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“Beautiful View, Terrible Food & Service”

The Narrows Floating Restaurant at Brown's Bay Marina
Ranked #43 of 147 Restaurants in Campbell River
Price range: $12 - $48
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Come and enjoy a great meal at the Floating restaurant located at Brown's Bay Resort. Comfy booths and pine walls give the Restaurant a very friendly and cozy feel. The views are amazing! You are ON the water and look out over the busy waterway to Alaska. Cruise ships and wild life are a frequent occurrence, so don't forget to bring your camera, you might just see a pod of orca's swim by. Enjoy our local specialities like our famous All You Can Eat Crab night every Thursday and Friday night. Have some fish and chips with local caught Halibut or bite into a juicy prime rib burger. The Restaurant is fully licensed and has a wonderful outside patio to enjoy the beautiful views even more.
Reviewed September 5, 2012

We have lived in the area for years but had not been to the restuarant since the old owners. We had remember the best fish & chips and were so excited to take our kids there after a week long camping trip up north.
The fish & chips we order looked like it came from a frozen highliner box in the gorcery store. When we asked the waitress she said they ran out of there regular fish and chips and it really did come from the grocery store....gross considering there is tons of fresh fish right out at the dock.
They still charged us the full price of $20 per plate and we left very hungry and dissapointed.
Perhaps if they get some friendlier staff and better food I would go back as the secenery is great. Otherwise stay far away from eating at this place.

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Reviewed September 1, 2012

I completely agree with the previous post from Cathy C. While the food was good, the service was the worst I have ever had, anywhere in the world. So much so that the entire dining room was discussing the bad service at normal volume, while the servers went in and out of the room. We were served crab without any crab utensils -- in other words, all we had were forks. We asked twice for the utensils and were told there weren't any! We eventually took them from another table when those people had left. I would never go back, and would not recommend this restaurant to my worst enemy.

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Reviewed August 23, 2012

Scenery was beautiful , we took family from Winnipeg there last friday for the all you can eat crab night .............. the service was horrendous .......... we were there for almost four hours ...we never got our second crab for well over an hour .. the place was hot and under staffed . If you want a second beverage .... forget it .... server did not seem to care . As locals we would not go back.

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Thank Cathy c
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

Today we drove the 25 minute drive to the Floating restaurant at the Marina. Guess what, the fish restaurant had NO fish and according to the waitress had nofish for the last 2 days. Bad, very bad... So we ordered nachos with hamburger. Well it came with fish tasting hamburger and was disgusting. On complaining to the server we were met with " oh well".
We will not be returning.

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Thank champion51
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Reviewed August 9, 2012

If you happen to be in Campbell River on a Friday night be sure to check out the all you can eat crab dinners. The price is unbelievable and the crab even more so. Like Crab Benny's? They are sometimes on the menu too. Too die for! It's licensed. Be sure to check out ripple Rock RV Resort, which is next door. We try and come back every summer. You can watch the cruise ships to Alaska go by from the restaurant and t e RV park. The park even has a hot tub!What more can you ask for when you are camping and don't feel like cooking.

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Thank BCroadtripper1
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