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Element Club Bar Grill

292 Columbia Avenue, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 1G4, Canada
250-365-8066
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Ranked #1 of 39 restaurants in Castlegar
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $7 - $30
Cuisines: Contemporary, International, Canadian, Gastropub
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Fruitvale BC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

we've only had 1 chance to go, but very good!! my friends at work were RIGHT, the food and service are very good. and re to pricing, I'm sure why anyone would think that being in a small town means cheap pricing... last time I looked, food or anything else didn't sprout wings and fly here by itself !!!!!

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Nelson, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I had the awesome pleasure of meeting Chef Garnet while at the Element Restaurant this past week. It was great to see him talk passionately about food, cooking, and the challenges that he faces in the kitchen. His eyes LIT up when we started talking ingredients, methods, and the palette. He prepared for us a dish of Sturgeon. Yeah, that's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

I was reluctant to try the Sturgeon, but decided to give it a try after speaking to Chef Garnet. WOW - fantastic!!!

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Castlegar, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The Element strives to be the top of the mark as far as dining goes, and is the only Night Club in Castlegar... We've gone there quite a few times, both for dinners and the club. The food is tasty and service great, but for such a small town the prices are pretty high. The drink prices are also a... More

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ElementCastlegar, Owner at Element Club Bar Grill, responded to this review

Hi James, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience at the Element and we appreciate your continued support. One of the most difficult challenges in operating a business in a small town is the balancing act between price sensitivity and the goal of providing a premium product and the best food in town. We know... More

Dartmouth, NS
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The Element his a gem of a restaurant. The food is inspired and the menu is diverse. There is something for everyone and the special menus always offer new treats! The service is always incredible and it is always a great experience! http://bit.ly/1iIZRKY

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Cranbrook, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

i was fortunate to be directed to the Element Club Bar Grill by locals. On my first visit i had the Santa Fe Salad, it was fantastic. It was so good i went there the next night as well and had the salad again, this time my buisness partner had it as well since i raved about it all day.... More

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ElementCastlegar, Owner at Element Club Bar Grill, responded to this review

Thanks Doug. We are certainly glad you enjoyed yourself so much that you had to return again and again. Don't be afraid to try something different on you next visit to the Element! Variety is the spice of life... More

Castlegar, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The food is awesome! The atmosphere isn't initially inviting, but once you get your table, it is quaint. A little dark and some things like the lobster are soooo expensive. But the duck is super and so is the beat poutine.

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British Columbia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Good selection, not run of the mill choices. Good portions and good taste. Usually good service. Atmosphere is nice, restaurant is clean.

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Calgary, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The food was very different, but exceptional good. We enjoy the food and the stay in this nice place. thank you and good luck

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canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The food and service was great! Good atmosphere and the inside of the building is a must see!Definitely would go back!

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