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A&W Restaurant

Fast food, Canadian
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581 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 3R5, Canada
+1 250-338-4901
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Always consistent. Know what to expect & never fails to meet those expectations. Quick service friendly staff.

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Thank njkeeper
Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

A good value breakfast with 2 eggs, hash brown, bacon and toast with coffee, other options available as well. We've been here twice and its been consistent and good.

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Thank sherrielis
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

I'll pass most fast food places but I always enjoy this A&W. Their burgers and breakfast foods are always good tasting and great value. I like the fact that A&W is promoting meat and chicken without the use of steroids. Service is fast and the staff are efficient if not always smiley. The restaurant is clean and comfortable and definitely... More 

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Thank FarFlungStarling
at sea
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

A & W have been part of my life for almost 55 years.....as a teenager, I used to return from dragging our 65 plymouth with a hemi and strut our stuff on the back lane of an A and W.....a developed taste for a Ma Cheese, no onions, extra pickle was ingrained and to this day....I enjoy the same great... More 

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Thank Footsac
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

We went through the drive thru and had the new chicken mushroom mozza and the new beef mushroom mozza yuck is all i can say wow what a dissapointment their regular mozza burger is awesome like the teen burgers but this new one was not for me back to the old good menu .. oh andi hate the new burger... More 

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Thank Fred F
Vancouver Island, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Too many hang around for my liking. And the older lady who yook my order? I wasnt amused by her personality. Soggy fries good burger and they did put my rootbeer in a frosted mug. Some dont.

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Thank VIBrian
St. Albert, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

I have never written a review on a fast food restaurant before for two reasons, never go to fast food restaurants and have always considered them sub-par. I just had to write one in this case as I found myself in a situation where I needed to stop for a breakfast item because I was starving and really pressed for... More 

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Courtenay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

The best & lowest priced breakfast in town. Foods always good & a great staff. The food always comes out fast and delicious.

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Thank Alan K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015

Your typical A&W. Food is good (burgers in particular and of course the root beer, recent batch of fries is so-so everywhere). Like your average A&W, the atmosphere is a bit dingy and dark. Nothing wrong with the food and service, but just a but dark and dated inside. Lighting doesn't help much in the dark days of winter.

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Thank YVRcockroach
upper island
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013

It's better than McDonalds, but it's still a fast food hamburger joint. The Teen burgers are my favorites and I like their chicken. Also you can get a decent cheap breakfast. But it is what it is, fast food.

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Thank chariotawaits

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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
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 581 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 3R5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-338-4901

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