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Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay, Courtenay, BC
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Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay

4.2
4.2
198 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.

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2 people

11:00 PM


Booked 1 time today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary Canadian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Sports Bar

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Wed 11:00 am–10:00 pm Thu, Fri 11:00 am–12:00 am Sat 10:00 am–12:00 am Sun 10:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (250) 338-1307

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Neighborhood

    Courtenay

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine

What 198 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.1Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 3.9Value

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  1. JT

    JoThomas

    Vancouver

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 23, 2022

    overall1food2service2ambience4
    wont be coming back in a hurry. Booked ahead to get a table at lunchtime and advised ahead that we needed to be out by a certain time. An hour later we had to ask for our meals to be boxed up to go before they had even reached the table. Server made several comments about how we had chosen the wrong time to order as it was busy - no apology and made us feel like it was our fault. When I checked my meal later the chicken in the salad wasn't even 2oz so very disappointed in what we did receive. When trying to pay our bill, the server took one payment and then left the table with no explanation, to go and serve drinks at the bar, making us wait even longer to be able to leave. Very poor all around.
  2. E

    Elisad

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 23, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    We went there for the work cup and will now go to every game there. Had Heath an Australian man who was I’m fun and provided excellent service

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on November 25, 2022We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit with us here at Match and look forward to seeing you again soon!!

  3. SB

    SheilaB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 21, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    I eat here a lot and I love their food and the staff are always friendly and great. Great service and great food.

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on November 24, 2022Thank you Sheila, we are thrilled you enjoy coming to Match. Hope to see you again soon!

  4. CD

    CherieD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Mandy our server was fantastic! She really made our birthday celebrating a success. Very grateful for her efforts. We will be back!

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on November 1, 2022Thank you Cherie! We are so happy you enjoyed celebrating with us. We will be sure to give Mandy the feedback, she will appreciate it! Looking forward to seeing you again.

  5. DH

    DeborahH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 17, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    I love sitting out on the covered patio although last night we sat at a booth.

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on October 21, 2022Hello Deborah, thank you so much for the 5 stars! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

  6. T

    Tanya

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 3, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    The food and service was great. We shared the lettuce wrap starter and Mac n' cheese. Yummy food and we still had leftovers. Never disappointed with the food at Match Eatery & Public House. Cheers.

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on October 5, 2022Hello Tanya, thank you so much for your kind words, we are so happy you enjoyed you visit with us and hope to see you again soon!!

  7. SK

    StellaK

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best fish and chips in town 2 large pieces and great price

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on August 31, 2022Hi Stella, we are so happy you enjoyed our Fish & Chips I'll happily share this with our kitchen team, it will make their day! Thank you for leaving us a review, we look forward to seeing you again soon!

  8. GG

    GazeboGal

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Casino was so packed the nite before & we couldn't get in but the next nite we returned and it was awesome in every way ! We had a great server and the live background music was easy to listen too.

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on August 28, 2022Thank you so much for your kind words. We are thrilled you came back and enjoyed your visit with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

  9. JE

    JohntheElder

    Charleston

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience4
    First and only previous time ate there was many years ago. Not much on casinos so though the food was good had no incentive to return. Since my son moved here a couple of years ago Wednesday lunch has become a tradition. Take turns choosing venues and look for something with atmosphere and good food. Went for 1315 reservation. Only customers in the place. So much for atmosphere! Food is better at White Spot. Not much of a recommendation. The bar in the gaming area had more diners. Suspect that those folks did not come or the food. Too bad so sad.
  10. GR

    GordonR

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 11, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Just a great place to meet and eat with friends and also have some fun in the casino afterward. The food is always great. Thank you.
  11. SV

    SuzanneV

    Vancouver

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    The waitress for our table was plain awful. Everything we asked her for we never got. We had to ask someone else. My steak sandwich arrived ice cold...I had to return it, then the waitress brought me back the mashed potatoes to eat while waiting for the steak...I returned that too and asked to bring potatoes back with the meal. The dessert was served with the sauces underneath the ice cream, doesn't the sauce belong on top of the ice cream. We were very disappointed in the food, especially the dumb waitress and her terrible service.
  12. PM

    PatriciaM

    Vancouver

    27 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Had trouble locating the entrance…

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on April 11, 2022Hi Patricia, Our patio emergency exits are a little misleading from the outside. Thank you for the 4 stars though.

