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“Beyond our Expectations”
Review of Martine's Bistro

Martine's Bistro
Ranked #4 of 42 Restaurants in Comox
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We hit up Martine's Bistro every now and then and are mostly underwhelmed with the specials but on this occasion we were intrigued. Baked Halibut Wellington & Grilled Pork Medallions with Penne Al Forno sounded interesting and both were outstanding. The Halibut was tender and not overcooked, the Fennel butter sauce was perfect for the fish and pastry, the Pork was also cooked perfectly and was a great paring with the pasta and toasted Garlic Baguette. We also tried the Key Lime Pie for dessert and it also was delicious and well presented. This was not what I was expecting since this restaurant is pretty predictable and it's menu hasn't changed in over a year! We don't know what has changed but keep it up...

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank ValleyGirl250
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Our first time here and we enjoyed the food very much. Price point for a family of four is expensive so for a now and then treat or special occasion it's the ideal place. Good service and nice ambience.

We will be returning for a romantic meal soon.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank charschoch1066
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Some of the dishes were excellent some average and some poor. The prawn and scallops were excellent, as well as the Camembert cheese appetizer. The steak was pretty good as well. The seafood linguini just average and the ahi tuna not very good. Pretty crowded place so reserve ahead.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KeithH82
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

So decided to try this little restaurant.. Lovely atmosphere, and great venue..
However thier slogan is.. The only thing we over look is the ocean..
So when we arrived (me on crutches) restaurant not busy.. The hostess took us to a table in the center of the room as far from the door as possible.. I ask for a different seat as there was no where to put my crutches and really didn't want to hobble that far...
I ordered the ceaser salad andSeafood Linguine ...
The ceaser salad was fantastic... Tons of garlic..(no handsome vampire for me)
The seafood Linguine was a major disappointment.. Was supposed to be lemon cream sauce but only tasted wine...
The waitress seemed a bit snobby.. She just didn't seem inviting..
May try again as the ceaser salad was so good.. Just hoping the waitress will be in better mood next time.. I do not like condescending people...

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Stopped here with a colleague en route from the North end of Vancouver Island to Victoria and were pleased by the prompt, friendly service and the fantastic meal!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank mchmackie
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