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Rod & Gun

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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163 Alberni Highway, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H2, Canada
+1 250-248-6511
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aswome service and food kid friendly on restaurant side with very nice outdoor patio that we always try to use during nice days. The bar is rather large and has pool table live bands most weekends

Thank Jeff M
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123 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this pub on the way to Mt. Washington. I was happy to find wings on the menu as I was craving for it that day. The server was very friendly, and food was great. I would stop here again when I'm in the area.

Thank Niameow
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

WORD! This is a great pub. The food is incredible, not your typical pub food. Live music and a dance floor. They create a positive vibe that just makes you want to come back again and again

Thank payge2009
Parksville, Canada
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The beef dip from here is amazing and probably the best in town, and the service is a good will be back for sure!

1 Thank David M
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Consistent and good quality food with friendly service. Very local feel. We live in Parksville and as a result are able to return often to this restaurant.

1 Thank Kelly S
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We have been to the Rod & Gun a few times in the past and have always had a good experience. The food is awesome and the staff are super friendly. If you are craving a burger then look no further. I don't think you will find a better burger anywhere else. I also highly reccomend their fish & chips.... More 

1 Thank Island_Guy82
Edmonton, Canada
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122 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Came with a friend that is a regular here. The place is ok. Nothing special but nothing bad either. Only had a couple drinks and left.

Thank 1957luv2travel
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

popped into this place for a bite while we waited for check-in for our hotel. The food was good, the atmosphere quaint and the service was very friendly. It just happened that a lovely lady rang the bell at the bar and bought a round of drinks for the bar. First time for everything and a pleasant way to start... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome service and great food. Had there steak sandwich and poutine options are great Nice restaurant and bar had live entertainment as well

Thank Jeff M
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

OMG! What a great restaurant! The chowder was amazing. The salad was huge, fresh and delicious. The beers on tap were great too. Charming historical establishment, picture perfect location. Highly recommend. The wait staff was amazing as well.

Thank Pamela N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Alberni Highway, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-248-6511

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