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Kalvas Restaurant

180 Moilliet St, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
+1 250-248-6933
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Ranked #10 of 92 Restaurants in Parksville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
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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Nanoose Bay, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Our first visit to Kalvas was a little disappointing. (I wish there were a "Good" rating in between "Average" and "Very Good".) The menu is promising but the results were mixed: the Steamed Clams & Mussels Natural were excellent, but the Veal Schnitzel was a bit ordinary and the Rack of Lamb was a bit over-sauced (my own fault for... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My husband and i had dinner again and we both agree that this is still the best place to eat in parksville .this time we had the prime rib on friday night and it was the best ever great quality and the biggest yorkshire puddings we had ever seen we will definately be making this a regular friday night date

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Everyone must go to Kalvas on a Friday night for their prime rib diner. I have eaten in a lot of high end restaurants in Vancouver, and this tops them all. Excellent service; friendly, prompt, polite. The food great presentation, great taste and perfect. The only thing missing (my couch) lol thanks guy we will be back

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Nanaimo, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Birthday meal with a friend. Quality service. From the appetizer to the desert we had a great meal. Oysters were fresh and tasty same as the Halibut. The desert was also fresh and great portion size. We will be back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

The food was fine but the lack of service ruined our dining experience. New owners for the past 6 years and the quality of food and service just isn't there anymore. The last 3 visits have been a fail we won't be back👎

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Kalvas, General Manager at Kalvas Restaurant, responded to this review

Greetings. I am Adel Chmait, the chef and owner of Kalva’s. We truly appreciate our customers, and all of the staff at Kalva’s are trained to ensure a wonderful dining experience for every individual diner at a reasonable price. This is why people return again and again. A little bit of background with your experience: our manager/co-owner checked on your... More 

Cannington, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We had dinner here on xmas night...they were very accommodating for a wheelchair. Very good meal and service. Had seafood skillet was terrific and good portion. Salmon was very well prepared.

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Parksville, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

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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155 reviews 155 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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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 - 20
Cuisine: Seafood

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