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Locals Restaurant at the Old House

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Seafood, Healthy, Canadian
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1760 Riverside Lane, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 8C7, Canada
+1 250-338-6493
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 21:00
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Courtenay, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Locals is definitely the best restaurant in town. Food and service is great! Little pricey compared to some other places in town but absolutely worth every penny! 10 stars!

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Thank Moffj
Mungalala
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's this simple: in the valley you have few restaurants too choose from that aren't terrible... this is one of the good guys. Sadly, it hates your bank account and will drain it quick. Awesome for dates and ambience so being condoms

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Thank Harrisoooooone
Courtenay
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Locals is comfortable & cozy.No detail is missed we had complimentary bread with tasty spread & lovely mouse fill chocolate cup to finish off the meal(that's if you have no room for desert).Great selection of appetizers,mains & deserts. Professional & friendly staff.It's great that they use local ingredients in all their meal creations.

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Thank annlylen
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very high quality dishes. Excellent service prices are high but great value Beautiful location and an enjoyable experience

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Courtenay, Canada
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been there previously for an evening meal, and while the food was good, it wasn't "great" considering the high prices. But we were there for lunch on Sunday with a large group and I thought that the lunch menu was much better and the prices not out of line. There was a really good selection and the service was... More 

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Courtenay, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The atmosphere is relaxing, the staff is very warm and welcoming from the time you walk into their restaurant. Food is excellent for lunch or dinner. Great restaurant for small or large groups. Beautiful screen off their patio.

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Thank Marion L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had around 30 people for a retirement dinner here the food and service was exceptional. It is pricey so on my budget I would only go on a special occasion.... but it is absolutely worth every penny!

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Thank Atasche
Courtenay, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is amazing! So much so that we have eaten here a couple of times. All the food is local, hence the name. Presentation is nice. Nice atmosphere. Fine dining Vancouver Island style

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Thank Lesley1486
Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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137 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think it was good value for the quality. Very well presented and excellent atmosphere. Service was grand and it tasted so good. We'll be back for sure. If you have extra time there is a trail along the river and you can go for a stroll. We had brunch but we need to go back for dinner. I had... More 

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Cold Lake, Canada
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the GF here for her birthday, excellent food and excellent service! We both had soups for starters, very rich and authentic, I had duck for my main course, it was excellent. We will be back next year for her birthday.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$34
Cuisine
Seafood, Healthy, Canadian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1760 Riverside Lane, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 8C7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-338-6493
Description
Locals Restaurant in now located at the historic Old House along the river in the center of town. This 1937 Arts and Crafts era inspired homestead is the perfect location for the fine cuisine prepared by European trained chef, Ronald St. Pierre.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?