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Cornerstone Cafe

1301 Gladstone Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1R9, Canada
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good33%
  • Average41%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
27 Oct 2017
“Great Neighborhood Coffee Shop”
3 May 2017
“Good food in basic surroundings.”
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
Cafe, Canadian
1301 Gladstone Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1R9, Canada
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The Cornerstone Cafe is in the heart of Fernwood and located strategically across from the awesome Fernwood Inn and adjacent to Stage. Their coffee is good. See my photo of a chai latte, and their service is consistently friendly.

Thank ProfAragon
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Very busy place in very basic cafe style surroundings.Food is good ,menu simple and straightforward.Well worth a visit before ferry crossing etc.

Thank calspickman
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Nice neighborhood coffee shop that also serves soup sandwiches and beer. Tables are often taken up by people with their laptops.

Thank klimazz
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch the soup was good but overpriced for the small quantity and they had no bread to serve with it. The coffee was terrible and the milk burnt from over heating. Didn't take back as staff were new. Don't think I'll be...More

Thank darwin12345678910
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Four of us ended up at Cornerstones Cafe when the wait was too long at the pub. It was a nice surprise. They gave us beer at happy hour prices, nice! the four of us had their pizza. If was tasty with good service. Nice...More

Thank rmierau
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This place used to be a good coffee shop. Now it's kind of a weird, quasi Cafe/restaurant. Kind of sits in eatery-limbo...I dunno. The atmosphere is a bit sterile compared to its former self. The cafe food and the pizza is forgettable and the service...More

1  Thank Zaid J
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast at the Cornerstone Cafe our first morning in Victoria. Delicious coffee, fresh baked bagels and a breakfast wrap. Nice friendly vibe, low key. Everything was fresh and judging from the steady business a neighbourhood favorite. The serve pizza later in the day...More

Thank Jane_BOntario
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This used to be my favourite local cafe but it has gone downhill. The coffee is mediocre at best and your wait time for it is astronomical. Disorganized baristas that seem grumpy. They never seem to be open when I try to pop by to...More

Thank OmNomNummy
Reviewed 24 October 2015

this is a very popular coffee shop with some gluten free options. There is also outdoor seating along the Fernwood Road side of the shop, as well as under the pretty hanging baskets undercover at the entrance and then down an 'alley' at the back/side....More

Thank yyjCH
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Love the lattes here!!! Staff can be mixed in terms of friendliness - often more interested in chatting amongst themselves than being friendly with customers.

1  Thank BCCanTraveller
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 Gladstone Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1R9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
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