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Final Approach

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1000 Ravensbourne | #3, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1N1, Canada
+1 250-752-8966
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7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Final Approach is closed on Statutory Holidays. Please visit our...
The Final Approach is closed on Statutory Holidays. Please visit our website for upcoming events, hours of operation (as they are subject to change) and to view our menu!
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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
This is not normal airport fare!

It's worth pulling off the highway to have lunch at this little restaurant at the airport. It's small but has a great sunny patio overlooking the runway for plane watching which is always fun. The menu is small but the food was fresh and tasty , well presented with great friendly service., We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Kim R
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British Columbia, Canada
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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185 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We always go here on Tuesdays for half price appys when we have company visiting. Once again the food was excellent, service great and everyone had a great time. This a restaurant that serves very good food all days of the week, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Qualicum Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Casual, good food, good menu, good service , good location ...all good. Airport location ,great for connecting with K.D. Air Texada Island , Port Alberni,West Coast and more. Buena Vista By The Sea Qualicum Beach ,highly recommends.

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British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It's worth pulling off the highway to have lunch at this little restaurant at the airport. It's small but has a great sunny patio overlooking the runway for plane watching which is always fun. The menu is small but the food was fresh and tasty , well presented with great friendly service., We will always come and have lunch here... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We ate dinner on the patio on a hot July evening, mainly because we arrived without reservations and this is a small place. Even though it was too sunny and hot to be enjoyable; the food and service were excellent. The menu is small with only a few options, but I had a seafood pasta dish that was done to... More 

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Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Aahhh.....this is a real little surprise! A smart little restaurant (white table cloths !) with big marks for quality fine dining. Who woulda thunk you could find such a great little place with a good menu and wonderful view. Enjoy top chef entrees while watching planes land and take off at the Qualicum Beach airport. My favorite is their fresh... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The food was very good. The atmosphere and view were terrific. Loved the occasional airplane taking off and landing nearby. The appetizers were perfectly delicious. I had the fish special and while the fish was a tiny bit overcooked for my tastes the mango/pineapple relish was amazing. A very good meal for a great price! Yum!

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Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Tucked inside the terminal at the Quallicum Beach Airport you wouldn't know this place was there unless someone told you about it. The food is fairly traditional but it's well executed and reasonably priced. Very friendly service.

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Parksville, Canada
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We enjoyed the company of some friends from Regina and wanted to take them 'somewhere nice' but not too pricey (as they're treating us). We opted to reserve a table on a Friday night in June for our group, which was wise as the restaurant was busy. We enjoyed entrees including seafood alfredo, halibut fish and chips, and steaks. All... More 

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Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Love this restaurant. Have been for both lunch and dinner. Have always had excellent food. If you want a special occasion restaurant, look no further. The food is presented beautifully; the vegetables done to perfection. I particularly recommend the lamb. As a bonus,you get to be entertained by the airstrip itself.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It was a nice night so we ate outside. Chilled wine glasses and cold beer set the stage. Halibut was slightly underdone, but tasty, and the salmon linguine very nicely done. Tasty chipotle chicken soup too. Presentation was attractive and the bill was reasonable. No planes landed or took off while we were there but we won't blame the restaurant... More 

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Additional Information about Final Approach

Address: 1000 Ravensbourne | #3, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1N1, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-752-8966
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 21
Cuisine: Seafood, Canadian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1000 Ravensbourne | #3, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-8966

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 21
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine

Description

The Final Approach is closed on Statutory Holidays. Please visit our website for upcoming events, hours of operation (as they are subject to change) and to view our menu!
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?