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Kalvas Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Canadian, Seafood
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180 Moilliet St, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
+1 250-248-6933
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kelowna, Canada
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I went there for her birthday and were fairly happy with the food and overall atmosphere. The only problem we had was the waiter had a bit of a perspiration issue. Puts you off when you first arrive but we managed to laugh it off once we got settled. If you get to Parksville it's certainly worth... More 

Thank boydlovesleafs
Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Sandcastle Inn next door so decided to go to Kalvas just because it was close. It turned out to be one of the best meals we have ever had! The atmosphere is great, the service was excellent and the meal was perfect plus the prices were very reasonable. I would highly recommend Kalvas Restaurant!

Thank loreenfroese
Parksville BC
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Celebrated our 47th anniversary. Mrs had a chicken dish and I had the seafood (prawns) daily special. A good bottle of white Chardonnay from the Okanagan rounded out the meal. Very attentive service without be intrusive. No water spots on cutlery or glassware and crisp ironed cloth napkins and a nice view of a garden made for a pleasant meal.... More 

Thank Viking46
Prince George, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are more in Parksville than fish and chip speciality restaurants--though we thoroughly enjoyed them too. But sooner or later the need for something a little more upscale was necessary. Kalvas was recommended and we are grateful it was. Service was excellent and the food was plated and cooked to perfection. A great experience

Thank Herb3259
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner with family (13) for a 50th wedding anniversary celebration. Waiter was advised of allergies as soon as we arrived which he actually remembered come dessert time! Food took awhile to come out but it was very good. Desserts were very large and rich so I suggest sharing! Prices were reasonable for dinner so want too surprised with... More 

Thank MSG1967
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived with a group of 15 with no reservation for dinner at 7:30. It is very difficult to reserve ahead of time as no one answers the phone and your call is not returned as promised therefore we just showed up. Despite this we had a pretty good dining experience overall. After a half an hour wait we were... More 

Thank sandragracie
Grande Prairie, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened upon this restaurant by chance. Luckily they had room for us. We all had a fantastic dinner! The kids really enjoyed their meals and ice cream dessert. Both my husband and I were too full for dessert but they looked wonderful! Really comfortable atmosphere, food was excellent and prices very reasonable; recommend dining here!

Thank Christy R
Qualicum Beach
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very good service, and friendly staff. Excellent meal. Loved the Bouillabaisse,Very Knowledgable regarding the wine list. We enjoyed the whole experiance.

Thank Bubbaqbay
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our seafood dinner was a very good choice for our dinner visit. The restaurant was crowded and the service was a little slow and impersonal, but the food was very good and priced average for a dinner selection.

Thank sandyanne2014
Coquitlam, Canada
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with friends and we all had a different entree and we all found the food to be delicious. The menu offers a good selection. The service was good - attentive but not hovering. We thought the prices in keeping with the quality and quantity of food served

Thank Ann H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $19
Canadian, Seafood
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Moilliet St, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-248-6933
Kalvas has been converted to aclassy upscale log cabin with dark wood tables and a warm atmosphere. The semi-circularbuilding offered almost every table a view from large windows. The focus of Kalvas is on thedining experience and the quality of the selections on the menu. Specializing in seafoodand premium meats such as AAA Alberta Beef and Island Springs Lamb, Kalvas offers highquality meals at reasonable prices.

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