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Auntie Pesto's Cafe

2104-115 Fulford Ganges Rd, British Columbia v8k 2t9, Canada
250.537.4181
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $16 - $21
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Auntie Pesto's Cafe is a casual and cozy waterfront cafe that serves lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday from 11am to 9pm
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English first
Surrey, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

WE really enjoyed the hospitality and the artwork of the place for an after lunch snack. We felt right at home, good location amidst the galleries and shops of Ganges.

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BC, anada
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This smallish restaurant in downtown--if you can call it that!--Ganges is probably the best and most reliable on the island. The food is always delicious and the service warm and excellent. The fact that it's located right on the harbor, where outdoor seating is available, doesn't hurt either. Highly recommended by this local.

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This is a favourite Salt Spring restaurant for my husband and myself, especially for dinner but it is a great place for meeting friends for lunch as well. The owner/chef works hard to maintain a high standard for food and service. The menu is not extensive but the specials are usually innovative and tasty. We had the set menu on... More

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Toronto
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We really enjoyed our dinner here. We tried a few of the different appetizers plus each had an entrée. The specials were great (yes the lamb balls are really nice) and the regular menu has a nice range of dishes. It is a small menu but focused on doing a few things really well. Lots of variety though. Food quality... More

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Abbotsford, BC / Mancheser, England
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Lamb meatballs were the special, and were very tasty! - My girlfriend has the Beef Stroganoff, which was excellent! Will be visiting again, when next on on Saltspring island.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Looking at some of the other reviews of Auntie Pesto's, it's hard to believe they're all about the same restaurant. Some seem to have a great experience here, while others have a miserable time. Unfortunately for us, we found ourselves stuck at the second version of this restaurant. The waitresses were always in a hurry to be somewhere other than... More

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Chilliwack, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Don't let the name 'cafe' fool you! The view of the harbor is amazing! The lunch and dinner menu is awesome. Very friendly staff, the ambience is very nice at dusk and very nice music too! You got to check this place out!

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Port townsend
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Great waterfront location good value and terrific pasta Service was wonderful. The window tables are best.

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Halifax, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We ate there on the recommendation of my daughter who lives in Salt Spring and we were not disappointed. My sister had the lamb, which she said was one of the best meals she has had and the remaning party had pasta - which was also delicious. Our "little" traveller (4 yrs old) loved the large coloring book.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This place is a pasta lover's heaven. I wish they served a pasta sampler... I was so torn...Bolognese? Carbonara? Pesto? Seafood pasta? At the end of the evening, all three in our party were very well satisfied with their tasty meals and pleasant service/atmosphere. Thanks.

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