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Chuffin Cafe - CLOSED

180 Craig St, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-248-3261
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
29 Oct 2015
“50's feel diner”
24 Sep 2015
“Quick Lunch!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Canadian, Seafood, Diner
180 Craig St, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 29 October 2015

local residents enjoy the 50's casual "coffee shop" atmosphere. Very good food, great service and centrally located.

Thank Eleanor K
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Great fish and chips in a classic diner! Excellent service and perfectly cooked cod with homemade French fries!!!! Awesome coleslaw as well!! Thanks for the great lunch!!!

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Don't expect a modernized clean restaurant with a kitchen manager that knows food and service. People eat at the Chuffin cause they are loyal to the restaurant. The decor is interesting and original.

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I used to go into the Chuffin fairly often. Chuff Burgers, great fish and chips and the best darn hangover breakfast in town (John wayne).... Sadly, those days are over. The owner sold the place a few months back to a foreign interest and ever...More

Thank billwE8934EZ
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Two mums and two kids were looking for a casual but not fast food lunch not far from the Parksville playground, and found the perfect spot at Chuffin. We all enjoyed the retro pictures on the walls. Service was prompt and friendly, and everyone enjoyed...More

Thank Shelley2707
Reviewed 7 September 2015

It is just a small café, but with a Hollywood touch. The whole place is decorated with movie star posters, even in the washroom. Sean Connery is in the ladies' and Audrey Hepburn in the men's. That sure brings back fond memories of the old...More

1  Thank faithandhope2live
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Always a great meal there. Lots of food choices, everyday specials. New owners, service is better. Always enjoy the restaurant ambiance.

1  Thank LaughingDragon
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Good home cooked meals, reasonably priced for good value. Service was exceptional! Staff was friendly, courteous, & genuine, made us feel like long time friends. Restaurant has quaint, quiet atmosphere, comfortable & clean. We had lunch there & went back for supper!

1  Thank Susan D
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Another good home-style food place. Open for breakfast, lunch and supper. Liver and onions are great. lain food but good. Daily specials. Excellent breakfasts.

1  Thank Cecil W
Reviewed 21 February 2015

I decided to have breakfast here recently and it was excellent. The portions were large and the price was reasonable. The music was lovely in the background. Very relaxing with big booths. My waitress was very friendly, polite and respectful. She was unobtrusive which was...More

1  Thank Gema28
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Restaurant Details

American, Canadian, Seafood, Diner
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Craig St, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-248-3261
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