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Pioneer House Restaurant

) #11 of 85 Restaurants in Duncan €€ - €€€ American, , Gluten Free Options
4675 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6L2, Canada
+1 250-746-5848
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
“chimichanga” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
4675 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6L2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great. Very fresh, great taste we will be back!! The service was very good! Great children's menu the mac ans cheese was amazing!

Thank jmacdougall
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, thank you! We stay as fresh and as local as possible. Kids pasta is true Alfredo!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this traditional restaurant in the OLD WEST LOG HOUSE STYLE along the HWY up ISLAND, and enjoyed a nice little lunch in the open seating area behind the standard guest rooms. The food was good quality, well worth the price, and the service...More

Thank Hermann B
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful review! We look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has or had good breakfast and still a busy place to eat. I ordered take and ask for few things left off my burger the lady who took my order over the phone repeated my order back to me. Picked up the food...More

Thank Jason C
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Each and every to go order is to be double checked by our front staff before you recieve your meal. Thanks for letting us know we need to make sure this step doesn't get over looked. We would love if you would email us with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As indicate above , we came here for breakfast on a Saturday morning . Big interesting room . Very friendly and helpful staff . A bit of a wait because it was busy but our meals were good . Big ,big portions . Well prepared...More

Thank rdmiller_pcj
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Friendly is our middle name! We look forward to your next visit! Cheers and Happy long weekend!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I write a fair number of reviews, and after this visit, finally decided I had been remiss in not recognizing Pioneer House. This is fairly close to where we now live, and we have been there a few times, and it is been consistently very...More

Thank Sandie Y
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are very excited to enjoy the company of yet another customer as their 'go to' place for an enjoyable foodie experience!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great, the atmosphere was rustic and the food outstanding! I ordered the salmon because I said I would only eat salmon on our visit to Vancouver Island. I was a bit hesitant because this far it hadn't Matt expectation. I was so...More

Thank Patsy S
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are very, very proud of our Yorkshire Pudding!! So glad you noticed! And the Salmon....never over cook the Salmon and it will be succulent every time. Hoping your visit to the island was a pleasurable one and we will see you again on your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for brunch on our way up to Nanaimo and were not disappointed. The service and food were excellent and the loghouse and its furnishings sparked various interesting conversations. I highly recommend that you stop in the next time you're heading up Island.

Thank Heather H
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the top notch review. Knowing are hard work and passion for what we do sparks people to let us know! See you next time you're heading up island.

Reviewed 18 July 2017

After an absence of almost 10 years, we went on a nostalgic trip up the island, which included Whippletree junction. Besides the other attractions, this is the location of Pioneer House restaurant. What a pleasure to see that it is still going strong! It really...More

Thank sbm007363
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

What a lovely review! We do like to seat our customers at the best table possible for them but we can assure you this issue with your visit has been addressed and should never be a problem! We sincerely hope we don't have to wait...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinners; the chimichanga with Mexican salad, and the prime rib with the largest yorkshire pudding I've ever seen were especially good. Reasonable prices and great service make this a place we'll be sure to come back to when we're driving up...More

Thank casual_adventurer
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

5☆'s! Thank you! We are most definitely proud of our yorkshire pudding but truly happy you enjoyed your experience from beginning to end! Cheers!

Reviewed 15 July 2017

a friend and i stopped by to have lunch here while were vacationing in the area. we enjoyed sitting on the patio under the shade of a big umbrella. the food was delicious and the prices were reasonable. i had a beef burger and yam...More

Thank nicole154945
PioneerHouseRestaura, Manager at Pioneer House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

We are very happy to hear you loved our ambiance and our food was great! We would very much appreciate if you contact us at pioneerhouse@shaw.ca so we may get to the bottom of the sub standard service you experienced. It's very important to us...More

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Leslie70116
15 February 2015|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
You should contact the restaurant to see if they have Prime Rib on Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4675 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Duncan
  • Phone Number: +1 250-746-5848
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