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“Delicious and unexpected from Powell River.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Alchemist

Alchemist
4680 Marine Ave, Powell River, British Columbia V8A 3X5, Canada
+1 604-485-4141
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Ranked #5 of 61 Restaurants in Powell River
Price range: $15 - $29
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“Delicious and unexpected from Powell River.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

After a long day of work, we had ordered many different appies to share. Everything was delicious and unique, though it was a bit pricey. The creme brulee dessert was so amazing. It was a beautiful sunny day and we were able to sit out on the patio as well to enjoy some sunshine.

Visited June 2012
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Sequim, Washington, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“delish”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

We stopped here for dinner. It was excellent. A little slow, but worth the wait.

Visited June 2012
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Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
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“birthday dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

my parents took me to the alchemist restaurant for my 18th birthday and got to sit on the deck !!! it was sooo beautiful !!! and what a treat, to be taken there... i had the mussels as an appetizer (absolutely delicious) and the filet mignon.. and it was made exactly how i had asked !! for dessert i had the profiteroles and they made me a nice birthday plate that said Happy Birthday from the Alchemist on it...the presentation is amazing as well as the service !! very nice and pleasant servers..people who say bad things about the alchemist, clearly do not realize how superb this little restaurant is, but everyone is entitled to their own opinion i guess..will be back next year for my bday dinner, too!

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Powell River, Canada
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“5 star dining in a small town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

this is the best restaurant in Powell River - pehaps the best on the entire Sunshine Coast (this includes Gibsons and Sechelt). The food is excellent and the service attentive and pleasant. The view from the deck is stunning. The wine list well chosen. The only complaint is the limited open hours - no Sundays or Mondays, which are the days you need a fine dining experience.

Visited April 2012
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Powell River, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
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“A Fantastic Experience Everytime!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

We've visited the Alchemist many times. It is by far the best restaurant in Powell River. The ambience is perfect and the food is amazing. There isn't one thing on the menu I wouldn't love to try, and everything my husband and I have tried so far has been delicious. We've been back for the cheese fondu several times, it is such a treat! Last night I tried the prawns and scallops and I'm still dreaming about them. We are just so grateful to have a restaurant like this in Powell River. I'd recommend it highly to anyone and everyone!

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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