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LaVerne's Grill

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Diner, Canadian, American
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4326 Garden Bay Road, Garden Bay, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-883-1333
09:00 - 19:00
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Surrey, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second time to visit at LaVerne's Grill, we drove right from the ferry to the cozy quaint grill where we enjoyed a delicious cheese and bacon burger with poutine. Its well worth the wait as everything thing is made fresh and prepared by LaVerne and Sandy themselves. We will be back with out a doubt. p.s. the... More 

Thank Traci Bailey P
Garden Bay, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

IslaloverfromBC seems to be mistaken in his/her reveiw, I was there the same morning and I witnessed no pre orders for 20 people nor was there a 45 minute wait, Laverne is very good at informing people if there is a delay of 30 mins or more. Must be the "Shrooms" still at work in the system from the night... More 

Thank mikeylikesit1960
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here for years and I have never had bad food. They have a cute sitting area with an amazing view. Great customer service and everything is made after you order, rather then before. Highly recommend

Thank Matt H
Chilliwack, Canada
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First customers in the door in the am. coffee served right away! Breakfast took over 45 minutes, as about 20 people had " Pre ordered breakfast!". Which meant we had to wait for them. I nearly lost my cool, as I personally don't like being made to feel like a second class citizen!

Thank IslaloverfromBC
LaVerne E, Owner at LaVerne's Grill, responded to this review

This review is an out-right lie. We will be contacting Trip Advisor. More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a bit off the route if you aren't planning to leave the highway, but the drive was worth it for us. They were busy and we waited a bit for both a table and food, but they were very gracious and the food - fish and chips for all of us- was great.

Thank Jenny S
LaVerne E, Owner at LaVerne's Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you took the time to come down off the highway to check us out and look forward to seeing you next time. More 

Sequim, Washington
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Our flotilla of six boats docked at John Henry's to wait out some rough weather. We ate at a couple spots withing short walking distance - even walked past Lavernes to get to one. Then we stopped at LaVernes!!! What a treat!!! We LOVED the fish n chips. LOVED all the variety of shakes we ordered! And loved the staff!... More 

Thank Nila M
Desert Hot Springs, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were weather bound in Garden Bay this August an dneeded to get off the boats. a group of us headded to LaVerne's Grill for lunch. The fish in the fish and chips was so fresh it was darn near still on the hook. One of out guys ordered a milkshake and whe we suggested he share he loked at... More 

Thank shavasasn
LaVerne E, Owner at LaVerne's Grill, responded to this review

Wow thank you so much for your wonderful review. I remember your group, and Gloria was your server, she is great. We all hope to see you again in your travels on the Sunshine Coast here in our small town. I promise to stay the same and not change a thing see you next time:-) More 

Ottawa, Canada
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174 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Stumbled on this spot while exploring the Sunshine Coast at lunch time. Glad to find deep fried prawns and fries on the menu, eight large ones, which were delicious! Sat outside in the sunshine, with a milkshake, enjoying the view of the small harbour. 16 flavours of ice cream to choose from. Very personable owner, who reads all Trip Advisor... More 

Thank Billitchyfeet
LaVerne E, Owner at LaVerne's Grill, responded to this review

Love the name Billichyfeet lol. Thank you for your kind words and, so glad you enjoyed your prawns and chips and a milkshake. Hope to see you next time your in Garden Bay. We will be opened mid- March to early October 2017. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Garden Bay / Hospital Bay is a great spot to just stroll around with friends to the pub, gallery, marina and bays close by. La Verne's is popular and well liked by locals. We stopped for ice cream and were happily surprised by the large portions. The single size would have been called a double in the city... so we... More 

Thank Maggie_Tee
LaVerne E, Owner at LaVerne's Grill, responded to this review

Nice! Thank you so much for taking your time to write this review. We are now closed for the season and hope to see you again next year. Maybe you will try one of the burgers or even our Ling Cod. More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful little spot to enjoy with friends! Very friendly staff!! Make sure You have a milk shake, you won't be disappointed.

Thank jkgardner
LaVerne E, Owner at LaVerne's Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, were looking forward to seeing you next time. More 

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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$4 - US$13
Diner, Canadian, American
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4326 Garden Bay Road, Garden Bay, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Garden Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 604-883-1333
We are at the end of Garden Bay Rd. With a stunning view of the enterance of Pender Harbour. We are surrounded by water from the ocean and one minute from Garden Bay lake. Famous for our Milkshakes and Fish and Chips, homemade burgers, come on down.

We are opened for the season and hope to see you in 2017.

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Elma, Washington
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?