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“Our go-to place for dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Calvin's Bistro1 - CLOSED

Calvin's Bistro1
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Salt Spring Island, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Our go-to place for dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2013

We can always count on great food, service and friendly people at Calvin's. Prices are reasonable. We love going there.

Visited July 2013
Helpful?
Thank allie-oops2
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96 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Burnaby, Canada
Level Contributor
164 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Good service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2013

Had a decent dinner here, half portions are enough, no need to order the 'full size' unless you eat a lot! Very pleasant server.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank laurallee2016
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Level Contributor
17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Enjoyable dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed a great 3 course meal with friends from Sask last night. Good food, fair price, super service, all overlooking Ganges harbour.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Murray N
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Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
206 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“horrible food and service.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013

Under cooked lamb shank, overcooked chicken with cloying sauce, ran out of bread; poor hygiene in kitchen-bread placed on the pass instead of a plate.

Visited July 2013
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Thank greatcats
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Salt Spring Island, Canada
Level Contributor
39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Nothing outstanding”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013

It had such good reviews yet the quality was a let down. The food was edible but rather old fashioned and disappointing. I wouldn't go there again but I expect lots of elderly tourists will continue enjoying this restaurant.

Visited August 2012
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Thank rubytuesday16
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