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All 36 Salt Spring Island Restaurants

Rock Salt Restaurant & Cafe

2921 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia, Canada
250-653-4833
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Pacific Rim
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
Description: Global flavour and island comfort in an 180 degree ocean view dining room. We make everything from scratch and emphasize local ingredients. Our menu is varied with numerous options for carnivores, vegetarians, kids and gluten free diets. We also have a full service in house bakery, grab and go deli and espresso bar.

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White Rock
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

I missed the ferry as many if us on salt spring do! I now had two hours to kill so I went into the rock salt. I have been there a few times and it has been good food and service. It is quick and hot and reasonably priced so it worked perfectly for me while I waited. I recommend... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We've been here dozens of times over the past 2 years, mostly for dinner, a couple of times for lunch. Be aware the level of service you will get depends essentially on the ferry schedule - if you attempt to eat here for table service at the last minute before getting on the ferry, don't blame the restaurant for not... More 

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Pender Island, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Our family met up at the Rock Salt for New Years lunch. Two of us had the burritos which were 'OK". Two of us had the roast beef sandwich which could only be described as 'disgusting' The beef was very overcooked and there wasn't much of it which was probably a good thing as it was so bad. The beef,... More 

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Parksville, Canada
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127 reviews 127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

On a getaway weekend at dog-friendly Cusheon Cove Guesthouse, we asked our hosts to recommend a local eatery for a take out meal, as we didn't want to leave our canine companion in an unfamiliar place. We chose the Rock Salt Restaurant for its menu and location. My partner ordered the Tuk Tuk rice bowl featuring tomato coconut masala sauce... More 

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Puerto Vallarta
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

As soon as you disembark from the Swartz Bay to Fulford ferry, be sure to stop at the Rock Salt. The night we dined, Mexican food was the flavour favourite...muy bien. Way to go, Rock Salt! L&L

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Sidney, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a charming restaurant, with a good menu and the staff and kitchen were accomodating in making my choices vegan. The food was delicious and our server was friendly. There was a nice view of the harbour. We ate in the first night and got take out the second night. Both were good. They can cater to the ferry... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Each time I've been to this place, I've had a positive experience. Whether it was sitting having beers with friends on the waterfront patio, having a nice meal with family, or grabbing a quick muffin while I dash to the ferry, it has always been good. I heard a local on the bus saying that he worked here, and the... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I've been going to this place for years. Out of any of the food you can get while waiting for a ferry in Vancouver, Victoria or Salt Spring, this is easily my favourite. Food is served in a timely manner and it's of high quality. The place has a view of the incoming ferry so you can easily time your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Incredible fast & friendly service. Food is out of this world. Had breakfast and baking and was out of this world delicious. Take the ferry over from Vancouver island just to enjoy this perfect place. Definitely a must visit for anyone. :)

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Fulford Village is where you come off the ferry on Salt Spring Island. It's still one of my favorite places even though I live here. Away from the bustle of town,Rock Salt cafe, has a lovely decor,and it feels very relaxing there. The food is very good,to excellent. The view is fantastic and on warm days the patio is beautiful... More 

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Additional Information about Rock Salt Restaurant & Cafe

Address: 2921 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250-653-4833
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Pacific Rim

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