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Woodfire Restaurant & Catering

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500N Road | Unit 1, Gabriola Island, British Columbia V0R 1X0, Canada
+1 250-247-0095
4:00 am - 9:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 4:00 am - 9:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Special trip to the Gabe JUST FOR THE BEST PIZZA. I'd recommend trying them all! ☆☆☆☆☆ When we lived on the island we would pop in often for a Burger on the go but the first time we had a pizza they're was no turning back. I've live abroad and tasted many a pizza an these are top drawer for... More 

1 Thank Zoe Jean G
Portland, Oregon
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144 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After 8 days on the Island, we finally got a good meal (of course, we had to take a ferry to get it). Both my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our meal, although we only had the entree. She had the charbroiled salmon with potatoes and arugula. It was done propely. I had the mixed seafood grill. Mine came with... More 

Thank dick_mary
La Celle Saint Cloud
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77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited our friends who live on Gabriola and went for a farewell dinner before departure back to the mainland to this restaurant. The interior is nice and well appointed, service very professional and friendly. We have ordered appetizers and main dishes and all were tasty and nicely served. My soup of the day and salad with salmon was... More 

Thank arturstankiewicz
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hubby and I had Woodfire cater our wedding 3 years ago and people are still talking about how good the food was. We decided to dine in and were not disappointed. We both loved our meals, and find the price completely worth it for what you get.

Thank Shannon D
Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We held a little get together on the beach for about 40 people and ordered our pizza from the Woodfire. The selections were great and everyone loved the pizza. I would definitely come back here.

Thank Rhonda F
Victoria, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very disappointed here. We were asked to come back in half and hour for a table for two, which was no problem. When we returned prior to the half hour being up, we were told that our table had been given to a table of five walk in group. Right away I felt like they didn't value my... More 

Thank LiJo2015
Sharon H, Owner at Woodfire Restaurant & Catering, responded to this review

Dear LiJo I am very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit. We take complaints very seriously. I have tried to confirm what happened firstly regarding your seating and it seems that the hostess had made a plan to separate 2 tables to accomodate you but when the five walked in they did get that table simply because... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate there with a group and found the food and service to be excellent. Many choices on the menu. We also had lunch prepared for our outdoor events by Woodfire. They provided sandwiches, salad, fruit, and desert. (lots to eat)

Thank nich_48
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food! Amazing Service! Cold beer!! Bacon! You must go here. This is better food, colder beverages and better service than I have had in elite restaurants in many big centres throughout North America. Do yourself and EXTREME FAVOUR and go here. Get off your boat. Get off the ferry. Take your car. Whatever. Gabriola is an island. The road... More 

Thank Don V
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family (kids ages 9 and 11) shared three 10" pizzas and two salads and were very full when we left! The ingredients were fresh and unique, and the atmosphere was excellent. We will definitely be back to try more of the menu!

Thank Michelle I
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172 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a family favourite. Lots of choices on the menu for the whole family and all very tasty. They have a wood fired oven and specialize in custom pizzas but...I have to admit to not being a fan of their crust. Toppings are great but the crust tastes like my mom's bland bisquick. That said, others do not... More 

1 Thank Jordan S
Sharon H, Owner at Woodfire Restaurant & Catering, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about our restaurant, but I feel I should address your complaint about our crust. The flour we use is a traditional blend imported from Naples Italy called Caputo and has been used in this style oven for centuries, I only use good quality extra virgin olive oil from Sicily, yeast, salt and water. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $22
Italian, Pizza, Grill, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 am - 9:00 am
4:00 am - 9:00 am
4:00 am - 9:00 am
4:00 am - 9:00 am
4:00 am - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500N Road | Unit 1, Gabriola Island, British Columbia V0R 1X0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Gabriola Island
  • Phone Number: +1 250-247-0095
West Coast cusine fused with Mediterranean flavours in a menu centered around the wood fired oven & grill, give Woodfire its own distinctive style & flavour.
Professional catering service personally tailored to suit your needs, offering unlimited culinary possibilities. Available for any event large or small.

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