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“Wonderous WonTon lunch”
Review of Dakota Cafe

Dakota Cafe
Ranked #56 of 85 Restaurants in Sidney
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed October 23, 2013

This is a little Gem of a lunch time spot just outside Sidney, Vancouver Island at the Flying Club on Victoria Airport. Fantastic food, very reasonably priced, but the 'piece de resistance' is undoubtedly the Won Ton Soup (seafood or chicken) served Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. This is Chinese food as I recall it from the hawker stalls in Singapore, complete with more or less chilli as you prefer. I stayed in the Sidney area for 4 weeks and HAD to return at least once a week for this dish alone! Other dishes (not all chinese) seem well cooked and rpesented with friendly service all for a few dollars - this has to be my favourite fun restaurant in the area. You also have the interest of the airfield and private aircraft to-ing and fro-ing viewed from your table to keep you (and children) amused during your meal.

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1  Thank Paul D
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Somewhat hard to find but well worth it. Went to have THE WonTon Soup but they only make it Mon., Wed., & Friday. Daily specials & a very diversified menu with everything sounding so wonderful it was hard to make a choice. Very casual, great location to watch the planes land & takeoff.

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Reviewed October 6, 2011

The unique little Dakota Cafe is located at the Victoria Flying Club building in Sidney at the control tower area of the airport. The food is fresh and delicious, for both meat lovers and vegetarians alike.

My husband usually has the Won-Ton soup, which is the best you will ever taste, and a meal in itself. I mostly choose the bacon, chicken, lettuce, wrap, which is served with a salad, soup or fries - you won't find a better deal anyway!

The outside patio is right on the flight route where small planes are parked - not noisy as you might imagine, but a sunny, peaceful lunchtime retreat. We have also been there for Mother's Day brunch. Service is fantastic and friendly.

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1  Thank SuzVic
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Reviewed September 15, 2011

The Dakota Cafe is a treasure of a restaurant. Located in the Victoria Flying Club (to the right of the control tower).

The menu is varied and everything is delicious. Our favourite item is the Won Ton Soup .. which is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Dak, the owner, prepares all the ingredients for this ambrosia. And there is a medley of fresh veggies and delicate won tons in the lovely broth.

Sit outside or at a window table, watch the planes arriving and departing .. what a view.

Takeout is available also.

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2  Thank Hugs20
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