Sip and Savour
Sip and savour the Comox Valley’s culinary abundance. From local craft beer, award winning wines and spirits, and farm-to-fork cuisine, the Comox Valley will provide your taste buds with a true local culinary experience. Read more about culinary offerings below or call the Vancouver Island Visitor Centre to find out more about upcoming tours!
Takeout Comox Valley
This is an important time to support local restaurants, bistros, pubs and cafes – treat yourself to a takeout dinner or happy hour to-go, buy your neighbour or friend a gift certificate, or book a table with those in your ‘bubble’ to see firsthand the new menus and the safety measures restaurants have put in place.
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Cool Down at Craft Breweries
At Gladstone Brewing Company in Courtenay, the Belgian and Czech style brews go wonderfully with a juicy hamburger from Gladstone’s own Hamburger Bar. The delicious street corner nachos at Land & Sea Brewing Company along with their beer will make your taste buds feel like they are having a party. And the two newest breweries – Ace Brewing Company in Courtenay, and New Tradition Brewing Company in Comox are not to be missed. Learn More
Taste Award-Winning Wines
With a stunning new deck overlooking the Comox Valley’s first vineyard, Beaufort Vineyard and Estate Winery is not to be missed. Visit 40 Knots Vineyard and Estate Winery, the largest grape producing vineyard in the region, and sample delicious wines in their new tasting room. Blue Moon Winery and Ciderworx boast a selection of refreshing fruit wines and ciders. Coastal Black Estate Winery, the largest blackberry farm in Canada, produces fruit wines and meads. Learn More
Experience Artisan Distilleries
Year-Round Farmers’ Market
One of the few year-round markets in Canada and legendary on the coast, the Comox Valley Farmers’ Market boasts an incredible array of organic fruits and veggies, surf and turf delights, award-winning cheeses, fresh-made pasta and baked goods, and now wines and ciders! You can now shop at the online Comox Valley Farmers’ Market store as well!