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A&W Restaurant

540 Island Highway E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H6, Canada
+1 250-248-2040
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good20%
  • Average40%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (7 reviews)
“hash browns” (3 reviews)
“root beer” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food, Canadian
540 Island Highway E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H6, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here for a quick bite to eat and ordered the onion rings and fries and a teen burger. All was good but the fries were Luke warm at best.

Thank potashminer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Twice hubby waited over 10 minutes with no counter service. Both times, the restaurant was not that busy. Perhaps the owner(s) need to hire more staff.

Thank tikitorte
Reviewed 5 April 2017

good food. clean store. easy to pull off to parking.They honour the coupons with no fuss. This site is annoying because it makes you make more comments before it will accept!!!!

Thank watchy2014
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Love with A&W. Classic A&W fare with organic, grain feed beef freshly made. Try the Mozza burger and get the root beer in a chilled mug. A delight.

Thank TravelOften1968
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Tell me where you can get 2 great burgers...and 2 big fresh coffees for Two people for less than $5/each.....Tell Me !! and I will go there and try 'em. OH yeah...don't forget the 2 for 1 burger meal coupons....that come in local mail promos....More

Thank glennr45
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Last 2 times we have gone to Aand W it has been a disaster. The french fries have been cold and greasy, Onion rings prob the best part of the meal, were uneatable. Teen burger , we are still trying to get the stomachs to...More

Thank Sheila R
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Just had a late lunch at this restaurant and feel it is truly time someone took this place on and insisted it be renovated. Our meal was good (the hamburger with no hormones) but... before leaving I used the washroom for Women. If the toilet...More

Thank RonaldTraveller
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We came here as we were passing through and wanted something quick. The food was the normal A&W food. However the Staff seemed different. Super long lineup, and nobody opened another till. The person took our order, put our drinks on a tray, and started...More

Thank Russfest
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Seems to be one of the poorer-trained crew among A&Ws in SW BC. Came here on a thrift shopping day to stop for lunch. Not much of a line - maybe 3-4 people ahead of me - but took forever to get my order in....More

1  Thank YVRcockroach
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Nothing wrong with the food. It was clean inside the restaurant , food was hot. Lots of parking for trucks

1  Thank cheezewiz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Fast food, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Island Highway E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-248-2040
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