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The Flying Otter Grill

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950 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T3, Canada
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A 3 day trip to Vancouver Island and I use the internet to plan my restaurant visits. I often use the Trip Advisor website to choose my restaurant destinations. Based on the many positive reviews, we chose this restaurant. Also, Sunday is when the Flying Otter serves their prime rib special and I was excited to give it a try.... More 

Thank SJLinYVR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great restaurant, with good food and a nice view. I'd recommend eating their chicken wings w/ honey garlic!

Thank Yuri M
Kenora, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never been to Victoria BC before and had dinner here the first night. Kinda in the off season around Victoria but this place was busy. Get there early for the special. Staff was friendly. Food was tasty and a decent price. Location is downtown right on the water - that alone makes it a popular place. In wraps - make... More 

Thank Fossil162003
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location down on the water front. Small but great food and service. The patio wad covered and welk heated. Even though it was a cold night we were kept warm and comfortable. Good selection of food and drinks.

Thank Chris V
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner with my girlfriend, and a friend of her's from Toronto. Girlfriend had the Buttermilk Fried Chicken Burger, and I had the Bad Boy Burger. She opted for half fries half salad, and I had fries. First thing we are told after ordering, is that the food will be a while, as the kitchen is backed up. No... More 

Thank Mark A
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the setting of this restaurant. Watching the planes fly in and out and the occasional seal bobbing around, it was definitely a restaurant highlight of our trip. We ordered clam chowder soup to start and Fish and chips for our main. The Halibut and chips were very good but if you come to this restaurant craving a good... More 

Thank Lori L
Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part about The Flying Otter Grill is their location. Sitting right on the water's edge, there is a myriad of things to see from the restaurant like the float plane dock close by and several tour boat companies. The menu is extensive but in general it's typical pub fare. For those with gluten allergies, there are a few... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Flying Otter was the first restaurant we went to on our trip to Victoria, and it did not disappoint! They have a nice, varied menu and the location can't be beat! We enjoyed being able to watch the seaplanes take off right in front of us while we enjoyed our meal. The wild BC salmon wrap was also excellent.

Thank AMM1997
Oakville, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

located right on the harbour, this restaurant has a nice setting. Food average pub food. Service was ok.

Thank JarMarJHM
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I went on a day trip to Victoria from Seattle. We had a scheduled afternoon tea at the Empress in the afternoon and this was a short walk away from the The Empress so we just ate here. We ordered Poutine, Bacon Wrapped Prawns and Salmon Wellington for lunch. Everything was so good! My sister and I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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: 12504144220
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?