feel you could sit awhile to enjoy your drink and snack. The coffee was the best we had in PR and the scones were delicious.

Thank Traveldogs36
Powell River, British Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This a great place staff is excellent and I am told coffee is very good. Just don't ask for tea there are no tea pots bag goes into a cup and if your lucky you get hot water and a stick to stir bag around. At best the water for you tea will be luke warm. It's a shame because... More 

Sunshine Coast BC
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208 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

On a recent trip up the Coast, we stopped in at the River City Cafe for a coffee and ended up having lunch. They have a good selection of items on their menu but what delighted us was that they have a number of them that seem to specifically be designed for those of us who chose to eat in... More 

Thank Cucina58
Sechelt, Canada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Always visit this cafe when camping at Willingdon Beach. Good coffee, good food, happy staff. Free wifi. The baked goods are fresh and sandwiches excellent.

Thank Janice S
Powell River, Canada
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

The food is always fresh and the taste......well let me just say it is never a disappointment , with many times being a delightful surprise by trying something new! Coffee is always very good! Enjoy!

Thank Theresa F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11
Cafe, Canadian, International, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108-4871 Joyce Ave, Powell River, British Columbia V8A 5P4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Powell River
  • Phone Number: +1 604-485-0011
River City Coffee is a local hub, being the first to roast coffee in Powell River (est.1994) we know our coffee. Its not all about the coffee though, extensive arrangement of baking made fresh daily and delicious eatery options, something for everyone; the healthy, not-so-healthy, vegan, gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian. "Local to the last drop" Come in for breakfast, lunch, coffee, a snack or early dinner !

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