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The Bridge Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, International, European, Bar, Canadian
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301 Hwy 3, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
+1 250-423-3002
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the Brisket Quesadilla and the staff were friendly. Will make this a regular stop when passing through Fernie.

Thank Vincent L
Cantley, Canada
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at The Bridge Bistro on our way through Fernie. We were delighted to find this little place given that most choices in town are all greasy spoon places; thanks to all the good reviews too for helping us find this restaurant. We had the lunch special that consisted of a hearty soup and sandwich. The food tasted like... More 

1 Thank MeeowMix
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has been through many incarnations over the years, but it is probably at its best now that it is the Bridge Bistro. The menu has a great variety of dishes which are not typical of a highway side establishment. My wife had the Vegetable Stack which she thoroughly enjoyed. I ate the Jerk Chicken Quesadilla which had nice... More 

1 Thank Wallace J
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was unexpectedly delicious and the service was also great. Good wine, a modern decoration and great ambiance

Thank Perblat
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have given this restaurant an excellent rating due to the great food. The chef needs to be applauded for wanting to give patrons marvelous flavour in each dish. We had brisket quesadillas which were the best I have ever eaten. You could taste everything that was in them and they were packed with meat and veggies. We also had... More 

Thank Liz D
Adelaide, Australia
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101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We came on a rainy night, and did look enviously at the decking and try to imagine how fabulous this would be on a beautiful day. Despite this inside was well laid out, with intimate booths and nice fittings. The menu offers appetisers to share , quesadillas, a range of salads, mains including burgers and a range of BBQ options.... More 

Thank Karen M
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167 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Had crab cakes (3 small) which were spicy & hid the taste of crab. A pound of mussels were very good as the broth included orange & cherry tomatoes which gave the wine/garlic a unique boost. The half ribs were dry on the outside but moist on the inside ribs. Ate orange Chocolate mouse/angel cake was presented with a candied... More 

Thank Look4-2
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Great food. We ordered the Vegetable Stack and Vegetable Quesedilla. Ate on the patio and enjoyed the view of the mountains that surround Fernie. There was a number of wasps that were a bother to all the patrons outside. Oh while, they enjoy good food also. Highly recommending.

Thank gft5555
St. Catharines, Canada
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Had dinner here on a recent trip to Fernie. Food was good and the view was amazing. We sat on the patio where you could hear the river flowing and look up at the mountains. Our family enjoyed our food and the service was responsive.

Thank skettyroad
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We had a negative experience at a restaurant previous to finding the Bridge Bistro last night. It is a little harder to find a kid friendly restaurant in Fernie that is not a chain. We called the Bistro to see if they were kid friendly and the lady that answered the phone assured us that they were and made us... More 

Thank Jennie D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $20
American, International, European, Bar, Canadian
Breakfast, Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Hwy 3, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Fernie
  • Phone Number: +1 250-423-3002
Welcome to the Bridge Bistro. We are an independent, locally owned restaurant, located on the highway and along the Elk River, with the most amazing views overlooking the beautiful Lizard Range. We are open 7 days a week from 11 am until 10 pm serving breakfast, snacks, lunch, dinner, drinks and desserts. We just had major renovations done, and feel confident that you will appreciate the new atmosphere we have created. Our menu features the regular favorites, such as salads, pizzas, quesadillas and burgers, but we also take pride in preparing other daily specials, vegetarian meals and sharing platters. From 4 pm daily, you can have a taste of our in house prepared rotisserie chicken and ribs. We look forward serving you.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?