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Dock 'N' Duck

7924 Hwy 3, Balfour, BC V1L 6S4 | next to the Balfour Ferry Landing, Balfour, British Columbia V0G 1C0, Canada
+1 250-229-4244
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
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“duck” (22 reviews)
“burgers” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
7924 Hwy 3, Balfour, BC V1L 6S4 | next to the Balfour Ferry Landing, Balfour, British Columbia V0G 1C0, Canada
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The only reason this place must be surviving is due to the fact that people are forced to go there if they want something to eat while waiting in the ferry line up. The food is of the lowest quality unimaginative pub fare. Frozen Box...More

Thank discofari
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

My order was chicken club pizza medium size, quarter pound salt n pepper pork rib fry and a salt n pepper chicken wings. The pizza was smaller than a small size u get in Vancouver lower mainland and costlier than an extra large size. My...More

Thank Anil T
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Went there today for a bite to eat, was my gf's bday and we were waiting for the ferry after ainsworth, food looked good, tasted ok, but clearly the bad grease made us both horribly sick, waiter was pretentious and slow, will never eat there...More

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Took our boat across Kootenay Lake for a late lunch. Circumstance sent us to the Dock N' Duck. We sat out on the patio to take advantage of the view and the waning warmth of late summer/early fall. Hubby had the Dock N' Duck burger...More

Thank Dorothy B
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Great place for a quick bite to eat or a beautiful viewing evening. The service was great nice young man stopped to chat & fill us in on a little history. We would go back again & again.

Thank Lynda R
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Had some nice trout while waiting for the next ferry. We sat outside with a great view of the lake and the ferry terminus. Kind of a funky bar & restaurant but it was really convenient and the food was pretty good.

Thank voyager9Us
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Had a nice lunch of homemade pizza while watching the ferries come and go. Sat on outdoor patio. What a great spot and good food too!

Thank hewhoknows
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The server was fantastic, the food great and the views of the lake and ferry landing were fantastic. The restaurant itself was quite homey and welcoming. My wife and I ate here several times over the course of 3 days and found that anything we...More

Thank jameskI2323TB
Reviewed 14 August 2017

If you drive up and see the ferry just leaving, you have 50 minutes for a quick bite or drink at the Dock'n'Duck pub next to the ferry staging area. If the ladies want to go shopping, head over for a quick beer on the...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 30 July 2017

My wife got the seafood chowder, and it was excellent. Her salad was average. The kids menu was over priced, well, so was the adult menu. The kids said their pizza was "crappy" and they are usually easy to please with just a frozen pizza....More

Thank Thesteveston5
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Response from J0diB | Reviewed this property |
If you are in the camping mood, you should camp at Toad Rock. Best place to camp. Say hi to Happy for me if you go.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 9 - USD 20
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
The DOCK 'n' DUCK Pub, Family Grill & Lodge is Kootenay Lake's premier lake front destination. It's “the quintessential BC Mountain experience in a setting right out of the pages of National Geographic." Break-away to spectacular family dining & comfy lodging at the award winning beach front Eatery & Lodge. CRAZY GOOD FOOD Homey • Hearty • Healthy • Gourmet Beef Burgers - 100% Certified Angus Canadian Beef • Stellar Pizza - tons of fresh toppings, home crafted stone wheat crust, house made pizza sauce, and real Canadian cheeses • Oven-roasted & crunchy chicken, tasty wings, apple-jack back ribs, all hormone, preservative & steroid free • Organic beer-battered Fish & Chips, wild Salmon - from Arctic or BC waters using sustainable fishing practices • Home-made sauces, dressings, and food free from preservatives, artificial colors & flavors • Wheat free choices - Romaine lettuce bun, corn chips & vegetable infused rice SUPER GOOD STAY Escape to the sandy lake front at the Dock ‘n’ Duck Lodge • Comfortable 1 & 2 bedroom suites sleep up to six • Full kitchens, handy for a longer stay or vacation rental • Pristine beach front access • Boat moorage • Room service • • Free Wi-Fi
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