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££ - £££Seafood, ,
220 West Island Highway | Across from the Beach Club, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2P3, Canada
+1 250-586-5500
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
220 West Island Highway | Across from the Beach Club, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2P3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We had dinner here last night. This was the first time we came here. We were greeted at the door by the owner (Allie) which is quite unusual in these days. What a lovely touch! The decor is stunning and soft music plays. The menus...More

Thank marmich754
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Went in with a close friend to have dinner before a night out on the town. I had the crab dip to start, and the special of the day which was a miso salmon and Japanese radish, with rice. Was phenomenal. My friend had the...More

Thank Christoff J
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is tucked away in a corner next to Bank of Montreal. The food was excellent as was the service. The menu is not large but quite varied so there should be something for everyone. I understand there are several gluten free options. We...More

Thank thealexpopes
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I loved this place. The Bisque was amazing, and everything was perfect. The Ribs were amazing, and I am a critic. The resort staff at the place we stayed in recommended it to us, and boy are we happy he did. The place has interesting...More

Thank JaniceTexasToast
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We had a very nice meal. My friend had the crab bisque it was very good. I had the ribs, they fell off the bone. It was accompanied by fresh vegetables. All was well presented. Server was great, restaurant atmosphere cozy. I will be going...More

Thank anna p
Reviewed 17 September 2017

My husband and I visited Chameleon's last night for dinner. The bisque of the day was crab and we shared a bowl. I ordered the special of miso poached coho salmon with an apple jicama slaw, asparagus and fried rice. My husband ordered braised beef...More

Thank creekside949
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Cosy little restaurant, kitty corner from the Beach Club and across the road from Aioli. Very friendly accommodating service, and good reasonably priced food. Will visit again

Thank Tony E
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Chameleons was recommended to us to go to for lunch. We arrived to find a large sign saying "Open for lunch and dinner." We parked the car and went inside. No, they are not open for lunch.

2  Thank Gail S
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Try to make a reservation if you can, just to make sure you get in. Love it!!! Looked after by the owner, lovely service, friendly and efficient. Presentation was very nice, food was superb. Had figs stuffed with blue cheese wraped in bacon for an...More

Thank gauerd
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Small quiet restaurant tucked away in downtown Parksville. Very friendly, great service. Food very fresh and tasty. Good value.

Thank Flutterby2013
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Questions & Answers
9 December 2016|
Response from timothy h | Property representative |
I am sorry but we are closed every Sunday and Monday. The rest of the week we do suggest making reservations.
16 November 2016|
Response from Geri R | Reviewed this property |
Restaurant open Christmas Eve for LUNCH. Geri
14 October 2016|
Response from timothy h | Property representative |
I am sorry you are having such a bad time with us . I venture to say that we haven't been busy lunches. I would be interested to know what the date was.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Seafood, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 West Island Highway | Across from the Beach Club, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2P3, Canada (Formerly Cha*me*le*ons oste*ria)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-586-5500
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