We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

2 Chefs Affair

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
123B Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G5, Canada
12506671288
Website
Today
08:00 - 15:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

259 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 251: English reviews
Lunenburg, Canada
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had amazing French toast. It was really good. He had eggs benny with pulled pork. Fantastic And the coffee was spot on

Helpful?
Thank RosieandLily
Nanaimo, Canada
Level Contributor
125 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After Church this morning, my husband says we are going for breakfast at this new restaurant (for us) called 2 Chefs Affair. When we parked the car and went in, I was surprised….it holds a counter with seats at the street window and about 12 tables in the restaurant. They have 4 people in the open kitchen, and it was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bonnie W
Revelstoke, Canada
Level Contributor
18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across 2 Chefs Affair the night before and checked out their breakfast menu in the window. When we returned the following morning the place was packed but we were fortunate to get the last table. All the food is freshly prepared. Good atmosphere and service. Highly recommend.

Helpful?
Thank Jackie P
Sooke, Canada
Level Contributor
12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the daily special which was salmon and cream cheese quiche. The crust was somewhat burnt though the rest tasted fine. Salad dressing was a garlic vinaigrette. Somewhat bland Something about the tables and benches made them feel sticky. Also the black pillows that they had on the bench show and all kinds of stain marks.

Helpful?
Thank Stephen H
Nanaimo, Canada
Level Contributor
26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this restaurant. Good frozen items to take home with you as well. Always great choices and love the setting.

Helpful?
Thank roxannewanamaker
Victoria, Canada
Level Contributor
154 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific breakfast options, delicious Eggs and Ham, Quinoa Porridge, with Fruit and Cinnamon. Recommended!

Helpful?
Thank GaryReg
Nanaimo, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and friendly staff in this busy 'Affair'. The fridge of Take-away goodies is so convenient and the food tastes like homemade comforts. The Polenta cake, made to order, is a gluten-free delight!

Helpful?
Thank Marygrace A
Nanaimo, Canada
Level Contributor
133 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My wife and I are both Senior Citizens and we only like light meals especially for lunch. We've been to this restaurant twice already for their lovely, tasty and very inexpensive big bowl of soup and bread for just $5.00! The bowl of soup is just the perfect size for both of us! I kid you not, it's really delicious,... More 

Helpful?
Thank HappySnr123
Nanaimo, Canada
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We used to go to two chefs atleast once a week for their original breakfast items. The service has always been awful, but the food made up for it. After the owners took on additional restaurants, even expectations for our breakfast took a dive, as they were constantly out of simple items like bread. Today we decided to give them... More 

Helpful?
Thank NanaimoReviewss
Vancouver Island
Level Contributor
77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

After breakfast here a week or two ago, we revisted for lunch last Friday. Initially I was inclined to say that one doesn't come for the ambience (the room is long, narrow, and a tad crowded) but, on reconsideration, one might; seated against the wall, the view of the chefs working on the dishes can be quite entertaining. The food... More 

Helpful?
Thank pop2cas

Travellers who viewed 2 Chefs Affair also viewed

Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
 
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
 

Been to 2 Chefs Affair? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:30
Thursday
08:00 - 16:30
Friday
08:00 - 16:30
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123B Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: 12506671288

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of 2 Chefs Affair and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Nanaimo
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from 2 Chefs Affair staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?