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Fluid Bar and Grill

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American, Canadian, Soups, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Fusion, Gastropub
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1175 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 2K2, Canada
+1 250-338-1500
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Canada
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Happened upon this place as it was across from the hotel we were staying at. We didn't know what to expect, and we were pleasantly surprised by an above-average experience. Good service, very tasty food (we had steak and Kung Pow...the restaurant focuses on using local ingredients) and generous portions. Cheerful atmosphere as well. Look forward to returning next time... More 

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Thank crossingtherubicon
Greene, RI
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173 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice interior sort of a modern look, with a sports bar attitude. Decent selection of draft beers. Food/menu shows some creativity. Staff is great helpful and always there no matter what you need. Had the Renben and it was excellent. Had music the night I ate there. Can't say I loved the band but they gave it all they had.

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Thank bkkc1234
derbyshire
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106 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were just passing when driving through Courtenay, glad we did. The food was tasty and the service was good. Inexpensive too.

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Thank guest2302
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to fluid several times. Service has always been pretty slow. Most recently I Went in with 12 people, and it took over an hour and a half to receive our food. There was one other large table and few small tables with people, but it wasn't a busy place. My dinner was missing a few key ingredients, but... More 

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Thank Danielle O
COURTENAY
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was I not impressed. Chunk of under cooked meat and tasteless. Yes I ordered with out spices but it was old and tough and I asked for medium and got raw. Mom asked for well and got rare. I have been cooking in restaurants for years and I could have done better blindfolded. The vegetables were a joke and again... More 

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Thank Ronald Q
Courtenay, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

My wife and I often go here for lunch ,,They have an extensive menu and there food is always very good ... I really enjoy there calamari and there chicken wings... they have an excellent choice of local beer and often have great drink specials that compliment there consistently good food ....there waitresses are prompt and polite ,,,we reccomend going... More 

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Courtenay, Canada
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I've always had good food here, but when you go with a group of 4 or more, someone at the table will usually get food that isn't good. A bit of a gamble.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Frequented by a young rowdy crowd, the drink specials are pretty good but the food is only average, the burger is too spicy and service is hit and miss - won't be going back soon as there are way better restaurants in Courtenay like Atlas and Local's to spend your $$ at.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

great food and drinks. friendly staff. plenty of tv's for sports fans. also has an outdoor patio. handy for pre-theatre dinner.

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Thank apero4now
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Place was great. The hostess wasn't overly friendly, kind of sat us really quickly and said 'drink menus are on the card'. Our server was great - she suggested the Brie appie and it was really tasty. Only complaint - they should cut the crostinis all the way through. Had to use our fingers a lot to tear them apart.... More 

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Thank Monique G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $15
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Soups, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Fusion, Gastropub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1175 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 2K2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-338-1500

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