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Bistro Suisse

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2470 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X8, Canada
+1 250-656-5353
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Bistro Suisse and proudly offers a wide selection of classic Swiss and...
Bistro Suisse and proudly offers a wide selection of classic Swiss and European dishes. Food made from scratch and served with love make the culinary experience in this casual fine dining restaurant located in the heart of Sidney so unique!
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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent food and exceptional service

If you are a fan of good food, well cooked, then Bistro Suisse is the place for you, They have a wide selection of entrees, and will provide what amounts to a half-serving (one schnitzel) for lighter appetites. The rosti and spaetzle are outstanding, and if it leaves some people with extensive... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • German first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you are a fan of good food, well cooked, then Bistro Suisse is the place for you, They have a wide selection of entrees, and will provide what amounts to a half-serving (one schnitzel) for lighter appetites. The rosti and spaetzle are outstanding, and if it leaves some people with extensive experience in the 'real' schnitzel wanting more -... More 

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North Saanich, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We have traveled extensively in Germany and Austria and therefore have had some wonderful Schnitzel. We were hoping we could have the equivalent at Bistro Suisse in Sidney. The Schnitzel was acceptable, not exceptional and the accompanying potato Rosti was very disappointing. It was always a favourite of mine and I had hoped for something much more authentic. The prices... More 

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We stopped in over the Family Day holiday, we had been wanting to try this place for some time. The resturant is small and cozy, with warm Suisse decor. We ordered three orders of the Schnitzel and one order of crab cakes. The service was prompt and friendly with our food coming out in a reasonable amount of time. We... More 

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Surrey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Stopped in with my husband on the way to the ferry. Service was friendly, food was delicious. I had the beef schnitzel with the cabbage and potato pancake. My husband had the beef stroganoff which he loved and we finished with the apple strudel. Portions were fair sized, I had leftovers. It was so good I wanted to go back... More 

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North Saanich
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Your grandma will love bringing her friends here. There is rarely a customer under 65 - a dedicated group of patrons.

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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

To travel in english speaking countries and to eat the food provided there is sometimes difficult as a women who loves fruits and vegies and only small pieces of meat. I like english food, but not every day ;-) Luckily I found the Bistro Suisse with his great choice of Schnitzels or vegetarian choices on the menu. I tried the... More 

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Worldtraveler
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I had the possibility to visit the restaurant three times - including christmas day. The service was fast and very attentive. The food was tasty, wonderful presented and the interior very "swiss like". There are lots of little details to explore and just ask Barbara if you wanna know a little bit more about all the stories of these details.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It was late morning and I just finished with my post-xmas sale shopping that took me to Sidney in the first place. It felt like a good time to grab some food. I was parked outside Bistro Suisse so I checked out their menu. It looked good so I went in. I am very glad I did. This restaurant is... More 

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Ste. Anne, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a unique experience. The menu has a lot of choices, and most meals offered you would have a hard time finding at other restaurants in Canada. Our Schnitzels were very good, and the atmosphere was very nice also. The person who I would guess is the owner (Swiss accent, and in... More 

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Victoria B.C.
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My wife and I booked this restaurant a few months ago and arrived promptly at 4:25 for the first siiting at 4:30pm. We had to wait until 4:55 until we had the first course delivered because the restaurant was waiting until the latecomers arrived, penalizing those of us who arrived on time. We had the unfortunate experience of sitting next... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2470 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sidney
  • Phone Number: +1 250-656-5353

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: European, German, Swiss

Description

Bistro Suisse and proudly offers a wide selection of classic Swiss and European dishes. Food made from scratch and served with love make the culinary experience in this casual fine dining restaurant located in the heart of Sidney so unique!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?