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Starboard Grill

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2 _ 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
+1 778-421-2826
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (33 reviews)
“hot pot” (11 reviews)
“burger” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Soups, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
2 _ 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all. We had the hot pot and burgers and we loved everything. Our server was attentive, pleasant and helpful, and the bonus of a waterfront view has made this our special place on the way to Tofino or just a day...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Welcoming and attentive staff. I wouldn't characterize the ambience as cozy but it was clean comfortable with a good view of the water and the activity thereon. Menu was quite varied - the soups we tried were delicious and my sandwich was excellent. Prices were...More

Thank Reginald_Chung
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My last visit was Valentine’s Day so couldn’t enjoy the patio but it is one of my favourite summertime spots. Food is always good and service is excellent as well.

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I really like this restaurant because the items on the menu are different, fresh and new. My husband and I shared the platter! There was real fresh veggies, a scoop of potato mashed with mustard! Who would have thought! Amazing! We thoroughly enjoyed the ribs...More

Thank mema98
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Went here for the first time a few weeks ago well in Port Alberni. The food was all very tasty and delicious! The service was excellent. Your server was fun to talk to and was very helpful with the menu. I have a mushroom allergy...More

Thank amanda5805
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Our bnb host recommended this place and we were not disappointed. Good staff, good views (even in the rain) and excellent food. The salmon chowder was unique and a must have.

Thank Pataec
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We had some very tasty food here, the sweet potato salmon chowder being the most unusual. They are at riverside or top of the bay. A public view or walkway is adjacent. The grill's outdoor seating is protected from wind by glass walls, and it...More

Thank BinColorado
Reviewed 23 October 2017

In between coming and going from Port Alberni to other places on Vancouver Island, we went to the Starboard Grill twice and loved each visit. Do plan on going there for dinner - you will not be disappointed. The friendly servers and excellent food will...More

Thank S G
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Stopped off here on our way to Ucluelet. The setting is lovely - we ate out on the terrace with a beautiful view of the river where we were able to enjoy the sight of sea planes taking off. However, it was a good job...More

Thank Alison52
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Went for a business lunch, and tried the special: soup of the day (chowder) and English muffins topped with a grilled chicken salad. Both were excellent! Only wish I had been there for dinner, so l could try one of their beer. We sat on...More

Thank Dan468
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 _ 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 778-421-2826
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