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Thalassa Restaurant

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469 Memorial Ave., Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, Canada
250-594-1150
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 44
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great service but..

The view from the many windows in Thalassa is wonderful. Service is attentive, warm and friendly. It is a lovely room, nice high ceilings. We enjoyed our greek salads, all ingredients were fresh and delicious. The main course of chicken souvlaki was bland. The portions were large. The... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
834chefmom
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Parksville, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Parksville, Canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The view from the many windows in Thalassa is wonderful. Service is attentive, warm and friendly. It is a lovely room, nice high ceilings. We enjoyed our greek salads, all ingredients were fresh and delicious. The main course of chicken souvlaki was bland. The portions were large. The dessert, a cake with whipped cream, was so dry I could not... More 

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Ouranea G, Owner at Thalassa Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with a review. We appreciate your feed back and your positive comments on the view, service and the evening, but I am very sorry, that you left our events this weekend unsatisfied with your main course entry and dessert. If you could please contact me directly, I... More 

Vancouver Island
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Not only do they have a great view you also get to enjoy watching the golfers putt around and make their first tee shot. If you like Greek food this is the place. If you're gluten intolerant they have one of the best pizza's around and even have gluten free calamari. The owners are awesome and all the staff is... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Where else can you see snow capped mountains, blue sky, Strait of Georgia, practice putting green and the first tee box from the window or the patio of a restaurant? The food is wonderful and the service is great. But fist play a round of golf. Before breakfast or after, before lunch or after, before dinner or after. I have... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant has a magnificient view of the Strait of Georgia and serves substantial meals. The menu is primarily Greek but do not overlook their pizzas which are very special indeed. The service is friendly and courteous, the prices reasonable, and the food tasty, well prepared and presented. We strongly recommend Thalassa's for a friendly, tasty meal.

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Food is very good, view is tremendous of the water but this place lacks atmosphere. Needs updating to make the place look less like a box. So much going for it but not enough to make me go back for dinner. Great for a quick lunch though.

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Parksville, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We would like to extend a huge thank you to Oura and her staff for making our son's farewell dinner on Oct 10th such a great success. The service and food were excellent! The seating arrangement (31 guests) was perfect! In fact we were still receiving compliments from our family and friends days later. We will highly recommend Thalassa Restaurant... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Thanksgiving dinner at Thalassa was exceptional this year. The tables were attractively set with white tablecloths, cloth napkins and flowers and the turkey dinner, with all the trimmings, was delicious. The scenery - with a family of deer wandering across the golf course was glorious - and the staff were friendly and attentive as always. It was a very happy... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had an unpleasant experience here but in fairness, it may not be typical. Took my mom for her 85th birthday. Asked to sit next to the window to experience the view but weren't allowed. Waitress (possibly one of the owners) was rude and treated us like we didn't belong. Food was OK. Location and view are excellent. The waitress... More 

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Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We've eaten here quite a few times either after a round of golf or to just go out for dinner. The food has always been very good but the service is usually sub-par. Service issues include not greeting you when entering the dining room, very slow to take drink and dinner orders, not asking if you'd like another beverage when... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We've been here for brunch a couple of times. If you can sit outside the view is fantastic, but even from inside it's still pretty nice. The brunch is your average fare, but all of it was tasty and we like the fact that tea/coffee is included in the price. They have an omelet station and a waffle station where... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 469 Memorial Ave., Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: 250-594-1150

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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