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$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
220 West Island Highway | Across from the Beach Club, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2P3, Canada
+1 250-586-5500
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
“seafood crepe” (7 reviews)
“crab bisque” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
220 West Island Highway | Across from the Beach Club, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2P3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just finished a fantastic meal at Chameleons!!! We were traveling through Parksville and needed to stop for supper with our kids 5 & 7. Saw Chameleons on the Google maps and decided to give it a try. Small place, tucked away of the main road....More

Thank Wildcard17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started with Crab Dip and the first thing we noticed was how warm the food was, no sitting under heat lamps. My wife wanted Chicken Neptune but asked if it could come with pasta. This was no problem and a variety of choices were...More

Thank apodave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've never been disappointed. Food is wonderful, menu is varied, servings are ample and the staff are friendly and very accommodating. We have had family meals, business lunches and quiet casual get-togethers with friends there on a number of occasions. They have even done larger,...More

2  Thank RandBontheroad
Reviewed June 9, 2018

We ventured to a nearby town for a change of restaurant for lunch and the reviews on this restaurant made the decision on which one. We were not disappointed. We both had the shrimp bisque and the seafood melt. They were delicious. It was my...More

Thank MamaToto
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Went here for our anniversary and were not disappointed. We had the crab bisque to start and it had nice big chunks of crab in it and was delicious. My wife had the Chicken Neptune which was a large chicken breast in a herb Panko...More

Thank Frank W
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We visited here on May 3, 2018, because of the excellent ratings and we were not disappointed. The service, (by the owner), was so honest and friendly. She made us feel right at home. We each had a different dish: Chef's pasta, Chicken Neptune, Sockeye...More

Thank dkstariha
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

2nd visit food was awesome so fresh and tasty I had the Neptune chicken yummy staff very friendly left full not stuffed will definitely return highly recommend.

Thank patsky22
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Went for supper having just arrived in town and the food was superb. The service was wonderful and the atmosphere was quiet and relaxing. The art work is a must see as well!

Thank Cindi S
Reviewed May 8, 2018

After reading rave reviews, we decided to try this restaurant across the road from the Beach Club Hotel. A little apprehensive, as it is situated under an apartment building and it was virtually empty, we were warmly greeted and sat down to a truly wonderful...More

Thank Mlmbl816
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Four of us ranging in ages from 60 to 84 went for our first meal at Chameleons this week. We went for Dinner. Everyone had something different and everybody thoroughly enjoyed their meals. Atmosphere was perfect, warm, friendly inviting. The Hostess was outgoing, friendly, respectful...More

Thank Penny F
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Questions & Answers
December 9, 2016|
Response from timothy h | Property representative |
I am sorry but we are closed every Sunday and Monday. The rest of the week we do suggest making reservations.
November 16, 2016|
Response from Geri R | Reviewed this property |
Restaurant open Christmas Eve for LUNCH. Geri
October 14, 2016|
Response from timothy h | Property representative |
I am sorry you are having such a bad time with us . I venture to say that we haven't been busy lunches. I would be interested to know what the date was.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 West Island Highway | Across from the Beach Club, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2P3, Canada (Formerly Cha*me*le*ons oste*ria)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-586-5500
  • E-mail
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