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Calvin's Bistro1 - CLOSED

133 Lower Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2T2, Canada
+1 250-538-5551
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
22 Mar 2015
20 Feb 2015
“Sadly closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
133 Lower Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2T2, Canada
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61 - 70 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 4 October 2012

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner here. We were warmly greeted by Herman, the proprietor, when we arrived. The menu was replete with tempting choices. I had the schnitzel, my wife had the lamb shank. Both entrees were perfectly prepared and tasty. After...More

Thank Star_Peepers
Reviewed 30 August 2012

Service and food were good...lacked ambience. The owner served us and we had a good chat, so that was a nice personal touch, although we initiated teh conversation.

Thank BeautiesSurreyBC
Reviewed 28 August 2012

This was an enjoyable experience. Would definitely visit again; the 3 course meal was lovely! Plus, it was a special occasion for us, and the staff gave us a special dessert. Great service!

Thank Cowboy_Buddha
Reviewed 26 August 2012 via mobile

We have been on vacation for over a week now and have spent most if that week getting to, and staying on Vancouver Island and Salt Spring Island. We were getting a bit tired of eating out but are we ever glad we found this...More

Thank Cantwaitforholidays
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Chose Calvin's because of the reviews and we were spending the weekend on Salt Spring, so wanted to go somewhere nice. Food was as good as the reviews say - I had Chicken and my husband had steak - both delicious. As were the salads...More

Thank NanaimoGirl66
Reviewed 6 August 2012

Our family of five walked into this restaurant as it happened to be closest to where we were when we got hungry! And what a lovely surprise. As other reviewers have mentioned the two Swiss German hosts were charming without being intrusive and their food...More

1  Thank Apiersa
Reviewed 22 July 2012

You couldn't find a better restaurant meal if you tried... Calvin's is a truly outstanding gem in this small, beautiful island town on Salt Spring Island. The atmosphere is made up of locals and tourists alike, energized by the entertaining banter of European-trained chefs/owners Rene...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 15 July 2012

This was our first lunch stop in Ganges when we arrived because a friend had recommended the place, and right away, we knew our friend was right. The atmosphere was very inviting, with lots of local art on the walls, and we didn't have to...More

Thank lbondoc
Reviewed 30 June 2012

We have eaten here a couple of times and prefer this place over the oyster catcher. We met the owners and they are very friendly people. This place is well priced and has really good food.

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 30 June 2012

The host/waiter here was attentive and thorough, and made sure that everything we ordered was perfect. He had a real sense of pride in his restaurant and his work and that made the experience here exceptional.

Thank sgsterne
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Lower Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2T2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island
  • Phone Number: +1 250-538-5551
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