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Kalvas Restaurant

180 Moilliet St, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
+1 250-248-6933
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Ranked #7 of 93 Restaurants in Parksville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $22
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
Parksville, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Wonderful food if you like Meat, Prime Rib, and Schnitzel, great comfort food, beautifully presented, and prepared, large portions. Loved the Schnitzel prepared with red cabbage which is seasoned just right and cooked to perfection, the sweet and sour taste compliments the meat, the homemade noodles add the crowning touch! The Owner made sure to visit each table to talk... More

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Palm Desert, California
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136 reviews 136 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

In Parksville / Qualicum Beach Kalvas is one of the best choices for a good restaurant. The restaurant has atmosphere built in a log cabin style. There are decent food selections which come reasonably well prepared. The wine list is a bit slim. Service is generally good. Prices are commensurate with the food and service quality.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We ate seafood and steaks! Great quality food and extensive choice of good wines, We tried a local BC wine and were not disappointed (Europeans tend to be French wine biased!). Service very attentive and the busy, lively atmosphere was great for midweek. The building looks small from the outside and the parking lot was busy but you walk in... More

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Parksville, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We are locals here in Parksville and cannot rave enough about Kalvas...we had not been there since the spring as they were pretty well full throughout the summer months,,we decided to go one Saturday evening last week and once again had a wonderful dining experience..My husband and I both had the Salmon with Leek and Spinach in a creme sauce,... More

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Vancouver Coast and Mountains, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

To be honest, we were a bit apprehensive when we pulled up to the parking lot, and there were only a few cars parked. However, when we walked in, there were more than a few tables occupied. Our starters (she had the chowder, I had the mussels and clams) were fantastic, and our entrées (she had the scallops and prawns... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This restaurant was more than I ever expected when I first looked it up. The atmosphere, service , food was absolutely fantastic and we celebrated my birthday in a way I will never forget. I just can't say enough about our waiter Gene, we made our evening so special and we look forward to going back again soon. All three... More

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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went out for a late night dinner at this restuarant. We arrived close to closing but they welcomed us, threw a other log on their fabulous fireplace and we were blown away by the wine, food and service!!! We will definitely be back!!

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Parksville, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We dine at Kalvas several times a year and always enjoy this restaurant. Great food, service is fine, prompt. Great atmosphere. Food is great. We like that they have the German dishes on the menu. I had the prawns dinner, excellent. My husband had steak Madagascar, as he loves this dish, which he usually orders when we come here. Thank... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

All 4 of us loved our dinners. The service was great! Look forward to our next visit there. The place is charming and cozy

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I went for dinner last night. When we walked in, the server assured us that the sales pitch going on to a group of people would be finished shortly. That was not entirely the truth :( it went on VERY loudly for a half hour. There was a short break and the next presentation started. Loud salesmen... More

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Kalvas, Owner at Kalvas Restaurant, responded to this review

I am the chef and owner of Kalva’s, and I offer our sincerest apologies for a less than stellar evening at our restaurant. The organizer of that business event promised completion of his talk much earlier – which did not happen – and we discussed afterwards his loudness interfering with the dining pleasure of our other guests. Although Kalva’s regularly... More

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Additional Information about Kalvas Restaurant

Address: 180 Moilliet St, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-248-6933
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 22
Cuisine: Seafood

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