A well deserved break awaits at Cafe Guido & Co.

When you are ready to take a break from your adventures, Cafe Guido & Co. is a must. They can be found in Port Hardy at 7135 Market St and this is a one stop multiple experience kind of place. On the main level and you will find the cafe itself, offering espresso beverages, fresh baked treats, including their famous scones, and a variety of salads and grilled paninis. Upstairs is home to their clothing store, Drift, featuring many Canadian brands. Downstairs is the Book Nook where you will find your next great read, plus an array of unique and lovely housewares and gifts.

Cafe Guido
Cafe Guido

Visitors can expect  protocols in place for your maximum safety and comfort. Indoor seating has been removed to allow the space to physically distance while you order food or browse the shops. Currently a maximum of 10 people are allowed in at one time. There are also markers on the floor to guide you throughout the building. The Market Street location is providing takeaway service at this time Tuesday – Saturday, 8 am to 5 pm.

If you are in a hurry you can try out the G2 Drive-Thru at 8945 Granville St, which offers the same drink menu, a variety of baked goods, food and a sampling of retail items, all in a compact drive through format. Customers can also take advantage of the walk-up window if they’re on foot. The G2 Drive-Thru is open Monday to Saturday 9 am – 5 pm.

Cafe Guido
Cafe Guido




The friendly staff at Cafe Guido are looking forward to seeing their BC neighbors!

For more information visit them on Facebook click here



These are a few of our favorite things (to do in Port Hardy.)

We asked Laura, a member of our Visitor Services team, to come up with her top ten favourite things to do in and around Port Hardy.    Check out the rest of our website for more information.

Starting with number 9:

9. Grab a group of friends and go bowling at North Island Lanes.

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8. Leap into the Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre and learn everything to know about a salmon.

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7.  Relax and go camping in one of our campgrounds in Port Hardy!

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Camping & RVs

6. Head to the west coast and visit San Josef Bay.  On your own or with one of our local tour operators. San Josef Bay is beautiful and a must-see.

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5. Walk the Sea Wall. The Seawall is a 0.2 km spans from Government Wharf to Tsulquate Park. In the evening the wall is illuminated by blue light.


4. Grab a coffee or a snack at one of our local eateries.  After work or even on lunch break we love to order our favourite sandwich, sit down and read a book.


3. Watch the sunset and roast some marshmallows at Storey’s Beach, great for the kids to play or to explore yourself.


2. Hike the Fort Rupert Commuter Trail. This trail consists of 4 km of boardwalk and gravel. Once you complete the trail you can relax at our beautiful Storey’s Beach.


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1. Enjoy the day at a Lake. We love sitting down and relaxing by a lake. Beaver Lake is just off the turnoff to Port Alice and has a cute little dock. The Beaver Lake Forest Trail will take you about 45 minutes around the lake and is super simple. If you’re looking for a campsite by the lake then Alice Lake or Georgie Lake is your friend.