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Driftwood Restaurant

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4329 Island Hwy S, Campbell River, British Columbia V9H 1B7, Canada
+1 250-923-5505
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“noodles” (7 reviews)
“ginger beef” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
4329 Island Hwy S, Campbell River, British Columbia V9H 1B7, Canada
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

But almost average just the same.Typical North American Chinese buffet. Good and fresh not very authentic but a good variety of products Reasonably priced across the street from the ocean If you know what you are getting it wont disappoint Staff were friendly

Thank islandrockin
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We finally found a great Chinese food buffet in Campbell River. The selection was very good, the food was hot and refilled frequently. We can't wait for our next visit.

Thank Blake B
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I've been eating here for many many years. Pros: 1.The seafood in the buffet is excellent, especially the spicy deep fried squid. 2. They had special New Years buffet items on Chinese New year 2016 that were awesome. (hoping they do that again) 3. The...More

1  Thank Owen C
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I was recommended this place by a friend, they did warn me it can be busy. Therefore I called and asked if it was busy- they said no. I arrived at the driftwood 10 minuets later and their was a 45 min wait. Overall, it...More

Thank Rikki N
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We came here a few times with friends who like this place. It's always the same -- deep-fried everything, with the obligatory sweet orange-coloured sauce and not a vegetable in sight. Great if that's what you're after, but not if you want some really good...More

1  Thank JoanieShark
Reviewed 15 November 2016

As I was getting takeout I didn't get into the restaurant but was impressed on the cleanliness and nice decor. The woman waiting on me was very obliging and friendly. the food was delicious and will visit the restaurant when in the area next time.

Thank moirajean
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had been going to Bamboo Gardens in Courtenay until it changed hands & the food became inedible. Thought we would try the Driftwood again & were pleasantly surprised. The food was all very tasty and the lunch buffet was constantly being refilled. We have...More

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 1 October 2016

this is the best buffet I have eaten in a long time.my first was in Lima Peru,but here right on the old Island Highway in the middle of almost nowhere,I had gone in with family and had a great dinner stuffed so much I could...More

Thank 07t0urs2011
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Although a little weathered from the outside the restaurant is surprisingly clean and comfortable on the inside. The weekend buffets are great and the series of Chinese New Year buffets are fabulous --- both in choice and price. Although preferences in Chinese food is highly...More

Thank Louis P
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Nice smorg selection, very fresh, lots of seafood. This place is very busy, so I'm not the only one that think the food is good!

Thank RubyK1
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1 June 2016|
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Response from Wesedo | Reviewed this property |
Rule of thumb is one dish per person to share; albeit one would need to know the demographic of your party to reply correctly as it seems my elderly parents and friends consume less food than myself and friends my age... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4329 Island Hwy S, Campbell River, British Columbia V9H 1B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Campbell River
  • Phone Number: +1 250-923-5505
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