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“This small cafe is a delightful place with spectacular view!!”

Lions Bay General Store & Cafe
Ranked #1,420 of 3,914 Restaurants in Vancouver
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This small cafe out-of-nowhere on a stretch of Canada HWY-99 on its way to Whistler Mountain offer surprisingly delightful foods and spectacular view of Howe Sound. Love their Club sandwich, latte and a muffin called Morning-Glory baked with carrots and nuts - taste almost like carrot-cake.

This place is on 2nd exit out of 3 exits to Lions Bay community. Going north, take 2nd exit right, then 2 left turns to get there. I hear so many drivers gets lost looking for it. Have an extra time sit and enjoy the view of mountain peaks and take photos like many people do.

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We stopped here on the way to Whistler to stretch out and grab a bite to eat. It was a fairly decent place to stop for something quick. A lot of the visitors are driving to different parts of the mountains, so they don't have super complicated meals; just the standard sandwiches and pastries. The staff in the kitchen took a little while to make our meals and we were just kind of waiting around for at least 20 minutes before all of our food came out. The general store was stocked pretty well and had all the necessities for travelers. Overall, I think it was just ok.

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

We stopped here on the way to Whistler for some quick sandwiches and coffee. Service was very slow but we were enjoying sitting outside, so we didn't mind too much. The store had a couple of items we needed, so that worked out well for us as well.

Side note: the menu board said to inquire about gluten free options which was ideal as one member of our group cannot eat gluten, so we did. We were informed rather unapologetically that they did not have anything gluten free available that day, so if you are counting on that option, perhaps be prepared that it might not pan out. They did offer a lettuce wrap in its place, so all's well that ends well, I guess.

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in and grabbed a breakfast sandwich...small ...on the english muffin. It was very tasty and they use a very nice bacon but a little pricey for what you get. $6.95 + my coffee. It was tasty and the service was quick. The view of the water and mountains from the outdoor tables is beautiful. The decor is rustic and indoor seating is limited.

Thank Bugqueen
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

My family and I dropped by here on our way to Whistler from Vancouver.

What a huge mistake! This place is not tourist friendly. The young boy behind the cafe dinner ripped us off. We paid with $40 american dollars for $22 canadian, and gave us the wrong change back. Claim to only do 1 to 1 and refused to do the conversion rate.

We ordered 4 sandwiches and they all came out different times. I had to go back into the cafe asking what happened to the fourth sandwich. Guests who ordered after us got their meals first before the fourth sandwich finally came out. By the looks of it, the cafe is run by young teenagers. Very disorganized.

Will not come here again

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