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Auntie Pesto's Cafe

2104-115 Fulford Ganges Rd, British Columbia v8k 2t9, Canada
+1 250-537-4181
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Price range: $16 - $21
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Auntie Pesto's is a family owned waterfront cafe that serves lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday from 11am to 9pm. Brunch is served on Sunday's from 10am-2pm.

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English first
Parksville, Canada
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123 reviews 123 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

In August 2014 we had a meal at Auntie Pesto's Cafe and we returned for a take out meal while on a Saltspring weekend getaway in December. We were greeted cordially when we arrived at the counter and explained what we wanted. The server invited us to have a seat while we looked at the menu, and she even brought... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Three of us went for dinner. We had a baked cheese that was tasty and the Pesto pasta was good. My squash and goat cheese stuffed pasta was so wonderful. It was a delight to all of us. Now my problem would be venturing further into the menu as I think I found heaven.

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Logan, Utah
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I loved my view over the harbor, and my grilled lime shrimp were great but quite expensive for their size, though admittedly they were billed as an "appi."

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Winnipeg
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Had lunch here and had to come back for dinner, after checking out the evening menu. Limited but great wine list. However, the food is why you return! Surprising menu for the size of this place but then why would we be surprised...it's Saltspring Island!!!

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Bristol Uk
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Afternoon tea and cakes here. Friendly and quick service. Well worth a visit -also serves restaurant food with a good menu

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Edmonton, Canada
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354 restaurant reviews
317 helpful votes 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Service was very good and portions were generous in size. The most creative dish was the popcorn Salt Spring Island Mussels which were tasty. Our garden mix and Caesar salads were fresh and delicious. The beef stroganoff and Roma penne with chicken were also yummy. You can order half orders of the pasta dishes which is a good idea.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We have visited Auntie Pesto's multiple times from breakfasts to lunch and evening dining. We held a graduation dinner there with a dozen guests and each time we have been there we were welcomed (usually by one of the owners) and served very, very well. The menu shifts with the seasons and there are always innovative specials - my favorites... More 

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We love coming for a BLT& egg on a bun in the morning. Their coffee is wonderful! Been a few times for lunch and that menu is limited, but their dinners are exceptional, especially the special occasion menus like Valentines. The food is always great. the service good and the owners are usually on site, helpful and friendly. Love the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

The location is very nice, right along the water. When it is nice outside the patio is a great option. The Food is very good and the coffee is high quality. That being said, the food is pricey for the portions you get. You can get very good quality food, a view, and much larger portions at Rock Salt in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Excellent food, service, atmosphere and view!! Came for lunch, great pastas, salads, & sandwiches!! Would recommend for sure!!!

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Additional Information about Auntie Pesto's Cafe

Address: 2104-115 Fulford Ganges Rd, British Columbia v8k 2t9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-537-4181
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island
Average Prices: USD 16 - 21

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