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Starboard Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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2 _ 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
+1 778-421-2826
08:00 - 22:00
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270 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Lovely spot overlooking the harbour. Average food though. Service was good and value for money. Maybe we chose the wrong dishes.

Thank cel_longridge
Pacific Grove, California
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407 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We stopped here en route from Victoria to Tofino and enjoyed a tasty lunch with the bonus of a lovely view of the harbor. One of us had the hamburger and fries, both cooked to perfection. The other had celery soup and mushrooms stuffed with shrimp. The soup was rich and tasty; the mushrooms savory but a bit skimpy. The... More 

Thank RuNanS
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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388 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The restaurant is at the end of the harbour and has lovely view of the Port Alberni inlet, which is very beautiful. We had lovely local beers here with home made crisps and dips, they were cooked beautifully. We also had lunch one day and that was excellent, fresh tuna salad and seafood chowder.

Thank gill h
Bonnyville, Canada
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Everything we all enjoyed staff was helpful and friendly nice and clean.soft music a beautiful view.

Thank Tammie M
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived late in the evening to order a 2-course dinner. The waitress was very friendly and helpful, no concern it was 30 minutes before closure time. The starter of the fried calamares and vegetables wasn't too special, but our main courses of beet salad and a salad with mandarin were great. A very nice place to sit down and... More 

Thank Frankpacman
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The food was ok and the view was nice but once we got seated the waitress forgot about us and we had to wait for probably 20 minutes before another waitress came and apologized for the long wait.

Thank kattmormor
Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Our trip to Port Alberni was last minute with no real plans. On arrival we decided to visit one of the Quays to have It was the weekend of the P.A. Salmon festival and all it includes, but quite by accident we chose a nice quiet spot. The Starboard Grill patio was nice, protected from the winds that can come... More 

Thank Sittingback
Diamond Bar CA
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Can't beat the location...wonderful views, right next to the harbor, just a few steps from the Lady Rose Marine dock. Plenty of parking and a great area to walk off dinner. Friendly wait staff and moderate prices.

Thank Alco251
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Have had brunch, lunch and dinners here since they opened up. A little more high class than other restaurants in Port Alberni, but still reasonable. Food is excellent, last meal was lunch with my boss. I had the tuna burger with yam fries. I would put this in the top 4 restaurants in PA.

Thank TrainmanAV
Prince Rupert, Canada
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The wife and i were there 3 nights ago for dinner.We are new comers to the valley,so we read the reviews before we decide where to. Of course there are always mixed reviews but we not dissapointed that night.Starters were shrimp mushrooms caps and calamari.They were both good,but the highlight was the main course.The Lamb sirloin topped with Blueberry glaze... More 

Thank CaptCod

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 _ 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 778-421-2826

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?