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Bistro Suisse

$$ - $$$, European,
2470 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X8, Canada
+1 250-656-5353
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“schnitzel” (80 reviews)
“raclette” (6 reviews)
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Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2470 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X8, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked last minute & thankfully they were able to squeeze us in before a large booking arrived. Nice cosy little restaurant tastefully decorated with warm friendly staff. The French onion soup, Jagger schnitzel & chocolate mousse were all really great. With wine & beer the...More

Thank bigsneds
Reviewed 4 days ago

A nice nonpretentious restaurant, good for lunch or dinner. Recommend the schnitzel. Reservations recommended in the summer for dinner. Good prices, really good food. My brother-in-law, who is from Switzerland, loves this place.

1  Thank Dragonfly1959
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our family enjoyed Thanksgiving at this wonderful establishment. Our server was excellent and he set a fun mood for the evening.

1  Thank Rodney D
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and myself have gone to Bistro Suisse twice now when I have been visiting from the mainland. We went for lunch on our first visit and we each had a salad with fresh ingredients and plenty of shrimp and avocado. The server was...More

1  Thank Sheena B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I extended our vacation to spend two nights in Sidney to eat at two local restaurants. This was our second visit to Bistro Suisse. We had a wonderful dinner at this restaurant in January which is why we wanted to return. My...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is our annual tradition to go over to Victoria for 4 days - we catch the ferry from Vancouver and always stop in Sidney for shopping and lunch. We always go to Bistro Suisse. The servers are friendly. Usually we eat at one of...More

1  Thank 682terryj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a wonderful little bistro on the main drag in Sidney. The food is authentic and well made. Our waitress, Meg was the best, she was attentive, humorous and professional. Made my day!!

1  Thank Yago1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visit this restaurant for very special occasions: birthdays, anniversaries, promotions .. as it is the perfect way to complete a grand day. A touch of Switzerland and it's traditional cuisine in a quaint yet relaxed intimate setting. Craving traditional Wiener Schnitzel...More

1  Thank Andrés O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious schnitzel and spätzle! Wonderful atmosphere and excellent service! The restaurant has many Swiss decorations like large cow bells - typical of a European gasthaus! Fine dining at its finest!

1  Thank Y7397VJmargaretc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a smaller bistro but we were seated right away. Staff were friendly and attentive. The menu offered good choices with a Swiss leaning. The Spätzli Casserole ‘Lucerne’ was delicious and a fair sized serving. Afterwards, there was no need for desert. Next table...More

1  Thank jim t
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Questions & Answers
Joan P
10 September 2017|
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Response from Deb F | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! Yes they usually are open Christmas day, but have a set menu. You really need reservations for that day and now would probably get you a table for Christmas. Don't leave it too late!
29 January 2016|
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Response from Barbara C | Property representative |
Dear Mr. Smith Sorry for our delayed replay to your question, we were unaware of this category until today. We can only confirm that our dishes are freshly prepared and our kitchen is open to meet specific dietary needs, as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2470 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sidney
  • Phone Number: +1 250-656-5353
Bistro Suisse and proudly offers a wide selection of classic Swiss and European dishes. Food made from scratch and served with love make the culinary experience in this casual fine dining restaurant located in the heart of Sidney so unique!
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