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Dining in Parksville & Qualicum Beach

Dining & Restaurants in Parksville & Qualicum Beach

Oceanside has a wide variety of places to dine and the hardest thing you will have to do is to choose one. You can find romantic retreats, a variety of ethnic places to dine and of course, being beside the sea means there are many restaurants that feature delectable seafood dishes.


Bayside Bistro Quality Resort ParksvilleAt the Quality Resort Bayside in Parksville, The Bayside Bistro & Lounge offers fresh, seasonal, casual dining with a million dollar ocean view. Their menu focuses on regional ingredients and producers, showcasing the best BC has to offer.

The seasonal menu at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort's cedars restaurant & lounge showcases appetizers and entrées with a West Coast focus, many created using local ingredients. West Coast style cuisine is featured.

From their famous fish and chips to local salmon, halibut, cod, prawns, mussels and oysters, you’ll find that Aioli Seafood Restaurant always uses the freshest, sustainable seafood and prepares it to perfection.  

British Bobby Restaurant ParksvilleTraditional British fare set in an authentic English seaside restaurant, the British Bobby Restaurant is more than just great "Fish & Chips".  They also feature a number of other tempting British dishes to tempt the most British in any of us. Yorky's Fish & Chips is one of the oldest fish and chips restaurants on Vancouver Island and is located a short walk from Parksville Beach.

Casual dining is the emphasis of the Pacific Brimm, which offers a full breakfast menu until 1 p.m. each day and also features lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Chameleon's Restaurant is another excellent choice for both casual and fine dining as they offer a varied menu to please the most discriminating diner. 

Leftys Qualicum Beach 2015 editEstablished in 1996, Lefty's Restaurant is committed to two things: fresh food and great service. Come by either location and taste the difference fresh makes!

Authentic Japanese dishes and a variety of appetizers, specialty rolls and rice bowls are featured at Sushi Sakura.

Kalvas The Log House is situated in a classy, upscale log cabin and specializes in the best seafood and premium meats such as Reserve Angus Alberta Beef and lamb.  Chef Adel favours a classic cooking style with fusion influences and insists on only the highest quality ingredients in every dish he prepares.

Smoke N Water Restaurant ParksvilleEnjoy waterfront dining with Southern inspired cuisine at the Smoke'N'Water Restaurant at the Pacific Shores Resort on Craig Bay. Family friendly dishes, brunch, lunch, dinner and weekly live music await.


The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub has been synonymous with great food, breathtaking ocean views, and a casual relaxed atmosphere. Their waterfront location is in Qualicum Beach.

shady edit 2webButlers at the Mansion is situated in the lobby of the original 1912 Crown Mansion, where locally-sourced foods are the focus of their complete menu of appetizers, entrees and desserts.

Overlooking Qualicum Beach and the Straight of Georgia, the CView Restaurant at the Qualicum Beach Inn offers excellent West Coast cuisine.

Fish Tales Café, in Qualicum Beach, features fresh local seafood, oysters, mussels, prawns and they pride themselves on offering the best halibut and chips on the Island.

Arrowsmith Micky Js Bar GrillGluten Free is the emphasis of the Courtyard Cafe, whose specialty is crepes, but they also feature many other tempting entrees.

Home of the 28oz steak and lots of seafood, appies, burgers and pastas, Deez Bar and Grill features fun and casual dining in Qualicum Beach.

You don’t have to be a golfer to enjoy Micky J’s Lounge at Arrowsmith Golf & Country Club. The menu offers a selection of delicious meals and beverages at affordable prices in their fully-licensed premises, which includes a large covered patio.

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