  13. PB

    PhilB

    Vancouver

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 8, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    This was our second time and we were not disappointed. Food and service were very good. We wish they had a quite area so you could carry on a conversation. Realizing it is a sports pub that may be difficult.

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on April 11, 2022Hi Phil, Glad you enjoyed your time here! Thanks for the 3 stars!

  14. PP

    PubPest

    Vancouver

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 4, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Good food. Very busy so we were seated by the washrooms which is okay, but a very noisy area

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on April 5, 2022Thanks for the 4 stars!

  15. SV

    SuzzanneV

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 2, 2022

    overall2food4service2ambience4
    I was disappointed with the table, as we took the time to make a reservation. We had a live tree hanging over the table a little. There was crumbs inbetween the slats of the table. Hard chairs instead of a comfortable booth. The server gave minimal service. The food was really good. The venue was nice.
  16. I

    Irene

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 31, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Good value for dinner and drinks, comfortable seating and not too noisy.

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on March 31, 2022Hi Irene, Thanks for the 5 stars!

  17. WH

    WendyH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 30, 2022

    overall4food3service2ambience3
    Slow service and very noisy but food quite good not bad value
  18. ZG

    ZumbaG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Came to see Moonshine band with 8 friends. Great band great food great service. Thanks Draya!
  19. D

    Dawn

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 26, 2022

    overall3food1service4ambience2
    Usually food is better. Ribs overcooked, steak sandwich underwhelming, lettuce wraps served with a whole, limp a mini head of lettuce which was near impossible to wrap ingredients.
  20. F

    Fred

    Calgary

    69 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    69 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    Very nice varied menu with reasonable prices. Service was a bit slow.
  21. N

    Nicholas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best place to dine in the Comox Valley, and it's not even close!

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on February 15, 2022Hello Nicholas, we are so happy you enjoy visiting us here at Match. Thank you so much for the review. Hope to see you again soon!

  22. MH

    MargaretH

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall3food5service5ambience5
    It was UFC night witch we didn’t know.As we being in our late seventies the noise level was extremely loud
  23. NI

    NICW

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience5
    I ordered Fish tacos, was given Chicken and were soggy when I got them, VERY DISAPPOINTED
  24. I

    Irene

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    Good food and value, good service as well. Bartender was very involved as well
  25. BM

    BarbM

    Vancouver

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 5, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience2
    Second time reserving with open table and second time when we arrive told that the high top table is not available even though we reserved one. It’s the only side you can play keno and pacific hold ‘em so that is why we have reserved a high top table. Remove the option from the reservation site or honor your reservations.
  26. CM

    ChristaM

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 31, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience3
    Was my birthday celebration. The waitress who was new, did a excellent job , attentive , came around just at the right time for refills and so on. No complaints .

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on February 3, 2022Hi Christa, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your birthday celebration. Thank you so much for letting us know. Hope to see you again soon!

  27. L

    Lucy

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    5 ladies went there for a birthday lunch - which I had booked online. Service was prompt, unrushed and friendly. Food was delicious.

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on January 28, 2022Lucy! We are so happy you enjoyed your birthday lunch. Thank you for choosing Match to celebrate! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

  28. BM

    BarbM

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 23, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    When we arrived on time for our reservation we were told that even though I had requested high top table where we could play keno and pacific hold ‘em that the tables were reserved before ours and they couldn’t accommodate us at the table we had reserved. We ended up sitting at the bar and a very nice manager heard what happened and immediately offered us a table where we had requested. We were happy with service and food after that and enjoyed the football game and keno. If they can’t accommodate your request don’t make it an option on the app or contact us to say you can’t seat us as requested,

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on January 27, 2022Hello Barb, thank you so much for the feedback. I am sorry to hear we weren't able to seat you at your requested table right away but I am happy to hear we were able to accommodate your request after all. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

  29. JP

    JimP

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 16, 2021

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    We arrived early and were able to get in. Taken to a table and seated promptly. After order taken and delivered we had to ask twice for items. Once for ketchup and once for napkins. Service was good with a pleasant attitude . Meals were good. I had fish and chips and the fish could have been cooked a bit more. It tasted good and the cost was reasonable.
  30. NF

    NormaF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 2, 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Our seating arrangement for 6 was spacious, in a quiet atmosphere with good food and service. We 6 seniors, who are still nervous about our COVID risk, we’re quite comfortable and at ease with all pandemic protocols in place at Match.

