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Final Approach Restaurant

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1000 Ravensbourne | #3, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1P9, Canada
+1 250-752-8966
07:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 07:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This eatery is a local favourite located at the quaint qualicum airport. It is small , reservations are recommended. Their specials are absolutely delectable! Desserts are amazing and so is the service! I always leave saying " that was the best I've had!" Definetly a hidden gem worth the stop!

Thank Delores S
Victoria, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Final Approach Restaurant is always busy so it pays to make a reservation. The lunch crowd is heavy between 12 and 1, so if you can, plan for a late lunch. Top marks for the cod fish and chips and the coconut cream pie (best one I have ever had). Lovely summer patio and a great place to watch... More 

Thank SaysDarcy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is excellent as is the service. Ian will make your order exactly the way you want it. View is awesome, right on the runway. A must for any local or visitor

Thank Spongesurfer
The Wine Island
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a birthday breakfast. Had eggs benny and it was just super. Price for two was under $20 Service was very good and staff very friendly. This was our first visit and we will now frequent this café on a regular basis. Enjoyed watching the planes come and go too.

Thank Birdman5
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost top marks for Breakfast - only disappointing part was the sausages. Small and non descript. The rest was excellent. Will definitely go back - if you are in the local area quite often they have a small discount coupon in the local free paper(discount applies Mon to Thurs only). It's at the airport but the food is very good.... More 

Thank Beach1171
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is an excellent restaurant located at the local Qualicum Beach airport. The food is very good and the service is excellent. I recommend making a reservation as seating is limited and restaurant is always full.

Thank Sharon K
Calgary, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I found out about The Final Approach via FB randomly and have been super excited to go check it out Feb 12 (Sunday morn). We arrived at 11am after a 1/2h commute from out of town to find out breakfast on a Sunday ended at "exactly" 11am...we got there at 11:03am. We were greeted by one of the 2 waitresses... More 

Thank SharingMyOpinion79
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

This restaurant is located at the Qualicum Beach airport. The food is fresh and well presented. The restaurant looks over the runway - interesting comings and goings. The restaurant is small, so reservation for lunch is a good idea.

Thank GlenysP968
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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197 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We were looking to try a new place and had heard good things about Final Approach so we dropped by for lunch and were seated at a nice table by the window. The restaurant is smallish but feels comfortable and spacious and there are lots of windows overlooking the runways so you can watch the small plane traffic. Our server... More 

Thank FarFlungStarling
Cochrane, Alberta
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This was our 3rd time at the Final Approach for lunch and always enjoy it. I had ordered the steak sandwich medium rare but it arrived as a medium which might have been a problem but it was still very tender and tasty so when our waiter offered to replace it with a new steak I refused. I really was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Ravensbourne | #3, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-8966
Located at the terminal of the Qualicum Beach Airport, Join us for breakfast, lunch and dinner and witness the excitement of frequent air traffic in a comfortable and relaxing environment. We are closed on select holidays, please visit our website for more information.

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