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Review of The Village Idiot

The Village Idiot
306 MacKenzie Avenue, Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada
250-837-6240
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Ranked #7 of 54 Restaurants in Revelstoke
Cuisines: Canadian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: It is extensively reviewed at http://www.yelp.ca/biz/the-village-idiot-revelstoke
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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“Thank you TAdvisor readers for your ratings!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We chose this restaurant because of reader comments, and were not disappointed. We were fortunate to arrive right before the crowds that filled the restaurant.
The food was excellent. The pierogies with bacon and cheese topping were delicious. The poutine-Fries with gravy was delicious. Even my husband loved my "Kitchen sink" choice which is like a hamburger but also with chicken, mushrooms, lettuce, tomatoes and corn, a unique tasty combination.
I loved the decor of the chairs with ski backs.
We would definitely return. The waitress was busy, but the bar guy kept a very close eye on making sure everyone was taken care of.
Our recommendation is to get here a little before the main meal time.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary
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5 restaurant reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere and kid-friendly/gluten-free friendly location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

After reading some reviews online on a few different restaurants in Revelstoke, we decided to try The Village Idiot because it caters to families as well as individuals who are gluten-intolerant. We ordered gluten-free pizza, the maple salmon main dish, regular pizza, and ribs. The gluten-free pizza was excellent, the salmon was good but the scalloped potatoes it came with were a bit dry, the regular pizza was good, and the ribs were 7.5 out of 10. Not Tony Roma quality, but good overall.

Our waitress was very friendly and helpful and we found the overall prices to be fairly reasonable. The atmosphere was great, similar to a country restaurant mixed with a sports grill set-up. It was a unique experience seeing how skis were used as part of the furniture!

We would definitely eat here again on our travels. Thanks!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Arlington, Texas
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Good Food and Great Atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This little joint in Revelstoke is all decked out in Skiing and Snowboarding décor. Good food and Service. We would go back if in the area. We had Pizza with LOADS of fresh toppings.

Visited June 2013
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Ponoka, AB
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Fantastic Gluten Free & Normal Pizza”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

Popped in for lunch with my celiac wife - they were very accommodating. The gluten free thin-crust pizza was the best we've tried to date & the pulled-pork, normal (gluten filled) mouth orgasm that I ordered was out of this world!

Definitely a place to visit for a pie and pint! (the rest of the menu looked excellent too)

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Clemson, South Carolina
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“Not Bad, Not Great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

I think we probably visited this restaurant on a bad day, late on a Sunday evening when they were quite busy and, we were told, short 3 workers. Nevertheless, it looked like they had plenty of wait staff and yet we were seated by the hostess and waited a good 15 minutes before she checked on us and asked if we had seen a server. We had not, so she became our waitress. She took our order, then we waited probably 45 minutes for our food. We shared a Pannzeratti, a sort of doughy calzone that was edible, but I would not order it again. The local beer, a malty dark brew that I did not get the name of, was very good however.

Visited July 2013
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