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Driftwood Restaurant

4329 Island Hwy S, Campbell River, British Columbia V9H 1B7, Canada
+1 250-923-5505
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian
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4329 Island Hwy S, Campbell River, British Columbia V9H 1B7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant caters to all tastes, from the north-American penchant for fried chicken balls with strange coloured sauces to beautiful stir-fried vegetable dishes. We have never done the buffet, preferring to order from the menu. We are never disappointed. I love the hot and sour...More

Thank Island_Annie2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located 15 mins south of the city this is a large Chinese restaurant with both Buffet and Menu options. Service is good, but can be very busy on weekends. Buffet has varied items from soups to simple desserts. Some spicy items. Although children get a...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for dinner at the recommendation of family. It is the atypical chinese american buffet except for the multiple versions of shrimp available at the buffet table.Quality of all offerings was good and with the so much shrimp for under $20 per adult you...More

Thank DGPoleman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So, finally we make the decision to make the drive out to Campbell River to check out the Driftwood Restaurant. I checked their hours of operation and they were open today, like all the other days listed, from 11:30 until 9:00. NOT SO! After a...More

Thank Jutta59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I tried this buffet over the August long weekend. We got to the lunch buffet with an hour and a half remaining and about a quarter of the items were out and they didn't replace them unless asked. The wonton soup was...More

Thank ps v
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Worse chinese food ever! Went for lunch buffet and wa by far the worst. I am chinese and i knew this would be americanized chinese food. There was nothing i liked in the buffet. The fried rice was just tossed in soy sauce and few...More

Thank Hawaiisurfn
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We were visiting my sister and her husband- our last day on the island- they both knew a little , out of the way, quiet hide away restaurant that they had been to many times- their "special meal" Chinese food restaurant - the Driftwood Restaurant....More

Thank Rita M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I was with a group of 12 today for lunch, with a reservation, but the lunch buffet is only Friday to Sunday, so we ordered from the menu instead. Everyone had something different, but many chose the 2 or 3 item lunch combo for either...More

1  Thank Paulshappy
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This buffet has all the regular Canadian chinese food that you want, the buffet was well stocked and replenshed during our dinner. The desserts were a hit with bars and cakes, jello and fruit

Thank Bruce_reviews
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This is my go-to when meeting friends for lunch, or going out with my husband, or catching up with an out-of-town child! In fact, when our daughter is visiting from Saskatchewan, this is usually on her list of 'have to do' when she is home....More

Thank shirls-ann
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2 June 2016|
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Response from Wesedo | Reviewed this property |
Rule of thumb is one dish per person to share; albeit one would need to know the demographic of your party to reply correctly as it seems my elderly parents and friends consume less food than myself and friends my age... More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4329 Island Hwy S, Campbell River, British Columbia V9H 1B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Campbell River
  • Phone Number: +1 250-923-5505
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