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Fanny Bay Inn

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Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
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7480 Island Hwy S, Fanny Bay, British Columbia V0R 1W0, Canada
+1 250-335-2323
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been visiting the pub for many years and always hsppy with the time I spend there . Recommend the lunches and the beer is always cold !!!

Thank Dave D
Calgary, Canada
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185 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for some lunch and a leg stretch. Is right on the water. Not much of a view from inside but the decor is nice and clean. Staff was a little lacking but the food made up for it lol. Had the sliders and they were perfect as well as the fries. Would come back again. Side observation: the... More 

Thank Jennifer C
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Had I eaten the raw oysters served to me I would likely not be here writing. I have been eating raw oysters since childhood and have never smelled anything like these. Truly putrid, wafting of unmistakable rot. A light graze of my fork over one left a run of lumpy, gelatinous mess. I cannot believe the kitchen put these on... More 

Thank Anne C
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Had a lunch and beer here the other day. Decent beer selection, mostly standard brews without too much in the way of small crafts on tap. I had a pulled pork sandwich, it was pretty tasty and very large and filling. Fries were good too. Interior of the pub is pretty dingy, but I like dive bars so it's fine... More 

Thank David W
Bowser, Canada
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been going to this pub for many years and have seen many owner changes etc. The staff is always friendly and the service fairly good. My friend and I each ordered a Monte Christo sandwich. One with yam fries and the other with onion rings. As the pub was busy, there was quite a wait for our order.... More 

1 Thank lindylover
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Sure, it isn't much from the outside... But once you enter you are greeted warmly, and although the building is chilly on a rainy day, the delicious fanny bay oysters and seafood chowder will warm you up!!

1 Thank Nikki E
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have eaten seafood chowders all over Canada. Most are terrible. The Maritimes is the one exception where it is harder to find a bad chowder...anywhere. But on Vancouver island, where one would expect to find great seafood chowders, most are vegetable potatoe soups mascerating as chowders. But there are three good locations and the third is the FBI. I... More 

1 Thank Polish-Golfer
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Beer poor quality - forced to drink bottled (more expensive)!!! Local people very friendly!!! Just Management always intoxicated!! not professional!!! visiting from U.S, Fanny Bay Very famous where we come from,, would not be recommend for a pleased visit,,

4 Thank katelynsmyth92
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Quick service, grub was a mix of burgers and wraps. Had a chicken wrap with fries, sadly the soup had run out. Service was great and food not to bad.

Thank John K
Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I had the burger and the meat was pink inside. So I ate the burger around in a circle, just the outer edge of the burger. Finally after I pretty well finished, the waitress,(her name on the receipt starts with an E) came and asked me how the food was and I showed her the pink. She blame shifted and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7480 Island Hwy S, Fanny Bay, British Columbia V0R 1W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Fanny Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-335-2323

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?