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115 West Second Ave., Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1S7, Canada
(250) 752-5800
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • English first
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English first
Calgary, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a great burger and chips do stop at Gary's! All the meals we saw look yummy, defiantly a fun family place to eat👪 prices were reasonable and service was fast and friendly😃

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Edmonton
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74 reviews 74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were happy to have the breakfast bennies - very well done, tasty, perfect potatoes and large portions. And the coffee kept coming. No complaints. If I lived there, I would come every Sunday.

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have eaten here many times and we have always had a good experience. Breakfasts are great and they will even custom make one for you. 50s and 60s atmosphere is interesting and homey. Service is always good. We miss Gary but still enjoy going to his restaurant.

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Saskatchewan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Very good food, excellent and friendly service. My husband really enjoyed the fish and chips. We would definitely enjoy returning.

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Calgary, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We felt like we were part of the Gary's family from the minute we arrived until we left. Food was great and we will return. Great family place. Home cooked meals.

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Parksville, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have been to Gary's Bistro in Qualicum a few times now and each time we go there we are never disappointed. The service is always excellent and the food is pretty good too. The helpings are pretty generous, so you may want to check with the server to see if you can split the portion.

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Victoria, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Truly enjoyed the food and the atmosphere ...Halibut fish and chips were great... Relax have a drink , and enjoy the experience.......

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Newcastle, UK
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Not the best food in the world but plenty of it and great service. Strong auto theme to the bistro with photos and auto accessories decorating the walls. Plenty of locals using it which is always a good thing.

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canada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Gary's restaurant has recently changed hands but the cooking and waiting staff have remained the same so you can still expect to get the great service and meals you have in the past! Love their Mexican theme weeks and the many hamburgers offered on their Hamburger themed weeks

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Very friendly service in the centre of the village. Car momentos abound and there is a variety of lounging chairs and hardbacked chairs. Food is good, but typical diner fare. Good price for the offer. I only had breakfast there with a friend. She is gluten intolerant and they were very accomodating.

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Address: 115 West Second Ave., Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1S7, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 752-5800
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach

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