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The Island Restaurant

101 Gould's Island, 10th Avenue | British Columbia, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
+1 250-344-2400
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Canadian, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Gould's Island, 10th Avenue | British Columbia, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a perfect family lunch here. At arrival we were immediately warmly greeted and when we advised we would be joined by family with a baby we were seated at a large table in a roomy corner and a hi-chair immediately brought over. Perfect....More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The weather was chilly and overcast, so we sat inside rather than on the very cool looking patio! We had driven up from Banff for the day, stopping for a few hikes, etc., along the way, to see what was in Golden, and found this...More

Thank TexWriter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here. The food was great. Service was very good as well! Wide variety of menu options. Everyone in our party of 12 left satisfied!

Thank Gayla S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’ve need to the Island Restaurant a couple times over the last couple years for lunch while visiting Golden. The food is always interesting and great! Both times we’ve been here , we’ve sat on the patio to take advantage of great weather. The food...More

Thank RK M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner on a Monday. The restaurant was quite busy. We opted to sit on the patio as it was a warm evening. We shared the Asian beef salad as a starter. It was delicious. For mains, I had the black pepper pasta...More

Thank djhunter77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent! Great food with an outstanding setting on the river bank with a great patio. Outstanding service with friendly people everywhere

Thank Steve P
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Was in Golden last summer and went here twice as it has a nice patio and the food was pretty good. Lunch today was poorly done and overpriced. I had the jerk snadwhich which was unflavored so I asked for extra sauce, was told its...More

Thank Lindsey L
Reviewed May 5, 2018

We came back after almost a year to give it another chance. The restaurant is set on the river island in Golden, nice centre location, beautiful log building, cozy mountain interior. We came for lunch, it was not very busy, we were seated quickly and...More

Thank articok
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Stopped into the Island for supper last Tuesday on the way thru town. Service was prompt. The attractive lass was attentive and friendly without being intrusive. They were able to accommodate my request for specific sides so I could follow my diet which I much...More

Thank John J
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Great food at a reasonable price with very friendly service in rustic yet classy decor. The food is simple, yet well executed. The charbroiled bison burger was fantastic, and even the children's pasta options featured fresh house-made noodles! Definitely worth stopping in.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Gould's Island, 10th Avenue | British Columbia, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: +1 250-344-2400
  • E-mail
Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can stop in for a continental breakfast, quick soup, salad or sandwich, or relax and dine on one of our Asian inspired starters followed by an entrée of local game. Dishes prepared using our fresh produce grown on "the Island". Come ask for a tour!!Convenient Online Reservations on our website.
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