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2310 Alberni Highway | Old Country Market, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
+1 250-248-6280
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2310 Alberni Highway | Old Country Market, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It says alot when your very good friends recommend a restaurant and take you there to experience great food and great service! The menu had an excellent variety of "Italian" choices and the wine list was nicely compatible with these choices. I would highly recommend...More

Thank EJ B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently moved to the area and were recommended by our realtor - so pleased she did. This is now our main 'go-to' place locally to eat. Set in a remarkable area in Coombs right next to the Goats on the Roof store and many...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great pizza and great atmosphere. Wait until the spring when all the shrubs etc are out and it is a wonderful place to have lunch or dinner.

Thank MalcomM703
Reviewed 23 January 2018

My wife and I visited this restaurant for the second time on New Years Eve with her parents. My in-laws have eaten here many times and knew what they wanted without looking at the menu. It was their last day of operation so understandably they...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Cuckoos is a favourite stop for us in the Parksville area. On this day we arrived for lunch about 1:15 pm only to be told there would be a two hour wait for a table. ???? We don’t even wait that long anywhere in Vancouver!...More

Thank Josie K
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This place has been very inconsistent the 4 different times I've been there. When it is good, it is extremely good and worth the price! When it is bad, it's pretty average and feels pricey for what you get. The problem is that it is...More

1  Thank 99Wanderer99
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Pesto linguini pasta was slathered in so much olive oil / butter was separating. Gnochi pasta had so much cheese slathered on top of it was stringy. Cheese is not the main course. Tiny pizza's my kids actually complained and they are only 9. Salad's...More

1  Thank tch17hma
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Had eaten here once before and thought the food and atmosphere were good. Stopped here for lunch and the two pasta dishes we ordered were a disappointment. The pasta was soggy and the spaghetti and meatballs tasted like they had been sitting for awhile. It...More

Thank Roz250
Reviewed 9 November 2017

An Italian restaurant hidden at the back of the market at Coombs. Great ambiance. A really nice place with wonderful service (who doesn't love a friendly French waiter) and great food. We shared a wonderful pizza which was the perfect amount for lunch. If we...More

Thank geminigemini
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful Dinner with my family for my Birthday! Lovely Italian Restaurant very good service. Been here several times never have been disappointed. In summertime they have a lovely courtyard. Makes you feel like you are in Italy. You have a nice variety on menu Pizzas,...More

Thank Jacquie M
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Linda K
31 January 2016|
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Response from mawsym2 | Reviewed this property |
While this is an italian restaurant there is a section of the menu that is marked gluten free. Dress is casual - not business just casual. This restaurant is very classy and I would suggest something a bit more up scale... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2310 Alberni Highway | Old Country Market, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Coombs
  • Phone Number: +1 250-248-6280
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