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Kalvas Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Canadian
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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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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were in town for a reunion for a few days and told others in our group about this place - people went back a second time it was so good! Just wouldn't have thought you could get such good stuff in a resort town. Good wines and drinks, everyone loved their dishes and the service was excellent! Don't miss... More 

Thank Danielle E
Lund, Canada
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Treated ourselves to prime rib night. The food, service, and atmosphere were excellent. We had appies, dinner, and dessert. The beef was extremely tender and done perfectly. One small point though, despite being informed, the waiter was not at all concerned about one of us being gluten intolerant. He brought her the Yorkshire pudding anyway and we had to insist... More 

Thank Ann S
Victoria, Canada
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122 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to this restaurant several years ago and were not impressed. However with friends, we decided to give it another try. This time it was great. The waiter gave us some suggestions and he was right. The food was delicious. The only suggestion I could make is that the person taking our orders had a very loud voice... More 

Thank Dennis07
British Columbia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here last night and were very pleased with both the food and service. I had escargots and mentioned to the server that the first one had some grit in it but the rest were very good. Shortly after, the chef sent out a new order of escargots on the house. My son's steak was properly cooked, my daughter... More 

Thank ZucciniLoaf
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had our first visit there recently to celebrate my wife's birthday. Was easy to make reservations through their website, and communication was great. (I had to change my original booking). Service was great. Our server was a perfect blend of personable and professional. We were a group of 6, so we had a selection of entrees from the menu. All... More 

Thank JammerVictoria
Parksville, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

My wife and I both really enjoy a special night out at Kalvas. My favorite is Friday night when they have a Prime Rib special. Other nights I will have the Panko Encrusted Halibut or the Red Snapper. My wife loves the Prawns. The waiters are friendly, knowledgeable and the service is very good. We both recommend this restaurant.

Thank Barry C
Edmonton, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

everything about this place was quite good. i don't have any complaints, except that it falls short of being great across the board.

Thank danmcrory
Port Coquitlam, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We stopped to have dinner here there it was recommended by the hotel next door where we were staying. We had no reservations but did not have to wait long for a table for two. The restaurant itself was quite nice and the service was good and friendly. The food delicious,and that is the main thing. I would recommend this... More 

Thank Hannekeweaver
Kelowna, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner around 6 without reservations, and were immediately seated. At 7:30 when we left, there was a line of people waiting to go in, that went out the door. The people who served us were very knowledgable and made good suggestions. We had the seafood plate and the scallops and prawns. They were very good. We loved... More 

Thank Linda I
British Columbia, Canada
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651 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

we used to come here years ago for special occasions with our sons and my parents. our sons grew up and moved away and my parents passed on. came occasionally after that for excellent oysters. changed hands, same pink tablecloths and quit coming. went here with friends last night and very happy to do so! good service, water glasses kept... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $19
Seafood, Canadian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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?