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Martine's Bistro

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1754 Beaufort Avenue, Comox, British Columbia, Canada
(250) 339-1199
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 115
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  • 50
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  • 13
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
martine's bistro

We have been to Matines with friends, as a couple, and for a staff dinner, over many years. They have always been excellent over the years. Some evenings there is good entertainment, suited to a dinner atmosphere. Advise to book ahead.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Linda H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been to Matines with friends, as a couple, and for a staff dinner, over many years. They have always been excellent over the years. Some evenings there is good entertainment, suited to a dinner atmosphere. Advise to book ahead.

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Thank Linda H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Martine's Bistro had a warm inviting atmosphere that was enhanced by soft music from a solo guitarist. My wife and I shared an appetizer of local mussels that were the best I have had outside of Normandy. Most of our group had the daily special which was prime rib that was nicely seasoned and served with a degree of doneness... More 

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Thank David T
Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here on a slow Weds evenng in mid January....likely a very tough time for local restaurants. Altho it was not at all crowded or busy, we were felt welcome and the food was outstanding. We asked to be re-seated, as we did not care for the little "cove" she had selected. Since it was not busy, she said... More 

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Thank monctonmama
Comox Valley, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

We just had dinner here and thoroughly enjoyed the meals and the atmosphere. Honesttly, the crab and prawn cakes were the best I've ever tasted, the lamb was done perfectly, as was the duck and the snapper was a tiny bit too spicy but very well cooked and overall delicious. The flourless chocolate cake was exquisite. The atmosphere is really... More 

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Thank cdnIriegirl
Courtenay, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Cozy restaurant, wonderful atmosphere, fantastic service. Food was amazing, cooked as ordered and with a long wait, wonderful flavor in steak and calamari.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

+ we were seated quickly without reservation + service was fast & courteous + everyone in our party commented positively on the taste of there meal. + we shared & enjoyed desserts. Very positive taste treat.

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Thank Ben Y
Comox, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I'm not usually a dessert guy, however we recently went to Martine's and ordered the cheesecake and it was crazy good. It did feel a little bit like they were short staffed even though the room was fairly empty, however they were quite pleasant and a bit apologetic about that. I'd go back for dessert again, maybe dinner as well... More 

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Thank leifjason
Winnipeg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I haven joyed eating here several times, pasta a the steak are wonderful. The staff are friendly, and the atmosphere quaint.

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Thank Canuck-abroad66
Courtenay, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We went here by accident based on a recommendation of a friend. But it turned out this was not the place. It also turned out to be great food, very nice friendly service, wonderful atmosphere, and a local musician that we had heard before a few times. He set the tone for a nice relaxing meal.

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Thank Randy L
Courtenay, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Excellent food, good & friendly service. The staff are very helpful & friendly. Makes it a pleasure to dine there.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1754 Beaufort Avenue, Comox, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Comox
  • Phone Number: (250) 339-1199

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?