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Seaside Kitchen

Seafood, Canadian, American, Pacific Rim
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795 Vesuvius Bay Rd, British Columbia V8K 1L6, Canada
(250) 537-2249
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hamilton, Canada
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great view from inside (we were lucky enough to have a window seat) or from the patio of the ocean and over to Crofton to see the sunset. Delicious fish (halibut) and chips, perfectly cooked. The breaded shrimp not so much, but the ambiance, good BC wine selection, excellent craft beer choices and friendly service still warrant a 5/5. Reservations... More 

Thank JWlovesluxury
Richmond, BC
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with friends for dinner to Seaside Kitchen and enjoyed a wonderful fish and chips dinner. The service was friendly and the halibut in batter was excellent! Our friend with food sensitivities was able to be accommodated and we had a wonderful view of the ocean. We enjoyed it so much we went back again two days later for lunch.... More 

Thank jan10860
Vancouver, Canada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place beside ferry dock to Victoria. Right by the ocean, relaxing venue for afternoon meal. Delicious food

Thank Baogang
Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't have reservations, and so when they tried to seat us inside, we were about to leave. The owner (maybe) intervened and found us a spot on the deck. The food was good...but sadly they'd run out of halibut. An overall good experience...and we were thankful to the owner!

Thank Matchpoint49
Calgary, Canada
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126 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner at the Seaside Kitchen is a Salt Spring must. The restaurant has space indoors on two levels for about 30 and on the deck looking across the water at Crofton and the Vesuvius ferry terminal seats another 24-30. It's a humming place with a tiny kitchen that also has a takeout window. They are famous for their fries, and... More 

Thank gettingandspending
Ladysmith, Canada
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177 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a quick refreshment while waiting for the ferry. View off the deck was amazing. While we did not have time to eat, the food coming out looked great. We will stop by again next time on salt spring and enjoy the food. Service was friendly.

Thank fishingguy2015
British Columbia, Canada
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to Salt Spring Island is not complete without a visit to Seaside in Vesuvius Bay. It used to be the Seaside Kitchen; it is now Seaside Restaurant. It used to be kind of funky; now it seems to have gone a little more upscale with fresh paint, edgy metal fishbone art, dessert in vintage bail lid canning jars,... More 

Thank Just2LetUKnow
Melbourne, Australia
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Good location right on the water, and perfectly positioned for the ferry. We had takeaway, in case the ferry came. Chips were a little cold and overcooked, the fish was nice. Halibut particularly good. Generous with tartare and other condiments.

Thank cpearce2
Sequim, Washington
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

.......finishing up our fresh Pacific Seafood indulgence with a trip from Vancouver Island to Salt Spring Island via Crofton/Vesuvias BC Ferry..........just off the ferry dock this funky pub is perched doing a great job os local seafood that doesn't have to be FRIED. Have a piece of their fresh fish grilled on that super salad they have.........

Thank Kirt S
Vancouver, Canada
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114 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

On our bike excursion of the northern loop of Salt Spring Island, this was a great place to have lunch. We sat along the water, had a great view of the incoming ferry, and enjoyed good food. We had gluten free options too.

Thank 111Mike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, Canadian, American, Pacific Rim
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 795 Vesuvius Bay Rd, British Columbia V8K 1L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island
  • Phone Number: (250) 537-2249

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