The Purple Door Cafe in Fort Nelson

The Purple Door Cafe

Unit 1C 4916 50 Ave, Fort Nelson, BC

  • Food & Beverage
  • Fresh homemade food
  • Specialty coffees and teas
  • Delicious goodies and treats

Meet Geri Schindler

Geri Schindler is the owner of The Purple Door Cafe

Fort Nelson is Geri’s hometown and she loves it. She appreciates knowing many people in town and the friendliness of the residents. “I love being able to wave at people I know when driving,” said Geri, “as well as being able to say ‘hi’ to everyone at the grocery store.” Geri says that people in Fort Nelson are relaxed and willing to help each other out.

Geri recently started her own business, The Purple Door Cafe, and is proud of her step into entrepreneurship. “It has been a dream of mine for many years,” said Geri, “I love being able to offer fresh homemade food and baked goods to all my friends and family and the residents of our town.”

Geri feels that she and her business are well supported in Fort Nelson and that her connections with her customers run deep. She has lots of family in Fort Nelson and knows that they are always willing to help out should she need it. Geri finds she already has a steady client base and she can easily remember what it is they like and is ready with their regular orders. She loves having the satisfaction of knowing that people are appreciating the food she creates.

She also really enjoys meeting tourists too and being able to help with tourism advice to guarantee a positive experience win her hometown.

Cozy. Dependable. Original.

The Purple Door Cafe offers fresh homemade food that is both healthy and delicious and they are proud that they make all their fantastic food from scratch on a daily basis so their food is always fresh and tasty. They offer a daily homemade soup with a homemade bun that is always changing and always delectable. There is a great selection of paninis and tasty lunch options available at the Purple Door Cafe as well as fresh baked goods and treats. The Purple Door Cafe offers brewed coffees, tea and specialty drinks. Weekly specials include Tuesday cupcakes and Wednesday cinnamon buns.

The Purple Door Cafe also offers customers specialty cakes for custom orders that are perfect for that significant occasion or special event.

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Contact + Hours

  • Monday to Friday
  • 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday
  • 7:00 am - 5:00 pm


  • Unit 1C 4916 50 Ave
  • Fort Nelson, BC
  • V0C 1R0, Canada

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