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Shot in the Dark Cafe

940 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
+1 250-287-7414
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sandwich” (38 reviews)
“soup” (18 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Canadian, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
940 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was Friday. It was sunny. I just wanted a great filling lunch to end the week. Sit in the sun at the bar stools while I watched the world go by. Thai chicken soup fresh and fabulous. Huge veggie sandwich made to my specs....More

Thank SBCanada55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe claims to have the best sandwiches in town. I’ve seen many people walk out of here with sandwiches, so I decided to try one. I heard they were huge, so I had a 1/2 Roast Beef Sandwich With Cheddar. It came with a...More

Thank NoshTraveller
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is THE place for the Best Omelettes in Town ! Full of generous fresh ingredients carefully made on the spot ! Sautéed delish onions , peppers, garlic, mushrooms , spinach, tasty cheese, ham , many combos all great ! As well as other breakfast...More

Thank Lisa725
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

New to town, looking for a quick lunch we spied this place. Saw the Trip Advisor Banner and were immediately drawn to dine here. We were extremely warmly greeted and felt inspired by the menu. Extensive coffee choices promised a caffeine boost. Sadly, it was...More

Thank coffeelady20936
Reviewed 30 January 2018

My friend had never been here before so we went for lunch. Shawn met us at the door and opened it for us. Amen came out to meet us also. Told us the specials and we ordered off the sandwich board. The food was fresh...More

2  Thank victoriawS4439MS
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Hearty, healthy and full of flavour soups....I'm hooked! The staff and owner are always friendly and create a warm and welcoming environment. I recommend this place for wholesome eats for sure :)

1  Thank Sara F
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Always my favourite coffee shop in Campbell River! Great food, friendly family owners. Easy parking across the street. View of the water and Quadra Island.

1  Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The Eggs Bennys are one of the best in town. I slightly different herb perhaps added to the sauce make it one of a kind. The Sandwiches are second to none. The coffee just doesn't fit my taste. It may fit others. I think it...More

1  Thank BC K
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Our first visit and unfortunately a bit of a disappointment. Yes their sandwiches are huge as other reviews have testified but not a lot of flavour - a chunk of meat, slice of cheese, tomato and a bit of lettuce, wedged between 2 big chunks...More

Thank STAN49_12
Reviewed 27 October 2017

My husband and I stopped in here for lunch. It was our 1st time. My husband ordered a loaded beef burrito and I ordered a BLT on a bagel. The burrito was huge with tons of filling and extras. We had never seen anything like...More

1  Thank LRossmann
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 940 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Campbell River
  • Phone Number: +1 250-287-7414
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