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“Decent place to take the hockey team” 2 of 5 stars
Review of White Spot

White Spot
28 - 826 W Island Hwy., Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2B7, Canada
250.248.2070
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Ranked #57 of 87 Restaurants in Parksville
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Nanoose Bay
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Decent place to take the hockey team”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Average food, typical menu of sandwiches, hot dishes, hamburgers. The carpets and booths have seen a lot of traffic, but the servers were very nice and professional. Yep, it's a good place to take the team after practice...or to celebrate something. It's a "family dining" experience.

Visited April 2012
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Princeton, Canada
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Don't bother stopping here”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Sept 03 waited 1/2 hour for service and a coffee, waitress complained that she was only one on and had to make milkshakes and waffles so was busy (there were only 8 tables in for breakfast). When we went to order, were told out of this and that, no eggs benedict, waffles take to long, etc - we had also asked for a seniors menu by one person in our group and when he placed an order was told, you can get better money if you order from regular menu in which he stated "not if I am not going to eat all of the food, was told your choice". When my order came (I ordered 1 egg, fresh fruit cup and 1 slice bacon with multigrain toast) it was wrong, with white toast and hashbrown, the waitress when informed said "Well most of your group was having white toast - so the kitchen must have thought this is what you want, I sent it back and no fresh fruit was available at 9:30 am - they gave me a dish of syrupy blueberries meant for waffles". Service was horrible 1 1/2 hrs to get coffee, food. Others in restaurant complaining, one woman said to me when leaving that it took 1 hr 20 minutes to get food for a young family - don't stop there are many more places to go!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary, Canada
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Overpriced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We had eaten here before and felt it was not bad value for the price but this time even though the food quality was about the same (two years ago) the price appears to have increased by more than just inflation. The quality of the food does not meet the price that is being charged. I would suggest that if you are looking for a reasonable priced meal for average quality you probably need to look elsewhere.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Parksville, Canada
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21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Family dining, consistent”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

I think White Spot does well because it is pretty consistent. You can count on how things will be. Go here most often on a Sunday for lunch, it can be quite busy. Service is pretty good, and the food is generally pretty good. They hire a lot of local young people which i like.

Visited May 2012
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Nanaimo, Canada
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

They are forthcoming and their food is very good..However the service is slow. Hamburgers are yummy.and the bathroom is spotless which makes a good impression on me.

Visited April 2012
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