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“Great seafood as it should be”

Northern Lights Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 12 Restaurants in Port McNeill
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$19
Cuisines: Seafood, Canadian
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Newcastle, Australia
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143 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Great seafood as it should be”
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Following an overly long trip from Vancouver we had a late dinner here.

What a wonderful place to have dinner, staff were very friendly and both the halibut special and the one from the regular menu were delicious. One of our friend had the fettuccini Alfredo and loves it.

If you have room left after the large meal, the banana cream pie is very special as well.

Prices were reasonable.

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sydney Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fresh salmon & banana cream pie!”
Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

This place is a very popular tourist stop, we made a reservation both nights. Friendly service & would recommend the fresh farmed salmon served with vegetables & rice. Bread & desserts made in house. Our waitresses, both nights were friendly & knew the menu well. Expect to wait for your food as they often have large groups. Well worth the wait!

  • Visited July 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Good food properly made, when you can't take any more deep fried”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Traveling around the north end of the island and pretty sick of deep fried fried food. I actually ordered from the pub next door had a nicely deboned Cornish game hen. My arteries appreciated the change of pace. The decor is old and ugly but the view was nice.

  • Visited July 2014
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St. Albert, Canada
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Specials better than the a la carte selections”
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Ate here a couple of times while in port McNeil....mostly because there are so few places to eat. Service varied with server...some were very friendly, efficient and capable...others not so much. The specials were outstanding. Ingredients were fresh, very well cooked and presented. It seems all the energy went into the specials. The items ordered off the menu seemed hastily prepared and only average. Reasonably priced.

Visited July 2014
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Seattle, WA
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“You won't be disappointed with the fresh halibut with lemon!”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Great service, nice size portions, and great presentation! You won't be disappointed if you order the fresh halibut with lemon sauce!

Visited June 2014
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