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Buzz Coffee House

1861 Dufferin Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 0B1, Canada
+1 250-591-8310
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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1861 Dufferin Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 0B1, Canada
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

I was quite disturbed when the cook (who looked about 16 years old), dropped an eggshell on the floor, picked it up and threw it in the garbage, then continued cooking without washing his hands. The latte I had was good, and it's an comfortable...More

Thank PamelaShamela
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Long pour Americano is sooo good here!!!! Muffins are pretty great too :) A little pricier than other coffee shops though & parking is a bit of a challenge.

Thank VIslandGirl1
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Go there often as close to home. Coffee not bad. They have very average food except their cinnamon buns are exceptional. Their wraps are barely okay They do not know our names after one year of going with new owners. Previous owner within one week...More

Thank Pioneernana
The Buzz C, Manager at Buzz Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review The Buzz Coffee House. We truly value the opinions of our customers and we apologize that we did not meet your expectations; and what you've become accustomed to. You are correct that we have recently changed ownership...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Five of us enjoyed a variety of drinks. I ordered the large soy latte (it was huge & delish!) and the others had regular coffees and teas. We very, very much had a good breakfast.

2  Thank Jenny M
The Buzz C, Manager at Buzz Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks so much for the feedback! We are happy that you loved everything and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 10 March 2017

Where I meet friends to catch up with them. Very yuppie atmosphere. Good coffee but they really need to change up the menu. Great cinnamon buns but no sandwiches Only a couple of the same ole same ole wraps Have a couple of sets of...More

Thank Pioneernana
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We met a friend here for coffee on her recommendation and liked the place a lot. The coffee was fresh and hot, the wait staff were young, cheerful and well-trained and, because the place is large, there was no need to hurry over coffee. It...More

Thank blkWeyburn
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Buzz was a landmark coffee house in North Nanaimo that was moved south off of Bowen Rd. by its owners. It was a great place to go for fresh food and great coffee. Since the move it has gradually fallen off to a point...More

Thank Jordan G
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I have had issues with this place in the past when it gets busy this place is chaotic & staff have been frazzled - drinks were wrong . But today & right now the staff are friendly, relaxed & the vibe is very cool .....More

Thank S_Leach
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Quick stop for a lovely coffee and to feed some soon to be cranky kids! Staff is very knowledgeable about what they serve and always very friendly. There is a good variety of food offered...not all sweets and treats. Love the big tables that invite...More

Thank 4WestCoasters
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I found this place because my usual coffee shop was closed Although it is a bit hidden away it is definitely worth seeking out Lots of space good coffee and affable staff I will return

Thank JCDown
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:50 AM - 6:00 PM
6:50 AM - 6:00 PM
6:50 AM - 6:00 PM
6:50 AM - 6:00 PM
6:50 AM - 6:00 PM
6:50 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1861 Dufferin Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 0B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-591-8310
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