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Black Bear Books and Coffee House

1229B Canyon Street, Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G0, Canada
+1 250-428-2711
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cinnamon buns” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Soups, American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1229B Canyon Street, Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Driving through town, and we were looking for a soup and sandwich with a cozy atmosphere. This place was PERFECT! Friendly, helpful staff took our order while we looked at all the art, books, magazines, clothing & accessories. We had the daily special, panini and...More

Thank Joel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked one of the locals where they would recommend for lunch and they suggested the Black Bear, but warned that although the food was good, the service was slow. Service was slow, but we enjoyed our soup and hot chocolate and would return here...More

Thank Foxymerlin
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Black Bear always has an abundance of baked goods that are diet friendly. Fresh and delicious products available daily. Great service...great place!

Thank Nightdark
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Great coffee, home-made cookies and treats in a low-key cost atmosphere. Wish there were more places like this.

Thank Skibum6969
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We stopped for lunch and enjoyed a great soup and sandwich. We enjoyed looking at all the bear memorabilia, so much so that we bought one. Our black bear is currently reading his book by the tree lamp in our living room. Thanks to the...More

Thank KitsWalkers
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We wandered into this shop at the advice of several locals. We were in search of good coffee! We waited in a line of 6-7 others to order. Service was friendly and fairly prompt, but there was only one person working (as seems to be...More

Thank kcvdb
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The atmosphere and comfy seats with good amount of space made it a nice place to take a break and relax for a little while. Seemed air conditioned, but had a cosy fire place area which added to the relaxed feeling in there. Just stopped...More

Thank Andrea A
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Relaxed peaceful coffee shop but also a well stocked bookshop. Warm welcome, comfortable ambiance good coffee and superb home made cinnamon buns

Thank 493sherwood
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Books, souvenirs, cool trinkets, musical instruments and supplies, fantastic treats, and some of the best coffee anywhere. Staff are very friendly and accommodating. Helping us find what we needed to find in store and around town. Totally a highlight of our trip and easily our...More

Thank Jarrod N
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had some time to kill in Creston and noticed the Black Bear. Since we like books and we like coffee we wandered in. It is an eclectic place permeated by the wonderful smell of fresh coffee. There were books, coffee, souvenir...More

Thank Dave M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Canadian, Soups, American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1229B Canyon Street, Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Creston
  • Phone Number: +1 250-428-2711
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