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The Island Restaurant

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101 Gould's Island | 10th Avenue, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
+1 250-344-2400
09:00 - 21:00
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Linden Alberta
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose this one for the Mexican food. It was very tasty. The atmosphere was rustic and very attractive. The staff were very friendly and working hard. We did have to wait a fairly long time for our food and wished we had brought in some coloring to entertain our 8 year old daughter. We enjoyed our night out.

Thank Lindy W
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Golden is a hidden gem! With a number of great restaurants, we enjoyed our stay! The Island Restaurant was a great choice. Very nice decor and the food was excellent!

Thank jlg22016
Golden, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We always have consistently positive experiences with breakfast, lunch is often good, however supper has been underwhelming during my visits. Granted, we seem to time our supper visits with peak busy times of the year. Ie: Christmas holidays. The Benny for breakfast is so good. The hashbrowns are superb.

Thank SMK1972
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Good find during our stay in Kicking Horse. We ate the ribs which were cooked perfectly, the meat falling off the bone and the cashew stirfry which was really tasty. Service was friendly and relaxed. Noticed a few Aussie decor, and was advised that owner was Australian.

Thank Karlee I
Whistler, Canada
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273 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We had good service. The waitress was friendly. The food was good. I like the cabin style. It was clean. Well worth checking out.

Thank Preston S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Ordered beer on tap. It was served to us flat. When we told our waitress, she said ya I know. If you knew you were serving flat beer, why would you serve it?! I would not recommend the fish & chips. It was prepared more like frozen fish sticks. It was definitely NOT FRESH halibut...overcooked and fishy smelling.

Thank Marcel S
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

There was only two staff handling the entire front of the restaurant so there was at times a wait for drinks, clearing of dishes, etc. Based on the reviews I was expecting better food, but it was pretty average.

Thank Maeter77
Squamish, Canada
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Just staying overnight in Golden, we were looking for a place for dinner close by. We were delighted with The Island, a rustic log cabin decorated with an explosion of paper snowflakes and quaint holiday decor to suit the season! Nice, homemade comfort food, that is all the while tasteful and elegant. The duck salad was very nice. Perfect find... More 

Thank aogomes1
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We came here for an evening meal after a full day of sledding. The menu was diverse so I was skeptical of the food served but was very impressed. I had the cashew chicken which had awesome flavours, my boyfriend chose the short ribs that were AMAZING, succulent, tender. My brother in law went for a pizza which looked homemade... More 

Thank Kara D
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Beautiful restaurant, great atmosphere, unique, high quality delicious meals at a reasonable price. Highly recommend.

Thank Celeste S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Canadian, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Gould's Island | 10th Avenue, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: +1 250-344-2400
Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can stop in for a continental breakfast, quick soup, salad or sandwich, or relax and dine on one of our Asian inspired starters followed by an entrée of local game. Dishes prepared using our fresh produce grown on "the Island". Come ask for a tour!!Convenient Online Reservations on our website.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?