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Monte Christo On The River - CLOSED

975 Comox Rd, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 3P7, Canada
+1 250-338-1468
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
3 Dec 2014
“Restaurant Closed”
3 Nov 2014
“Closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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American, Mediterranean, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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975 Comox Rd, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 3P7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 4 December 2014

The Monte Christo was sold this past spring so that restaurant is gone. It has been replaced by The White Whale in the same lovely location overlooking an offshoot of the Courtenay River.

Thank ravenjoy
Reviewed 4 November 2014

One of our long time favourites closed their doors this past summer. The new name is White Whale. First and second impression, not good. Inexperienced staff, maybe they were trying too hard to please. Beer was good..

Thank DennisD762
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Went for dinner on the patio, full tide and nice table. Seafood charcuterie was really really good, we all loved the duck dip ..brimming full of meat and flavourful au jus! Then came the two, yes two, desserts rich and decadent .. served with warm...More

Thank lynn_ljis
Reviewed 3 September 2014

My LUNCH cost me over $30.00!! Terrible food! Same bad food - same pompous host. I was really looking forward to a new dining experience- instead I got bad food and a sloppy make-over of the interior.I ordered ice tea - was given "their special...More

1  Thank Linda D
Reviewed 3 September 2014

We were looking forward to somewhere new and exiting with a brilliant concept of Craft Beer meets local foods. I don't drink craft beer (my loss I know) and the rest of the drinks menu was sparse. The food menu was as sparse and some...More

Thank dolyy69
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Nothing special about the food...the place was nothing to talk about before when it was Monte Christo and it is still the same ho-hum atmosphere and the food is beyond blah. The only thing it has going for it is the river view and outdoor...More

Thank 48Dianne
Reviewed 7 July 2014

It's so nice to find a new restaurant in the old Monte Christo location. The old place was tired and outdated. This new place has added a coat of paint but have made no other noteworthy changes to the building. The menu is surprisingly short...More

1  Thank ROBERT N
Reviewed 5 July 2014

This restaurant is located in the former Monte Christo's space. The interior has been refreshed and the art has been changed (thankfully). As of this writing they are not yet taking reservations. They have only been open under this name for 3 days. It was...More

Thank Kate G
Reviewed 3 July 2014

White Whale is in the location of Monte Christo on the River which it has now replaced. They don't seem to have a website yet nor a takeout (for reference) menu. They have only been open a few days so bear this in mind when...More

Thank WCGal
Reviewed 8 May 2014

This is a wonderful place for luncheon on a warm sunny day. However, the inside is dated, dark and a bit musty. The food is good and there are lots of umbrellas for hot days. The patio is right next to a branch of the...More

Thank Tio d
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  • Address: 975 Comox Rd, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 3P7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-338-1468
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