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Rod & Gun

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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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163 Alberni Highway, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H2, Canada
+1 250-248-6511
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

both of us had the bison burger and it was so full of filler and covered in sauce that it could have been anything. The food used to be excellent when Larry and Marylyn owned it and could be again.

Thank John M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Good service and food make this a great spot to stop for lunch or dinner in either the pub or restuaraunt.

Thank ronchaser
Parksville, Canada
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

very well done .reasonable priced and you get a plate full .ribbs are the best and chicken 1/2 is second .service very good with great hummer .must try down town well located .

Thank Wayne C
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Very friendly staff. Good supper. Excellent beer. Warm atmosphere. Would always like to come again. Dieter and Susann from Germany

Thank Dieter W
Parksville, Canada
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The rod and gun has great food either the restaurant or the pub.. they have bands on the weekends and a very friendly staff. Highly recommended

Thank lisa_brian123
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

My husband and I were in Parksville for one night and were looking for something to eat after 8pm on a Sunday and pickin's were slim so we decided to try this place. We were very happy with our choice, drinks were affordable and the food was really good. I had the BLTA and it was perfect, my husband had... More 

Thank tulamoon
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We have eaten there a number of times, the lunch special of Soup/sandwich/salad for $10.00 is a good choice usually, we have never had a bad meal here.

Thank 42Jill
Sechelt, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Wanted to experience the night life of Parksville. Bar was dark, food was bland. Ordered the fish tacos. I don't suggest it. Cesar drink was great though and service was good too. Waited for the band who were not great and sadly were better being heckled. Next time I might just go bowling.

Thank Theressa76
Parksville, Canada
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Pub food but a step up. Food is tasty, reasonably priced and good quality. In the summer a small courtyard is available. This is the oldest building in Parksville. Pub on opposite side of building.

Thank Marg43
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great service, good meals for a pub feed. I had the local burger recommended by the waitress and it was good. However the bottom burger bun was soggy and therefore couldn't eat it with my hands, had to use a knife and fork. My partner got the BLT and it was very nice.

Thank Internationalbound

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Alberni Highway, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-248-6511

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