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Rock Salt Restaurant & Cafe

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2921 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia, Canada
250-653-4833
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Global flavour and island comfort in an 180 degree ocean view dining room...
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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  • 64
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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So was thinking of a place for dinner on SSI ... and chose to head south ... to a small restaurant I saw when I got off the ferry. The place was hopping when we arrived and it only took 5 min to get a table. The menue was varied enough with good selection of beves ... including the local... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Mike-the-waiter
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Victoria, Canada
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

So was thinking of a place for dinner on SSI ... and chose to head south ... to a small restaurant I saw when I got off the ferry. The place was hopping when we arrived and it only took 5 min to get a table. The menue was varied enough with good selection of beves ... including the local... More 

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Sidney, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Wow, I was invited to Rock Salt as a captive audience, having missed the ferry by 6 cars. I sat down with some co-workers and was greeted with a warm smile by Janine. She suggested a few menu items for us, which were perfect. Then she whipped up some drinks that were by far, the best we had enjoyed all... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had an OK lunch. The best parts: we had a table right by the window overlooking the water, and the ferry landing area has some cute quick browsing (notably, a cafe/bookstore and a market with a varied, interesting selection).

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Have had two meals at the Rock Salt now and both as good as one another. Service good and food tasty. Lovely view of the harbour. Good selection

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Langley, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The restaurant seemed a bit overly priced for the atmosphere so we chose to grab something from the cafe side to go. We had two types of wraps and they were both generous sizes and very tasty. Also had the almond chocolate bar and it was delicious.

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Victoria, Canada
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

We always stop here for the best brownies ever. I just wish they would cut them in half and sell them for half the price. My blackberry cornmeal muffin was great, nice cornmeal texture, good spice blend and lots of blackberries. Didn't like the coffee though and it was very noisy so we took our food outside.

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Surrey, Canada
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The dinner bowls had amble amounts of seafood and lovely flavours and spices. Convenient to the Fulford ferry and open later than many places on the island.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great coffees, muffins, scones, wraps and breakfast bites if you are heading for the ferry; great food if you have time to sit down for a meal. A local find with wonderfully tasty choices. Egg selections are great; salads made with a local touch! Always welcoming! Tasty meals with ample portions. We love the Saturday Mexican nights.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Rock salt is an awsome place to visit was recommended to me in new Zealand and flew 12000 km and I wasn't disappointed, the chef is amazing the nachos were the best I've ever had, if I could put 6 stars in I would, the wait staff particular Alex was attentive and made the experience so enjoyable recommend to everyone

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Montville, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I loved our friendly attentive waitress and the views while we waited for our ferry home. It was a busy Sunday morning and there was only 1 waitress on but she managed well and never became flustered or frustrated with her customers. She is to be commended for that!

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2921 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island
  • Phone Number: 250-653-4833

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic

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.
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?