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The Flying Otter Grill

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
950 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T3, Canada
+1 250-414-4220
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (96 reviews)
“salmon wrap” (21 reviews)
“salad” (74 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
950 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice location, very good service, good bar specials but for us that is where it ended. I had the fish and `what can only be only loosely described as `chips``. The one piece of halibut was nicely cooked but `mushy`and tasteless. The `chips`were a...More

Thank Ken927
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Twice now after taking in a triple IMAX show walked to flying otter for late lunch. Got in on happy hour 4oz glass of wine or beer $4. Two of us had one piece halibut and fries, fish good size fries a little disappointing hard...More

Thank YoubouDebbie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Servers, Service, Food, Value. Specials Every Day. The Blackened Halibut Burger is the best on the planet (especially with the salad). I've often gone up to three times a week ... and having the Halibut Burger each time ... (I know, I know, Lol)...More

Thank amotivater
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our 3rd visit to this restaurant and have never been disappointed with the food. We will be back.

Thank Herb B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Flying Otter Grill’s Patio floats next to the floating terminal of Victoria’s Inner Harbour Airport. The de Havilland Otter seaplanes that shuttle passengers to Vancouver and other west coasts estimations moor just meters away. During the day, watching the airport activity is enjoyable. During...More

Thank AllanRNorth Las Vegas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small restaurant is right on the harbour front next to the seaplane terminal. We visited twice in our three night stay in Victoria and went for their specials on both occasions which were really good value and very tasty. Very busy restaurant so worth...More

Thank Vicky R
Reviewed 15 January 2018

While in Victoria recently, we had to go down to one of our favourite restaurants for lunch. My husband and I both ordered the "Fish and Chip" burger which is basically as it sounds... beer battered halibut, chips and coleslaw on a bun. It was...More

Thank VvE322
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Still no vegetarian meals! Why would you go backwards and take the vegetarian meals OFF the menu??????

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this place and decided to go in with the intention of just getting some chicken wings. We also got some calamari, fries and a milkshake. Each item was spectacular!! Not expensive at all and the staff who work in this place are...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 26 December 2017

I hope to get back for another before I leave! This is truly the best burger I have ever eaten! The view is Beautiful and that atmosphere is enjoyable.

Thank BurnsNovaScotia
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10 September 2016|
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Response from Marie-Claire B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. But, it looks like you could have your dog out on the patio with you, as there is seating out there. Worth an inquiry for sure. Good luck!
29 March 2015|
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Response from ProfAragon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get a gluten free bun with the your burger/sandwich it is 1.50 or 2 dollars more. I had my burger without a bun and it was great.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-414-4220
  • E-mail
Opened in 2009, the Flying Otter Grill brings to Victoria's beautiful Inner Harbour a one-of-a-kind dockside dining experience. Located on the Harbour Air Seaplane docks, the Flying Otter offers diners amazing west-coast food, a relaxed atmosphere and incredible views - all with an eye to customer value! We're a great place for lunch or dinner & are open seven days a week from 11am on. Come check out our great food features and incredible daily specials! Visit us today to see why we're a Victoria Favourite!
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