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Pioneer House Restaurant

4675 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6L2, Canada
+1 250-746-5848
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“prime rib” (16 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
4675 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6L2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 296 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The breakfast here never disappoints us we absolutely love coming, unfortunately there seems to be a high turnover with staff and we have found some people to be less than awesome. I love the pioneer house so it hasn’t deterred us from coming here but...More

Thank ashleypazarlis
Reviewed yesterday

We have often stopped in for lunch on the way up island or for dinner on the way back, the menu has a great selection for everyone's taste, the service is good and staff friendly even though they are busy, they do cater to the...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waited 45 minutes for a table Sunday morning. The menu is large and the prices are fair. A good place for breakfast if you’re in the area.

Thank Steven V
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! That's a long wait. Thank you for your patience. Usually we are only at around 20 minutes. Thanks for your time, waiting and the review. See you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

If your travelling up island from Victoria this is perfect for a breakfast or lunch stop to fuel your belly for the road. Turn off is well signed and an easy merge for RV travellers. The service is quick and pleasant and there is variety...More

Thank RobertMJThompson
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! We love our pies too! We love being your stop on route. See you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 4th visit over as many years and I have to say that the decor and ambiance is excellent. But the service and food average, my friends prime rib was fatty and had too much gristle. The wife and I had the smallest...More

Thank NS357
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your experience is definitely an unfortunate one. We are very sorry to hear you had to ask for a basic service. We will be looking into this along with the prime rib and rib situation. If you 'upgraded' to alfredo (made from scratch) you would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food at Pioneer House is great but their coffee is TERRIBLE. Love the log house ambience. It gets super busy here and we have had to wait for a table sometimes. We would visit more often but I guess we are coffee snobs and...More

Thank YodaBentley
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your time to let us know how great we are doing except your view of our coffee. Please know that we get all the messages from the staff. There are a varied number of palates related to coffee and we regret you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn’t eaten her in a couple of years as my last experience was not very good. We were 2 couples out for dinner earlier this week. 3 of us order the bacon cheeseburger ( $13 ) and my wife had fish taco. To my...More

Thank harleydon13
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We look forward to seeing you all soon. We appreciate your time in letting us know you were delighted!!!

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The food was good and the service was great! Will definately go back again! I ordered the peach Bellini (not sure if correct spelling) it's a alcohol drink which was unbelievable!! It tasted awesome! That was my dessert!!!

Thank sikell123
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Your spelling was spot on! We're happy our food and service were as well! See you soon!

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Sooooooo good ! Home cooked and delicious meals and the desserts are excellent. Excellent staff. Highly recommend.

Thank Debbie P
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

All our desserts are made in-house from scratch along with our sauces and dressings. As such, all our dressings are celiac friendly!!! You can take our pies and cheesecakes home too! MMMMM.....

A TripAdvisor Member
Nanaimo, Canada
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful cozy little restaurant, good food and great service! Our favourite spot for breakfast as they offer a wide selection! Well worth checking out!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Gloria S
8 October 2017|
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Response from winteague | Reviewed this property |
As it states above they will be serving turkey all weekend long.
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Leslie70116
15 February 2015|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
You should contact the restaurant to see if they have Prime Rib on Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4675 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Duncan
  • Phone Number: +1 250-746-5848
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