Locals Restaurant Comox Valley, BC


Welcome to Locals Restaurant

We are ready to serve you safely on our 

Open Patio or Covered Deck  

 as well as Take Out available!!  (Some restrictions may apply)


As per Public Health Order Nov. 19th, EVERYONE is required to wear masks.

Masks may be removed once seated, but put on again when moving about. 


A quote from a  guest:  We came to Locals for brunch and were super impressed with the service and protocols in place in response to COVID-19. I spoke to the owner today to reserve a table for our 22nd anniversary. I mentioned how comfortable we felt eating there, as care has been taken to move forward during these strange and uncertain times... 'classy not creepy' was I think what I said.... thank you for all you have invested in this 'new normal'...”


In order to move forward safely during this unprecedented time, all businesses are required to have a “Unique Covid-19 Safety Plan” based upon guidelines and recommendations from Public Health, the Center for Disease Control and Work Safe BC.  

Update Sept. 16, 2020:  Per Public Health mandate, no alcohol sales are permitted after 10pm


Customer Safety: We are mandated to ensure the following safety measures as per Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry:

  • Masks: Our staff wear masks at all times, Guests are to wear masks, except while seated at their table.
  • Hand Sanitizer: Wayward Distillery's amazing  hand sanitizer is available at the entrance and at key points throughout the restaurant.
  • Social Distancing: Customers must maintain a distance of 2 metres from one another unless they are in the same party.
  • Table placement: Customers are seated so that there are at least  2 metres between the customers seated at one table and the customers seated at another table, 6 feet from the backs of occupied chairs, unless there is a rigid barrier installed. Customers may no move tables.
  • Seating Arrangement: Guests may not rearrange seating at their table, as chairs are placed to ensure social distancing.
  • Party size: No more than 6 customers seated at a table, and they must be from the same household. If seated at separate tables, you may not move between.
  • Singing:  Not allowed, even for birthday celebrations, and no blowing candles on cakes. Hummimg.. yes!!
  • Mingling: Customers may not visit other tables or rearrange table set up.
  • Contact Log: Contact information obtained from one member of every party/table / reservation for 30 days in the event that there is a need for contact tracing on the part of the medical health officer.
  • Alcohol Sales: Closed at 10pm

Employee Safety: We are also mandated to provide safety measures per Work Safe BC. 

Please note that some of the following guidelines exceed industry standards, as we have taken the opportunity to provide “best practice” for our customers and employees.

To return to work ALL employees agree to:

  • Signing  and committing to “Locals Good Health Contract Agreement for COVID-19”
  • Wearing a mask at all times
  • Having Temperature taken daily upon entering the workplace.
  • Following specific instructions for sanitizing, hand washing, and cleaning
  • Respecting physical distancing from guests and other staff whenever possible
  • Understanding that all personal interactions effect the health of your “work bubble”
  • Minimizing what is brought into the workplace
  • Reducing touches between serving/kitchen/cleaning teams

Customer Service Best Practice:

  • Doors- propping open whenever possible
  • Tables- remaining  unset, clear  of utensils, glassware or plates
  • Settings- servers delivering fresh silverware in a sealed roll-up, brought on a side plate once guest seated
  • Social Distancing-  servers standing back when speaking with customers
  • Table Touches-  servers visiting tables judiciously to reduce duration and frequency of  contact
  • Salt & Pepper- servers provide upon request 
  • Menus and Wine Lists- sanitized after each use
  • Surfaces- sanitized all frequently touched surfaces, a minimum of every 15 minutes and as needed
  • Trays- sanitized after each use
  • Bill payment –  payments taken at table side
  • Payment Machines-  sanitized  after each use
  • Crayons- not available during COVID -19

Kitchen Brigade Best Practice:

  • Kitchen entrance- accepting food deliveries only, all others directed to main entrance
  • Mandatory Receiving/delivery log - maintaining per Public Health Mandate
  • Social distancing-  keeping to only 1 person in tight areas, but may have more people if wearing masks

As Dr. Henry has often says:  

"Pease be kind, please be patient as learn how to move forward in this new normal".


Ronald & Tricia St. Pierre



Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Options

We are very pleased to offer many dishes for our guests with specific dietary requirements and preferences, and are noted on our menus. 

        Please discuss your dietary requirements and preferences with your server.  

Weekend Brunch

Locals brunch offers Vancouver Island Farmer Ben’s eggs, Artisan bacon and ham, local products and homemade preserves.  Rhonda Viani, our Pastry Chef, has prepared homemade savory biscuits, praline loaves and complimentary banana chocolate mini muffins.Our servers are pleased to offer your favorite cup of coffee, espresso cappuccino, latte or one of our tasty loose leave teas. The full brunch menu is available Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am until 2:00pm alongside our full lunch menu.

For our full brunch menu CLICK HERE



Locals Restaurant is wheelchair accessible. Our Main Level Dining Room and washrooms are fully accessible. Our patio has one 4" step down, and is often navigated by backing the wheelchair down the step, with assistance.  The Upper Dining Room has 3 stairs, with a very sturdy handrail.


Reservation Times-

As we make everything in house, from scratch, and to order, we wish to ensure ample time for your dining experience. Dinner reservations are accepted in 2 hour intervals. If you are running off to a show, catching a ferry, etc. please inform your server. Please note that we do not have a lounge or bar in which to wait, should you arrive early for your reservations.


Dining with Children

We welcome young diners to experience Locals cuisine earlier in the evening. As we have no deep fryer, our children’s menu is healthy and varied. The acoustics of the restaurant occasionally pose a challenge due to height of the ceilings. Should your child become noisy, we respectfully request that you respond and attempt to settle him or her. Please let your server or the hostess know if there is anything we can do to make your dining experience more comfortable and enjoyable.

Crayons and coloring materials are not available during COVID-19,






Open Patio and 

 Covered Deck 


as well as

Takeout Available

(some restrictions may apply)




Open 7 Days a Week

  Closed for Stat Holiday,

Monday May 24th 


11 am - 4 pm

A La Carte Brunch

Saturdays & Sundays

10 am - 2 pm



Monday - Thursday

4 pm - 8 pm


Friday - Saturday

4pm-  9 pm


Scent Free Zone

Please help us keep the air we share healthy and fragrance-free


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