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Pioneer House Restaurant

4675 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6L2, Canada
+1 250-746-5848
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
“chimichanga” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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4675 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6L2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our trip to BC Canada staying with friends for Christmas and New Year we were informed of the Pioneer House Restaurant that it was a place to visit for breakfast/brunch. We did. The Crab Cakes Benny are to die for! With the Hash Browns...More

Thank Michael N
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! Many thanks to whom ever made the recommendations to choose Pioneer House...And many thanks for your time and very generous review. And a shout out to Chantelle aka Chicken!! We love her!!! We're very happy to have been part of your wonderful visit to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very rustic setting. Staff were very warm, friendly. Our party each had different entrees. We all enjoyed our meals. I had steak & eggs. Mine was real steak, tender & every bite tasty. Another in our party enjoyed there seafood & eggs. Again fresh &...More

Thank Ben Y
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I have been going to the Pioneer House for over 20 yrs! I love the atmosphere and the warmth of the log construction. They have an old western bar, and lots of antiques! The food is always good, they have a large menu, and do...More

Thank Jennifer S
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thank you for your point of view. We are definitely suffering from enough area for our customers to wait. Anything can be done but of course it all costs. This problem has not gone unnoticed. .. We also extend our apologies for our new front...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

We have driven past many times on our way from Courtenay to Victoria. We finally stopped and we were so impressed. Just the Christmas decorations were amazing...a lot of work and done so well. All the meals seem to be homemade, service was fantastic...friendly and...More

Thank Rick J
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Let's just move you here! Lol! But seriously, thank you for your wonderful review. Our meals along with our desserts are indeed all made from scratch! We look forward to seeing you soon. Best of the season!

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Prime rib roast to die for! Never ever had a bad meal! Log house, beautiful down home cooking. Leaves you warm and fuzzy!

Thank Babs073
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

We absolutely are the warm and fuzzy kinda place! We did out jobs! And we thank you for letting everyone know!

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been regular visitors for breakfast over several years, which has always been a pleasant experience. Yesterday we were delighted with our breakfast, I don’t know if they have a new chef but our meal exceeded our expectations, somehow they have...More

Thank tonfan
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Wow! Are we thrilled with your wonderful review! Thank you tons. ... we don't have a new chef but we are always trying to up our game and exceed our customers expectations!

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

If you happen to be travelling the THC through the Cowichan valley, the pioneer house is a great place to enjoy a "home" atmosphere and a home cooked meal. The portions are large, the prices are reasonable and the "feel" of the place make it...More

Thank AlanSanders62
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you! Thank you! We are very proud of our friendly 'homey' atmosphere as much as the food our hard working kitchen crew supply adding their own touch of love! See you soon!

Reviewed 26 October 2017

We've visited twice in maybe three years and each time we nod and say, we'll be back. The service is friendly and the food is solid. I had an omelette, choosing ingredients from the list on the menu, and enjoyed a healthy blend of spinach,...More

Thank MapleRidge2
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Seeing you return means we're doing it right! And next time you wish to enjoy our oatmeal, please don't hesitate to ask us to prepare it thinner for you! We'd be more than happy to make it your way. Thank you for a lovely post.

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Ate there last month. Food, service and value were okay. Tried for lunch today. Lots of empty tables, some were reserved and I don’t get that for lunch trade. We were told there were 3 tables ready to leave and it would only be a...More

Thank Rieley
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Definitely not how we like things to flow. We will most certainly look into what took place to cause this unacceptable wait....We thank you for the information.

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Nothing quite like a hot full breakfast on a chilly autumn morning . Old log cabin, fireplace, great breakfast menu and excellent service. The eggs Benedict are our favourite choice here but the skillet breakfasts are plentiful, varied and tasty.

Thank Kim R
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Best Bennies Ever!!! If you have a dairy alergy...we got your back on this one! We're sending up a high 5 for the terrific 5 star review! Cheers, see you soon!

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Gloria S
8 October 2017|
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Response from winteague | Reviewed this property |
As it states above they will be serving turkey all weekend long.
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Leslie70116
16 February 2015|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
You should contact the restaurant to see if they have Prime Rib on Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4675 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Duncan
  • Phone Number: +1 250-746-5848
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