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Perkins Coffee Company

££ - £££
Cafe, Canadian, Soups
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241 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G7, Canada
+1 250-753-2582
06:30 - 17:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 17:00
Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Port Hardy
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have been numerous times over the past few years and it has always been an excellent stop. Not crowded or noisy and well lit with big front window. A very pleasant spot to share a special coffee or light snack with a friend or by youerself and watch the happenings on the streets.

Thank Northernaffair
St. Albert, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Overpriced and salty....service was more worried about their own lunch then ours...thanks for ruining this family outing! Coffee tasted old and burnt

Thank Phil P
Nanaimo, Canada
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I didn't have anything here, but I'll definitely be back. Loved the atmosphere and was just meeting up for a business networking appointment here. Cute area and cute relaxing place to sit for a break!

Thank Britanny C
Nanaimo, Canada
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Everything in this quaint little coffee place is delicious, including the coffee! They have the best authentic Nanaimo bars you'll ever have. If you're in Nanaimo, you MUST go here!

Thank Tracy_Somerville
Missoula, Montana
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I am a regular here as they have wonderful homemade soups, nice size sandwiches, specialty items, yummy sweets and great coffee and tea's.

Thank Kimberly O
duncan bc
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Really great freshly made sandwiches and soup. and the pastries for dessert are very yummy. By the way the coffee is also wonderful. It is a typical coffee house look and right in the shopping area.

Thank yellow666
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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253 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This was the first place we came across after parking. Toasted cheese scones were delicious. Americanos were also good. The place is not much to look at from the outside but it's the food that counts and they seem to have got that right. Great service too.

Thank derekm6
Renton, Washington
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253 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We heard about the Nanaimo Bar and it sounded great and the picture on the front of the brochure looked delicious, so I carefully planned to have coffee and dessert after our museum visit. I wanted one of the traditional Bars – as there are so many choices in town with it served different ways. So I chose the Perkins... More 

Thank RonandJoan
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

This place is always busy for good reason. They have great sandwiches and the best lemon loaf I have had anywhere.

Thank HungryKayaker
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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The place is always buzy for a reason.Coffees good and hot.Baked goods are always fresh. Great assortment of freshly made sandwhiches

Thank Nancy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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: 241 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-753-2582

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