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Starboard Grill

2 _ 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
+1 778-421-2826
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (33 reviews)
“beet salad” (5 reviews)
“hot pot” (10 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Soups, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
2 _ 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
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11 - 20 of 218 reviews

Reviewed 29 August 2017

We visited the restaurant for a late dinner. We had no reservation, but the place wasn't busy, given the late hour. The food was very good, especially the halibut that was super fresh and prepared with care by the Chef, Brad, who came out to...More

Thank Aldo B
Reviewed 29 August 2017

6 of us had lunch there. All the portions were very generous, and food was good. The waitress, also was very personable. It took quite a while for our lunch to come however, so glad I wasn't on a work lunch break.

Thank Bertha41
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Good food down in the harbour with great ambience. Sit by the water's edge, sheltered from the wind and enjoy a range of appetizers, mains and desserts. We had the 'hot pot' - recommended by the locals - and were not disappointed. The raspberry creme...More

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

What a view, breathtaking! The staff were amazing, very polite excellent service, even when we had to relocate inside due to wasps by our patio seating. The waitress helped us move everything inside no problem! The food came out super fast and was delicious :)...More

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We ate at this restaurant on a cross Canada road trip and were very impressed with the service and food portions. The menu is varied and extensive and meals are reasonably priced and food portions are generous. The terrace overlooks the river and its possible...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Great food, the sweet salmon chowder was delicious fabulous location right by the river, don't forget your sunglasses in the evening as the sun was blinding before sunset

Thank nickystewart
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Definitely the best view in town and the staff are great. We've been to this restaurant about half a dozen times and have found that the quality of the cooking is very inconsistent. Great view, great service, nice décor and plate presentation but the actual...More

Thank mim100
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Decided to have lunch here today and so glad we did! We both chose the BBQ Chicken soup!! Yum!! It was the special feature today and we hope it is put on the menu permanently.......so delicious! We also ordered the calamari as appetizer (great) plus...More

Thank Gema28
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Lovely place with great food. We kept adding people to join us and the staff was very welcoming about it. Service was excellent and the atmosphere pretty and relaxing. Sit outside if you can.

Thank floodnik
Reviewed 5 July 2017

After eating at the Startboard Grill numerous times I finally tried the Candied Salmon Chowder...can you say O.M.G... delicious! This restaurant serves a range of menu items that will tickle anyones palette. The servers were abundant and quick to check on you. The seating outside...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 _ 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 778-421-2826
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