COVID-19 PQB business update: looking for takeout food?

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As Parksville Qualicum Beach area residents deal with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a significant impact on local businesses.

In order to help spread a message to all of those customers the PQB News will keep a running tally of business that remain open or have temporarily closed/changed hours of operation.

If you have a short announcement (similar to the ones below) along these lines you’d like to share with the region’s residents, please send an email to

PQB News: Our work continues, though for safety reasons, our office remains closed to the public and we have curtailed print production to once per week, on Wednesdays. Check for up-to-the-minute updates at General questions can be directed to the publisher at; news tips/photos to; sales inquiries to; circulation questions to; and classifieds queries to

READ MORE: List of postponed/cancelled events in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area

• The Brew Coffeehouse in Bowser is open from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday for takeout coffee, snacks and lunch for at least the foreseeable future.

Cultivate Garden & Gift in Parksville ( Gates are closed but business is open for phone/email orders for parking lot pickup or delivery. Call 250-248-0093 or email Open Tuesdays to Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Serious Coffee: Open until 4 p.m. every day. Still serving fresh baking, soups and sandwiches. Now offering curbside pick-up and delivery. 250-586-0188.

Pacific Prime Restaurant: Though the Beach Club Resort remains open, Pacific Prime Restaurant is now closed for all food service.

Ship and Shore Restaurant: (in Deep bay) will be opening for takeaway service on Friday April 17 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Open only on Fridays and Saturdays starting the 17th. Call 250-757-8399 to place your order and it will be ready for pick up.

• A list of some other restaurants and their hours during the COVID-19 situation can be found here.

• Looking for takeout food? Check here.

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