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Javawocky Coffee House

90 Front St, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R5H7, Canada
+1 250-753-1688
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwich” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
“great coffee” (9 reviews)
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Canadian, Cafe
90 Front St, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R5H7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a casual stroll at the Harbourfront walkway, stopped in for coffee and a sandwich and never looked back! Highly recommend for anyone walking along the harbour.

Thank Cameron_Cia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a stroll on the seawall, discovered Javawocky, grabbed a coffee and cinnamon bun, delicious.

Thank tkayler
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We also own a little bistro in Golden BC and serve Coffee's so we are pretty picky about your Coffee. This place was perfect.. best Americano misto.. I have found.. on the Island..Fresh baked goods were still warm from the oven nice and light Scones.....More

Thank JoyMichelle67
Reviewed 20 April 2017

There are not many places you're likely to find a better sandwich in Nanaimo. Fresh and local ingredients are used and the portions are generous and filling. I really enjoy the turkey but the vegetarian option is also a delight: avocado, sprouts, cucumber and cream...More

Thank islandfoodndrink
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great coffee, great staff. Located in Nanaimo's beautiful Boat Basin. The coffee is organic and delicious.

Thank ImpactMike
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Love their coffee and hot chocolate,cizy friendly staff and nice view.It is walking distance to downtown and shops.

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I go there pretty often. Its such a lovely atmosphere to sit,sip and read while looking at the water. Love their food and coffee and staff is usually very nice. That being said, i have to complain about one girl who works there. She has...More

Thank dextrousss
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

If your in Nanaimo and you don't stop here, its criminal. Starbucks eat your heart out. The breakfast sandwich hands down the best I've had anywhere and not just Nanaimo, Anywhere. The Orange Raisin Scone.... oooooh! GOOD... The staff is great. Super friendly, laugh and...More

Thank Wireton
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Good coffee with friendly and helpful staff in a cosy comfortable location. Great location in the Nano Basin.

Thank Carole D
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place to grab a coffee or a snack while walking on the Nanaimo waterfront sea wall. Friendly staff and big selection of coffees and snacks.

Thank Mick K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Canadian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Front St, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R5H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-753-1688
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