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Common Loaf Bake Shop

180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-3915
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cinnamon buns” (43 reviews)
“bread” (72 reviews)
“panini” (20 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've had the best chai latte at the Common Loaf along with a sticky bun! Get there early to get a pick of the wonderful handmade goods and they accept cash only. You can stay in or take out!

Thank pissy25
Reviewed 6 days ago

Love this place. Great local vibe with lots of freshly baked fare and COFFEE. We went up the spiral staircase and ate upstairs where we had a nice view of the harbor. Breakfast pizza was great. I had the veggie version one day and the...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 1 week ago

busy little place lots of room we sat upstairs, and were treated to a tasty lunch....you can even have a beer if you wish..Bakery extrodinare wish we had found on the first day....

Thank pennyjeda64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best breakfast place and bakery is a delight. The staff all sing along to a South Carolina bank they love & know all the words to and they aren’t shy with great booming voices The breakfast sandwich is addictive so be warned! Try the...More

Thank j0eycalgary
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cash only restaurant and is a take out or sit in. Great meals, and recommend eating on the second floor.

Thank jimmieddd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you get through the traffic in Tofino and turn left by the Post Office, you'll find the Common Loaf Bake Shop. The food and service are good, the washrooms were clean, so avoid the longer lines on the main highway!

Thank Stevethearchitect
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking into this place I was little worried. It is very crowded in the small downstairs main area where you order and get your coffee. Was noisy in the downstairs eating location off to the side. Was a rainy day. oh- came in October 2017....More

Thank starrider2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Common Loaf is a relaxing coffee and pastries, some sweet some savory. Coffee is terrific and also has soft drinks. Best lemon bars in Tofino..

Thank T40love
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really wanted to like this place. I pictured a quaint, family run little cafe/bake shop. What we experienced wasn't so quaint or lovely though. From the moment we walked in, the experience we were expecting was shattered. Firstly, they seemed to be sold out...More

2  Thank monica a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Common Loaf is just that... common! Don't go here expecting anything extraordinary. We had scones and their honey cinnamon bun. Both felt like a waste of carbohydrates in a town full of delicious eats. Nice atmosphere, cute local place, and good service, but don't...More

2  Thank 514IMS
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-3915
A local favorite since 1980, The Common Loaf Bake Shop provides hardy healthy and tasty fresh baked goods, gourmet coffee, breakfast and lunch choices.Local Favorites include world famous cheese buns and deliciously sticky cinnies. Internet access in this licensed establishment serving everything from a beer to a great specialty coffee make it a great spot to hang out. Please note our business does not accept credit or debit cards but we are conveniently located next to the bank.
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