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Mom's Cafe

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$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner, Canadian
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2036 Shields Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0P6, Canada
+1 250-642-3314
08:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went for breakfast and liked. it so much came back for dinner the same night. Portions are large. Staff are very friendly and engaging. If you have a large appetite save room for a piece of pie. They are massive.

Thank Martin A
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Large portions - well rounded menu - excellent service - easy to find and lots of parking. Lunch time is very busy so the may be a short wait.

Thank Don M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

'Don't judge a book by it's cover' really applies here. Food is excellent and down-home and our service was great!

Thank Pat O
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had meals here in previous years, but this time we were very disappointed. I had a liver and onions meal, The liver was overcooked and dry, my friend had a salad with chicken salad was good, but the chicken was dry. Most of the complaints at our table of 6 was about the meat, over cooked and or... More 

Thank 174PeterH
Kamloops, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a late supper here of fish and chips. Very good fish and large pieces. Service was good. Next time we would go earlier as they were cleaning up the restaurant when we were eating.

Thank Jan S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Wow! Pretty much sums it up. Ordered cod and chips this time and as usual was blown away by the size of the meal. The fish was huge and done to perfection. I have been coming to Mom's Cafe for years and it never ceases to amaze me. Definitely worth the drive to Sooke to check this gem out! Thanks... More 

Thank Jim S
Sooke, Canada
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Mom's Cafe is a go to restaurant for the locals and is the typical small town greasy spoon restaurant. The food is passable, the service variable. The people are great.

Thank Carl N
Sooke, Canada
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131 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Mom's for years. When we first started coming here some 10 years ago, it was excellent. Since then though it has gone downhill although today's stop was not too bad. I had a Hawaiian Burger and my hubby had the fish n chips. Portions are big so be prepared. Both of them were good although... More 

Thank Spyhopper12
Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

The people are friendly and the pies are huge. It's a classic old time diner that has been there a long time. The service is good. It can be quite cold on a winter day especially in the morning. The breakfast was OK (my eggs were cold and the sausages greasy, the bacon was very thin) the potatoes were great... More 

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Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

This long running "never disappoints" diner is a culinary pleasure. Halibut and salmon are fresh prepared on site what's not to like about that ! Traditional "diner" experience your hostess(es) are pro's at their craft and add to the experience of dining out. The food is tasty and lots of it. I never miss a visit to eat there when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2036 Shields Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0P6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sooke
  • Phone Number: +1 250-642-3314

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