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Dakota Cafe

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1852 Canso Rd, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-655-9395
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
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“wonton soup” (10 reviews)
“won ton” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Contemporary, Canadian, Soups
$$ - $$$
1852 Canso Rd, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Interesting place with a lot of locals at the Victoria Flying Club; near the International Airport-can be tough to find. Friendly service (we weren't there at a busy time) and good basic breakfast food with generous portions.

Thank eeplebneesta
Reviewed 22 December 2017

never have i been so put off with service like i had today!A friend and i ordered seafood wontons only to find a plastic bread clip in mine.The staff denied it was from their kitchen but yet admitted it has happened to them before( i...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This is a breakfast and lunch cafe only located in the same building as the flying school adjacent the Victoria airport. The cafe decor is all about flight (very appropriate) and the premises is spotlessly clean. There is a outdoor patio with umbrellas during good...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 25 August 2017

It's unfortunate that I must write a poor review for this restaurant as it used to be quite a nice place to visit. Some days are better than others, but over-all, I'd have to advise people take their money elsewhere. I'm not sure if it...More

Thank PatriciaHillLoves
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is a nice place that originally was just a coffee shop, but then added sandwiches, and soon brought in a complete menu as the word got out and more people get showing up!

Thank Matthew_Ford
Reviewed 31 July 2017

What is happening? Just had the second bad experience there in two weeks! Either your order is not understood or you are totally ignored while staff engage in conversation behind the counter. I've been a regular customer here for years. I will not be back.

Thank TomDV_464
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place for breakfast. Great food, amazing service, and amazing value for the large portions you get. We go almost every weekend for breakie and are delighted every single trip! Cudos to the new owners and their great little diner. All the best!

Thank VictoriaLover453
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Rainy day out cycling stopped for warmth and coffee. ..refills are free and served at your table...this is also a great place to flight see. ..it is right adjacent to the airport..

Thank CapitanVictoria
Reviewed 21 April 2016

found this hidden place located near control tower at..airport...very good menu selection something for everone ..well presented dishes,tasty,attractive food ...as well as very tasty...great for breakfast &lunch

Thank redline41
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Great little cafe at the airport and ideal to for plane spotters to take in not only the commercial flights but also the small private aircraft from the Victoria flying club. Inside or outside seating, very pleasant service, good choice of coffee go withs or...More

Thank Jane B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Contemporary, Canadian, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1852 Canso Rd, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sidney
  • Phone Number: +1 250-655-9395
  • This restaurant is at Victoria Intl Airport (after security)
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