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The Pier Bistro

2550 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 3Y3, Canada
+1 250-655-4995
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (75 reviews)
“chowder” (40 reviews)
“thai salad” (9 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2550 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 3Y3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

we stopped in for breakfast while travelling on vancouver island, and were very impressed with crabcake benedict breakfast. the service was excellent, the coffee fresh and good. highly recommend.

Thank Sheryl S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had excellent fish and chips with an ocean view. Kids were crabbing right next to us. We ate outside and had good service with a good view.

Thank Evelyn U
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is located at the end of the Sidney Pier and provides a great view of the Sidney coastline and surrounding islands. We had the crabcakes and fish & chips. Both were tasty and the portions were quite large.The server was friendly and helpful....More

Thank KDTaylor2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Sidney on a cool, rainy day for breakfast and wandered down to the pier! Our friends had eaten here before at lunchtime and one liked it and one didn't, as we were a bit soaked decided to go and try, good choice!...More

Thank VinoBlanca
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Early dinner with family ! View of ocean is Spectacular what a beautiful spot right on the pier in Sidney B.C. Excellent Fish and Chips! The fish was done perfectly and not a lot of batter. And Homemade Fries delicious will definitely return!

Thank Jacquie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting is great, the wait staff was efficient and the food was excellent. My wife and I had different dishes and both were very tasty.

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with our large family and no reservation. We were thankful they were able to find a spot for us with minimal waiting. But our luck ran out there. We were there at 5pm on a weekday. They were out of mac-n-cheese for the...More

1  Thank Vamomofthree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here twice now and have enjoyed it each time. We always have the fish and chips which are excellent. We sat outside this time and it was picture perfect. Always a favorite place to eat in Sidney.

Thank Jannab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the PIER after quite some time again, and were pleasantly surprised by the nice quality of a small snack, together with a beer for relaxation. The food was good, the beer cold, and the seating under the sun umbrella was great. Fresh air...More

1  Thank Hermann B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this bistro on Trip Advisor when researching our trip and it was worth the visit. Great service and the crab cake Egg Benny was out of this world. My son loved his wavy waffles and my husband enjoyed his bistro omelet. We sat on...More

Thank calesmom2005
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Roberta H
2 April 2017|
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Response from wendyw231 | Reviewed this property |
They are super helpful...if you call them I am sure they will provide the answer. It's a tiny place, and well worth the visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2550 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 3Y3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sidney
  • Phone Number: +1 250-655-4995
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The Pier Bistro in Sidney B.C. is located literally right on the Beacon Pier itself. We offer a casual waterfront dining experience with panoramic ocean views of the Gulf Islands.
We serve unique and tasty entrees like Award Winning Seafood Chowder, Crab Cake Bennies, Gourmet Salads and a variety of Fish n' Chips to name a few.
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