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The Alternative Kitchen

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6697 Sooke rd, Sooke, British Columbia V0S 1N0, Canada
+1 250-642-1460
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

This gem in the heart of Sooke is my favourite breakfast place! Very decently priced. The hashbrowns are to die for, and the egg sandwiches are PACKED with decliciousness! You gotta eat here!

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Thank Kristin B
Sooke, Canada
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131 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We were thrilled to see Cathy was back. Place was updated with new lights and what not. Cathy as always was super busy but we don't mind the wait. Had a great half benny and my hubby had an enormous omelette. Prices are excellent and the food is always great. Very happy.

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Thank Spyhopper12
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Love this place, and Cathy too! So happy Cathy is Back! Great lunch, breakfast and host! Eggs Benny is to die for and her hashbrowns are like nothing I have ever had!

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Thank VictoriaCouple
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Hi all. Cathy is back in business! Visit Cathy's Corner Café and check out the NEW look! The great food will be waiting for you. Re-opening in mid Dec. 2016!

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1 Thank Yvonne C
Sooke, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

To my great dismay the cafe closed in mid December and I ate at the last day there. It was a sad day but hopefully Cathy will open up another Restaurant as the building was sold. Many thanks for the great food.

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Thank Rodney R
Sooke, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

The food is very tasty and delivered quickly. The cafe uses fresh ingredients, like farmers eggs and locally produced bacon. The food is a 7 out of 10, but every once in a while the weekday special is a 10. I was thinking about the curry rice and chicken for 2 days after I ate it. Specials are a mixed... More 

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2 Thank Rodney R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

I believe this place is now called Cathy's Corner Cafe. They have the best breakfast in town. I definitely recommend going here. They offer take-away and their service is very efficient.

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2 Thank wanderlust-wildchild
Victoria, BC
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103 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Food is good and reasonably priced, and staff are pleasant. This is, however, quite a small, basic place serving mostly sandwiches, soup, breakfasts, that sort of thing: only about 6 tables in an old, kind of run-down, place at the end of a small strip mall. Definitely not fancy. The quality of the food deserves to be in a nicer,... More 

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1 Thank VicBCTraveller
Sooke, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

We come to Cathy's all the time, mainly for breakfast. There is a lot of food so bring an appetite. Omelet's are huge and my hubby loves them. I always enjoy Eggs Benny so that's my treat. Endless coffee and everyone is friendly. Limited seating so get there early!

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1 Thank Spyhopper12
Sooke BC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

There are always customers at Cathy's. Open at 6 am it's where the locals have breakfast, good prices and home cooked meals. Passing thru? Forget MC Donald's and A&W take the next left and turn left right away. A small cafe serving up big meals for breakfast and lunch, not fancy just simple food done right. My favorites are the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6697 Sooke rd, Sooke, British Columbia V0S 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sooke
  • Phone Number: +1 250-642-1460

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