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The Flying Otter Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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!
US$10 - US$18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, Seafood, Canadian
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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

One of my absolute favorite places to go during the summertime. Great views of the the inner harbor and the float planes as the restaurant is situated right next to the float plane terminal. Food is amazing! The mango salad(which I usually get with chicken)...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nothing special about the food. It's good, but not fantastic. The view is the best part. Eat outside if you can.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Showustheway
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were seated outside for dinner in October, because of our large group for 20+. But the heaters were really hot, so we didn't get cold. Service was fast, food pretty good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hsmomtravels
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This little gem is our go to place. Food is top shelf, service is fantastic, location rounds out the trifecta. Whenever friends come to town who have never been to Victoria we bring them here. Food is fresh and quick to the table, local beer...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JoeC2838
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location was perfect, looking out into the harbour. As for the food arrived almost immediately but did not lack in taste.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jakebos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I frequent this place about 5-6 times a year. It's a bit overpriced but the location is fun for guests. I was pretty disappointed when the bill came and there was an up charge for hot sauce that I wanted to add to my soup....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank joshuak974
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Thought we'd try out Glad we did They have happy hour and appt specials and daily ones So very reasonable I had huge chicken burger 🍔 another a veggie burger both with crispy 🍟 fries Two others the ribs which were fall of the bone...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nancy P
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Opened in 2009, and conveniently located on the Harbour Air seaplane docks, the Flying Otter Grill serves up casual pub fare with a West Coast inspired twist in a relaxed atmosphere. The wood-laden interiors harken back to an earlier time – a time when modest...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PookyCake
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Having had a seats by the water-side window, four of us had an ideal environment for casual business chat. Service was polite and efficient; food well-presented and delicious. A good place for similar occasions.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BanToli
Reviewed December 27, 2018

We stopped to have a cocktail and some snacks after walking around town shopping. This is a great location for views of the harbour and seeing the sunset. We chose to sit outside as they had plastic enclosures and heaters so it was nice to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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June 29, 2018|
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Response from DanicaF114 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the Otter takes reservations. I like it there.
September 10, 2016|
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Response from marieclairelove | 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!
March 29, 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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