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I have been very pleasantly surprised by the takeaway Halibut and Chips from the Final Approach. We have tried this several times now and can recommend it. Call in advance to arrange a pickup. They have a socially distanced eating area but we like to...take it somewhere more private.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed March 27, 2021 via mobile

COVID protocols are followed very well and while we haven’t gone out for dinner much for a year, we felt safe and relaxed at Final Approach. The service was friendly and attentive, but not overbearing. We shared an appetizer and a burger. The burger was...very good, great charred flavour and simply but nicely presented. The appetizer we had was the calamari. I’m afraid it fell short of expectations. The batter made it taste greasy. We had excellent calamari here a couple years ago, but this was just not the same. Still, I think I would give them another try just not the calamari.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed March 20, 2021

We have tried this place twice now since others recommended it. Both times were very disappointing. Had a beef dip and the beef was so over cooked it was brittle around the edges and the fries were dark brown from overcooking or from dirty oil....My husband had the mile high club and said it was only okay and would never order it again. The restaurant was clean and bright with lots of windows but that didn’t make up for the poor food.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed January 28, 2021

It is the secret of Qualicum Beach.....the food is out of this world, lunch and dinner. The staff is extremely attentive, never rushed, and the new decor is delightful. Presently completely and elegantly covid friendly, with a first class view of our own little airport!...The FINAL APPROACH "SHINES"More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed January 21, 2021

Who would have thought that a restaurant at a small local airport would be so good. Based on some friends feedback we first visited this restaurant several weeks ago. The food was great as was the service. Portions are substantial and very tasty. We went...back last week and tried some new dishes,same great result and same great service. We dine out a lot all over Vancouver Island and this place is now on our preferred list. Go there and you won't be disappointedMore

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed October 24, 2020

Considering COVID they did the best they could. Food quailty & prep was great! Lamb shanks were tender & meaty and the Prawn dish my wife had was tasty though a touch small.'d go back just for the dishes NOT tried such as 2 pieces...fish/chips for $17, bargain!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 23, 2020

Perfect family meals that can address any hunger. The calimari was delicious, it is a must. Best vivid layout we have seen, still seems normal and very clean with great service.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 18, 2020

We went there with friends and had an excellent meal. The service was great and the food came hot. They are doing their best during these COVID times and providing a menu that is limited, but always a special available usually. Make sure you have...a reservation or you may not get in. The prices are reasonable and the food was good.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed October 1, 2020 via mobile

We had another awesome supper while we were in town visiting! You definitely don’t go hungry and everything is very tasty. Thank you for a great meal with friends. We will be back again hopefully soon.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed July 3, 2020 via mobile

Post Covid lock down dinner and I was beyond impressed with the efficiency of the staff and their thoroughness in sanitizing EVERYTHING. I was reluctant to go out for a sit down dinner, but the staff here made me feel very comfortable in their environment...with their thorough procedures. We will definitely be back there again soon! Thank you to all the Final Approach Staff for making this such a wonderful and safe experience and on top of that, such excellent food.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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September 4, 2017|
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Response from NGBUNK | Reviewed this property |
On weekends they are open for breakfast which is amazing in itself. All other days lunch and dinner menu. Reservations recommended for any time you go. It's a small place that seats 30? Service is awesome. Great specials... More
April 3, 2015|
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Response from Islander280 | Reviewed this property |
The website has menus on it. I tried posting a link, but trip advisor will not allow websites in answers.
April 3, 2015|
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No, but for your best bet in Qualicum Beach area head to either Cuckoos (Coombs) or Salt Pizzaria (Parksville) for pizza. But if you want great pizza, head to Lantzville and have outstanding pizza at "Riso".
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Frequently Asked Questions about Final Approach Restaurant

  • Yes, Final Approach Restaurant offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Final Approach Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • Final Approach Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4