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Charming 1904 heritage building with ornamental and vegetable gardens. We focus on fresh and local ingredients with warm professional service in a casual upscale environment.
US$14 - US$28
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Canadian, International, Contemporary
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just loved this place! The old style windows and plank floor, the tables made of "rescue wood" give it a warm and comforting feeling. Greeting and service was impeccable (shout out to Leah, our server), and both our dinners were among the best we...have ever had. The rack of lamb and the striploin steak were done to perfection, accompanied by fresh garden vegetables. For the quality of food and service, prices are very reasonable.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our whole experience was excellent - staff, food and wine. Loved the prawn appetizer. The atmosphere was very buzzy and full of energy and smiles. Don’t hesitate to make a reservation as you won’t be disappointed.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cutest little hidden gem. The service was great and the food Was worth every penny! Outstanding! The waitress was very attentive and Friendly!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 8, 2021 via mobile

Amazing food and wine, Impeccable service, beautiful dreamy place. It’s one of the best restaurants I’ve ever been. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 17, 2021

We have n't eaten out for sooooo long but we did eat here under ownership of same family around thirty years ago! This was a great evening out. The menu is varied . The preparation and presentation is very classy-- perhaps world classy! Excellent and...large wine list as well as other beverages. The owner and staff were attentive without being intrusive. For a Vancouver Island semi rural restaurant this should rate highly and is recommended!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed July 10, 2021 via mobile

One of the best in the area! We started with a seaweed gin martini. The apply humous set the tone and was excellent. The main star was the rack of lamb, very good and try to save room for the excellent deserts. Our only regret...is not trying the other options but there is also next visit! They have a reputation for good wines but I’m not an expert, if it’s wet & in front of me……More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed July 2, 2021

Amazingly & decadently delicious dinner tonight at Mahle House. I haven't been here since Covid so it was great that it was open & we were able to sit in the lovely garden with a friendly guard cat. We started with cocktails & fry bread...with garlic hummus & olive tapenade. It was a Scrumptious teaser for our mains. I devoured the pan seared chicken & my friend had the rack of lamb. All Food was cooked to perfection & received a 5 star rating from both of us. I managed to finish with Mighty leaf tea & a slice of shared decadently rich peanut butter pie! We were satiated & satisfied, although we had a hard time moving afterwards! Yes there were some leftovers ... Craig was charming & attentive as was his sidekick . An amazing meal in beautiful surroundings during these trying times. Other than being outside listening to traffic noise it almost seemed like life was returning to normal. Absolutely satisfied. Thank you. Go, indulge, enjoy. Support local 💕More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 30, 2021

WOW....Where to start...We had the family dinner for 4 take out.....which include two apps we chose the prawns and salmon( a meal in it self)!Our main course was the beef ribs with their special au jus FANTATIC with a side of vegetables(small potatoes, asparagus and...peppers) to die for!Lastly 4 desserts which pretty well sealed the deal! Probably the best take home meal of all time!Thanks to all. D.Gillis Osgoode Ontario!More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed February 8, 2021 via mobile

Pretty average as far as food goes. Really cool location and building, very cottagy feeling. Even though its listed as 4$$$$ it wasnt too expensive at all

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed January 28, 2021

We have been a few times before and were really looking forward to a treat out. We were NOT disappointed. The manager, Tara, was a delight and took very good care of us. Our dinner opened with an appetizer of seared scallop with crisp nori...in a spicy broth Delightful. We shared a grilled Caesar Salad which was plenty for 2 and was absolutely delicious and flavorful. I had Local halibut with veggies, white beans, bacon and crispy shallots and some secrets. I was sorry it was done and the portion was very generous. Gary had steak frites with fries, veggies and an excellent sauce. For dessert....yes we had room, cinnamon lemon cheesecake with lemon curd. Again it was fabulous, delicious and had my favorite Chinese Gooseberry garnish. It was so fine we made our Valentine's reservations before we left. can't wait/ thank you!More

Date of visit: January 2021
Tara W, Owner at Mahle House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2021

Thanks for the lovely review Ann!

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August 11, 2020|
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Response from brab | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. I don’t eat fish either, we changed our day to Friday. The food is wonderful
September 30, 2017|
Response from timmN6712BW | Reviewed this property |
I had the beef tenderloin, it was great!
April 20, 2016|
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Response from Tara W | Property representative |
We are open for dinner service Wednesday-Sunday from 5pm (the last seating time is between 8 and 9pm depending on the date....please call ahead to reserve @250-722-3621.) Check our website for information about special... More
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5