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The 49th Cafe

1020 1st Ave, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1A5, Canada
+1 250-245-3221
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
13 Feb 2017
“Coffee is good but not a place for quiet conversation”
11 Nov 2017
“Coffee stop”
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1020 1st Ave, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1A5, Canada
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We were in town to check out the “best street in Canada” and found this coffee stop. Friendly service, good Mocha and of course a butter tart and Strudel. Plenty of the local crowd frequents this place, good sign. Love the building. Liquor Store, grocery...More

Thank Harold W
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have been here several times with my friend and although the coffee is good and they offer many varieties, it's not the place to go for a relaxing chat. Even in the upstairs seating area, the noise from the cappuccino machines is very loud,...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Great cafeteria style small restaurant attached to the best grocery store. Good for lunch or that specialty coffee.

Thank travel65love
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of our two favourite places to have coffee in Ladysmith. The coffee is good and the ambiance is nice too. We get a great view from the second story. Pleasant helpful staff too. Keep it up 49th!

Thank Alli K
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

When passing through Ladysmith take has stopped off to 49th parallel grocery store. Inside you will find 49th Cafe supplying soup and sandwiches excellent Coffee and Tea and a friendly atmosphere.

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I frequently visit to have a coffee over a meeting or to take advantage of the free WIFI to get some work done. Staff are friendly and always pleasant. Delicious lunches, snack food and baked goods.

Thank Sean W B
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Cozy little spot. Located in the 49th Parallel Grocery store. Nice coffee house atmosphere. Great deserts and beverages. Staff is friendly.

Thank fishingguy2015
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The quality of the food was low. Had the feel of eating in a hospital cafeteria. Untidy and uncomfortable.

Thank yvonne c
Reviewed 1 October 2015

In a small town with limited options this cafe would possibly rate higher, but being from cafe-culture Vancouver we were not impressed when we stopped by for a quick lunch. One high point was the Nanaimo Bar- all gooey, chocolatey as a Nanaimo bar should...More

Thank garjon47
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

A must try is the chicken craisin/ nut sandwich! It is delicious & filling. The soups are excellent too as is the fresh made salads. Prices are reasonable along with friendly accomodating service. Coffee is good too along with many other drinks available. Seating comfortable...More

Thank Gail M
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07:30 - 18:00
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  • Address: 1020 1st Ave, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1A5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Ladysmith
  • Phone Number: +1 250-245-3221
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