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Kalvas Restaurant

180 Moilliet St, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
+1 250-248-6933
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Ranked #6 of 91 restaurants in Parksville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $23
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Kalvas has been converted to aclassy upscale log cabin with dark wood tables and a warm atmosphere. The semi-circularbuilding offered almost every table a view from large windows. The focus of Kalvas is on thedining experience and the quality of the selections on the menu. Specializing in seafoodand premium meats such as AAA Alberta Beef and Island Springs Lamb, Kalvas offers highquality meals at reasonable prices.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Came here for a bachelorette party, chose based on trip advisor and proximity to our hotel. All four of us will be coming back here for date nights and just for fun. Amazing food and the service was impeccable. This is what service should be and isn't anymore. Good came quickly and we all agreed we wanted to order it... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We tried Kalvas because of the recommendations on trip advisor. It was like eating in the eighties. It was also confusing - Greek sounding name, steak and seafood tag line, note German influence more than anything. Hearty portions, heavy sauces, but nothing exceptional here. The service was good on a busy summer's night, but not somewhere we would go back... More

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Kalvas, Owner at Kalvas Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to Kalva’s and for providing your comments, which we seriously consider. I am the chef and owner of Kalva’s, and kept the name when I took it over from its original German owner about 7 years ago. And yes, there are a few old favorites kept because regulars want them. Yet there are constant improvements made... More

Parksville
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

I dine here more than once a week and I am never disappointed with the service or cusine. I love going on Friday's for the tenderest prime rib dinner anywhere!

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Victoria, Canada
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22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We recently visited, on a Sunday evening. It was busy, but with the highly professional wait staff, service was still attentive, prompt, knowledgable, and friendly. We have been to Kalvas 5 or 6 times over the years, with and without our children, and it is consistently good, and enjoyed by all. The food this time was hot and delicious, and... More

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Parksville, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

A great place to eat. The service was warm, friendly and efficient and the food was superb. Would not hesitate to recommend eating here.

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Parksville, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

We have had dinner at Kalvas many times over the past few years. The food is always excellent and the servers are always friendly. The prawn and scallop skillet is my personal favorite. This is by far the best restraunt in the area!

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Langley City, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My family has been here twice, once off-season and once this summer. Both times were fantastic. Great steaks, giant martinis, very professional service.

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nanaimo
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Me and my wife had the seafood platter...The food was very good.Half way through my meal I found what looked to be a small piece of a metal scrub pad after showing the waitress she took my plate and came back a few minutes later and asked me if I wanted desert? I said after almost eating metal not feeling... More

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Most amazing steak dinner i have ever had!!! I had the rib-eye steak, and was surprised at how tender and juicy the steak was. It was cooked to prefection, and seasoned perfectly. The service was exceptional, and the prices very fair. Overall i would rate Kalvas 11/10! if you havent tried it, then your missing out!

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The food is outstanding, The wine list is very good and their mark-up is reasonable, The service provided by Chris was very good. I would come back again.

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