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Dock 'N' Duck

) #2 of 5 Restaurants in Balfour $$ - $$$ American, ,
7924 Hwy 3, Balfour, BC V1L 6S4 | next to the Balfour Ferry Landing, Balfour, British Columbia V0G 1C0, Canada
+1 250-229-4244
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
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“duck” (21 reviews)
“pizza” (8 reviews)
“fish chips” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
7924 Hwy 3, Balfour, BC V1L 6S4 | next to the Balfour Ferry Landing, Balfour, British Columbia V0G 1C0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped here for some eats as we were camping in Kokanee creek. For very small town BC a great venue to have. It is for sale and I was unsure whether or not to go in as sometimes people give up at that stage. Nope...More

Thank mrobson52
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Dock 'N' Dock twice during our stay in Balfour. The lake front patio is perfect to watch the Ferry arrivals and departures. The food and service was fantastic. A little pricey, but worth it for a beach front location. We can not...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and view were fantastic. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Just keep an eye out the bill can add up rather quickly even for just my wife and I but worth it.

Thank Jesse B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch with a friend who is originally from the area. His first comment was that the prices had increased since his last visit. We both had a cold beer, much appreciated on a very hot Kootenays day. I ordered a chicken and cranberry hoagie,...More

Thank ZipoDoug
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Lets think about this...the place is up for sale...that should have been my first clue. go across the road to Langs ...the food is better

Thank bonniesmith3579
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We took the ferry from Kootenay Bay to Balfour late at night. Balfour is a tiny town and the only thing that looked open for dinner was the Dock 'n' Duck. Well, it wasn't really open, but Reggie the young gentleman that was working that...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ordered the large Hawaiian pizza ($27.50). Very tasty. It was actually too much for the two of us. Waiter was very friendly and good! The deck has nice views. The menu has quite a selection of a variety of foods. Not...More

1  Thank Budgeroo
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We had dinner at the Dock 'N' Duck three times in the six days we were in the area. All the meals we had were excellent and the service was very good. The view of the Kootenay Lake and the ferry added to our good...More

Thank BabaWendy
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of our usual stops when we are out at our cottage on Kootenay Lake. Staff are always friendly and do their best! They go above and beyond for those taking the ferry to ensure their drinks and food come out in time...More

Thank Kootenay3520
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We made the mistake of going here on Mother's Day. The place was packed and we had to wait for over an hour for our meal. Food was good when it finally came. View of the lake shore is beautiful and if the weather is...More

Thank Christine H
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Response from J0diB | Reviewed this property |
If you are in the camping mood, you should camp at Toad Rock. Best place to camp. Say hi to Happy for me if you go.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7924 Hwy 3, Balfour, BC V1L 6S4 | next to the Balfour Ferry Landing, Balfour, British Columbia V0G 1C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Balfour
  • Phone Number: +1 250-229-4244
  • E-mail
The DOCK 'n' DUCK Pub, Family Grill & Lodge is Kootenay Lake's premier lake front destination. It's “the quintessential BC Mountain experience in a setting right out of the pages of National Geographic."

Break-away to spectacular family dining & comfy lodging at the award winning beach front Eatery & Lodge.

Homey • Hearty • Healthy

• Gourmet Beef Burgers - 100% Certified Angus Canadian Beef
• Stellar Pizza - tons of fresh toppings, home crafted stone wheat crust, house made pizza sauce, and real Canadian cheeses
• Oven-roasted & crunchy chicken, tasty wings, apple-jack back ribs, all hormone, preservative & steroid free
• Organic beer-battered Fish & Chips, wild Salmon - from Arctic or BC waters using sustainable fishing practices
• Home-made sauces, dressings, and food free from preservatives, artificial colors & flavors
• Wheat free choices - Romaine lettuce bun, corn chips & vegetable infused rice

Escape to the sandy lake front at the Dock ‘n’ Duck Lodge

• Comfortable 1 & 2 bedroom suites sleep up to six
• Full kitchens, handy for a longer stay or vacation rental
• Pristine beach front access
• Boat moorage
• Room service •
• Free Wi-Fi
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