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Chakalaka Bar & Grill

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar, Canadian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the New Year's Day buffet which was very expensive at $21.95 for what your got, probably had 15 items only. Food was just okay with potato salad, green salad, french fries, lasagna, and a few other everyday items. What was the worst...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Martin K
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We had dinner here the other night. My wife and I were both really impressed. Started with walking in the door and made to feel very welcome. Our server Corrissa was very friendly and the service was great! We both had a Greek meal for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fishingguy2015
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Chakalaka breakfast buffet makes Sunday morning easy. We are back for the wonderful breakfast buffet, and yes, my 3 desserts for breakfast still stands! This time we brought friends who were stoked to try the delicious offerings from hand sliced ham and home made sausage,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TravelSpirit19
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

This location has changed hands many times and for some reason whatever type of restaurant was there or whatever food was served it has not been successful since it was the Omega. I hope Chakalaka can make it because the food is good and prices...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cathy1979
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

They have specials every day of the week. There closed on Monday’s and they have beer a tap. The atmosphere was very nanaimo themed

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 460sharliem
Reviewed November 25, 2018

We (4 of us) went to Brunch today, hoping to find a nice place to for future lunchs with clients. Boy were we wrong! The Brunch Buffet was terrible! Advertised 11:00 - 2:00 we were there well before 1:00 No plates, no soup, no eggs...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Teri W
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We were a table of 8. One person ordered the two piece halibut and it was normal size pieces. My one piece cod was so small...literally four bites! Server said she'd ask the cook to come and look at it but that never happened. Told...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere near Ladysmith for a lunch for 27 family members, some visiting from Europe. I called and spoke with Yota and she was very helpful and said they can handle large groups. We set a menu of a few choices, and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank islandgirlie522
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Had lunch with friends the other day. Welcomed as returning guests, nice to be recognized.They make sure all is ok with the meal, and coffee was kept topped up. Thanked us for our business, chatted when they had a minute, and they were quite busy....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank decogran
Reviewed September 23, 2018

My husband andI went for the Sunday Brunch Buffet. The food was amazing and a great selection. Sausages, bacon, eggs benny, omelette station...too much to mention...all hot, fresh and tasty...the service was exceptional...we will definetly be back again.

Date of visit: September 2018
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March 26, 2018|
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Response from Norm W | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is food suitable for a child
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June 17, 2017|
Response from diabow_10 | Reviewed this property |
The menu is posted on their Facebook page, under photos. They have nightly specials and do a Friday, Saturday Prime Rib with Yorkshire Pudding entree special.
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