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“A treasure!”
Review of Sandbar Cafe

Sandbar Cafe
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Comox, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A treasure!”
Reviewed 16 May 2013

The food is great and the service very friendly... but it's a fabulous art gallery too, with art by the noted Ken Kirkby and others covering the walls. Such great atmosphere, perfectly fitted to its setting.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank westernscale
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fun little spot for Mothers Day brunch!”
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Great little roadside cafe. Hubby and son had the cheddar bacon eggs benedict and loved it. I had an omelette and it was great. The artwork for sale all over the restaurant gave us lots to look at as the wait for our meal was quite long (40 minutes) It was really busy and we weren't in a rush, trying to live on island time instead of the hustle and bustle of the city. All in all a great home-style meal.

  • Visited May 2013
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Parksville, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
142 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“unpretentious”
Reviewed 4 April 2013

It is a simple, no frills, roadside cafe with average food and friendly service.It does have character and fits in well with the area that hosts campers and RV enthusiasts. My oyster burger was cooked well and the fries were crisp. If you want a home-style quick meal, then stop, eat, and look at the locals and the hanging paintings that are for sale.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank normpimm
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A diamond in the rough”
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Often overlooked, the Sandbar Cafe is cozy and affordable. With works of art dawning the walls, this place has much more to offer than just great food.

Visited August 2012
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Thank travellero1966
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Decent food and Service”
Reviewed 8 November 2012

I have been here several times. Most of the time the food is great. I had prime rib and yorkshire the last time. While the prime rib was relatively good, the yorkshire pudding tasted like it had been done the day before and reheated. All in all, the food is usually good. The view of the beach is quite good and the service always friendly and efficient. I certainly reccomend this place to friends and visitors but do ask if the yorkshire puddings are fresh.

Visited July 2012
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Thank sandy r
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