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Ruby Lake Resort

Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada
(604) 883-2269
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Ranked #5 of 10 restaurants in Madeira Park
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
San Jose
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

The Italian food restaurant is the only restaurant in the area.The nearest is probably 25 minutes away, so they have a captive audience, so to speak. The Food is extremely good. The people who run it are real Italians who I spoke with. The restaurant overlooks a pond where at night you can see all the wildlife. We ate next... More

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Surrey, Canada
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Only 10 minutes from the ferry landing and so, so much better than ferry food. My GF really enjoyed the Halibut and chips and I had a great plate of spaghetti with wild prawns. The restaurant is supposed to be mainly Italian with a seafood slant but was somewhat lacking in pasta types other than spaghetti. There was some interesting... More

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New Westminster, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

If you have the good fortune to travel BC Highway 101 on the Sunshine Coast and are heading to Powell River or Egmont, do stop at the Ruby Lake Resort and try their Restaurant. I had the seafood spaghetti, my wife pesto. The salads, meals, service and drinks were superb, certainly one of the best meals I had in a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Great food and service. Interesting decor and setting. Well worth a visit. Long standing business run by a committed family. There is a resort attached with camping available as well, all situated on a pretty lake.

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

After reading various reviews, I was looking forward to home cooked, delicious Italian food. Instead, I got store bought pasta, tasteless veal , frozen factory made desserts and an overpriced bill. I ordered the veal, which was rather tough and tasteless. The jus sauce, with mushrooms and spring onions, added nothing to the flavour. I had to add salt-and I... More

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Mammoth Lakes, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Very pleasant attractive restaurant well situated less then 20 min from Egmont. Food however was very average although the salads were plentiful and delicious. The deserts and pastas were a bit disappointing for an Italian eatery. But the staff were lovely, very helpful and friendly. A little pricey given the fare.

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North Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We have a pet- she was welcomed. The rooms were moderately appointed. All you need, well serviced and up to date- appropriate to the price point. The lagoon and walkway to the restaurant...a mystic moonlit experience! The trattoria restaurante! on the covered deck, overlooking the lagoon, with exquisite (and I'm from Vancouver) Italian fare--was beautiful...the chef Aldo knows his stuff-... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

open only in the Spring/Summer, this wonderful place offers fantastic ambiance and delicious gourmet food.

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Parksville, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Great view, wonderful deck but the fish and chips were disappointing. Great potential but the execution needs some work.

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Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

The title says it - the location is simply stunning and the food truly amazing - and vice versa... I adore their outdoor seating on the patio, overlooking a lagoon teaming with birdlife, turtles, and even an adorable beaver! Beautiful sunsets, and eagles soaring overhead! This Italian Restaurant is not your typical pizza & pasta joint... Yes, the pastas are... More

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