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Spinnakers Brewpub and Guesthouses

$$ - $$$, , American
308 Catherine St, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 3S8, Canada
+1 250-386-2739
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pot pie” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (55 reviews)
“pizza” (54 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Brew Pub, Canadian, American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
308 Catherine St, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 3S8, Canada
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11 - 20 of 843 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Great location, great selection of beers. Away from the crowds of downtown area, great view of harbour. However,on the day we visited they were running out of items on the menu ( in both areas : food and drinks) even though we were there around...More

Thank 913Nastya913
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We made a reservation, thankfully and were treated with a corner window table with views that was awesome. Very packed and even though our table was great, it was still crammed. Reservations during peak times are highly recommended. Food was good, service was very attentive...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We have been to Spinnakers many times over the years. This visit was very disappointed. Granted it was the long weekend, but we waited almost 11/2 hours for food. When it did arrive it was average at best. Too bad as it has been good...More

1  Thank RPATT
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had a long wait for our food but is was worth the wait. They have a decent beer selection. The pizza with salami and fresh basil was very good as was the summer veggie fettuccine. The sangria was just OK. It was a long...More

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Went here for a light lunch since it's so close to a condo we rented. Nice atmosphere with lots of local touches. The front features a store with coffee chocolates and homemade breads and beers. Service was quick and friendly. Food was good and I'm...More

Thank amanda l
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Service was not very friendly and slower than other places I used to go, maybe because of the number of tables they have to serve on the same time. Something was missing in the food to be considered tasty and the beers could be much...More

1  Thank Anderson_Y
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The slow service wasn't really the fault of the nice waitress. She had too many tables to serve and they were spread out, some inside and some outside. The food varied. I had the tostadas, which were on the specials menu, they were nice and...More

Thank Donniboo
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We had just finished a whale watch and one of the guides recommended we take the water taxi over to this brew pub for lunch before we had to return to our cruise. We had been trying to explore brew pubs on this vacation. We...More

Thank Marge F
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Out on the patio, overlooking the harbor as the sea planes are landing and the whale watching boats are moving through the harbor, either the Halibut or the Salmon Fish 'n Chips are excellent with some of the best micro brewed beers on tap, cask...More

Thank Halfman1
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Great spot for watching the hustle and bustle of Victoria's inner harbor, while enjoying a drink, meal or game of pool! the beer is made on site. and yummy. good pub fare. enjoyed the seafood chowder and tasty garden greens with blackberries. good service. great...More

Thank wiviontheroad
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18 May 2016|
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Response from KateinVancover | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you go to Spinnakers' website and ask them directly. Questions here are usually answered by visitors. I am pretty sure Spinnakers would accommodate your needs. Friendly staff and wonderful food. No doubt you... More
11 October 2015|
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Response from Piseu | Reviewed this property |
They are open as far as I know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Catherine St, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 3S8, Canada
    (Esquimalt Road)
  • Public Transportation: The BC Transit #25 public city bus stops directly in front of Spinnakers. Big bus hop on/hop off service also stops directly in front of the property. Akal Airporter service from Victoria International airport is available, with drop off on site. The Victoria Harbour Ferries stop is a short 5-minute walk away, ask the captain for directions.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Victoria West
  • Neighbourhood: Victoria West
  • Phone Number: +1 250-386-2739
  • E-mail
Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub and Guesthouses is a place that offers it all! Open seven days a week 8:00 am - 11:00 pm, guests are welcome to stop by any time of day to enjoy fresh, local food and great beer! Breakfast served-8am-2pm, Lunch menu available after 11am and Dinner Menu after 5pm.
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