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Element Club Bar Grill

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Canadian, International, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub
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292 Columbia Ave, 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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Trail, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Younger crowd but still had a great time dancing in the club! Great set up lots of room to Boogie. Good food and service!

Thank MarkSteeves
Castlegar, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can see some changes with the new management - all good so far! We enjoy the artwork, and the blue lights are off on the stairs which makes it much easier on the eyes. The feta stuffed chicken wasvery good with a delicious sauce. I asked for salad instead of cooked veggies which was readily accommodated. My husband enjoyed... More 

Thank castlegargirl2016
Castlegar, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took in a show (Duelling pianos) and dinner. Dinner was wonderful, tasty, hot, and the entertainment was first rate.

Thank Eyebrow2
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I'm a long-time visitor to the Element in Castlegar and have always been very impressed...but, lately, it seems like it is slipping somewhat. During my most recent visit, on a Saturday evening, I was initially surprised at how few people were in the restaurant....at least there was no problem getting a table and we were promptly seated by a friendly... More 

Thank KootenayGuy35
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Hydi was a wonderful server, dinner was wonderfull. Love this restaurant will be back soon :)! Steak was great, pasta was good, drink specials were awesome and tasted good. Outdoor seating is recommended!

Thank Cory B
Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We went to Element on our way to visit our kids. We had a great meal and service. Came back 2 nights later with our son, wife and 2 grandchildren under 10( before 9PM). We got incredible service and all of us agreed, the food was great. Don miss this place-we went early before the bar scene happened, so it... More 

Thank Parmagirl_12
Castlegar, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Good food & atmosphere. One complaint...No Paper towels in Restrooms. For a upper class restaurant and prices , they could do better.

Thank paulgxoxo
Vancouver, Canada
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78 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

The burgers (and side dishes) here are very good. A generous, quality, meat patty and tasty, fresh baked bun, with good side and topping options. Worth the price. Wait staff are also impressively professional. I wish they'd operate a separate location, downtown street side, though, as sports bars (with TV screens, bar noise, and dark on the nicest day) are... More 

Thank Coonhounds
ElementCastlegar, Guest Relations Manager at Element Club Bar Grill, responded to this review

We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed our burgers! The Element can seem quite dark inside so we do try to keep the lights a little brighter until the evening when we like to set the mood and dim them. Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it! More 

Castlegar, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

This used to be THE spot to go in Castlegar, but new ownership & management has resulted in a painful decline in the service and products. My last visit was a fiasco where we waited 30 min for our order, which was then wrong and cold. The proces are far too high for the current level of quality... Hope they... More 

Thank Holly S
ElementCastlegar, Guest Relations Manager at Element Club Bar Grill, responded to this review

Hi Holly I am extremely sorry to hear about your recent visit to the Element. I would like to know when you came to the Element for a bite to eat so we can then speak to the staff on shift at that time about this and ensure it doesn't happen again.. Our top priority is making sure our customers... More 

Castlegar, Canada
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Went for beer and burgers. Burger was decent but pricey at $16... But it was the beer that surprised me. $6.95 for a draft beer....claimed it was 20oz on the menu but seemed lmore like 16 oz at the most. The glass of Coors Light (draft) was $4.79 and was very small...8oz? A better deal at the Black Rooster!

Thank KootenayFosters
ElementCastlegar, Guest Relations Manager at Element Club Bar Grill, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you for your review. Just wanted to clear the air with how many ounces our pints and sleeves are here at the Element. We measured all our glasses and our pints are 20oz. We do carry brand glasses for each beer we carry on draft and some of them are shaped different. We have had a lot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $30
American, Bar, Canadian, International, Contemporary, Pub, 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
Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
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 Ave, 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?