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2310 Alberni Highway | Old Country Market, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
+1 250-248-6280
11:00 - 22:00
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Carmel, Indiana
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food here is consistently yummy. Fresh pastas, authentic Italian pizza great appies. I definitely recommend a visit

Thank Elana S
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gorgeous food, generous portions and relaxing seating - we decided to sit outide as it was a sunny day and we enjoyed a lovely lasagna and salad.

Thank Carrie C
Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just off the main island highway in the small town of Coombs is an amazing eatery that fulfills all the needs of a great restaurant. Wonderful Italian pasta, beautiful Italian outdoor terrace and great service! We always go for a pasta dish, but the pizza and salads look just as fantastic!

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

Suprisingly this is one of the best restaurants in the QB area inspite of all the tourists. Food is always great. Staff is helpful and efficient and the atmosphere has a European feel. We frequent this restaurant with guests and friend and always recommend it to all.

Thank Ron C
Nanaimo, British Columbia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

8 of us dined there today for a family gathering. We were so pleased with having Bruno for our server. He took wonderful care of us, with humour and patience! First time eating here and we were all impressed with the food. Highly recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank Jocko52
Maple Ridge, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We tried it last summer and had to go back when we were in the area in November. Elegant, european styling, fine food served beautifully. Fresh and tasty and for us so great to have a pizza with only goat cheese for those with lactose intolerance. One of the finest restaurants in the area. Have done lunch - can't wait... More 

Thank rdgoos
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We went for lunch and were blown away with the service, the food, the setting, absolutely discovered little piece of heaven. Our waiter suggested an appetizer and I have never had anything so delicious locally picked chanterelle mushrooms in a cream sauce on foccacia bread. Unbelievable three of us shared it. We then ordered entrees the pizza divine, the pasta... More 

Thank cici57
Parksville, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Food is wonderful with excellent service and atmosphere. We prefer to visit in off season as it's not as busy. I recommend getting a reservation if possible.

Thank Gail S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Went for lunch with my daughter. The 4 cheese spinach gnocchi was melt in your mouth delicious as was the linguini with crab. Our waiter was very helpful and attentive, the food was hot and served quickly. I would recommend this restaurant to all my friends.

Thank Debbie S
Crofton, Canada
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very good food. Dinner was served very quickly, but dessert took at least 30 minutes to arrive. The spiked herbed lemonade did not taste like there was any gin in it. Order the plain lemonade.

Thank flattopterry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2310 Alberni Highway | Old Country Market, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Coombs
  • Phone Number: +1 250-248-6280

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