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Black Salt

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16072 Hwy. 3A, Crawford Bay, British Columbia, Canada
(250) 227-9596
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Truly Amazing!!!

This is the best place to eat in Crawford Bay. Succulent food, beautiful setting with an outside patio surrounded by mountains and beautiful plants, parasols. Good wine and great hosts.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
DBonneau
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Calgary, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Calgary, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the best place to eat in Crawford Bay. Succulent food, beautiful setting with an outside patio surrounded by mountains and beautiful plants, parasols. Good wine and great hosts.

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Nanoose Bay, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

You have to look into a ruby. They have little of a diamond's superficial glitter. The premises lie somewhere between trashy and depressing. The service is clever, slow, frustrating, personal and never dull. The chef is accomplished, sophisticated and rustic. The food, styled as tapas, is uniformly delicious, some of it dangerously addictive. Potato croquettes??? How would that work? Well,... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Yummy Cream of Carrot Soup And fantastic Kootenay Cowboy Panini. Topped off with Harvestmoon Hemp Ale... Delish! Was doubtful when we walked in but loved the food!!!

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Battleford, Canada
Top Contributor
175 reviews 175 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If ever and whenever we are on the east shore of Kootenay Lake and are looking for a place to have lunch or a mid-morning or mid-afternoon break we invariably find our way to the Black Salt. The food is eclectic and outstanding. The outdoor patio is quaint and welcoming as is the inside seating. The owner/manager is engaging and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My wife and I were just looking for a snack and stumbled upon Black Salt Cafe, and have no regrets. The chef obviously has some education in the business and clearly showed that food can be both tasty and a work of art. We were on vacation so time and cost are not factors. For those who rush everything, may... More 

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Oxford, England
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I have eaten here on numerous occasions and only because its the only place in town which is not a pub. It has never improved and I constantly wonder why. The food for lunch is not hot except the sandwiches. The owner just does not seem to care at all. Most trade is passing through so no chance to chose... More 

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Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The restaurant itself is very simple , they serve tapas style , small dishes to share ,the variety is amazing , from tandoori chicken to local leeks coocked with cheese to a pear cooked for hours in red wine , and served with balsamic and pistacchios or lam brochettes served with figs jam . Amazingly GOOD and creative . Congratulations... More 

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Swift Current, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is the best restaurant meal I have had in ages. It is a tapis restaurant, providing lots of variety, very creative combinations (tandoori chick with watermelon), great presentation, and the flavours and taste was incredible. The portions were ample, my husband and I shared 5 dishes and we had plenty to eat. They have an outdoor patio with all... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stopped off here before catching the ferry, are we glad we did! The food was fresh, delicious and creative. What a treat to find an excellent restaurant like this on the roadside! Do not miss it!

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Victoria, Bc
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Everything about our dining experience here was 11/10. I had the Crab and Pita Pocket - 40% leg rock crab seasoned with cilantro and aioli inside an organic pita with sprouts, tomatoes and peppers - $12. The pita was stuffed, and I mean STUFFED, with goodies and was beautifully presented on the plate. My husband had the Pannini Belissimo -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16072 Hwy. 3A, Crawford Bay, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Crawford Bay
  • Phone Number: (250) 227-9596

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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