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Wandering Moose Cafe

Cafe, Canadian
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2739 Dunsmuir Ave, Cumberland, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-400-1111
08:00 - 16:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Tue 08:00 - 16:00
Thu - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

A visit to Legendary Cumberland wouldn't be complete without a stop at the Wandering Moose for the best coffee and treats in town. Occupying the old Post Office building, this eatery has plenty of charm to entice the weary wanderer. With a variety of beverages to offer, along with a variety of hot and cold food, the Wandering Moose has... More 

Thank Ernie P
Royston, Canada
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Latte's and treats are always very fresh and tasty. Great service. Love the old building and the decor. Great they cater to families. Nice comfy chairs to lounge in an enjoy the atmosphere

Thank gicm60
Sydney, Australia
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

I went here with my siblings - a vegetarian, a wheat intolerant, a pescatarian and two others ( we're all fussy about food, though). The service was friendly and very helpful - all ingredients are set out in the easy to read menus and the food came quickly. We were staying in another town but returned to The Wandering Moose... More 

1 Thank Fi O
Oliver, British Columbia
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161 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This cafe is on the main street, in an old brick building, which was the post office in days of old. This day it was busy as the adjacent Farmers Market was in full swing. Cozy inside with lots of tables and chairs outdoors as well. Friendly service where one orders at the counter and food is then delivered to... More 

Thank Gail P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Great local brekkie. Awake early from jet lag , great coffee helpful folk and comfy cosy feel. Bill is a star- mountain bikes like a pro😀🚵🏽 Very busy on farmers market Sunday's

Thank G8svm
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

THEEE best place to go for a coffee not just in Cumberland but all of Vancouver Island. Situated in Cumberland's historic post office built many a year ago the personal service provided by owner's Bill and Lisa is something sorely missing now. What a tandem these two make and their love for service and making everyone at home trickles down... More 

1 Thank Ken J
Edmonton, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Nice place for coffee and a light snack. Sat outside on patio out front. Small town feel and great service. Would stop by again.

Thank Ryan B
Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

This wandering moose served up a hot cup o java and an egg on english muffin that energized our hike out by Comox Lake. The servers were friendly, and the seniors were seated at "their"table....homey, comfy, Thanks!

Thank tgall2014
Courtenay, Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

if you want a cafe to sit in and read n cumberland, you have 2 options, the moose and cafeclaire. while cafeclaire definitely has the better cakes and coffee, the moose is a nice community coffee hangout and meetup spot. closed in the evenings though, so if you want a coffee after 5, hit cafeclaire

Thank Jon F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

Their soup is great and their Caramel Macchiato frappuccino is seriously worth the drive from Courtenay. Not a whole lot of seating here. Doesn't take a whole lot of people to fill the place up. It's a great place for lunch and to kill some time in a cool heritage building.

1 Thank LiddleWanderer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2739 Dunsmuir Ave, Cumberland, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Cumberland
  • Phone Number: +1 250-400-1111

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