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Starboard Grill

2 _ 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
+1 778-421-2826
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“chowder” (33 reviews)
“beet salad” (5 reviews)
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8:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Canadian, Soups, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 _ 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here for the first time a few weeks ago well in Port Alberni. The food was all very tasty and delicious! The service was excellent. Your server was fun to talk to and was very helpful with the menu. I have a mushroom allergy...More

Thank amanda5805
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our bnb host recommended this place and we were not disappointed. Good staff, good views (even in the rain) and excellent food. The salmon chowder was unique and a must have.

Thank Pataec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had some very tasty food here, the sweet potato salmon chowder being the most unusual. They are at riverside or top of the bay. A public view or walkway is adjacent. The grill's outdoor seating is protected from wind by glass walls, and it...More

Thank BinColorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In between coming and going from Port Alberni to other places on Vancouver Island, we went to the Starboard Grill twice and loved each visit. Do plan on going there for dinner - you will not be disappointed. The friendly servers and excellent food will...More

Thank S G
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Stopped off here on our way to Ucluelet. The setting is lovely - we ate out on the terrace with a beautiful view of the river where we were able to enjoy the sight of sea planes taking off. However, it was a good job...More

Thank Alison52
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Went for a business lunch, and tried the special: soup of the day (chowder) and English muffins topped with a grilled chicken salad. Both were excellent! Only wish I had been there for dinner, so l could try one of their beer. We sat on...More

Thank Dan468
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Always a treat at the Starboard Grill. The ling cod was so well prepared with a cashew crust and yummy lemon cream sauce. I of course start with a deep fried pickle which you can order by the piece. Best I've tasted and I have...More

Thank Saree1957
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome location wasted, imho. 50 minutes to serve dinner, very cold. Even after we sent 4 plates back (another 15 mins) barely warm. Didn't melt butter on potatoes. Ribs were dry after a reheat and $7 squewer of prawns reheated was like rubber. Waitress was...More

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Right on the water on a nice deck with great views. Our young waiter was excellent and very attentive. Food was very good though not huge portions. I had halibut and chips. Halibut was a very small portion and for $20 was expecting a larger...More

Thank geminigemini
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We visited the restaurant for a late dinner. We had no reservation, but the place wasn't busy, given the late hour. The food was very good, especially the halibut that was super fresh and prepared with care by the Chef, Brad, who came out to...More

Thank Aldo B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 _ 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 778-421-2826
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