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A & W Drive-In

Fast food, Canadian
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2840 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 2L7, Canada
+1 250-334-4078
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Holbox Island, Mexico
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I love eggers. I don't care about hormones or stuff like that. I just go thru the drivethru and get eggers and coffee.

Thank Savant1020
Courtenay, Canada
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

It is hard to eat healthy when indulging in fast food - but we support A&W in appreciation of their moves towards healthier offerings. Always find the burgers tasty, and the prices are great, even for fast food! The atmosphere is 50's diner style, the staff are friendly

Thank Andrea F
Croydon, Australia
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is like stepping back into the 50s. décor is like happy days, burgers are to die for definitely a place not to miss

Thank jillp1951
Courtenay, Canada
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613 reviews
348 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I usually do not eat at burger joints but once in a blue moon I do indulge. Tonight I had the uncle burger combo with fries and root beer. I have to admit their root beer us very good. The burger and fries is standard fare. The lady who took my order and served me was very pleasant. Took my... More 

Thank Smoltman
Wiarton, Canada
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Not all that clean, food was not good, ordered two different burgers, couldn't tell the difference between one and the other. Staff seemed more interested in visiting each other than the customer's needs. Served old fries. Very poor value for ones' hard earned money. won't stop there again !!!!

Thank Beverley O
Courtenay, Canada
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Like most if not all Dubs, the Courtenay stop is good food at a good price with bread options unlike most fast food drive through ... And how do you top the root beer? Simple - you don't ...

Thank Randy L
Courtenay, Canada
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I have fond memories of A&W drive-ins as a kid and the food always hits the spot. This location is reliable and consistent. The decor is last generation A&W and it has a drive though window. Our kids loved it when they were younger and the taste hasn't changed.

Thank Scott L
Courtenay, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Usually pretty good, but after waiting 10 minutes in drive thru to get a chubby chicken burger and grille chicken combos I got the wrong order. I had to walk in to straighten order out to find out the truck also waiting in front of me in the wait area got my order and I got his. The staff did... More 

Thank recyclejim
Courtenay, British Columbia
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We go to the A&W on Cliffe Ave Courtenay quite often. Always get quick service and the staff are very friendly. The restaurant just has a very welcoming feel to it. The food is typical fast food so everybody must know what that is like.

Thank allhth
Cumberland, Canada
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Love to stop off here for coffee and breakfast after our walk along the ocean path. They always have coupons in the mail and will honour them even if expired! We save ours foreveeeer and they take them

Thank captaingadget

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2840 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 2L7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-334-4078

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