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Gary's Bistro

) #17 of 42 Restaurants in Qualicum Beach ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , American,
115 West Second Ave., Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1S7, Canada
+1 250-752-5800
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (27 reviews)
“burger” (25 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00All hours
Canadian, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
115 West Second Ave., Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1S7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice spot for lunch. Very nice calamari. Great cold pale ale. I had the halibut and chips. Very tasty. My wife enjoyed her sandwich as well. Friendly service, relaxed atmosphere.

Thank robarchibald2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew Gary personally, and we would eat at his bistro when he was on duty, especially. To watch him work the restaurant, was nothing short of spectacular. Every dish that came out of the kitchen, Gary oversaw, so no customer was short-changed or ever,...More

1  Thank DukeFamily2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate at Gary's while on a little day trip to Qualicum with my Grandma and Mom. It was past lunch time but not yet dinner time and they were the only place open....we were definitely glad we happened upon them. The service was great,...More

Thank Alayna P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a place to go if you are a " foody". The food is ordinary fair but fun to look around in if you are a car buff. We have eaten here a couple of times but there are better places in Qualicum...More

Thank badgirl56
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This was one of the only options open when we stopped into town and we are glad it was. It was a cute setup inside but we chose to enjoy the sun on their fairly large patio. The waitress was extremely friendly and always making...More

Thank Canadianswhotravel16
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here. All I can say is it was a ok lunch. The chicken burger I ordered had a very small piece of chicken on it not close to what you normally get on a chicken burger and a small amount of fries. Overall...More

Thank Daphne D
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Had dinner with my family and we all enjoyed our choices. I had a mushroom burger and it was very tasty. 3 of us had the clam chowder and it was good. My wife had lasagna and she enjoyed it. Kids had chicken wings and...More

Thank david k
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Had breakfast here during the big Seaside Cruizers Car Show and these guys kept up the pace. With lots of people in town, this place filled up quickly and no one left hungry. I had the Gary's special which was eggs with all the fixings.

Thank bluedeuce32
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Food was fine, service was sketchy due to the crowd there for lunch. Will pick a different time to attend there if we go back.

Thank 80larryd
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a great burger and fries here. We sat at a table with comfy wing chairs, and enjoyed good conversation over a pleasant meal. Service was efficient and non -intrusive.

Thank Linda H
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26 February 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 West Second Ave., Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1S7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-5800
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