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Element Club Bar Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Canadian, International, Contemporary, Gastropub
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292 Columbia Avenue, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 1G4, Canada
+1 250-365-8066
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Castlegar, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have enjoyed many events and family birthdays at the Element. They provide an excellent food menu, great alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks and from time to time special entertainment is offered.

Thank Happy77083
Vancouver, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very quiet and very well managed would go more often if it was not winter out there The food is just what you need when your really really hungry

Thank CHYLObob
Castlegar, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish that I could give this review a rating worse than 'Terrible'. This was by far the worst dining experience of my life. I'm 44 and travel a lot. We had a large reservation for 7:00, which I arrived early for, the night of a comedy event. I was the third of eleven to arrive. I had a seat... More 

4 Thank kootenaygirl2016
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wonderful evening, the service was friendly and fun, I have never been disappointed when I go there. They were a little bit slower then usual this evening as they were serving food upstairs as well as (for the first time ever) downstairs as well. They wanted to accommodate the need for the service as many people made... More 

Thank Tawnya C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently learned that the Element now serves breakfast, so my partner and I decided to try it out. The portions were big, and the service was great. The food itself was good, but not great. A nice little breakfast spot to try out. I do not recommend the "Kootenay Scramble", or as it's spelled on the menu "kootnay scramble", but... More 

1 Thank Haley H
Castlegar, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast has always been dominated by a different local spot in Castlegar, but when you hear about something new... you try it. I'm glad I did. The head chef served me himself. The food was amazing and service was top notch. Found my new Sunday breakfast spot. When you have a great breakfast, you want to go there for lunch... More 

Thank snowmexican4
Castlegar, Canada
Level Contributor
28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

This used to be a an upper end food service restaurant ...Menu has changed to more Pub Style Food? Now leans more to hamburgers & poutines etc. No steak or prime rib except Fridays.Limited food items (preheated ?) Totally surprised at the changes.

1 Thank paulgxoxo
Kelowna, Canada
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

The previous owners did not make the Element a place you wanted to come back to visit again. The new management team here for the past year welcome you with open arms. Thank you Jess for amazing service as always. I am in love with the new chef and his incredible food. I always smile when I see those Berr-garita's.... More 

Thank travellingCanadiens
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner while passing through on a road trip. Excellent fish and chips and chicken sandwich. Reasonable price.

Thank Stacey K
Castlegar, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

I haven't been to the Element for a couple years now, and I had heard there was new management, even a new Chef. I thought I would come try it out and I was gladly surprised to see they had the same great tasting fries, but a few new items from the Chef as well. I haven't tried all of... More 

Thank Bob_Frankinson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $30
American, Bar, Canadian, International, Contemporary, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 292 Columbia Avenue, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 1G4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Castlegar
  • Phone Number: +1 250-365-8066

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