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Northern Lights Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Seafood, Canadian
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1817 Campbell Way, Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 2R0, Canada
+1 250-956-3263
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food was very good here both times we had dinner. Service depended on who was working at the time--one night it was great, one night it was ok. Would go there again without hesitation.

Thank carolmK3397WF
Delta, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in Port Mac for a couple of days and had dinner twice at the Northern Lights. Both nights the food was good and good service. Definitely the restaurant to go to while in Port Mac.

1 Thank G S
Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great burger, great view. House salad dressing was not my fave, but all-in-all it is decent place to eat in a town without a lot of options.

2 Thank travellerd132017
Port Coquitlam, Canada
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Servings were good in the pasta department but the large greek salad could heve been bigger. Not enough for two people.

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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The food in this restaurant was average, we ordered the seafood platter a bowl of chicken soup and bacon wrapped scallop, the soup came filled with diced potatoes and not a sign of chicken, server said wrong order. Then our scallop came over cooked, the fried oyster was fried in the outside cold and jelly like in the inside, looked... More 

Thank Rose R
Freiberg, Germany
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Because we stayed in the Haida Way Inn, we heard of this nice restaurant. The meals were delicious and the service was also great! We would go there again, when visiting Port McNeill again!

Thank havo17
Parksville, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The halibut dinner I enjoyed at Northern Lights was by far one of the best seafood entrees I have had in along time. My partner had a seafood pasta dish that he said was absolutely delicious as well. Normally we share - but neither one of us wanted to on this occasion! Port McNeill certainly has a gem of a... More 

Thank Kathrynoflangley
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189 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We walked by this restaurant on our first night at Port McNeill because it looked very tired and sad. However, on checking Trip Advisor it seemed to be the best around and so we tried it. It was a little pricey for the area but between the four of us we all had different meals and tried each others and... More 

Thank Sea_Vixen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We visited midweek for an early dinner and following recommendations, we made a reservation the night before. When we arrived, I requested a table by the window so we had a view of the marina/harbour and the waitress then helpfully moved our table “reservation sign”! The overall restaurant appearance was average, but the atmosphere was pleasant and the staff were... More 

Thank Kitwe50
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

make sure you make a reservation, othwerwise you won't be able to get a good table. check out their homemade bread and butter. yum!!!

Thank Chansonnier13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1817 Campbell Way, Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 2R0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port McNeill
  • Phone Number: +1 250-956-3263

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