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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 86 restaurants in Parksville
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $6 - $25
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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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
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Our meals here were fantastic----but it certainly is expensive--so don't plan on eating there every day

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner at Kalvas Saturday nite I had the halibut and my husband had the snapper the food was excellent and the service was attentive Thank you again

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

We called regarding special menu request and we Oder duck breast and rest of our party has also special requests Fridays nite the restaurant was full ...the food was excellent and the service was very good ... We been going to Kalvas for special celebration for years ..never had bad experience .... Thank you for make it special again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Loved this restaurant! Very comfortable dining, great prices and the food was delicious! I would recommend this restaurant to everyone! The oyster Rockefeller is the best!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This has the best food in town and reasonably priced. Service was amazing I recommend this place to everybody. I will deffenetly be coming back again!!

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Nanoose Bay, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Our group of 15 had a reservation for 7pm, the advertised special was prime rib (my husband's favourite). As soon as we arrived we were told that the special was sold out....huh?? The waiter was obviously harried and, although when more relaxed later in the evening he was quite pleasant, I was not impressed with his sarcastic reply to those... More

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Kalvas, Owner at Kalvas Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I appreciate the fact that your party enjoyed the food and atmosphere of our unique log building. As owner and chef, I want to ensure that my staff and I relentlessly strive for excellence. I investigated your stated shortcomings. I counseled our wait staff person regarding his unacceptable behavior and the need for courtesy and... More

2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I would recommend this restaurant to everyone. I have eaten at at lot of places and by far the food here was amazing. Friendly staff. Excellent service..... I give it a ten pluss. The prime rib was amazing. Thanks

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My husband and I visited Kalvas for the first time after hearing how spectacular the food and dinning experience was so we decided to give it a try.. We were Seated as soon as we came in even with a busy restaurant and not having made a reservation for a Friday night that's was absolutely outstanding . As the Seafood... More

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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95 reviews 95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We ate here twice...just to give it a second chance. The first time both meals were mediocre. The second time we went in for the Prime Rib Dinner they advertised...and it was also mediocre. Food was just warm. Yorkshire Pudding left a lot to be desired. The whole meal was a let-down. And to top it off, it was quite... More

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Kalvas, Owner at Kalvas Restaurant, responded to this review

I honestly appreciate your feedback. Our goal is to make each and every customer happy with their meal, and have them want to return again. Kalva’s uses _AAA prime rib, fresh local seafood and in season, local ingredients. Our sauces are made from meat stock – not powder; the prime rib rubbed with spices then slow roasted all day –... More

Parksville, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Outside: Cool looking log cabin . Inside: Decor stuck in the early 80's. Food isn't bad and service is ok. Unfortunately, this is only one of a couple of places locally considered to be "fine Dining".

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