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Crown & Anchor

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian
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6120 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2E2, Canada
+1 250-757-9444
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Maple Ridge
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151 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food here is very good, better than average pub fare. Yes, it isn't the fanciest place around but between the food, the service and the regulars we really enjoyed ourselves when we were here for lunch recently. I had the chicken burger and my husband went for the salmon burger. Both were really delicious and fresh tasting. The fries... More 

Thank RosebudMapleRidge
Sherwood Park, Canada
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105 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

My husband & I stopped in here for lunch and drinks and enjoyed the whole experience. Great old bar with friendly owner, along with great service and very tasty food. No minors allowed though as it is a bar!

Thank krsthom
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111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

There are lots of really quite startlingly good places to eat on this part of Van Island. I've been really surprised. The last time I was up this far on the island was as a teen with my parents, (a long time ago) when all you could eat was an overcooked "hamburger deluxe", grossly fried oysters and watery clam chowder.... More 

2 Thank voegelin
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The food here is actually pretty good and the young girl who has served us is very friendly and a pro.....but we just won't be returning anymore because it has just gotten too dirty. Everything needs cleaning, including the filthy walls. Its just not appealing to eat somewhere where you can see food and drink and grease all over the... More 

Thank IslandGal1969
Coquitlam, Canada
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This is a typical Roadhouse. We had the wings and Caesar special. The Caesar was very good as were the wings. The menu had a good variety. If having wine I would stick with the house wine as the others seem to be open beyond there prime. Excellent service. Worth dropping in.

Thank Alice W
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Been here a few times now. Salmon burger is excellent, as is the beef burgers and fish and chips. We always have the same hostess/waitress and she is super friendly and great. Food has always been good, big portions, fair pricing. The inside needs a revamp though very badly, as carpets and walls/decor are very dirty and lots of sticky... More 

Thank TheTravelingVivienne
Manitoba, Canada
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799 reviews
517 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Stopped in on a trip home from Courtenay. It was the sign for the steak sandwich special for $13.95 that caught our eyes, so we doubled back to check it out. Very old establishment, with lots of character. Clientele seemed to be mostly locals that were familiar and at home in the place. Very fast service, friendly wait staff, with... More 

Thank Lynda D
Vancouver Island, Canada
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Have been here a few times now. Salmon burger, Cheeseburger, Fish and chips all excellent. Very fast service and service is usually great. Went last week though and really noticed how badly the carpets need major cleaning and the overall pub needs some paint and TLC....its giving off that grubby vibe now. Good food though...just needs a damn good cleaning.

Thank TheFutureIsBright
Parksville, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

This is a great local pub to listen to some great live music and hang with the locals. Good pub food and great staff. The bands are great Saturday night, as is the Sunday Afternoon Jam ! check out the Wednesday jam too!

Thank Ryder H
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42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

Some pub food benefits from you drinking beer while you wait for your meal. Crown and Anchor food seems to taste better that way. Food could use some improvement for the price.

3 Thank Mark D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6120 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-757-9444

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