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Haida Way Restaurant

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9320 Trans Canada Hwy, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
(250) 246-3841
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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edmonton
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visiting relatives in the area we went for dinner to the Haida Way for the curry chicken. This is a local favorite and we were looking forward to the dish we have to have when we are in the area. We had three full orders (one was shared between two) and a single order of curry chicken and prawns. We... More 

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Thank flash809
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We had spent the night in Cowichan Bay (south of Duncan) and we're taking a leisurely route north and looking for a old fashioned diner style breakfast, you know where you can order your eggs how you like them, get your coffee refilled as many times as you want, sit at the counter or in a booth and plan your... More 

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Thank judy k
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We ate dinner here because it was within walking distance of our motel. The food was good, but the place was short-staffed and very busy so the service was slow.

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Thank Vancouverliz2015
Victoria, Canada
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We were staying at the Fuller Lake Motel next door and this was convenient for breakfast. However note that the waitress is alone until 9 AM when more staff shows up. We were there at 8:15 on a Sunday morning and the place was packed, The wonderful waitress was literally running! So it took forever for our order to show... More 

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Thank MichK49
Chemainus, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

The Haida Way has served great curried chicken for years. It is just going through the motions now, and serves a nice yellow curry sauce with overcooked, stringy chicken lacking any attempt to make a great dish of curry... Great. Too bad.

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Thank lori67525
Greater London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

I have to say this is a truck stop, so I was not expecting too much. I hear the curry chicken is wonderful, well they should stick to that! The waitress, an older gal was a # 1, first class, ace waitress. She was working the room by herself and had at least 25 customers coming and going. But: I... More 

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Thank treata
Ladysmith, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

The owner who was also the cook sent out three orders of bacon n' eggs to my friends and I with burned bacon on the plate on Jan 1/2016. I mean burned as in burned BLACK. And, we'll never go back and tell all our friend our story. My previous visit for B n' E was just as bad, only... More 

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Thank Frank W
Duncan, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Although we found the food good the bathroom leaves lots to desire. Unfortunately the bathroom needed to have a good cleaning floor to ceiling. Lots of webs hanging everywhere and floors need to be scrubbed

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Duncan, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

It doesn't look like much inside or out, but this place has awsome home cooked meals. A must try is the breaded curry chicken breast, but just a 1/2 order. A full order is just too much! Great, friendly service.

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Thank IslandGypsies
Victoria, Canada
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We found this restaurant to be quite eccentric in combinations and flavours. Seems a lot of local Chemainians like it and would agree it's an acquired taste.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9320 Trans Canada Hwy, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Chemainus
  • Phone Number: (250) 246-3841

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