The Comox Valley is a wonderful place to share intimate dining events at local wineries, cooking schools, and restaurants - where local food is the guest of honour. The culture of food, eating and living sustainably is evident in the Comox Valley from farm to fork. Many Courtenay, Comox and Cumberland restaurants feature locally grown food in their daily specials and menu items. Expect to find local organic blueberries, shellfish, bison and even edible flowers gracing the plates in many of the local eateries, all complimented with made-in-the-valley beer and wine, of course.
Whether you crave an elegant candle-lit dinner, some authentic fresh sushi, or a casual family meal, the Comox Valley has restaurants, cafes, and eateries that will suit every taste and budget. Many of the area’s restaurants offer locally grown oysters, fresh seafood and produce as well as the Comox Valley’s own meats and cheeses. If it’s an ethnic craving you’re feeding, you’ll find restaurants in Courtenay, Comox and Cumberland that specialize in ethnic dishes including Japanese, German, Italian, Thai, Indian, Greek, and Mediterranean dishes as well as vegan and vegetarian meals, and delectable home-baked goodies. For breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between, dining out in the Comox Valley is sure to be one of the most enjoyable parts of your holiday!
After a delicious meal, you'll find plenty of ways to spend the rest of your day or evening. Many of the Comox Valley restaurants are located within easy walking distance to a variety of attractions and venues. Take a stroll along the boardwalk in Comox or the Riverway in Courtenay, browse our downtown shops, many of which are open late, or take in a live performance at the theatre. Don’t miss key culinary events including the BC Shellfish Festival in June, the Flavour Gourmet Picnic and Mount Washington's Alpine Food Festival in September, as well as Toast Comox Valley which offers a variety of feasting opportunities.