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“Terrible service! Won't be back”
Review of Westwind Pub

Westwind Pub
Ranked #19 of 95 Restaurants in Port Alberni
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$15
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Dining options: After-hours
Description: Beautiful outdoor patio with a view of the full sized outdoor beach volleyball court! Open day and night! Just ask one of our amazing staff for the ball and game on! NEW Family Friendly side!!! Minors welcome with parent or guardian everyday from 11am to 9pm.
Parksville, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Terrible service! Won't be back”
Reviewed 20 October 2013 via mobile

We went to the Westwind pub because the reviews were good. When we got there the waitress took forever to come over to our table, it wasn't very busy and she walked past our table multiple times which was right beside the door to the patio door she was using. No acknowledgement whatsoever. Finally when she did ask for our drink order it took much longer than it should have. She spent most of her time shamelessly flirting with regulars and left us sitting at our table without even taking our food order. Finally when she came over again she took our order and we also requested more drinks which she abruptly dropped off only 3 of the 4 drinks we had ordered. When the food finally came it was good and we had no complaints there. However, our waitress never came back to quality check our food or refill our water glasses and when we tried to make eye contact with her she would just ignore us. I have never experienced such terrible service in my life. It was truly appalling.

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English first
Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Get the Pad Thai!”
Reviewed 6 June 2013

The Westwind is a great local. They have a different special every night, and two wings nights in a week, on Wednesdays and Fridays. There are also usually a few different drinks on special, and not just what's on tap, but usually a cocktail such as a Long Island Iced Tea. There are great pub favourites like chicken strips and fries, BLT, beef dip and fish and chips, as well as entrees like pastas, roast beef dinner, and the incredible Pad Thai, which is not to be missed. I am always greeted right away when I enter and well looked-after while eating my delicious food. It can be very romantic by the fire.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Dayna A
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Nanaimo
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great place for lunch”
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Good variety to choose from. Nice presentation and speedy service.
The day we were there they seemed to be understaffed as our server was running her feet off.
But even with this the meal came quickly after we finally had a chance to order.
Neighborhood pub atmosphere with a nice fireplace area. Could have a different set up for the fireplace so more people could enjoy it. Food was above average and tasty.
Definetely would go there again.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank avorado
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PORT ALBERNI B.C.
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“good pub grub”
Reviewed 19 March 2013

The Westwind is a friendly local pub the food is always good and the portions are generous.Good place to meet after ballgames or skating

Visited November 2012
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Thank kyunim
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Port Alberni, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“food price”
Reviewed 16 February 2013

My wife,myself and brother and sister-inlaw went for appie's for their birthday's Friday 15th feb. Wife and I enjoy their seafood neptune mushroom caps but to our surprise they no longer have on menu. We changed our choices to pop-corn shrimp for wife(portions are small compaired to other restaurants she has these) and I ordered a dozen ty wings and a dozen dry garlic ribs. Food was not bad but wings were small but the surprise was yet to come. We finished and got our bills and to my surprise the wings were $13.00,the board with specials advertise's .40 cents/rib and .40 cents/hotwing,assuming that the ty wing's wouldn't be much more thats what I ordered. When I asked our waitress she explained they are sold by the pound. Well there is no way those 12 tiny wings weighed a pound or worth $13.00. The pub should rethink their price scale and have the waitress's explain pricing a little better when patrons are ordering. We used to enjoy the Westwind pub but now we will not be back!

  • Visited February 2013
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2 Thank Laura F
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