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Javawocky Coffee House

90 Front St, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R5H7, Canada
+1 250-753-1688
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“sandwich” (5 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
“great coffee” (9 reviews)
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Canadian, Cafe
90 Front St, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R5H7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

i was in nanimo for a few weeks and walk to the harbour from the old quarter every day for a coffee...loved it here and would sit quietly sipping my coffee and reading.Yummy nanaimo bars!

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Unfortunately, the service at this establishment is lacking at times. Sometimes the staff are a pleasure to deal with, but other times they can't be bothered to even smile. The drip coffee is good, however the specialty coffees are very inconsistent. It's a nice location,...More

Thank nicolec1979
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Coffee was ok but the shop was open in the morning when no other coffee was on a Sunday morning. Had a selection of morning snacks were ok as well.

Thank CA H
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I do not recommend coming to Javawocky . All about money appatently witnessed rude blond young girl telling customer who was playing at idea of ordering a goodie and who simply asked for hot water. Gaven speal about are you a "paying customer" and she...More

Thank Elissa J
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Just on the harbour front so beautiful walk and views. Had a scrummy nanaimo bar (although was a little small for me - but I have a sweet tooth!). Good coffee

Thank Fromo1
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Came in from a hard day at university feeling a bit overwhelmed. On my way home, I stopped off of Javawocky and had an amazing vegetarian sandwich. Not only did the delicious food put me in a better mood, but the staff are great! Highly...More

Thank Ohnoez
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I have not eaten at this establishment, but have had coffee there numerous times. Their americano's are very good. A great view and perfect for people watching.

Thank dianna463
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Girl making my Americano was quite rude when I told her my drink was to stay and she hadn't even started pouring it yet!! Seriously not that big of deal especially since she hadn't even used the to go cup yet. Snooty attitude not appreciated...More

Thank VIslandGirl1
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

As good a place as any for assorted coffee drinks & the obligatory Nanaimo bar. Enjoy the scenery, watching boats & seaplanes in the harbor.

Thank Freespirit134
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We only stopped for a treat which we decided Nanaimo bars since we were visiting Nanaimo! Cheesy I know but they were delicious. Hubby had original and I had the raspberry. Mine tasted like a truffle. It was delicious!

Thank mizdot
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Front St, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R5H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-753-1688
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