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Reviewed 14 September 2022

Visited in September, the place was recommended but we had a poor experience. The server told us they were closing at the end of the week so, very few menu items were available. No baked goods at all the display case was empty and we...were told the baker was no longer baking. We needed a soup and coffee for lunch; 1 choice of soup which was served lukewarm with a slice of while bread. We went elsewhere for coffee on a cold, wet day.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 31 August 2022

Great service from Sylvia and Raven when four of us from BC rented bikes and had a picnic lunch on Sunday, August 28. Sylvia was kind, friendly and thorough in telling us about our bike tour. Raven made us delicious, fresh sandwiches, fresh, crisp salads,...melt in our mouth, flaky, fresh chocolate chip cookies and refreshing lemonade. We even received a picnic basket and blanket for our bikes. A delightful day,More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 31 August 2022 via mobile

My husband and I were completely delighted by the friendly staff at the Cafe and Bistro. Sylvia and Raven treated us with the warmest of welcome when we arrived at the cafe. Prior to our trip we were told about the friendly nature and kindness...of Newfoundlanders, the staff at the Cafe are a true expression of these characteristics. We were served promptly and our bike rental was simple. Sylvia prepared a delicious picnic lunch while we sipped on a creamy and hot latte. We highly recommend this Cafe, our picnic lunch was filled with gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, partridgeberry lemonade and scrumptious chocolate chip cookies as big as your hand. Sylvia provided us with great suggestions of local sights in Bonavista. A huge bouquet of roses to both Sylvia and Raven. You both made our trip extra special. We hope to return again soon.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 22 July 2022 via mobile

Lovely spot . We rented bikes and had the picnic by the ocean watching whales . The food was delicious. We went back again to get sandwiches and salads for another hiking picnic as it was so good . Bought coffee on the way out...of town . Highly recommend and will be back when we visit again. Thank you !More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 20 August 2021

Our experience here was not that great. The service was not very friendly and very slow. One side of our pizza was burnt. The part that wasn’t was good.I think we got them on a bad day because everyone recommended this place.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Miranda M, Owner at Bicycle Picnics Cafe & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2022

I"m sooooooooooo sorry to hear that!!! Yes, you MUST have caught us on a bad day. We work had to ensure everyone has a good experience. If you come back again, please introduce yourself so I can personally take care of you!

Reviewed 24 July 2021

Miranda and her staff have something special to offer that is unique and tasty. The offer of bicycle rentals and an included picnic make for a delightful way to see the sights of the area. The picnic menu was varied, the bikes were safe and...user friendly, and the cafe meals were excellent, especially the coffee. Miranda sparkles with enthusiasm for her customers and offers tourists tips on local hot spots.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 12 July 2020 via mobile

Out on the Bonavista Peninsula for a staycation and found Bonavista Bicycle Picnics Cafe and lucked into opening day! What an absolutely beautiful quaint cafe sitting on the edge of the North Atlantic with views to heal the soul! The staff were warm, sweet and...super friendly and the food is absolutely delicious! We ordered the bicycle picnic and had the veggie sandwich and the chicken pininni, salad and cookies! I have to say the veggie sandwich may be the Best sandwich I have ever tasted! It was carmelized onions, goat cheese and some kind of sweet and tangy sauce that put it over the top! We left the Cafe on the bikes with our picnics securely fastened to a basket on the back of the bikes. We meandered along the coast line with colourful wild flowers lining the country roads, beautiful seaside views, and country fences and meadows filled with cows and horses. It was a bit surreal and one of the most peaceful and beautiful adventures I have ever experienced! We made our way to the Bonavista Lighthouse and settled in for our tasty picnic! I highly recommend trying this if visiting Bonavista! You will not be disappointed!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 12 February 2020

Great gem of a cafe that rents bikes and can provide picnic lunches. Staff are phenomenal. My daughter has a gluten free diet and not only did they have something on hand, they made something different for her the next day. Did I mention cafe?...Lovely Lattes and Americanos.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 18 September 2019

An adorable, cozy cafe with a funky vibe that’s provides a comfortable and relaxed environment with tea or coffee and healthy lunch options. The food is all homemade and so delicious Everything about this place is so inviting, warm and friendly. I was welcomed like...I have been there forever . And to sit outside,... so close to the ocean ...enjoying the food and the ocean views totally exceeded our expectations.❤️More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 7 September 2019

This lovely little cafe, situated upon a local heritage site, is situated on the shoreline of Bonavista Bay. Truly a Bonavista! Great food, very personable host and owner, Miranda, and good coffee. They even offer bicycle, map and picnic basket for those who want to...take their grub to the seaside for a leisurely picnic. Where else can you find that? We will be back before the end of the season for sure. PS They also sell local merchandise. Favourite T-shirt: Don't Be Talking.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 September 2019

We found this quaint and charming restaurant while visiting an art installation on the Mockbegger Plantation of historic Bonavista. The restaurant is located in a small historic store and still has the original shelving and wall boards. A group of six, we all agreed that...this was one of the finest lunches we have had anywhere in the world. The roasted chicken panini with spicy mayo and brie was absolutely delicious and the red lentil curry soup was superb. Our server was very friendly, efficient and had a great sense of humour. The next time we are in Bonavista we will definitely return and maybe we'll try the bike rental with the take-away picnic basket.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 September 2019

Loved this place, right near the water. We had coffee and lingered for about an hour, it was so nice. Servers were super friendly and the atmosphere is fun and casual with a lot of local art on the walls. We were glad we stopped...in.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 27 August 2019

enjoy incredibly tasty bake goods, delicious lunch and coffee, tea or lemonade while enjoying lovely views of the atlantic ocean. can enjoy in house or on outdoor picnic tables and chairs . they will also prepare and pack a delicious lunch for a bike ride...around the town (which you can rent from them).More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 26 August 2019

My husband and I booked a bike rental with a picnic lunch. My husband called early that morning to let them know when we would be arriving, so our lunch would be packed and our bikes would be ready. The owner did not pick up...her messages so, needless to say we had to wait for the lunch. Having said that, the lunch was VERY good. The bike, on the other hand, was NOT! When I started on our ride I was riding up a hill and I shifted down to first gear. I thought I was in first gear, but I was not, therefore I ended up falling off the bike!!! I am a seasoned cyclist, so I was very aware of how to shift the bike!!! My husband discovered that the rear shift cable was not engaged, hence I wasn't going in to first gear, but staying in 6th gear. He managed to get the cable back on, and I was okay to ride on (with a small gash on my right ankle). My husband stated that he was told they check their bikes daily, but this is obviously NOT the case. They have a responsibility to ensure the bikes are in good working order. I should also state that the chain and gears were VERY rusted on the bike....another sign of 'lack of maintenance'.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 26 August 2019

We stopped here for breakfast before leaving Bonavista. This spot was the perfect start to our morning. The staff are really friendly and polite. The fresh baked goods were delicious and the view was amazing. It was really nice to just sit and eat and...watch the view. The decorations are cute and homey. The restaurant has a very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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