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Blue Door Cafe

Cafe, Diner, Canadian, American
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5415 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T6, Canada
+1 250-723-8811
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127 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The "Blue Door Cafe' " is sort of a cross between a Diner & a student cafeteria,with long tables,counter seating,open kitchen and kitschy wall murals.Don't let that turn you off.The place is all about excellent home-cooked,all-day-breakfast & lunch,cooked and served by two ladies,who come across more like two nice family members (aunts maybe ? ) than restaurant employees.The menu is... More 

Thank GMj-travel
Kelowna, British Columbia
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great little coffee shop for breakfast. Good food with good portions and the staff chatty if you start the converrsation.

Thank John W
Midland, Canada
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Small location but great heart and food! Fast service, large portions and lots of choices on the menu.

Thank Wetherstone P
Banff, Canada
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast cafe run by 2 ladies. Large Manu to choose from, fast service and nice food. We had the ham and eggs and the Western Omelette.

Thank Leigh1980
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

There is anything on this menu run by two lovely ladies and used by many of the locals -some might say it's like a 'greasy spoon' but don't be put off and you will have plenty to eat - then enjoy the beautiful harbour views

Thank Charles and Sue A
Victoria, Canada
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Great old time food cooked on a grill right behind the counter. Coffee on the burner by the door. Very local with many friends meeting here for breakfast

Thank Value35
Leuven, Belgium
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86 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

People were very very friendly! Food is a BIG portion and location is great. There's a big board with choices and you can make your dish your 'own'

Thank Leuventripper
Port Alberni, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Down to earth diner, good food, giant coffee mugs refills friendly staff, small little place homey with locals eating there so you know its good.

Thank jan y
Tofino, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

I had come the the Blue Door in happy spirits... Smile on my face.. I've been a server for 14 years so I always make sure to actually greet the waitress with... You guessed it. A smile. It was kind of a dive ( but aren't all the good breakfast places ) She sat us with the most dismal smile... More 

Thank Serena H
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

This greasy-spoon-type restaurant is a haven for anyone who just wants good, normal food. You can watch your delicious home-style breakfast being made on the grill right in front of the counter, and the server and cook are smart, quick, and friendly.

1 Thank Lisa D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Diner, Canadian, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5415 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-723-8811

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