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Dock 'N' Duck

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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7924 Hwy 3, Balfour, BC V1L 6S4 | next to the Balfour Ferry Landing, Balfour, British Columbia V0G 1C0, Canada
+1 250-229-4244
09:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun 09:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Spokane, WA
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112 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I ate at the Dock N Duck with my 13 and 10 year olds. The 10 year old got a kids slider and fries ($9.50 CAD). The 13 year old got 2 kids slider and fries ($12.50). I got an adult grilled cheese with added bacon and fries ($12). Their plates were the same size as mine and it seemed... More 

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Rescue, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Food a bit on the expensive side, considering what you are getting. The sweet potato fries were good, the coffee was bad. The burgers were decent, and the portions were good. The view from the restaurant was nice, but one window is mostly blocked by the open sign. Overall it was fine.

Thank LMK1967
Spokane, Washington
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Went to the Dock 'N' Duck for dinner while visiting Nelson for a weekend. Took a drive and ended up passing the ferry dock where it is located and decided to have dinner. We were excited about the menu as there was a good variety of choices and the menu descriptions make everything sound delicious. We ordered the ribs and... More 

Thank dori4080
Strathmore, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, great food and a view of the Ferry coming and going. We enjoyed their pizza with the special sauce and a bevy. Highly recommend them.

Thank Cathy L
Moose Jaw
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

On our last day of summer holidays we took the ferry across the lake and back, and then stopped in for supper. We sat overlooking the water as the sun went down and lights came on across the lake, so lovely. We had really fabulous service at Dock n Duck, very fast and friendly. Our server went out of his... More 

Thank Camwalls
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We visited when the pub was very short staffed.We waited for over an hour for our meal.The pub was full,including the patio area,where it was blowing a gale outside and an inside seating area was available but signed off limits.Not the best experience for us or the poor folk sitting on the patio!!!

Thank Sarah M
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Sat a a table right in front of the bar. For 25 minutes. 2 tables of people inside, 2 tables of people on the deck. One bartender, one server, one (possibly) manager. Server made eye contact with me once. Brutal. Not sure what the problem was, as they definitely weren't busy bringing food and drinks to the other customers. Got... More 

Thank Chris R
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Overpriced, 40 bucks for a pizza? Come on..dirty tables, lack of staff, snail pace service. Not worth bothering.

Thank Vic E
Kootenay Bay, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Great food, great service!! We go every chance we get during the summer!! Access with a boat or vehicle.

Thank smbaird2016
Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

What a gong-show. Went there for dinner and it was clear they are having issues. My mother tried to order two items off the menu, only to be told they weren't available. When we dis get our meals, mine was wrong. While waiting for it to be corrected, my family finished their meals. When I asked my waitress to cancel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7924 Hwy 3, Balfour, BC V1L 6S4 | next to the Balfour Ferry Landing, Balfour, British Columbia V0G 1C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Balfour
  • Phone Number: +1 250-229-4244

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