The Comox Valley

Best restaurants in the Comox Valley

Take in a variety of Island flavours at these stellar dining establishments

Avenue Bistro in Comox, BC
With dishes like this, it's no wonder Avenue Bistro is so well known. — Photo courtesy Avenue Bistro

Vancouver Island is all about diversity, and the local cuisine is no exception. Head to these restaurants in the Comox Valley and be treated to some of the freshest ingredients that Western Canada has to offer.

Avenue Bistro

Located in Comox, Avenue Bistro has casual elegance both in decor and food presentation. Pacific Northwest cuisine meets a French influence to provide a sensational dining experience. Try the seafood chowder with house-smoked salmon and fresh local ingredients.

Black Creek Diner

Black Creek Diner boasts lavish breakfasts, deluxe sandwiches and barbecued meat so tender it can be cut with a fork. Locals in the Black Creek community will tell you this is one of the top dining spots in town.

The Gatehouse Bistro and Gallery

The Gatehouse Bistro and Gallery in Cumberland is a classy setting for any romantic evening, or even just a quiet night out on the town. You can find gourmet European fare, as well as vegan and vegetarian choices.

The Breakwater

The Breakwater, a restaurant located at the Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa in Courtenay, is a seafood lover’s dream. It doesn’t get any fresher than the West Coast cuisine served here, and the building has a rich history behind it as well.


Locals is a restaurant in Courtenay where dishes are created with West Coast heart and soul.  The staff members are passionate about representing the Comox Valley, and their pride shows in the quality and presentation of the food. Try their crab, venison, artisan cheeses and other gourmet items.

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