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307 14th Street, Courtenay, British Columbia V9L 6P5, Canada
+1 250-334-8564
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 20:30
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Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small owner/chef restaurant. The bisque is apparently their signature dish, hence the name. It was written up in some detail on the menu. We arrived for lunch and I considered their soup and sandwich special. Curious about their bisque, I asked if it was available as the "soup". The server explained it was not available with the... More 

Thank Dusty242
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had this place on our list to visit, so when we came across while on a walk we stopped in for late lunch. Yum. We will be back for dinner as the food is really good.

Thank magnoliad
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit and we have confirmed there will absolutely be more. The food is exceptional. The presentation first quality and the service is first class. Bisque will definitely be included in any future excursions to the Comox Valley.

1 Thank Keith H
Courtenay, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I am from Montreal and Bisque would give many good restaurants in my city a serious run for their money, and that is saying something. The menu is small but that is their secret to success—what they do well, they do extremely well. All the seafood was excellent: Mussels with bisque soup and the sole with shrimp were served hot... More 

Thank gervaislj
Courtenay, Canada
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Lovely little restaurant. Serves primarily local food. Excellent seafood. Good for lunch or dinner..

Thank Localresident99
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We hosted our intimate wedding dinner at our home and the wedding meal was catered by Bisque - what a fantastic job they did. We had a friend pick up everything at the restaurant by 6 pm and we sat down to a hot, delicious meal at 7.30. They packaged all the meal's contents well in to go containers and... More 

Thank Derah D
Comox, British Columbia, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This was our first time visiting this restaurant. It was a very quiet the night. The service was excellent. Our server was attentive but not intrusive. Our food arrived in a timely fashion. We did not feel rushed. I ordered the special which was snapper. My husband ordered the schnitzel. The food was delicious and plenty of it. We were... More 

Thank Marina B
Courtenay, Canada
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Never surprised at the Bisque,Always very good Dining,Took out 3 gals for lunch and they thoroughly enjoyed it,the orders were Crab Cakes,Soup of the Day and the Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich.everything was just SUPER ,Service was at the Bisque standard,we will be back

Thank comoxtravellwer
Courtenay, Canada
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Have heard that Bisque is a "must try" restaurant for a long time, despite their somewhat "strip mall" location. The restaurant is small, however they stagger their reservations so the one server (at least when we were there) can manage the room effectively and the kitchen and plate meals in a timely manner. Food was excellent. We had the escargot/spinach... More 

Thank supernaturalbc101
Manitoba, Canada
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816 reviews
528 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Had a late lunch, and chose Bisque because of its high Tripadvisor rating. The place is lovely, small and quaint. Daily specials were on the front board, and luckily we were able to get one of the specials still, as it was late. Service was great. The Seafood stuffed sole was very good. The spinach salad with a chicken breast... More 

Thank Lynda D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 27
French, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 14th Street, Courtenay, British Columbia V9L 6P5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-334-8564
For those who have already found it, the charm of bisque comes as no suprise. The fast paced lunch changes to a relaxed evening out. Just steps away from the Best Western and Old House Hotel and Spa our Fresh West Coast Menu includes local seafoods,lamb, house made fresh pasta, AAA steaks and a nightly fresh sheet. fully licenced

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