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Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay

4.5
119 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Contemporary Canadian
MATCH Eatery & Public House has combined the welcoming and social traditions of a neighbourhood pub with the high-energy of a lively sports bar. The big game, the family celebrations, or social gatherings with friends... our casual and upbeat atmosphere is ideal for any occasion. Whatever your great night out looks like, we'll match it with our creative comfort food, cold libations and exciting entertainment.

Support Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 119 people are saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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vipAnnC
Vancouver
31 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Sunday Pizza special. A real treat with a Caesar salad

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Had fish and chips. The haddock was delicious. Always a pleasant experience to eat there.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
15 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food great service Our server Dillon always makes our visit fun and his service is impeccable

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on January 12, 2021

Thank you so much for leaving us a review! We are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us here at Match. I will be sure to pass on your comments to Dillon!

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Always a pleasant experience.Food and service completely satisfactory

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SimonB
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Superb Service. My steak sandwich was to die for, our waitress new her menu and wine list. Best value in the valley.
Covid protocols well regulated. Firm but not aggressive.

We will eat at Match regularly

Simon B

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on December 28, 2020

Hi Simon, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are thrilled you enjoyed our steak sandwich and service. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

First visit with my daughter. She will definitely come again

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ErinM
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Always an excellent experience at Match. We had not been in for months due to the pandemic, but as soon as we were back, we saw some friendly faces that were welcoming and happy to see us! Can’t wait to go back again. Consistent and great value.

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on December 28, 2020

Thank you Erin, happy to see you again! We look forward to your next visit.

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

My favourite restaurant. Health and Safety top priority. Everything on the menu is good.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good food and good seevice

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on December 20, 2020

Thank you so much for your review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to see you again soon!

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food freshly cooked. Seasonal menu Always satisfying

AC
vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

New items for seasonal menu. Very tasty. A pleasant experience

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on December 18, 2020

Thank you Ann, glad you are enjoying our seasonal menu, I'll be sure to pass that along to our chef. See you soon!

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

A delight to see your seasonal menu. It is very enjoyable and excellent value

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

New Seasonal menu is excellent. The soup is yummy. Turkey dinner is a treat

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Varied menus. Happy hour nice bites service outstanding

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Always a pleasant experience. Service excellent. Food freshly cooked

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MarieM
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Excellent service, good covid protocols, great food! Online reservation system works great too.

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on November 21, 2020

Hi Marie, Thank you so much for leaving us a review, we are thrilled you enjoyed the food and service. We have been taking our covid protocols very seriously, thank you for noticing. Hope to see you again soon.

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Perfect local restaurant Food freshly cooked. Service excellent.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Always a great experience

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on November 16, 2020

Thank you so much for leaving us a 5 start review. We are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us. Hope to see you again soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food good service

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on November 9, 2020

Thank you very much, we're happy you enjoyed your visit with us at Match Eatery & Public house

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PubPest
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

always enjoyable.
wife's fish and chips were awesome as was grand daughter's Blackjack chicken
My Match Burger was good but not as good as in the past
all in all a good night and sorry we missed happy hour drinks :)

will be back

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on November 9, 2020

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review and pass along some feedback. We're happy you enjoyed the fish & chips and Blackjack chicken however I am sorry your Match Burger wasn't as good as in the past, I will pass your feedback on to our chef and her team. Once again, thank you very much. Hope to see you again soon!

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

A happy and satisfying event. Service is always excellent.

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on November 9, 2020

Thank you so much Ann! Always nice to see you!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

As always great service great food

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on November 4, 2020

Thank you so much for the 5 star review, we are so happy you enjoyed the service and food, I will share your comments with the team.

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Neighbourhood gem. Always a pleasant experience. Food and prices excellent

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HeatherQ
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Liked everything except the cold draft coming past our table because the front entrance was propped open. Had to keep my coat on for the whole visit, but the food service etc was great

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on October 29, 2020

Hi Heather, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are happy you enjoyed the food and service, however I am sorry you experienced a cold draft during your visit. We will be more conscious of the open door moving into the colder weather.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service great food

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on October 29, 2020

Thank you so much, we are thrilled you enjoyed the food and service!

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JimP
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always great service, food excellent and hot, will return again for sure next April on our return from Honolulu
JIM and GAIL Palmer
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Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on October 29, 2020

Hi Jim, thanks so much for leaving us a review! We are so happy you enjoyed your food and service.

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Happy to say you are my neighbourhood dining place. Always totally satisfied

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BrendaC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food was very tasty, everyone was happy with their meal. The waitress was super cheery and made us feel like her only client! Ambiance is ok, don't like that it's in a casino but the casino is closed so that made it nicer.

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on October 22, 2020

Hi Brenda, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so happy you enjoyed your meals and our cheery service. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic waitress good good great atmosphere

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on October 19, 2020

Thank you for leaving us a review, we are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Always a pleasant meal. Varied menu. Service excellent as usual

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the turkey dinner special was fantastic and will come again for it

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on October 15, 2020

Thank you! We are so happy you enjoyed our turkey dinner special. We will have it available until October 31st. Hope to see you again soon.

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LaurieA
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We were received promptly with a smile, distancing was good, service very good, the food was excellent and large serving.

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on October 16, 2020

Thank you Laurie, we are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us here at Match. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Taco
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The menu seems reduced and unfortunately the mussels were not available. It is one of the best in town and a favourite of ours. Aw well, maybe next time.

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on October 13, 2020

Hi Taco, Thanks so much for leaving us a review, we are happy you enjoyed your visit with us. I assure you the Chef is working on bringing in good quality local mussels and yes they should be back soon. See you next time!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good service good food everything you want

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on October 13, 2020

Thank you so much for leaving us a review, we hope to see you again soon.

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very pleasant in the patio. Heaters were on. Food is so good. Staff and service the best

AC
vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Monday Special “. Fish and Chips” is delicious. Totally recommend

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on October 8, 2020

HI Ann, so happy you enjoyed the Fish & Chips! Thank you for coming in, hope to see you soon.

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LRae
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I’d give a 5 star for our experience except the calamari was extremely salty. Other food items were delicious and the server was fantastic. She was super friendly, our going and supplied amazing service!

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on October 8, 2020

Hi LRae, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, I will be sure to pass your feedback on to our kitchen team. We are thrilled you enjoyed all the other food items you ordered and especially happy the service was fantastic. We hope to see you again soon!

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vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Varied Menu. Daily specials Always a treat. Staff are super efficient and friendly

AC
vipAnnC
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food is always freshly prepared. The staff are friendly and very efficient

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AnneC
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and the food is wonderful! I would recommend to others.

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay
Responded on September 29, 2020

Thank you so much Anne, we are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us, see you next time!

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Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes.

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay is rated 4.5 stars by 119 OpenTable diners.

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