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Burgers in Comox Valley

Waverley Hotel Pub

Hit this historic, antler-studded saloon for a pub-grub dinner while you flick through a copy of glossy local magazine CV Collective. There are a dozen or so craft drafts to keep you company, while the menu ranges f…
Brewery in Comox Valley

Cumberland Brewing

A microbrewery that's mastered the neighborhood-pub vibe, this tasty spot combines a woodsy little tasting room with a larger outdoor seating area striped with communal tables. Dive into a tasting flight of four bee…
Museum in Comox Valley

Cumberland Museum

A wonderfully quirky museum located on a row of clapboard buildings that looks like a Dodge City movie set, there are evocative exhibits on the area's pioneer past and Japanese and Chinese communities here. There's …
Canadian in Comox Valley

Mad Chef Café

A large new location for this super-friendly neighborhood favorite hasn't changed the approach. There's still a great selection of made-from-scratch pizzas, wraps and gigantic salads (seafood bowl recommended). What…
Brewery in Comox Valley

Gladstone Brewing Company

Order a pizza at the adjoining servery and grab a parasol table outside this excellent addition to the region's drinking scene. Check the chalkboard for the current roster of brews then order a four-glass tasting fl…
Chocolate in Comox Valley

Dark Side Chocolates

Testament to Cumberland's hipster revival, this artisan choccie shop is a delicious delight. Everything is made on-site but don't miss the dainty salted caramel truffles and be sure to pick up a satisfying bar or tw…
Fusion in Comox Valley

Atlas Café

One of Courtenay's favorite dining options has a pleasing modern bistro feel with a global menu that fuses Asian, Mexican and Mediterranean flourishes. Check out the gourmet fish tacos, plus ever-changing seasonal t…
Museum in Comox Valley

Courtenay and District Museum & Palaeontology Centre

With its life-sized replica of an elasmosaur (a prehistoric marine reptile first discovered in the area) this excellent small museum also houses pioneer and First Nations exhibits. Pick up a dino-themed chocolate ba…
Food & Drink in Comox Valley

BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival

One of the island's best seafood fests, drop by for events, parties and lots of eating.
Cafe in Comox Valley

The Wandering Moose

The stately exterior of Cumberland’s original post and customs house belies the interior of one of the town’s coolest hangout. Warm and inviting with a kid's corner and seating on the patio, the Moose will satisfy c…