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Bistro 694

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694 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-752-0301
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16:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sun 16:00 - 21:00
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Victoria, Canada
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to be able to reserve a table Friday night on our last trip to Qualicum Beach. Service was excellent as per other reviews and the menu and wine list were more extensive than you would expect for a thirty seat restaurant. We will definitely be back. Seafood is their specialty, and the crepes were filled with seafood... More 

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1 Thank David B
Vancouver Island, Canada
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bistro 694 is a excellent place for a dinner out, they don't have a large menu but what they do have it's cooked very well and the food is presented on very hot plates.

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1 Thank Brummie62
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved everything about this restaurant, the food was fantastic the sauces were incredible. We have been here 2 years and it was our first time, it won't be our last.

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1 Thank RicaR222
Nanoose Bay, Canada
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117 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We heard high praise for this place so thought we'd try it. The experience gave me food for thought as well as for my stomach. If you're looking for a pleasant venue, excellent service, very competently prepared cocktails and food, a respectable wine list and a relaxed, unpretentious atmosphere, this little restaurant is just the place for you. But other... More 

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2 Thank JHBrewer
Qualicum Beach, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

I have been wanting to try this restaurant for a while now. Hearing good things about it, and looking for a fine dining restaurant in Qualicum Beach, I had to give it a try, and I am very glad I did! I am a retired Travel Agent and before that worked as a F+B Manager with Hilton International, so I... More 

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1 Thank hartsecundas
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We have enjoyed dining here over the past couple of years as we decided whether to move to the area. We are here now and still enjoying coming to this Bistro. Excellent food and service. Never been disappointed.

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1 Thank Catherine L
Parksville
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very busy small restaurant in Qualicum Beach. You Do need a reservation. We had a early evening sitting. Quiet and cosy. Service when you expect(not pushy) and quick. Nice sequence of courses. Fodd excellent

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1 Thank George H
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Dining experiences in Qualicum are pretty limited, so unless you feel like pub food it's difficult to find superior quality without it being pretentious. I felt like I had entered a bistro on the Mediterranean. As soon as you walk through the door the smells get your mouth watering. There is a rustic ambience and the staff are friendly and... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Have eaten here at least 3 times and have always enjoyed the experience. It has a quaint and funky interior with a fabulous wait staff. Have enjoyed various appys and entrees and can't recommend just one. Patrons have to realize that this is a bistro and as such you are not getting high-end furniture, just high-end food, and high-end service.... More 

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Seattle, WA
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I found this place on a whim on a lonely, cold, rainy winter evening after a long drive. I walked in and luckily they had room for one with no reservation. The lamb stew aligned perfectly with my mood but I can say wholeheartedly I think it would be great any time. The waiter was attentive but not intrusive and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    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$10 - US$16
Cuisine
International, Seafood, European, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 694 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-0301

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