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Canoe Brewpub

450 Swift St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S3, Canada
+1 250-361-1940
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (49 reviews)
“cobb salad” (15 reviews)
“fries” (40 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
450 Swift St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stop #3 on brewery crawl after lunch. Great vibe at the bar. Nice selection of craft brews including some small batch choices. Could have stayed here longer, but there are more beers out there to sample!

Thank Chowin_n_Carousin
Reviewed 4 days ago

I think I had the best salad on a 3 week trip at the Canoe Brewpub. Their in-house brewed beer is really very good too.

Thank Spaniard68
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely time, great food and great service! A wonderful table on the patio with a wonderful view of the gorge waterways. The service was quick and helpful. There was live music and it was tasteful, complimentary to the location and was very...More

Thank just0netraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel staff recommend Canoe's. We enjoyed a short walk there, it is right on the waterfront. While waiting we enjoyed a drink and the fried squid-yum! Then sat outside with a view of the Harbour and enjoyed delicious fish and chips. Our waiter was...More

1  Thank Julie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, great location, warm friendly and lively restaurant Great menu selection wide variety of drinks and wine offered Great service efficient fast and welcoming Food nicely presented and served taste was very good Recommend

1  Thank Albert R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had our daughter’s wedding rehearsal mixer here on August 3rd in the upper portion of the pub. Access was by stairs only which was difficult for my mother but we managed. The rest of the pub was easily accessible. Probably could have used another server...More

1  Thank Deidre K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon Canoe when wandering from the river taxi stop to Chinatown. Initially just wanting a drink we stayed for a meal and were not disappointed. A great waterfront location and attentive, knowledgeable staff we had a selection of burgers, fish and chips, tacos...More

1  Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expensive, 7 wings for $15 dollars, 16 dollars for a bla Caesar salad. 49.00 less tip for nothing. Didn't care for their beer either.. Won't ever go back

Thank Terracetrader
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located near the Wharf area, this restaurant has many outdoor tables as well as indoor seating. We chose outside (In July) and found this venue to be pleasant and interesting. A great place for couples, families and tourists. The food is very good and attractively...More

1  Thank dgfromnapoli
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an old refurbished building from probably 1800's I am guessing. Simply beautiful inside with Timber Framing everywhere. Food is good to very good, but the best is the Beer. This is a small micro brewery which makes it beer right on site. Live...More

1  Thank Brian L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$27
Seafood, Canadian, American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
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, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 Swift St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-361-1940
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Located at the foot of downtown Victoria's historic Chinatown, CANOE features waterfront patios and the best western exposure along Victoria's Inner Harbour. Come down to CANOE for great handcrafted beer, real food made with care and live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. With a pub, a lounge, a dining room, patios, knowledgeable staff and free parking, it's a perfect place to share good times with friends and family of all ages! The timeless waterfront location, soaring timber frame and rustic brick architecture at CANOE create a vibrant and versatile atmosphere for gatherings large or small. Reservations and families are welcome in the restaurant area.
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