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All 94 Parksville Restaurants

Bayside Bistro and Lounge

240 Dogwood Street (at Quality Resort Bayside), Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H5, Canada
(250) 248-8333
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Ranked #38 of 94 Restaurants in Parksville
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Vancouver Coast and Mountains, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

The lady and I headed here for some dinner one night. It was down the road where we stayed, and some of the reviews we read helped in picking this place. There were big expectations, but the results were somewhat underwhelming. The crab cakes were a bit dry and tasted of that carbon filter material you find in a Brita... More

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Crofton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great view, attentive service and an amazing ocean view. It doesn't matter whether the tide is in or out the view is spectacular from this dining room. The many window tables are prefect but the view is there for all to enjoy. Huge glass windows! I have eaten here many times for both pleasure and business. Dinners have always been... More

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Vancouver Island
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A friend and I were dining out on a Saturday night, we chose to go to the Bayside Bistro firstly because the views from the restaurant are beautiful and the vista before you is the whole of Parksville Bay and beach area, with plenty to see and admire. A request had been made at the time the reservation for a... More

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honeymoon bay, bc canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

great food and service although the music was too loud for us but when we asked to have it turned down to a conversation level, it was done cheerfully

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Penticton, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We found the soups on the menu excellent. The main course was average. To replace the potato on the plate, I asked for extra vegetable, however, it seemed they only had broccoli. The second night I again asked for vegetables and again only broccoli. There was no variety or mixed vegetables.

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Surrey, Canada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Had lunch here and some wine. Great view of Parksville area beach and beautiful day. Ordered halibut and chips, halibut done in beer batter, too heavy, nicer if it was tempura type batter, fries good, cold slaw ok. Waitress very accommodating and friendly. Certainly adequate and ok lunch but better oceanview places in the area. View is the draw here.... More

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British Columbia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Usually the attached restaurants are mediocre, but this one was quite good. Friendly service from the staff and our server, Chad. The prime rib was nicely done, Yorkshire pudding good etc. the next day we had the Bistro burger and that was also quite good. Typical resort restaurant pricing but lower than most I've seen. Burger was quite thick and... More

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We booked a family table for a sunset supper at the restaurant. The ambiance was perfect, the service fairly good, but the food when it came was really below par. We ordered sandwich plates for the most part as our guests did not like seafood, the weather was hot and none of us felt like a really big meal. The... More

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Parksville, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Met a colleague for lunch at the Bayside and had a great experience. This waterfront restaurant has the best view in Parksville by far and offers an eclectic menu that should please everyone. My companion tried the halibut and fries and pronounced his lunch delectable while I tried the Dim Sum basket which included a wide variety of Chinese delicacies.... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I was staying at Bayside for 5 days awhile back and the food was terrible. Overcooked. Dry and hard. If I had time I would go out every day but being part if a week convention I had no choice but to eat there. One meal was so hard, Chicken that the knife could not cut through it without burnt... More

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