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Homestead Cookhouse

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American, Barbecue, Grill, Canadian
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10-5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
+1 778-421-2665
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09:00 - 19:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Staying at a lakeside rental, we had to feed a big group with limited space and facilities: Homestead Cookhouse was the perfect answer! We picked up six generous pounds of delicious pulled pork, complete with extra sauce for a very reasonable price. Fifteen people had huge, super tasty sandwiches, with no hot oven and no smoky barbeque on the deck--brilliant!... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

We did an afternoon visit to Port Alberni and stopped at the waterfront for a quick lunch. What a total gem. We had the Classic Hot dog, bacon and cheese, with grilled onions. Bun was hot just like I like it. Sooooooooooo good. The hot dog is grilled. Covered in cheese and several slices of bacon. Very filling. I wish... More 

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Thank Mitzy570
Tofino
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Good sandwiches and hotdogs. Quick service and good value for your money. Great brisket sandwich. Some days the lady has homemade soup too. The smoked chicken sandwich is the best I think. All sandwiches come on ciabatta buns and are very generous portions

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Thank chinookey64
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Stopped in Port Alberni on our way from Tofino to Victoria last summer and decided to try Homestead Cookhouse. So glad we did. The women were super friendly and welcoming and extremely accommodating. Working in their tiny kitchen, they produce awesome meat and great sandwiches. Too bad we live in Ontario or we'd be back over and over again. Congrats... More 

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Thank 61jeff2016
Port Alberni, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

We stop here often and have always had very tasty food and great service. We love the Yukon panfries and the Bison Burger is great - nothing processed but fresh and home made. Outside seating in dry weather or sit inside just a few steps across the courtyard if it is cool or wet. This is also a great place... More 

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Thank GrandmaEm
Calgary, Canada
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

Had some chili and pulled pork sandwich. Ok they're homemade but no there's effort to make it delicious. At this stage impossible to recommend

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Port Alberni, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

A great find! We had the pulled pork and the club pulled chicken sandwich...So flavourful and real tasty goodness, real food. Great value and friendly service! You must stop by to experience this wonderful place!

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Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Great place for basic homemade fare. We love the smoked chicken blt and go back for it whenever we have a chance. The only seating is outside which is nice when the weather is good, and there is a covered area. Beautiful scenery on the ocean front.

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Thank Dixie G
West Vancouver, Canada
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

One of the few restaurants that was opened on labor day weekend, we stopped by there by the pier. They cook everything themselves, smoking the product, preparing the special sauces, pulling the pork and beef brisket and etc. The aroma of a smoke house almost. I had their hand made Angus beef burger and it was very good. The two... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Tried to get into All Mexd Up but they were closed (Labour Day). Homestead Cookhouse was rated second so gave it a try. Just a shacky place but hoped for better. We ordered the bacon cheese dog and brisket poutine and it was over $17!! Looked pathetic on arrival: the hot dog was nothing special with cheese and a strip... More 

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twoforpooh, Owner at Homestead Cookhouse, responded to this review

I am very sorry that you did not have an excellent experience at our little restaurant. We do strive very hard to put out quality flavourful food prepared in a homemade manner. Your pan fried poutine had a full 4 ounces of smoked meat and we use cornstarch to thicken gravy to accommodate our gluten free customers. The large, 8... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Grill, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 19:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 778-421-2665
Description
Only the best is good enough for our customers and friends! Hamburgers are made with AAA black angus reserve beef.One of very few establishments that offer BC Bison on their menu. Slow smoked, pulled Pork, Brisket and Chicken. Very popular menu items are really tasty. Homestead is for busy people who want great fast food. Custom meals, Gluten free and meat free options.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?