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2310 Alberni Highway | Old Country Market, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
+1 250-248-6280
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (115 reviews)
“cioppino” (15 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2310 Alberni Highway | Old Country Market, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We were to depart for the Rockies after visiting family on Vancouver Island and we asked them for their preferred restaurant. We had already driven past Cuckoo and Goat on the Roof market earlier in the day and they suggested Cuckoo as a really great...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked an early (5PM) reservation and arrived to find the place nearly empty. We were ushered to our table on the patio and looked forward to eating alfresco. Shortly after we arrived, a family with young children were seated next to us although the...More

Thank Lowseas
Reviewed 2 days ago

Have many lunches here. Enjoy sitting on the patio. Traditional Italian fare. Well presented and tasty. More on the plate than I can finish in a sitting. Generally a reservation is recommended.

Thank donnasZ4521LY
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were taken here by friends and sat outside in the lovely courtyard, very reminiscent of Italy. It was a busy lunchtime, but our server was very attentive and the food came reasonably quickly. Cuckoo has a great menu with all the pasta being home-made...More

Thank Bernie P
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place looks like Italy and the patio is a fabulous setting. The service was average at best though and the food followed suit. We ordered the platters for 4 and the chicken parmigiana was hard and cold and the one pasta dish was cold...More

Thank bcguy_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very unassuming Italian restaurant from the outside. What a lovely surprise to find a beautiful, Italian oasis tucked away by a peaceful forest. Quality of food and service go hand in hand ... both excellent. My husband had the lasagna which was massive and...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Nice find for us. We were this first to be seated outside, We had a great view of the farm area where the goats on the roof are kept.. The meal was above expectation for the location, ambiance was pleasant for all..

Thank vic_1111
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have finally found the best Restaurant in Coombs (Goats on Roof) Excellent Food and service been for lunch and dinner. It's charming atmosphere makes you feel like you are in Italy. With water fountains and grapevine and beautiful shade trees. This is the place to...More

Thank Jacquie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Who'd a thunk it? Down the road from 'goats on the roof', Alberni Highway, in Coombes BC, is a new to us restaurant called CUCKOO. Best pizza on Vancouver Island! THIN crust seriously good. Excellent cocktails and the price isn't SILLY, like so many places...More

Thank r s
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Italian restaurant is fit for the gods. Fine cuisine with a wide selection of dishes. All is an epicurean delight.

Thank fayeboggsis
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Linda K
January 30, 2016|
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Response from mawsym2 | Reviewed this property |
While this is an italian restaurant there is a section of the menu that is marked gluten free. Dress is casual - not business just casual. This restaurant is very classy and I would suggest something a bit more up scale... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2310 Alberni Highway | Old Country Market, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Coombs
  • Phone Number: +1 250-248-6280
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