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lominator Jul 1, 2011 11:14 AM

Visiting the Sunshine Coast in the next few weeks. Any recommendations where to go for good food for both lunch and dinner?

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    islandgirl Jul 1, 2011 04:18 PM

    We had a lovely dinner at the Rockwater Secret Cove resort's restaurant about 3 years ago now. My inlaws went for lunch recently and really enjoyed it.

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      Georgia Strait Jul 3, 2011 09:53 AM

      we like the soup and baked goods at Bliss - a FANTASTIC new bistro coffee restaurant in Gibsons -- it is on Gibsons Way across from Shell gas station / A & W fast food. Steven the owner is the most charming kind person - even when it's busy he has a chance to say hello to his guests. It is open for morning coffee and lunches. I don't think it is open in the evening.

      you might also enjoy a drive or bike ride along Henry Road (just west of Bliss) to the two farm stands (Henry Reed organics and "The Green Room" - you could pick up some veggies for picnic snacking

      some people recommend Smittys Oyster House down in Gibsons Landing - great views, funky atmosphere. But i have not been there in a while.

      enjoy your visit, make sure you plan ahead for the ferries (super busy on certain days) - you can reserve space ahead of time on the BC Ferries website.

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        QueenRuby Jul 6, 2011 11:40 AM

        If you get the chance to pop by Bowen there are some AWESOME restaurants there. Tuscany has probably the best pizza ever. Doc Morgan's mussels & fries, horseradish mayo, and home-made crusty bread on Mondays. But, you seriously have to try Cocoa West. By far the best truffles I have ever tasted.

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