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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” (134 reviews)
“bread” (61 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2310 Alberni Highway | Old Country Market, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cuckoos is a favourite stop for us in the Parksville area. On this day we arrived for lunch about 1:15 pm only to be told there would be a two hour wait for a table. ???? We don’t even wait that long anywhere in Vancouver!...More

Thank Josie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has been very inconsistent the 4 different times I've been there. When it is good, it is extremely good and worth the price! When it is bad, it's pretty average and feels pricey for what you get. The problem is that it is...More

Thank 99Wanderer99
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Pesto linguini pasta was slathered in so much olive oil / butter was separating. Gnochi pasta had so much cheese slathered on top of it was stringy. Cheese is not the main course. Tiny pizza's my kids actually complained and they are only 9. Salad's...More

1  Thank tch17hma
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Had eaten here once before and thought the food and atmosphere were good. Stopped here for lunch and the two pasta dishes we ordered were a disappointment. The pasta was soggy and the spaghetti and meatballs tasted like they had been sitting for awhile. It...More

Thank Roz250
Reviewed 9 November 2017

An Italian restaurant hidden at the back of the market at Coombs. Great ambiance. A really nice place with wonderful service (who doesn't love a friendly French waiter) and great food. We shared a wonderful pizza which was the perfect amount for lunch. If we...More

Thank geminigemini
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful Dinner with my family for my Birthday! Lovely Italian Restaurant very good service. Been here several times never have been disappointed. In summertime they have a lovely courtyard. Makes you feel like you are in Italy. You have a nice variety on menu Pizzas,...More

Thank Jacquie M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were in Coombs to see the "Goats on the Roof" at the marketplace when we stumbled upon this place. Very elegant restaurant setting with Eiuroopean flair. Bruno was our waiter and he had been serving here for at least 5 years. My wife had...More

Thank bobbyza
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were visiting the area, and decided to try this place. We called to see if we could get in, even though it was a busy Saturday night, and the host was able to get us a table. We had a wonderful meal, the staff...More

Thank TannisRob
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Went in for supper on the way home from Nanaimo We split a caesar salad then got the The Capricciosa pizza and a couple Mugs Golden Honey Ale. One of the best thin crust Pizzas we have ever had . Our server was from France...More

Thank Andy A
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Had lunch at Cuckoo Trattoria in Coombs today. Can't say enough good things about our experience. I am gluten intolerant and find the choices are often limited; not at Cuckoo. They make their own fresh focaccia as well as other bread. They also have pizza...More

Thank fernmonca
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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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