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Starboard Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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2 _ 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
+1 778-421-2826
08:00 - 22:00
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Port Alberni, Canada
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299 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband says this is the best burger in town. Reasonably priced considering the quality. Great calamari

Thank helena218
Kingston, Ontario
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601 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This restaurant has a very interesting seafood menu that has some delicious dishes. The salmon soup was incredible and the tuna and potato salad delicious. Our server was super-friendly and took very good care of us. While the interior decor of the restaurant was a bit sterile, they have a lovely protected outdoor dining area on the wharf. This lunch... More 

Thank Weerobbie
Agassiz, Canada
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Visited for early lunch, in the dead of winter so we had the restaurant to ourselves...nice. Modern, airy and clean. Great Salmon/Asparagus soup with Baguette! Would be a beautiful place to lounge in the summer!

Thank AgassizBCgirl
Port Alberni, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Popped into The Starboard Grill tonight...Sunday night and busy at 7pm. We were seated right away wherever we felt like sitting and served drinks right away as well as asked for our order in a timely manner. The atmosphere is nice, the staff are very pleasant and the food is good. My only complaint would be the lengthy time it... More 

Thank SharingMyOpinion79
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Went for lunch with my daughter. We got a window table with a view of the inlet. Service was ok, there were only two servers working (both very friendly) and the food was a little slow. The soup special of the day was very good as was the veggie burger. My daughter had a wrap and salad which was tasty.... More 

Thank Victoria W
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Attended the Starboard Grill for a company Christmas party. I was expecting the usual cold roast beef buffet, potatoes, and veggies with one or two options for desserts but the cooks really out did themselves. So many options, all tasted wonderfully homemade, and the chefs were very knowledgeable and could answer any question one might have about the food. You... More 

Thank Celine S
Port Alberni, Canada
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The food was as usual excellent, their Hot Pot is the best,the Baron of Beef was also very good, the server from Quebec, was very attentive and has a great attitude.

Thank donwatl
London, England
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Our out of season visit to this unpretentious dockside restaurant didnt bode particularly well but guess what, it turns out that the chef/owner really cares about the food he prepare and serves up, irrespect of the season or number of potential customers he may have so this turned out to be a really quality meal which deserves a tripadviser thumbs... More 

Thank Carlstan
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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155 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Pretty basic food. We did a quick stop for lunch. Sandwich no soup combo. Both we very good. The sandwiches were very good with fresh ingredients. Mushroom soup was very good. Not much else to say. Location was excellent.

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Port Alberni, Canada
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A restaurant with good food that is affected by the winds off the Inlet which can make it a bit chilly. But the food is worth it.

Thank 289Clancy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 _ 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 778-421-2826

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