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Beach House Cafe

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Mediterranean, Central European, European
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2775 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2C4, Canada
+1 250-752-9626
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Mon 11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
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Parksville, Canada
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

1st visit to the Beach House Cafe last night. We both chose the special menu, 3 courses for $24.00. I had freshly dressed greens with homemade balsamic dressing, delicious. My husband opted for the soup, a meatball vegetable soup with homemade stock, also delicious. We both had the lamb shanks for the main, tender and moist, with a medley of... More 

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Ontario
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot .... brutal lunch .... we were so disappointed .... literally maybe 10/15 fries on plate ... salad was lettuce, tomatoes n a piece of cucumber ... we drove away in shock at how brutal the lunch was .... very unfortunate ....

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3 Thank ryefly_98
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about this restaurant is the view. The interior is tired and sadly in need of a refresh. We went with friends for dinner and selected the 3 course special which was poor at best and expensive. I understand it is under new management and expected more - we were all sadly disappointed and I will not go... More 

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3 Thank Ron C
Manitoba, Canada
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815 reviews
527 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have only eaten at the Beach House once. View was wonderful, right on the water. The service was good. Our meals were quite good, the chowder and a fondue type dip. Not one of the most memorable meals we've had, and was a little more expensive than some of the other area choices. Felt rather crowded somehow, but okay. Will... More 

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Thank Lynda D
St. Moritz, Switzerland
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373 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 347 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We love to stop there along the road for a relaxing lunch with a view over the water, even if we travel in autumn and it is usually cold and windy. The friendly staff offers an excellent choice for such a small cafe and everything you order is freshly prepared and if ever possible from local products.

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Thank Engadiner
Parksville, Canada
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

After reading positive reviews after the re-opening of the Beach House Cafe, we stopped for lunch. The service, while friendly, was lacking. The bookends were having to ask to order a drink before our meal and having the bill placed on the table without being asked if we would like coffee or dessert. In between, our server told us 3... More 

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Thank Robin C
Nanaimo, Canada
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118 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I have been to this restaurant on a number of occasions and I have found the service to be good generally but the food is not always consistently well prepared. They seem to focus more on the daily specials and when ordered, I was not disappointed.

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Thank J T
Victoria, Canada
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124 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

I ordered a steak from the reopening specials menu. The steak was hard to chew and I had to give up on a large portion of it. Two other people at our table also had the steak and their comment was " it is chewy." Others had the fish which was okay but they were not able to eat their... More 

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Thank Dennis07
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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155 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We didn't see the view this time as it was night time, but on the patio on a sunny day, or from the picture windows in daylight hours, it is spectacular. The food is also worth a visit. The menu is German, Central European, and Coastal seafood cuisine. Meals come with salad and veggie sides. I wish the bread was... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We stopped at this little hideaway on the highway and were absolutely delighted by the staff and the view from the moment we walked in. The restaurant is very quaint…only about 25 tables, but the patio, [which wasn’t open as it was the end of October], looks like it could seat another 50 tables. The view from every table over-looks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Central European, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2775 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-9626

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?