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Canoe Brewpub

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
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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“cobb salad” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
450 Swift St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S3, Canada
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Kids'menu: $10.95 which is somewhat pricey and add an extra $1 for ice cream but when you take in the views of the upper harbour and Bay St. Bridge, then it's worth it. Lovely patio for dining outside as well but we were inside on...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant and outdoor area were beautiful. There were string lights on the patio and a beautiful wharf-side view. However, despite the patio being open, when the sun went down, we realized the lightbulbs were not in the strings, so it was pitch black. We...More

Thank BC_Crottey
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Husband and I went there since I a had read they had an outside patio with water view. Ask to sit outside and was told we could not sit on the second tier of the patio because they did not have a server for that...More

Thank sharon0136
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Typical bar food with good burgers and other local dishes ( seafood, poutine, etc). Excellent microbrews that they produce.

Thank TS497
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Recently visited my friend in Victoria for her 30th Birthday. We ended up at Canoe on a Friday night. Best live band I've seen in years! The place will be packed, but you won't even need a seat because you'll be dancing. We sat out...More

Thank Chelsey G
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by the Canoe brewpub for one drink and a light bite. The Rose was so good we had at least 2 bottles. I tried a few of the craft ales - very nice. We then shared a couple of starters and moved inside...More

Thank Pepperp0t
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Canoe is located on the waterfront and has both a large patio and plenty of indoor seating. The menu has something for everyone and my family chose a mixture of fish dishes, curries and burgers and were all pleased. The craft beers are brewed onsite...More

Thank BucksTraveller2010
Reviewed August 30, 2018

The family (7) just ate there tonight and we were all satisfied with the experience. Chicken burgers were excellent and filling. Salads, we had 3 different kinds, and were all good. A 4-Beer sampler produced the best tasting Amber beer so that’s the one that...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018

No place on terrace but was very good from inside. flat bread pizza was awsome, good wine prices on tuesdays... very friendly place and after, to have a walk invthe port.

Thank Natacha T
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Wonderful outside setting, extensive menu to suit all well presented my attentive but not extrusive staff

Thank tonycharsley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$27
Seafood, Canadian, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
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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