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“Great place to get fried chicken and fries with gravy for a picnic.” 4 of 5 stars
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A & W Drive-In
2840 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 2L7, Canada
(250) 334-4078
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Ranked #36 of 109 Restaurants in Courtenay
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Cumberland, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Great place to get fried chicken and fries with gravy for a picnic.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

This is a great location to pick up an easy meal and go have a picnic in a local park. Fast service, juicy not greasy chicken and fries. Gravy is even great. Even better than the colonel's recipe that is not in this town anyways...

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Vancouver Island, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Convienient Location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

A&W has always served up great burgers. I love their Uncle Burger and the Grandma burger with the fried onions and horseradish mayonaise. This particular A&W has been here since I was a kid, and was at one time, an original drive-in where you were served at your car! Located right near 29th Street so it has easy access when you come off of EXIT 117 from the Inland Island Highway (Highway19).

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Courtenay, Canada
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Best Fast Food Burgers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Sometimes you need a teen burger and sometimes you need a grandma burger (although I always feel a little less manly after ordering either...). Good, clean A&W with friendly service. Love the new sirloin burgers, now if they could just somehow make better fries than McD's!!

Visited June 2012
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