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Seaside Kitchen

795 Vesuvius Bay Rd, British Columbia V8K 1L6, Canada
+1 250-537-2249
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (67 reviews)
“calamari” (17 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
795 Vesuvius Bay Rd, British Columbia V8K 1L6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I both work in tourism on Salt Spring and are VERY disappointed in this experience... our server forgot our daughters grilled cheese and never came to ask how our food was... other orders were forgotten too which happens but everything was one...More

4  Thank Alex G
seasiderestaurant, Owner at Seaside Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alex, wife and daughter, We appreciate you bringing to our attention the bad experience you had at the Seaside Restaurant. We are very sorry everything went so badly and you were disappointed. We have owned the restaurant for 18 years and of course this...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018

The view from the patio is great and the service was friendly and prompt. The food is pretty average. Fish was fresh, chips likely from frozen. Tartar needs a big improvement. Coleslaw seemed to have some very wilted lettuce in it. Calamari were oily, clam...More

1  Thank Harkies
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

View was the best part of our visit. Service was okay, only. Food was very disappointing. Surely a fish and chip place could get, at least, the chips right! Not so. They were old and tired. Fish was over cooked and dry. Would not return...More

3  Thank DoJeartist
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice looking restaurant. Pleasant staff. Beauty sea side view. Average food. Was going very well until food arrived. Fries poor. Salad buried under ribs and fries. Ribs ok. To bad as place has alot going for for it.

2  Thank Tyler B
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is one of those places where it is about being there rather than eating there. It is modestly priced with some seafood specials many like.

Thank dalbrickenden
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Great service. Great view of the water on the patio/balcony. Salt Spring friendly. I ordered an Oyster Burger. The Seaside even had Guinness on draught ("not always available")! Delicious, and I love getting out of Metro Vancouver just for a while.

Thank Denis O
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Just average food and service. Nothing special, normal pub food and not cheap. The view is good and a nice deck. Had to ask for water and refills. My grandson had two pieces of fish and one was at least half the size of the...More

1  Thank Victoria W
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Recently renovated to an unknown extent, we are ready to give them another chance after two disappointing visits in the fall. Soups were thickened with far too much starch and classics like fish and chips perhaps not at high enough temperature to be chrisp

Thank dalbrickenden
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Fun watching the ferries come and go. Small place, but has outside deck for the summer. The mussels were excellent and the place has character.

Thank Jane P
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Shared the special of green curry thai mussels on a bed of rice and fried oyster dinner. Ample amount for both of us and delicious! The special was super tasty and fried oyster - hmm nothing like them.

Thank lulubelle99ca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 795 Vesuvius Bay Rd, British Columbia V8K 1L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island
  • Phone Number: +1 250-537-2249
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