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“Good Food”
Review of Coastal Kitchen

Coastal Kitchen
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Lindsay, Canada
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good Food”
Reviewed July 15, 2014

We came here twice for lunch during our two day stay, and back the first night for ice cream. They have a lovely little garden seating area where we watched the swallows feeding their young. Very peaceful.

Visited July 2014
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Thank W J
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Coastal M, Owner at Coastal Kitchen, responded to this review, July 16, 2014
It is so amazing to sit in the garden patio and watch the swallow family!The chicks are moving out of nest now but the raspberry bush is ripe and a nice free dessert!Thanks for the nice review!
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Mackenzie, Canada
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161 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Very good burger and desserts! Nice decor.”
Reviewed July 14, 2014

A nice treat before and after tackling the WCT! Pleasant service and atmosphere. The food arrived quickly and was very good. There is outdoor seating that we weren't able to take advantage of (busy, always a good sign). Good assortment of food, drink and dessert, clean bathroom.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank doug z
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Coastal M, Owner at Coastal Kitchen, responded to this review, July 16, 2014
Happy to know my 1/4 hourly washroom checks and cleans are paying off!It's nice to have a clean washroom at a restaurant and we have literally trucked the sinks and accessories from Mexico to make them special!See you next time!!!!
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Sandusky, Ohio
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Amazing- Don't miss it!!”
Reviewed July 13, 2014

Drove out from Sooke on TA recommendation. So happened we arrived just as the World Cup finals started and there was a large screen TV with both German and Argentine fans in attendance. 3 hrs later we finished - incredible fun. Now to the food. The scallop appetizer was to die for. Usually have had scallops wrapped in bacon, but not here. Scallops cooked in butter,garlic and shallots and served with about quarter pound of bacon pieces served with garlic toast. Next visit I'll be tempted to have two or three as my appetizer, main course, and dessert! Main course was halibut broiled, not breaded. Only shortfall was the smaller piece was slightly dry but thicker was moist and excellent. It was served with fries and a great small garden salad with a superb raspberry vinaigrette. Previous compliant re loud waitress, confusion on where to order was someone who wanted to complain. It all contributes to the ambiance of the restaurant. Servers were friendly, competent and efficient. No room for dessert. To top it all off, the owner bought everyone in the restaurant a drink at the end of the World Cup. Don't miss it

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank aviator48
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Victoria, British Columbia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great place, great food!”
Reviewed July 12, 2014

I have been to the Coastal Kitchen in Port Renfrew a few times now. The food is excellent and the place is always clean. The drinks are great especially the caesers. The service is second to none. The owners Jessica and Tom are super and always smiling. The food is incredible and you never leave hungry. I only had dessert once but it was excellent. The seafood is amazing as are the burgers and apps. To sum it up I would highly recommend this place to anyone who visits Port Renfrew. It's a gem!

  • Visited June 2014
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British Columbia
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92 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Funky place with great food”
Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is a wonderful local cafe with indoor and garden seating and a wide ranging menu from thin crust pizza, fish, chicken and regular burgers, sandwiches, soups, etc. Wine selections limited but that's what you'd expect for a small out of the way place. At least there was a selection, which is more than elsewhere. We had calamari, which was fresh, not oily or over fried and very tasty. I had salmon and husband had halibut burgers with salad and both were very good. Returned for lunch and split an excellent club sandwich. Friendly folk and good eats.

  • Visited July 2014
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