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Bistro 694


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Soup of the Day
Served w/ rustic baguette & sweet butter
Hummus w/ Pita Chips
Lemon, roasted garlic
Bistro Mixed Greens Salad
Artisan lettuce, beets, carrots, tomatoes, cucumber, house-made balsamic vinaigrette
Caesar Salad
Shaved parmesan, herbed croutons, house-made caesar dressing
Bistro Shrimp Cocktail
Wild jumbo garlic prawns, served warm, w/ spicy cocktail sauce
Crab & Shrimp Cakes
Canadian rock crab, matane shrimp, panko crusted, oven-baked, & served w/ lemon caper aioli
Little Qualicum Brie Bruschetta
Caramelized onions, kalamata olives, fresh herbs & little qualicum brie on rustic baguette
Pan-Seared Ocean Scallops
Bacon‎ julienne, citrus garlic butter
Kashmiri Butter Chicken
BC chicken breast, fragrant spices, velvety curry sauce, jasmine rice, seasonal vegetables
Linguini Prosciutto
Prosciutto, mushroom & parmesan cream sauce
Balinese Prawn Curry
Wild jumbo prawns, coconut curry, seasonal vegetables, jasmine rice
Chicken w/ Walnuts & Gorgonzola Cheese
BC chicken breast, gorgonzola cream, walnuts, seasonal vegetables, roasted potatoes
Seafood Crepes
Wild jumbo prawns, sea scallops, & bc smoked salmon, white wine fresh herb cream sauce, roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables
Pan Roasted Filet of Wild BC Sockeye Salmon
With orange lime butter, seasonal vegetables, jasmine rice
Pan Seared Alberta Filet Mignon
Cognac green peppercorn demi-glace, roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables
Pork Tenderloin Medallions
Succulent pork medallions in a rich mushroom red wine demi-glace, roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables
Chicken Cacciatore
Boneless‎ BC chicken breast, rustic tomato sauce, sweet peppers, garlic, & mushrooms linguine, seasonal vegetables
Vegetarian Curry
Coconut curry w/ seasonal vegetables, served on jasmine rice
US$15 - US$24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
International, Seafood, European, Canadian
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are never disappointed with 694 and last night was no exception. All four of us had fantastic meals.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SherwoodParkTucker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely place to go and share some wine and food with friends.... only open from Thursday to Sunday, so you have to book. The atmosphere is superb, matched equally by the food and the service. Our favorite place to go here in Qualicum...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank oliviacandRoe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

top quality - fresh ingredients- service was warm and friendly-if you are in Qualicum Beach- try it out - but must make reservations - as they are open limited times been there several times- never disappointed

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CATHIE123
Reviewed January 31, 2019

Superb from start to finish. Friendly, knowledgeable staff, good ambience and fantastic food. We had crab/shrimp cakes and scallops for starters, then chicken with gorgonzola and walnuts and Balinese prawn curry. All succulent with subtle flavours that will be memorable for a long, long time....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank yycyycyyc
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Small, almost perfect place for West Coast casual / fine dining. They are always busy - clue #1. The food has always been local and really, really good clue #2. You don’t need a clue #3. The owners cook and serve and care - ‘nuff...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Roy C
Reviewed January 15, 2019

The food in this quaint little bistro was beyond good. Such pride taken in their cooking. Great presentation and prompt fast service. Everything is 5+ star on this location

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Darcy D
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

First class food and service. We love this place. It’s definitely our top choice in Qualicum Beach. The menu is small but the quality is huge.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PeterQB397
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

An amazing meal and memorable evening. Each course was perfectly cooked and immaculately presented. Service was excellent. The perfect venue for a special day!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Trevor W
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Host greets us graciously and introduced the server. Service was excellent. Food and wine selection was great. Food servings were perfect and very appealing. Would go back any time.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jane T
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

This little bistro is only open Thursdays-Sundays from 4-9, and you need to make a reservation, for good reason! The atmosphere is romantic and warm, the service impeccable, and the food is some of the best we’ve ever had, and we’ve traveled the world. If...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Lisa M
September 4, 2018|
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Response from bambujungle | Property representative |
Hi, We are currently closed for holidays, and will re-open on Thursday, Sept. 20th. Hope to see you another time soon!
Lisa M
September 4, 2018|
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Response from Cata1960 | Reviewed this property |
It is advisable to make a reservation especially if you have a larger group 5-6+. A couple or 3 ppl can usually walk-in without a problem but to be certain, for your special evening, call to make a reservation.
January 23, 2015|
Response from bambujungle | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! Yes, we certainly do have gluten free items on both our lunch and dinner menus. A few examples: Lunch menu: Bistro Mixed Greens with Curried Tuna Salad, Caesar or Green Salad with Lois Lake... More
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