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Locals Restaurant at the Old House

1760 Riverside Lane | Lower Level, River Front, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 8C7, Canada
+1 250-338-6493
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Healthy, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1760 Riverside Lane | Lower Level, River Front, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 8C7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed a lovely dinner and a Great associates . The setting on the river and in between the Old House Hotel & Spa add to the obeisance and convince . Try it you will be Sod and Love it .

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

For my last meal in Courtenay/Comox I decided on the highly recommended restaurant ‘Locals’. The menu was varied with exceptional local choices. The server made some great suggests when I asked about her favourites. The lunch menu is amazing and filled with so many wonderful...More

Thank GorillaGirl50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I lived in the valley for five years, and spend around ten weeks a year in the Valley a year for our summer holidays and breaks from Big City living. A meal at the Old House is a must do whenever we...More

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warm atmosphere and very attentive servers Food was absolutely delicious My husband said the portions were a little small

Thank lauries807
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was great and friendly. The Seafood Taster was delicious with Tuna, Scallops, Shrimps and a Crab cake served on a long narrow plate, it was a pleasure to look at.The dessert was served the same way with frozen lemon souffle, fruit tart, creme...More

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Old House Hotel and Spa recently and had a late check in. We decided to grab a bite close to the hotel and wandered into Locals 20 minutes before they were scheduled to close. They greeted us warmly...More

Thank tkohinsk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a high class dinner experience then you must eat here and if you are lucky enough to have Sara as your waitress you will really enjoy the evening.

Thank Wavi62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were meeting some dear friends for lunch that we hadn't seen for 3 years. We had explained that at the time of reserving and were told we could stay as long as we liked. They were true to their word. We were not hurried;...More

Thank fernmonca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you first walk in you are greeted warmly and immediately showed that your cared for. The complimentary appetizers were a great start to an amazing dinner. But wait that’s not all, we were then given a complimentary dessert to die for!!! Recommend to all....More

Thank PattiS1979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food and decor is awesome with taste and presentation. Great for a special occasion spot since fairly high priced at 50$ for 2 for afternoon lunch. Service was good as we got what we needed for a enjoyable Sunday lunch at a new spot. Club...More

Thank Barb D
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15 October 2016|
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Response from ross m | Reviewed this property |
When you phone for reservations ask for Gluten Free options. If you stay at roystonhouse you will receive an awesome gluten free breakfast.
Christine W
12 December 2015|
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Response from Raph L | Reviewed this property |
Just go! You'll be happy wathever the special or the menu is! Bonne appétit!
7 August 2015|
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Response from Brunolf L | Reviewed this property |
I believe to remember from the time we were selecting our menu that was asked for any intolerances. There are vegetarian choices at the menu. However, to be sure you can ask them by phone or email. One of the reasons for us... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1760 Riverside Lane | Lower Level, River Front, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 8C7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-338-6493
  • E-mail
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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