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Bistro Suisse

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German, Swiss, European
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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: Lunch, Breakfast, 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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  • 89
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    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
Something different and tasty

First-time visit was great. I enjoyed a fantastic creamy vegetable soup, and a Canadian meat pie. They were both very flavorful, yet not salty. There were other items on the menu that looked interesting. Our server was very professional and left us wanting nothing. We will certainly be back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Jeff P
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Port Angeles, Washington
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Port Angeles, Washington
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

First-time visit was great. I enjoyed a fantastic creamy vegetable soup, and a Canadian meat pie. They were both very flavorful, yet not salty. There were other items on the menu that looked interesting. Our server was very professional and left us wanting nothing. We will certainly be back.

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Went here with an elderly guest for lunch. With items such as British steak and kidney and Tortière from the Belle Provence it has strayed a bit from strictly Swiss. My guest's tourtière was not what we recall as traditional and my schnitzel while tender was pork rather than veal and the rosti were rather greasy and not hot, the... More 

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Langley, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

As a tradition we always eat here when we visit Sidney, which is a minimum of twice a year. My sister and brother in law live just outside of Sidney so they frequent the restaurant more often. I normally have my children with me. The restaurant is always gracious at splitting their dish ( always the rack of lamb ).... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

If you like Swiss food, this is worth a visit. It is run by Swiss owners so it is authentic. Portions are rather generous I would say!

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Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

It was our first visit to this restaurant. We were 5 people and we all had different food. So we were able to taste different items. Whatever we got was perfect by the book. As I had the chance to taste all the best originals of these dishes in their native countries I had a good taste for judging these.... More 

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Duncan, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Excellent service and food. Atmosphere just like being in Switzerland. Loved it. Busy and small, so recommend a reservation.

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Pender Island, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We don't get to Sidney on the weekend very often, but we will make the effort to go just for the Roesti's! I had never tried this special before, but it was amazing. Comfort food and more.

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Pensacola, Florida
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We try and go here every time that we're in Sidney. They have an excellent wine menu with good local wines. I was slightly disappointed with the schnitzel this year. It was a little salty and greasy. However, everything else was fantastic. The dessert this time was amazing. I'm keeping my review at a cautious 5.

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Victoria, Canada
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60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Finally got around to dining here. Glad we did! Fantastic Bavarian style food. I do not know much about Suisse food but I do know a bit about the Bavarian classics and as far as I could tell, with mostly schnitzel on the menu, it is Bavarian. I had the corned beef on rye and it did not disappoint! The... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

When you see a place packed with the locals frequent a place then you know it is somewhere to go and eat great food

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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 9 - 28
  • Cuisine: German, Swiss, European

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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