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on December 4, 2021Thank you Norma, we are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again soon!!

  31. AD

    AllanD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 2, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our waitress was excellent. She was very patient while taking our orders and when one of our guests mentioned that the fries were on the cooler side, she promptly replaced them with new hot fries. The meal tasted great and the company was great! The only thing missing were the free entrees we used to get before the pandemic.

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on December 4, 2021Hi Allan, thank you for leaving us such a great review, we're happy you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to seeing you again soon!

  32. BW

    BudW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 4, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Myself and our group of 9 persons were very pleased with everything. I must clarify a bit, we are a large group of retired Air Traffic Controllers, Our numbers are up to 16. We have been at Chances several times and we find it our favourite stop for our Wacky Wednesday endeavours. We are all senior persons and move our Wednesdays around the Valley. We will be back!

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on November 6, 2021Thank you Bud!!! We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit with us here at Match. We always look forward to seeing you and your group, hope to see you again soon.

  33. CS

    CharlotteS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 23, 2021

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Had the clubhouse and the turkey was a little too dry. Wasn't crowed and we didn't feel pressured to eat and leave. Staff was great,

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on October 26, 2021Charlotte, Thanks so much for your feedback on our Ultimate Club Sandwich, I will be sure to pass your comments along to our kitchen team. Really happy you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon.

  34. M

    Mandy

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 23, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfect place for an impromptu date night. Nice ambience, good food and decent pricing.

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on October 26, 2021Hi Mandy, thank you so much for leaving us such a kind review, we are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us. Hope to see you again soon!!

  35. HC

    HalinaC

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 21, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We have been regular patrons of Match Eatery in Courtenay ever since it opened but our visit on a October 20, 2021 was one of our best. Our server was very attentive, friendly and most efficient. We enjoyed our dinner very much. Thank you.

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on October 26, 2021Thank you Halina for being such a loyal guest. We are thrilled your experiences dining with us get better and better. We look forward to seeing you again soon!!

  36. NL

    NatalieL

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 11, 2021

    overall3food2service3ambience3
    Thanks giving turkey dinner was quite pricey for what you got. Pumpkin pie would of made the dinner complete.
  37. TR

    TeriR

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 29, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Dillon was our server and he really made our anniversary special. Lovely young man. His choice of dessert for us was 5 star! The young girl that led us to our table was very nice as well, wishing us happy anniversary when we arrived and left!
  38. SK

    StellaK

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 28, 2021

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    Smallest wings I have ever seen....not worth the money, but Pizza was very good

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on August 30, 2021Hi Stella, We are thrilled you enjoyed your pizza, sorry you didn't like our wings. I will pass your feedback along to our kitchen team. Thanks so much for the feedback.

  39. M

    Mionks

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 26, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful , we sat at the bar and the bartender was friendly and engaging and made delicious drinks!

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on August 30, 2021Thank you so much for the 5 stars, we are really happy you enjoyed your visit with us, hope to see you again soon.

  40. JR

    JohanneR

    Ottawa

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 9, 2021

    overall3food4service4ambience3
    We were not aware the restaurant was part of a casino. We enjoyed our dinner and they also help surprise my sister with a piece of cake for her birthday

    Match Eatery & Public House - CourtenayResponded on August 26, 2021Hi Johanne, Thanks so much for leaving us a review. We are so happy you enjoyed your dinner! Hope to see you again soon.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • 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

FAQs

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes. Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (250) 338-1307.

Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay is rated 4.2 stars by 198 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

11:00 PM


Booked 1 time today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Logo image for Skip The Dishes
Google Map for Match Eatery & Public House - Courtenay

361 Hunt Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 9B8

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Courtenay

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Wed 11:00 am–10:00 pm Thu, Fri 11:00 am–12:00 am Sat 10:00 am–12:00 am Sun 10:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary Canadian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Sports Bar

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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