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SweetWater Bistro

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French, Seafood, Canadian
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280 Gower Point Road | British Columbia, Gibsons, British Columbia VON 1V0, Canada
+1 604-886-2024
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5:30 pm - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful freshly prepared gourmet food in the heart of downtown gibsons. A must check out, slightly pricy but well worth it. Make a reservation as minimal seating.

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Thank Daria H
Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent meal at SweetWater Bistro. The atmosphere was very friendly, with most of the customers familiar with the restaurant and the owners. We had the lamb shank and beef bourguignon and enjoyed them both. It was quite busy considering we came early and it was mid-week in December.

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1 Thank FurtherAway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Great dinner Salmon and pork both perfect as was the carrot soup and crab cakes. Service was excellent as was the decor.

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1 Thank jonbenbak
Vancouver Island, British Columbia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

We've eaten at some very good restaurants all over the world, and I'd rate the meal that we ate tonight as one of the best meals I've ever had. The service was excellent as well. This is now one of my favourite restaurants. If I lived in Gibsons, I know that I would be eating here on a regular basis.... More 

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Sechelt, Canada
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Sweetwater Bistro is the gem of fine dining in Gibsons BC. Tucked away in the upstairs of an old house, this is one restaurant that should not be missed. Don't be fooled by its size folks as the menu packs a varied selection of delicious appetizers entrees and tantalizing desserts. There were 9 of us celebrating a birthday and each... More 

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1 Thank J C
Gibsons, Canada
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Much like our first. Nice reception, good-plus service, fine menu and a very capable kitchen. SweetWater is doing some re-building in front, but don't let put you off. Upstairs is a treat!

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1 Thank ancala177
Gibsons
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Our restaurant of choice in Gibsons. Excellent food! Excellent service! It is excellent for couples, families and solo. We have been there with friends and family including young children. They catered to the children. Wonderful views of the bay of Gibsons and the Headlands. I recommend SweetWater Bistro. The staff are very accommodating and helpful when choosing items from the... More 

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1 Thank Gerry N
Gibsons, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Family and friends will enjoy the delightful tastes of this fine dining restaurant. You can enjoy your meal with a wine paring or choose your favorite. fantastic food, great place for conversations and fun memories.

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1 Thank Paulette C
Sechelt, British Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We had a lovely table at a window, and ordered steak, chicken, lamb shank and seafood linguine. The steak, chicken and lamb were wonderful, the steak in particular, cooked to perfection; the linguine, undistinguished and overpriced for what it was. I had just recently had a superb seafood linguine at the Old Boot in Sechelt, laced with prawns, shrimp, fish,... More 

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Leavenworth, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Eaten here several times. Quality always excellent. Outdoor seating has lap blankets you will want to enjoy and savior the experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Seafood, Canadian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Gower Point Road | British Columbia, Gibsons, British Columbia VON 1V0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Gibsons
  • Phone Number: +1 604-886-2024
Description
Refreshingly uncomplicated and delciious food. Service with excellence overlooking Gibsons Landing and the Harbour. Outdoor patio. Join us in historic Gibsons Landing.

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