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Northern Lights Restaurant

1817 Campbell Way, Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 2R0, Canada
+1 250-956-3263
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“halibut” (31 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
“mixed grill” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1817 Campbell Way, Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 2R0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at Northern Lights Restaurant many times and have never been disappointed. On the last occasion we splurged on the Seafood Platter for Two, for my husband's birthday, and it was fabulous! So many varieties of seafood to try and they were all...More

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Phil and his crew provided an awsum meal. Our family and friends were very impressed, first class all the way. Highly recommend Phil, he is so easy to deal with and he takes care of everything. 5 stars.

Thank Tom B
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Very good seafood, friendly service. Can also get simpler dishes (like burgers) from the associated cafe.

1  Thank Philippe-Chauffard
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This restaurant happened to be across the road from my hotel and I am glad it was! It was the best meal I had in the whole of my 3 weeks in Canada. You have to try the Halibut Neptune (the chef's own recipe). It...More

Thank Aurea W
Reviewed 30 August 2017

good food, spartanic setting, lots of guests, but not much waiting time, Reservation recommanded. There is both a Restaurant (Windows to the street) and a Cafe (no Windows).

Thank Ruediger V
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We were staying at the Black Bear Resort which is opposite the Northern Lights restaurant. The food was ok. We ate steak that was slightly over cooked. The calamari starter was nice. The bacon wrapped scallops tasted only of the bacon. Rather overpowering to do...More

Thank Kayakersydney
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Every time we go to North Island we go to Northern Lights Restaurant I order their Halibut Oscar and is is the stuff you dream about. Also serves other food but this is what keeps me coming back!!!!!

1  Thank Lorna_Belle53
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by the locals. It wasn't bad. The interior is very dated and needs a bit of a spruce up however it does have good views. The food wasn't bad. We had the two person seafood platter. Some of it...More

Thank JodHami
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Seafood platter for 2 is great and well worth the price. Service was very attentive. All the food was fresh and well-prepared.

1  Thank polomom62
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinners. Make a reservation to get a table with a view. Take a photo of the "specials" board on your way in; those options never disappoint. Highly recommend the Mixed Grill and the Gluten-free Chocolate Cake. Hostess is exceptional- wait staff is young but...More

1  Thank Sylvia B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 19
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1817 Campbell Way, Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 2R0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port McNeill
  • Phone Number: +1 250-956-3263
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