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Gary's Bistro

££ - £££, , American
115 West Second Ave., Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1S7, Canada
+1 250-752-5800
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (27 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
“eggs benny” (4 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00 Hours
Bar, Canadian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
115 West Second Ave., Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1S7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent breakfast options. Comfy relaxed atmosphere great service. Lots of old photos on the world. An old fifties diner feel.

Thank DonnieRae D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I spent two weeks travelling across the Rockies and along to Vancouver Island as tourists from the UK in 2017. We were staying for two nights at a B&B in Qualicum Beach and were planning to eat out in the evening. It...More

Thank WagonWheeler95
Reviewed 21 April 2018

I always have the burger platter at Gary's. First night in Qualicum and last night in Qualicum, we always head to Gary's. Food is fresh and tasty. The burger is topped with fresh ingredients, the fries are fantastic. I always get gravy on the side...More

Thank jm-1915
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Good food at a good price. I had a club sandwich. They used the freshest ingredients and homemade French fries. The service was very attentive by a young lady. There were many regulars at neighbouring tables. There were many photographs of classic cars on the...More

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Have been away for a year. Returned back, excited to go have a delicious burger.....it was not homemade and tasted like it was cooked on a dirty greasy grill. Wasn't busy, so no excuse. I hope the food gets better as tourist season approaches.

1  Thank cherylthorsen
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Occasionally we opt to go out for breakfast. Tired of our regular go to place, we headed out to find a new location. Gary's Bistro in Qualicum Beach was awesome! Staff, (all of them) were very friendly, professional and outgoing. Food, top notch! Thank you,...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Delicious. Large servings of prime rib bones. Professional waiter. Popular event. Just like wing night is. This is a quick casual go to spot for us!

Thank gayle b
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Gary's is a go to place in Qualicum for us .It is consistent, warm ,friendly and reliable we always feel comfortable and relaxed there

Thank Lifeneedsfun
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We came here as a family for a meal out whilst we were vacationing at Qualicum Beach. The customer service was really good; the staff were all very friendly and attentive. Our orders of beef burgers with fries were all delicious, and we all really...More

Thank cmackiexxx
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I have ordered takeout in the past, but finally dined in at Gary’s twice in December and have to say I am extremely pleased with the warm, friendly, EFFICIENT service. As service seems to be rapidly declining at many restaurants, the staff at Gary’s excel....More

Thank Cheryl M
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Rodney C
25 February 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 West Second Ave., Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1S7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-5800
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