Welcome @ our Café & Gallery

Located in downtown Courtenay, Zocalo Cafe and Bistro is your Comox Valley meeting place! 

Drop by the corner of 5th and Cliffe Avenue to taste the Best Coffee in town plus our Delicious Breakfast, Lunches AND Dinners. 

Listen to live music and discuss the  original art and photographs gracing our walls. We are a licensed premises serving beer, wine and liquors. We also offer high-speed wireless internet - free!

Try out our NEW MENU  for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner!


We are open:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8am- 5:30pm
  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 8am- 9:00pm
  • Sunday: 8am- 5:00pm 

View our calendar to see what's happening at The Zo or check out our latest events below. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us... 

THIS MONTH AT THE ZOCALO

See the Calendar for details

Posted December 3, 2013

Saturday September 21, 7-9 pm Alan Jossul

Posted September 18, 2013

 

Born and raised in the Comox Valley, Alan has been teaching and playing guitar for most of his life. His influences have been guitar legends such as Don Ross, Leo Kottke and Lindsay Buckingham. He has also picked at the Banjo, the Bass and a few other instruments and managed to make a few of t…

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Friday September 20, Snow Munkeez

Posted September 18, 2013

 The Snow Monkeez are back!! Featuring Bruce Wing and Blaine Dunaway

                                                  

Bruce Wing

When it comes to Bruce's interests, there are always strings attached! Bruce has always been drawn to instruments with string…

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Sunday September 22, At Noon, Blaine Dunaway

Posted September 11, 2013

Blaine has taught music in public school throughout BC and Manitoba and has taught at the college level in BC and Alberta.

As a composer, his compositions range from String Quartets to 15 piece bands to meditation tracks.

Blaine has worked as a studio recording artist in many studios across the …

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Friday September 13, Forbidden Jazz

Posted September 11, 2013

LOCAL TRIO FEATURES Mike Eddy & James Lithgow 

Forbidden Jazz Trio returns to Zocalo Café for an evening performance on Fri, Sept. 13.  Comprised of Jake Masri on trumpet, flugelhorn, & vocals, Mike Eddy on keyboards, & James Lithgow on bass, they strive to reach audiences of …

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Saturday September 14, Loose Gravel

Posted September 11, 2013

Three Horns and Bass make Loose Gravel at the Zocalo

 

It started with Sax’n’Violin a couple of years ago at the Zocalo.  Then came Sax’n’Bone.  Now we have become Loose Gravel.

The original idea of Loose Gravel is so see what happens in a band with no guitar or piano.  We tried, an…

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Friday Sept 6. Justin Lacroix 7:30 pm

Posted September 4, 2013

 JUSTIN LACROIX  -  PASSION, RHYTHM & MELODY 


From Winnipeg's French community emerges bilingual folk-rock poet, Justin Lacroix. A gentle yet fiery soul with a unique pen and a feel for a good groove, this accomplished guitar player and dynamic singer offers up a fresh new sound. Since his i…

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Thursday, Sept 5, Bee Wolf Ray

Posted September 4, 2013

As part of the Zocalo Café’s series of Coffeehouse Thursdays, Bee Wolf Ray’s regular show on the first Thursday of the month is coming up this Thursday, April 4th.

The coffeehouse format is centered around intimate, listenable, conversational performance; Bee’s music fits like a glove. Her s…

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Saturday Sept 7, SilkPajamas

Posted September 4, 2013

4:00 pm  
LET SILK PAJAMAS TITILLATE YOU WITH TRENDY TUNES @ The ZOCALO Cafe  ON SATURDAY 7 SEPT @ 4:00 PM.  THE ZOCALO IS LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF 5TH ST. IN COURTENAY AND FEATURES GREAT FOOD AND FRIENDLY SERVICE. 
ANN JOHNSTONE, OUR NEW AND EXCITING VOCALIST WILL BE ON HAND TO ROUND OUT…

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Sunday August 25 BLUES AND BREAKFAST

Posted August 23, 2013

 Luke Blu Guthrie Band

Playing Sunday Morning  August 25 from  10:30-12:30

The Duo consisting of Luke Guthrie and Elizabeth Penney can be counted on for a powerful deeply soulful performance that vibrates the stage with poignant melodies that include slide guitar, masterful finger picking, s…

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Saturday August 24, Celtic Cargo Cult

Posted August 23, 2013


Celtic Cargo Cult .

Celtic Cargo Cult consists of David Somers (Guitar/vocals). Born and raised in Ireland, David moved with his family to the Comox Valley 20 years ago. A love for song fuels his writing and performing. His CD “At the End of the Day” is an equal mix of original songs and unique…

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Friday August 23, Ralph Barrat Trio

Posted August 23, 2013

This Friday come in to hear RNR, aka the Ralph Barrat Trio consisting of Ralph (guitar/vocal), Nick Sullivan (mandolin/banjo/penny-whistle/vocal), and Roger Purdy (bass/vocal).

They've been around for 16 years,, playing good old country standards, bluegrass, beatlegrass, and more.

Make your …

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