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“Go for the Views and the Brews”

Spinnakers Brewpub and Guesthouses
Ranked #56 of 1,205 Restaurants in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Victoria West
Cross street: Esquimalt Road
Transit: The BC Transit #25 public city bus stops directly in front of Spinnakers. Big bus hop on/hop off service also stops directly in front of the property. Akal Airporter service from Victoria International airport is available, with drop off on site. The Victoria Harbour Ferries stop is a short 5-minute walk away, ask the captain for directions.
Description: Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub and Guesthouses is a place that offers it all! Open seven days a week 8:00 am - 11:00 pm, guests are welcome to stop by any time of day to enjoy fresh, local food and great beer! Breakfast served-8am-2pm, Lunch menu available after 11am and Dinner Menu after 5pm.
Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
607 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
“Go for the Views and the Brews”
Reviewed March 19, 2012

The view looking out at the Inner Harbor (especially when buildings are all lit up at night) is great. The locally brewed beers are quite good and it is worth trying a few of them to find your favorite. If you're just looking for a place to grab a drink and relax, this is it.

  • Visited March 2012
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Victoria, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good location”
Reviewed March 8, 2012

Beautiful, good food... although I've sometimes been disappointed, I've gone back because it's close to where I work and play and I've also had a great experience. It's very much worth experiencing on your own, as they pride themselves on their locally brewed beer and using only in-season ingredients. You can also stay for very affordable price!

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Victoria, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
258 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Great times...”
Reviewed February 28, 2012

Good location; great food; great times for a couple, or a bunch of friends..

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Vancouver, Canada
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236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
“Take a hike - out to Spnnakers”
Reviewed February 28, 2012

If you're staying in the downtown Victoria area and like taking a nice walk before having lunch or dinner -- head out along the waterfront, cross the Johnston Street Bridge and head towards Esquimalt. It's a beautiful walk that can take you an hour each way - and a great place to stop -- either because you don't want to do the whole hike or on the way back for a break - is Spinnakers. Or, if you want a drive -- it's only 5 minutes from Parliament (and it has free parking). Downstairs it's a restaurant, nice atmosphere, great view -- and upstairs is a typical pub. Spinnakers brews their own beers -- good solid - if not great - beer. We have eaten there in the past - this time around it was just beers & appies and they were great: somehow we always end up at Spinnakers at least once each trip to Victoria!

  • Visited February 2012
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san jose, ca
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“YUM!”
Reviewed February 25, 2012

Local ingredients, creative use of their beers and vinegars--just go eat here!

Get: pub cheese. Just do it. So delicious! I also liked the pub pie. My husband had a burger that looked amazing, and the fries were also good. Very good selection of beer, of course.

Visited February 2012
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