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Auntie Pesto's Cafe

2104-115 Fulford-Ganges Rd | Grace Point Square, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
+1 250-537-4181
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (92 reviews)
“puttanesca” (10 reviews)
“beef stroganoff” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2104-115 Fulford-Ganges Rd | Grace Point Square, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
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Reviewed August 8, 2016

Visit # 1 - Booked a table for three and were given a table for two and told one of us could sit on the corner - meal good but not as good as past frequent visits. 2nd visit two days later - food bland...More

1  Thank whiteout2016
Reviewed August 7, 2016

As many who visit it know, the outdoor market at Ganges on Salt Spring Island can be a bit of a gong show on a summer Saturday afternoon. We were looking for a nearby (i.e. walking-distance) place for lunch that wasn't packed like a sardine...More

Thank qoyusun
Reviewed July 29, 2016

We had a reservation for about 18 people, so we weren't certain what the service was going to be like. Auntie Pesto's were waiting for us and took our orders and delivered the food quickly without incident. The food was well prepared with fresh ingredients...More

Thank Maris L
Reviewed July 25, 2016

What a huge disapointment, For $18.00 a plate we were expecting home made pasta and a sauce with some actual flavour. We had asked for 2 plates, but by the time it came the meal was cold. Ditto on the appetizer, which was the worst...More

1  Thank SSIResident
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Hoping for a nice dinner, we ordered the special: Halibut with Lentils. Unfortunately, the Halibut was over cooked and the lentils were way undercooked. It's still a nice spot to look over the harbour, but someone should be paying attention to detail if you want...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed July 21, 2016

My friends and I arrive after the lunch rush - ordered and then waited one and a half (1 1/2) hours for SOUP. And then it was dirty water with pieces of potato and corn floating in what was supposed to be 'chowder' - no...More

1  Thank BubnDi
Reviewed July 21, 2016

The food was wonderful, the views were amazing...overall a wonderful dining experience on a beautiful island! The pasta was cooked perfectly and the service was terrific. As good as any Italian meal we have had in Southern Orange County, CA. What a surprise!

Thank Daria7
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by a slew of prosperous locals, this small and charming, upscale restaurant offers eclectic cuisine, emphasizing organic and farm to table ingredients. The atmosphere is sophisticated but casual.

Thank Dougananda
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

The patio here is wonderful, right on the water with a great view of the boat docks. The food was good, out of a group of 6 most liked their food. This is a restaurant trying to be trendy with their food. The service was...More

1  Thank justatravel73
Reviewed July 19, 2016

My wife and I dropped by for dessert last night (Monday) about 8:00 p.m. There were no tables inside, so we ate on the patio overlooking the marina. Although it was cool, staff turned on propane heaters so the temperature was comfortable. I ordered Tiramisu...More

Thank Edmonton017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $36
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
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, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island  >  Ganges
  • Phone Number: +1 250-537-4181
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Description
Open since 2004, Auntie Pesto's is a family owned & operated waterfront cafe that serves lunch and dinner year round. Depending on the seasons, we harvest much of the fresh produce on your plate from our own kitchen gardens, but are also strongly committed to supporting many local and regional farmers, producers & artisans.
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