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Dog House Restaurant and Take Out

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner, Canadian
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271 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 3R1, Canada
+1 250-746-4614
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Calgary
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120 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It had been a year since we were in Duncan, and wanted to try the Doghouse again. Mid-morning on a Thurrsday and it was packed. Mostly locals - so that tells you how good this place is. Eggs Benny, bacon pancakes ...everything we tried was very good. Staff are warm and customer focused. Don't pass this place up if you... More 

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Thank TimberTom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service and food. However 15 minute back up at the front counter to pay. This could be easily fixed by allowing your servers to take paymemt at the tables. No one wants to wait that long yo pay!!

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Thank Carla M
Duncan, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

E.J Huges is a Canadian Artist has his pictures hanging in this restaurant ? Mr Huges loved eating at the DogHouse. My elderly friend loves this place so many families and pictures to look at and the food is good too!

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Thank paddleb0at
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has been there for ever. It is a new building but has been in business because it is a good old comfort food restaurant. An ideal big breakfast place. Straight forward and efficient service. Not a romantic dinner place. It is full of noise and clatter of a family restaurant, but quite delightful. The decor is nice and... More 

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Thank Elaine B
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99 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We always stop in at this restaurant when driving through Duncan, it's a favourite but the last few visits have not been that great. On our last visit we stopped in quite late and it was about an hour before closing, I ordered a combo burger which even had a hot dog on it, it was quite good and I... More 

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Thank Peter E
Ladysmith, Canada
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89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We quit going to the doghouse in 2011 and only went because my dad liked it, but I finally said I couldn't eat there anymore. We had out of town family visiting over the holidays and they suggested we give it a try. I figured there must be something I would like and we agreed. I chose the Asian Noodle... More 

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Thank maitiemouse
Vancouver
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457 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Went in for breakfast. An extensive menu for breakfast,lunch and dinner. Had a coffee and full house omelet. Too much food to finish. Reasonable prices. The carafe of coffee left at my table for refills. Super service. A very nice diner experience.

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Thank LLHH
Duncan, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Great Food, Good Prices & A FULL Carafe of COFFEE! Dined here many times & have NEVER had a bad meal, staff are always friendly & prompt. My favorite breakfast place because you get a carafe of coffee at your table!

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Thank Staci S
1 review
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Best Eggs Benedict I've had at a restaurant in years! Eggs seemed farm fresh and done perfectly! Home made hash browns were a nice surprise. Friendly efficient service! Will definitely be back!

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Thank Joan S
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Good food-Good service-Good atmosphere....great experience and not too pricey. If you have to go to Duncan (I don't know why anyone would except to eat here) or if you are passing by to go up Island. Stop here to eat. We always do.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 3R1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Duncan
  • Phone Number: +1 250-746-4614

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