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Auntie Pesto's Cafe

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2104-115 Fulford Ganges Rd | Grace Point Square, British Columbia v8k 2t9, Canada
+1 250-537-4181
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Cochrane, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best food on SSI hand down! We go every time we visit. Portions are awesome and the taste and quality is always sublime. Great view of the harbour while you eat.

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Thank Bottrel
Victoria, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has a homey feel, with a nice view of the harbour. We were able to have an early dinner without a reservation on a holiday Monday night, but noted that many of the tables had been reserved for later in the evening. We each tried a different pasta from the extensive list of offerings, and were very, very... More 

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Thank awrean
Victoria, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It had a very relaxed atmosphere but with great service and good choice of coffee, snacks and lunch menu

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Thank tdh2017
Salt Spring Island, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Nice view, poor service. On an island with great coffee they have no real interest in making a latte. Food is good.

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Thank 751gigi2015
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

We have had dinner here dozens of times and the food is always delicious. The salads and seafood is usually local. Shawn is a wonder chef.

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Thank BDS-SSI
Vancouver, Canada
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184 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

The range of items offered in this cafe is surprising, and we would like to have tried more if we had time. Service pleasant; window seats offer view; prices affordable. Could be cozier during winter months.

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1 Thank mnng1222
Vancouver, Canada
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267 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Had dinner here twice, including NY Eve..... Its tucked away at the edge of town in a small mall....we only found it because we were looking for govt liquou store..fairly small...12-15 tables but there is outdoor seating in summer with nice harbour view Service was very welcoming and efficient. If you want pasta this is the place....lots of selection and... More 

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1 Thank VancouverKeith
Kingston
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

An absolutely wonderful spot. We are visiting from Kingston, Ont, and we peered in at 9:30 am on a Sunday. Even though they didn't open for a half hour, we were welcomed in. Amazingly, one of the chefs had just baked fresh scones which we enjoyed with great coffee. Our server, Sylvie was on point and even allowed for her... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

The service was courteous and speedy, but the food was bland. My husband had a Pasta Alfredo, and it really didn't have any taste. I guess it's a good place for fearful and unadventurous eaters.

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2 Thank Elizabeth M
Ladysmith, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

What a find! This restaurant was a great recommendation from a few locals on Saltspring Island! Situated in Ganges near the water, with seating for 40 (reservations highly recommended!) and modern comfortable decor. From the time we sat down until we left, the service was great ! The food was superb and the best we have had dining out in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $37
Cuisine
Italian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2104-115 Fulford Ganges Rd | Grace Point Square, British Columbia v8k 2t9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island
  • Phone Number: +1 250-537-4181
Description
Auntie Pesto's is a family owned waterfront cafe that serves lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday from 11am to 9pm.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?