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Kalvas Restaurant

) #5 of 68 Restaurants in Parksville ££ - £££ Steakhouse, Seafood,
180 Moilliet St, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
+1 250-248-6933
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (36 reviews)
“prime rib” (26 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30All hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
180 Moilliet St, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
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151 - 160 of 377 reviews

Reviewed 1 October 2015

We have dined at Kalvas for years when living in the area. Always had a most enjoyable evening. We moved away from the Parksville area 2 years ago, and recently had to return on business. Kalvas for dinner! We were greeted by John, a server...More

Thank Joel P
Reviewed 27 September 2015

After visiting for dinner last night I would say that it's a 'good' to very good' restaurant. Dinner was enjoyable although I can see some room for improvement: The oysters Rockafeller were very good, the steak I had was excellent, (beets were yummy). My spouse...More

Thank west250
Reviewed 18 September 2015

We had a meal here one night prior to getting the ferry back the mainland. The waiter was very helpful and very attentive. the food was tasty and well presented, not Michelin star but reasonably priced tasty food.

Thank Desgamblegawa
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We visited this restaurant as part of a group. The restaurant is located in a 'log cabin' building on the edge of the downtown part of Parksville. The building design provides a nice surrounding and ambiance and easily handled our group. The menu offers a...More

Thank SolsticeCalgary
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We found Kalvas by mistake were looking for another restaurant and walked by it. We were unable to find other place so returned to Kalvas. Upon entering we were greeting immediately and shown to a table of our choice. The server came by quickly and...More

Thank Duane J
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We were a group of 4 that were staying at the Beach Club Resort and thought a walk to and back from dinner would be good for us. And it was! (10-15 min. walk) We decided to go to Kalvas to experience the Prime Rib!...More

1  Thank Lorne M
Reviewed 12 September 2015

After many months, we came back to try Kalvas again. This time I went ahead and ordered the "West Coast Bouillabaisse" -- giving the chef plenty of rope to hang him- or herself. I was nervous about the "West Coast" modifier, since cioppino is a...More

1  Thank JHBrewer
Kalvas, Public Relations Manager at Kalvas Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2015

Kalva’s appreciates your candour. The royal we appreciate your admitting to liking most of your meal and bestowing 4 out of 5 stars. I am an apprentice to Chef/Owner Adel Chmait of Kalva’s. What this chef won’t allow on his website, are his accomplishments: youngest...More

Reviewed 10 September 2015

Recommended to us by our hotel front desk staff and we are glad we took her advise! Although the exterior looks more like a western steak house, the menu didn't really relect this type of restaurant. Ordered the Halibut and Scallops & Prawns which were...More

Thank bieder
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We had chosen Kalvas long before getting to Parksville, based on the previous reviews and menu. We were not disappointed. From the moment we stepped in, the service was top notch. The menu offered many different choices. We tried the Snietzel and the lamb and...More

Thank Beback
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We stopped here for our anniversary dinner. The food was outstanding and the service was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank gehill
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Rodney J
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Response from 191penny | Reviewed this property |
They have accommodated groups of 20 to 25 from The Parksville Newcomers Club on occasion. I am not sure if 35 would be too large a group. I tend to think not. They may ask you to pick your lunches ahead of time from the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Moilliet St, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-248-6933
  • E-mail
Kalvas is a classy, upscale log cabin with dark wood tables and a warm atmosphere. The semi-circular building offers almost every table a view from large windows. The focus of Kalvas is on the dining experience and the quality of the selections on the menu. Specializing in seafood and premium meats such as AAA Alberta Beef and Island Springs Lamb, Kalvas offers high-quality meals at reasonable prices.
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