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Beach House Cafe

2775 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2C4, Canada
+1 250-752-9626
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible9%
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“spaetzle” (5 reviews)
“soup salad” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Central European, European
$$ - $$$
2775 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2C4, Canada
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Reviewed May 9, 2016

Sad to see that under its new Management/Owners this Beach House cafe (despite its beautiful location!!!) has skyrocketed its prices and gone downhill with its food. It used to be an unpretentious, quaint, clean little place with lovely food and the best location in town....More

Thank gloriaqualicum
Reviewed April 16, 2016

On my way to Courtenay and decided to stop in Qualicum for lunch but as we were here we also wanted somewhere on the beach to take advantage of the scenery. The Beach Inn was perfect, good parking, clean and efficient service and the food...More

1  Thank Alan H
Reviewed April 7, 2016

We hadn't been here since the new owners and reno's had taken place so were anxious to try it. A coat of paint certainly brightened it up. Same dingy carpet however. The food was just ok. My husband had the Hungarian goulash which was very...More

Thank Ruth F
Reviewed April 7, 2016

Had heard the seafood chowder was very good, so we ordered it for lunch and were very disappointed. Well seasoned but potatoes were the main ingredient. Staff not too concerned. It appears they are counting on the view to bring people in. Items on the...More

Thank Twobirdies
Reviewed April 1, 2016

new owners since last year. new menu. with first impressions, one walks in facing that amazing ocean and the light shines in on the same very old, thin, dirty, wrinkled carpet. million dollar view. interior needs refreshing. my asian chop salad o.k., my husband's hungarian...More

1  Thank jarmwr40
Reviewed February 13, 2016

This is a restaurant that has changed management, just reopened and is having learning curve difficulties. The prices are too high for the service an food that is prepared. Six of us went for dinner and found the appetizers to be great. The main courses...More

3  Thank parkdale38
galin1974, customers at Beach House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2016

Hurting to read this review because we was next table eating the same meals pork and seafood fettuccini we enjoy our diner was fantastic... the manager was very polite and offer something ales and you refuse ....yeah because the appetizers was to generous .......was busy...More

Reviewed February 10, 2016

Visited renovated restaurant for lunch this week. Had always enjoyed Caesar Salad with Prawns on old menu and we were delighted to find it was still being offered. There was only one server and he took a very long time to take our order. We...More

3  Thank Arlene K
Reviewed February 5, 2016

My husband and I recently ate at the Beach House for the first time and were very impressed with the menu, the atmosphere and the service! Our server was the most professional server we have had in years and he truly made our experience. We...More

Thank lori766
Reviewed January 6, 2016

Our two grand daughters took my husband and myself to the Beach House Cafe for dinner. The restaurant wasn't busy. We asked for a table by the window, for the view.. The hostess Just plain raised her voice and told us without a reservation, there...More

Thank Mary Ann G
Reviewed January 3, 2016

It has been several months since we last visited this Restaurant, and have always given it a 5 star. This visit we were most disappointed. We reserved a widow table for 6pm not sure why as we were the only couple to show up. We...More

Thank Italyinjune07
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brandy k
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Response from Gordon E | Reviewed this property |
I think you are mistaken in directing this "question" at me! I did post a brief review of the restaurant a while back as follows: "Friendly service, good menu and nice food in this busy restaurant which has views straight... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Mediterranean, Central European, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2775 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-9626
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