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2310 Alberni Highway | Old Country Market, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
+1 250-248-6280
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (119 reviews)
“cioppino” (15 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2310 Alberni Highway | Old Country Market, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a wonderful evening strolling the market area, spotting the goats and having a lovely meal at Cuckoo. We finished our night with gelato and we were very happy. We didn't have a reservation and they were able to accommodate our party of 6...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed yesterday

I wanted to like this place so much. Great setting! Beautiful Patio. What a great place to dine with friends on a gorgeous summer night in such a glorious part of the world. Sadly, the food was a horrible disappointment. The first clue was the...More

Thank Patti D
Reviewed yesterday

A busy place but very good. The food is authentic Italian with a little Canadian spin. The restaurant looks like a place in Tuscany and the staff is friendly and we'll trained. It's a busy place and you better call well in advance for reservations....More

Thank sabine772
Reviewed 2 days ago

On the evening of August the17th 2017 I had reserved a table for 13. It was a family & friends get together, I was looking forward to a very special evening. First of all the table arrangement was poor, the food was even worse, our...More

Thank maggie44_12
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed a nice cool beverage on the beautiful large patio. We shared several different appetizers and they were all tasty. Nice stop to recharge in the afternoon.

Thank ccmr4
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A beautiful property and obviously popular. Reading many great reviews I expected a high quality meal The spinach salad was alright nut nothing special with respect to flavor, ingredients or presentation Service was slow and inconsistent My husband's Caesar platter was not great . There...More

Thank Maltawoman
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having eaten at Cuckoo in the winter, we had never eaten here in the summer, in the garden. Having reserved, we were seated immediately and were well served by the abundant servers and table managers. Our meals were on the timeline we expected including the...More

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky to get a table, as a reso had just cancelled. So definitely call and make a reservation. We should've known better, so that's not their fault, at all. The service was very friendly, and fast ... but it was SO fast, it...More

Thank Kristin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to Vancouver Island to take my friend out for her birthday and to celebrate mine also. She suggested Cuckoo and I had heard great things about it. We ventured off and when we pulled up found parking right away. As we entered the...More

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place with very good food so when we were looking for a place for two couples to celebrate an anniversary we called for a reservation. We couldn't get a table outside but were promised a window table so went ahead and...More

Thank James w
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Linda K
31 January 2016|
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Response from mawsym2 | Reviewed this property |
While this is an italian restaurant there is a section of the menu that is marked gluten free. Dress is casual - not business just casual. This restaurant is very classy and I would suggest something a bit more up scale... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2310 Alberni Highway | Old Country Market, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Coombs
  • Phone Number: +1 250-248-6280
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