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Blue Toque Diner

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601 1st Avenue, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
+1 250-423-4637
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09:00 - 14:00
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Mon 10:00 - 14:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 14:00
Thu - Sat 16:30 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
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Fernie, Canada
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great breakfast, great service, unique menu with traditional food as well, nice atmosphere, and clean

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Thank ferniegirl2017
Calgary, Canada
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336 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I hadn't been to the Blue Toque for years and was delighted to find that it is in the same location, and still serving up great food. Eggs of all sorts, poutine, eggs benny, and all sorts of dietary accommodations can be made. I had a vegetarian (maybe vegan?) dish and it was just fabulous. And filling. Good food, good... More 

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Thank readytoretirecalgary
Edmonton, Alberta
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on Jan. 21, 2017. Apparently the restaurant has only recently started serving dinner, having previously been a breakfast and lunch spot. Small restaurant, really interesting, quiet atmosphere in the old railway station. Very nice original artwork on the walls for sale. The menu had very good variety and interesting options, including good gluten free dishes. Asian and N. American... More 

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1 Thank HappySkiMore
Fort McMurray, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Apparently a lot of people attending our wedding in Fernie ate here, so on their advice we stopped in after the big day. I know why they stopped! Great food and amazing personal service. Oh and the chocolate pecan pie, that was an excellent finish.

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Thank Winston D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For an amazing eat-in breakfast this is our first choice. Amazing coffee and a very unique menu makes the Blue Toque a great choice. Vegan options make this a very popular place and the wait can often be long on weekends but the small cafe vibe makes it worth the wait.

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Thank Ethan H
kurmond, Australia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to try this restaurant. The waitress was nice enough but when it came to ordering I asked if I could have cheddar cheese rather than swiss on my pastry. I was told the kitchen would not make amendments. My daughter asked for no mushrooms with her meal and was asked if this was because she had an allergy... More 

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1 Thank Fiona L
bluebabyFernie, Manager at Blue Toque Diner, responded to this review

Thank you Fiona for your feedback and also for giving us an opportunity to further explain our "no amendments" policy. The menu features 8 fully custom items that can be adapted to suit your tastes and also altered to satisfy any allergies or sensitivities. We introduced these onto the menu a few years back to address the growing trend of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super-interesting menu in this casual diner in the Fernie Arts Station, right on the train tracks. Lunch items range from eggs benny-style, to soul bowl healthy eats to sandwiches. Also omelettes. Everything comes with either tons of fruit or hash potatoes. Dinner menu is super-interesting ranging from gourmet mac 'n cheese to Asian bowls to pot pies. Nice ambience. Check... More 

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Thank Skibum6969
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We eat at the Toque regularly for Breakfast, lunch or Brunch. It's location is ideal and the food is made from scratch and so good. Because it is homemade, it does take a little longer in the prep, but it is worth the wait. Tonight we went for dinner. They are open Thursdays through Saturdays for dinner during the winter... More 

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Thank summitkaren
Carstairs, Alberta, Canada
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing location in the CPR train station. Food was fabulous and fresh. Homemade jam and sauces, So glad we came. You won't be disappointed. My son had the skillet ( he couldn't stop raving about it, I had lotus bowel (wow fresh and tasted great).

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1 Thank Shantel L
Alberta, Canada
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87 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This place does breakfast and lunch. It's located in the historic train station a short distance from the CPR mainline tracks. Sure enough, a train came by while we were dining to add that authentic atmosphere. The dining area is small but we had no trouble getting a mid-morning table. We made a reservation but the place was only about... More 

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Thank Rick B
bluebabyFernie, Owner at Blue Toque Diner, responded to this review

Thank you Rick for your kind review. I'd like to clarify for other readers that we do not accept reservations. It is my guess that Rick's group signed up on the waiting list which allows diners a call back service if there is a line-up. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Monday
10:00 - 14:00
Thursday
10:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
10:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:30
Saturday
16:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 1st Avenue, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Fernie
  • Phone Number: +1 250-423-4637
Description
Good eats and a cup of joe. Established in 2000. World flavours, fusion and cross-cultural cuisine for the omnivore, plant-based, vegan, vegetarian or eco-conscious diner.

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