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Aioli Seafood Restaurant {Parksville BC}

Aioli Seafood Restaurant

Aioli Seafood Restaurant
Post Last Modified – April 24, 2024 ¦ gr8traveltips.com

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The Aioli Seafood Restaurant In Parksville British Columbia

If you happen to be traveling to 🌲 Vancouver Island on 🍁 Canada’s west coast and heading to the beautiful beach resort City of Parksville BC, then you simply must dine at the …

🐟 Aioli Seafood Restaurant. 🐟

Situated approximately 2 hours or 150 kilometers up island from 🌷 Victoria, BC, this seaside small city comes alive in the summer.

With lovely beaches and outdoor activities galore, the city is a very popular summer vacation destination. Along with that, there are also some outstanding dining opportunities here!

Enjoy fresh west coast pacific 🐟 seafood dishes and much more at Aioli’s.

Casual Dining At Aioli Seafood Restaurant

Aioli Seafood Restaurant Parksville British Columbia

When one normally thinks of a fresh seafood restaurant, the first thing that comes to mind is; fine dining along with pricey dishes.

At Aioli’s, this is quite the opposite. The restaurants Mission is to;

“Create good food and satisfy guests with fresh ingredients primarily from Canadian coastal waters, as well as carefully chosen and sustainably – farmed species, oysters, clams and mussels, served in a casual and relaxed dining atmosphere.”

Your meal is served freshly prepared by a team of experienced chefs, that one would expect only at a fine dining establishment.

They serve their dishes at surprisingly, very reasonable prices for the high quality and preparation of such meals.

Aioli Seafood Restaurant – Chef And Owner

Aioli Seafood Restaurant Owner

It was a pleasure to meet with {Chef and Owner} Mr. Ken Yoon. Such a surprise and so refreshing to see a chef with such an extensive culinary background. He takes great pleasure in serving beautiful meals at affordable prices. All in a nice casual atmosphere, that most everyone can experience and enjoy!

His superior chef credentials include;

  • Alumni of French Culinary Institute, New York
  • Alumni HATTORI Nutritional College, Tokyo

Selecting The Restaurant Name – Aioli

Aioli Seafood Restaurant Parksville BC

✨ Did You Know …

The word {Aioli} is a very well known {French Mediterranean Cold Mayonnaise} consisting of; garlic, olive oil and eggs.

There are many deviations to the sauce, but it is usually served with seafood including; fish soup, various boiled types of fish and vegetables.

Vancouver Island and the west coast of Canada, are known for excellent varieties of seafood, especially in this part of the island where this restaurant is located.

From; fish and chips to fresh salmon, halibut, cod, prawns, mussels, clams and oysters, Aioli’s is the place for your fresh seafood craving and much more.



Aioli – More Than Fresh Seafood

Aioli Restaurant Parksville BC

Not fussy about seafood? ❓ Not a problem!

Their menu has a great selection of dishes to choose from including a variety of; Chicken, Steak and Pasta Dishes. All freshly made to order and sure to please most everyone in your party.

It was clear on the day we dined at Aioli’s a few seasons ago, that their famous; All You Can Eat Fish and Chips is certainly a big hit with locals and visitors alike. The restaurant was completely packed on our arrival and very early in the evening as well!

This menu is just too large to go over in this post, but I have briefly listed what we enjoyed for dinner on our visit. A peak to give you just a sample of what to expect when coming in for lunch or dinner.

Aioli Seafood Restaurant Staff

Appetizer

Aioli Seafood Restaurant Jumbo Coconut Shrimp

Jumbo Coconut Shrimp Hand-dipped in a light batter and coconut, then fried to a golden brown. Served with mango salsa and roasted pepper aioli.

Mouth watering and delicious!

Seafood Pasta Fresh

Aioli Restaurant Seafood Pasta

My wife selected the Seafood Pasta Dish as her main course.

A Fresh Seafood Pasta served with beautiful pan-seared shrimp, bay scallops, mussels and clams in an Alfredo or spicy tomato sauce. Cooked to perfection with a rich Alfredo sauce that was to die for!

A perfect choice for those wanting fresh seafood and pasta combined.

Seafood Deep Dish Pot Pie

Aioli Seafood Restaurant Seafood Deep Dish Pie

Aioli Seafood Restaurant Seafood Pie

A special of the evening, I selected the Seafood Pot Pie.

A wonderful assortment of fresh seafood, combined with vegetables, potatoes, all cooked in a delicious rich sauce.  Baked inside home made pastry that simply melts in your mouth!

Beautifully prepared and obviously created by an experienced culinary chef.

Dessert

You simply must leave room for dessert when dining at Aioli’s. There’s a nice selection of quality desserts that will leave you wanting more!

For example, we selected;

Warm Choco Cake with vanilla ice cream

Aioli's Warm Choco Cake

Key Lime Pie with Chantilly cream and a lime wedge

Aioli Seafood Restaurant Key Lime Pie

There you have it!

A restaurant one would never expect to find in a small community. One that offers such wonderfully prepared fresh meals at such amazing prices, all in a relaxed casual atmosphere.

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If you are looking for a great dining experience at affordable prices, then you simply must pay a visit to –
🐟 Aioli Seafood Restaurant in Parksville.

Below, I have listed the restaurants official website link, where you can access much more detailed information including; location, hours, menu and much more for your convenience.

🗺 Be sure to check out the {Google Map} box at the bottom of this post for the restaurants exact location. 🗺

Aioli Seafood Restaurant

🐟 Aioli Seafood Restaurant 🐟

 

I have also included a link to the 🏖 Official Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tourism website. Here, you can access everything you need to know when planning a trip to this beautiful part of Vancouver Island in British Columbia.

Parksville Qualicum Beach

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