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Rod & Gun

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163 Alberni Highway, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H2, Canada
+1 250-248-6511
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
163 Alberni Highway, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Wednesday special. Chicken wings for half prize. The pub is always busy and the people are friendly.

Thank 561keesv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to go to this place because it had a reputation in the area for being a great place to eat. The restaurant is fairly small and littered with old pictures of the town. The menu is fairly basic with some standard pub eats...More

Thank StuAG
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited the Rod and Gun pub 3 times during our month long stay in Parksville. The service and quality of the meals was outstanding. Just the staff friendliness alone is a good reason to return.

Thank Richard O
Reviewed October 2, 2018

My son wanted to eat here so 4 of us went for lunch. The restaurant is separate from the bar and although it presents more like a coffee shop than a pub dont be fooled. There is a good selection of beers. On this day...More

Thank joeforsyth
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic dinner at this lovely pub/restaurant. Excellent food with generous portions. Staff were friendly and efficient and they did some excellent cocktails. Would recommend anyone visiting Parksville to have a meal there

Thank LoobyLou03
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here. The pub side is a little bit 'biker' looking but we ate in the restaurant. The decor is lacking. There was no real ambiance and it seemed more like a coffee shop in a tiny town which is too bad because the...More

Thank 23donaldw
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our evening meal at R&G. The place has a great historic feel with pictures from the last 100yrs on the wall. Service and food was great, more wholesome than sophisticated. Excellent value for money and demographic in the restaurant suggests it's suitable for all.

Thank Road135288
Reviewed September 11, 2018

My 3 sisters and Brother-in-law were in Parkville for a wedding and the following day decided to go out for supper together. We had been told about this "Rod and Gun" so decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed. The service was...More

Thank mugsyvictoriaB_C_
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Service was slow as they seemed to only pay attention to the guests outside. Confusing when you walked in as to whether you seat yourself or wait. Food was good.

Thank Beth P
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We went to the Rod and Gun with 2 families equaling 7 people. The server was quick and efficient and very friendly. Our food was good and came out quickly. The patio was secluded for being on a busy street. I would recommend.

Thank Kirsting724
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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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