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Boondocks Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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Today Sean and Jenn McNeill are the Red Seal chef owners that strive to make Boondocks a fun and comfortable establishment for all that enter their doors. Boondocks is a family restaurant and children are always welcomed but in all honesty if you want a quiet family meal then Friday nights are not always the best bet as it can get fairly loud with an establishment full of locals unwinding after a long hard week in what can best be described as a authentic pub style restaurant. All of our staff do their best to greet everyone with a smile but in the off chance that they are busy at that moment please feel free to sit yourself down where ever you feel comfortable and enjoy the somewhat entertaining
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Canadian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

If you’re hungry, want great service, a consistently great meal and casual atmosphere then Boondocks is the place to go. Have never experienced any thing negative at this establishment. The servers are quick, very friendly, and have wonderful memories. They don’t forget a thing! Friends...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kinderale
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Wanted a drink and some live music on Saturday night. Stumbled across this great little place. Terrific service. Reasonable prices. There was a two men band playing oldies and that everybody clapping and singing along. I learned that every Tuesday and Saturday they have new...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JohnLinCBD
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

We were in a large group (28) and had prearranged dinner choices of beef or chicken entree. In addition to our group the establishment was a packed house - a significant challenge for staff. Our starters were either a garden or Caesar salad; standard fare,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 937jimp
Reviewed December 5, 2018

As the Santa Claus Parade had just ended, it was a busy night when I arrived at Boondocks. The hostess wouldn't seat me at a table for four. I questioned her as I have had a couple of experiences that were clearly discriminatory because I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank karina s
Reviewed November 25, 2018

We enjoyed rib night and some nice cold beers. Service was very good although you did need to get their attention once in a while! Food was hot, yummy and we would definitely return to try more of their specials. Many locals.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gogirls555
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We stopped by for lunch while touring Sidney. We found a large selection of beer and food. Only issue we had was service was slow but food was good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Donny W
Reviewed August 10, 2018

I really wanted to like this place. The staff great you warmly and are helpful. Three of us ordered the ribs and we had to send them back. They were barely warm. They were very dry and little taste. The other in the party had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Skeggy54
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 6:30pm to grab a quick meal/ snack and a beer before our ferry to Vancouver (ferry at 8). We explained right when we walked in that we have about 40min and asked what would be the best and quickest option to eat...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank alexandrazzia
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Boondocks delivers a friendly pub atmosphere, with the food to match. The menu has plenty of options, and we enjoyed sampling several appetizers while chatting and enjoying our time. It's off the main road by a half-block, but should be top of mind for variety...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sixweeks
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Hands down their staff is helpful, friendly and shows care in everything they do. This creates a great atmosphere. The food was good, the crab cakes were amazing. Also had the pizza which was good... but a bit bland, I think they could really benefit...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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