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Rod & Gun

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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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163 Alberni Highway, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H2, Canada
+1 250-248-6511
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Parksville, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As the weather was pleasant, we sat in the patio area and were attended to in good time. Enjoyed the burgers ordered, as well as the atmosphere of the place. We will be back when the weather allows for outdoor seating.

Thank 80larryd
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always well prepared and presented. Staff is very good. Large portions. Often have to take a doggy box.

Thank bobwebber2014
Parksville, BC
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rod and Gun cafe is always good with a good selection of choices from pasta to beef to burgers and desserts. They have a good selection of beer on tap and in bottles.

Thank Joan51
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I often meet 2 friends at this restaurant for lunch.We have never had anything but a great experience-and at a reasonable price

Thank frmalts
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped for the night in Parksville and stumbled upon Rod & Gun while walking around town. The staff were extremely friendly and the food was tasty and very good. The menu is varied with so much to choose from including their beer selection. The dining area was crowded for a weekday evening so that was a sign that Rod... More 

Thank JulieReond
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for fish and chips because of the reviews...but it was not as good as we hoped. Hubby had halibut and I had Cod. The batter tasted like it was extremely overcooked. The batter was almost too hard to eat. The cod itself was tasty but the halibut was almost like jerky because it was cooked too long. The... More 

Thank SaskatchewanBlowfish
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142 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a solo lunch!! The servers are awesome, attentive and my glass and mug were never empty. The cooks are busy in an open concept kitchen so you know they are clean and quick! A simple salad with chicken and loved it!!

Thank netlie
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Aswome service and food kid friendly on restaurant side with very nice outdoor patio that we always try to use during nice days. The bar is rather large and has pool table live bands most weekends

Thank Jeff M
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126 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I visited this pub on the way to Mt. Washington. I was happy to find wings on the menu as I was craving for it that day. The server was very friendly, and food was great. I would stop here again when I'm in the area.

Thank Niameow
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

WORD! This is a great pub. The food is incredible, not your typical pub food. Live music and a dance floor. They create a positive vibe that just makes you want to come back again and again

Thank payge2009

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Alberni Highway, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-248-6511

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