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Woodfire Restaurant & Catering

500 N Road | Unit 1, Gabriola Island, British Columbia V0R 1X0, Canada
+1 250-247-0095
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (78 reviews)
“cioppino” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Grill, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
500 N Road | Unit 1, Gabriola Island, British Columbia V0R 1X0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We were travelling around the island on foot with 2 kids and when looking for something to eat that was open this was one of the few choices. Although sign says pizza and grill it is actually a very nice more expensive restaurant. Food was...More

Thank Sodaalberta
Reviewed 3 days ago

Yes, they do make wood-fired pizzas, but there is a full menu of other dishes. I had the ciappino, which was excellent. We sat at the bar, where we could watch the staff making the pizzas in the wood oven, a highly skilled task and...More

Thank IslandVisitor2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I discovered this restaurant on our visit to Gabriola Island. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Really good menu that was as broad as any we've found elsewhere in larger communities.Terrific service and helpful in food and local wine selection. Suggested wine was excellent! Nice...More

Thank Edward H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner as closing of our trip to the Island and it was worthy, every thing was perfect, we liked the pizza big deal, and the local beer is a good thumbs up. Dessert was superb. We just had families with very, very noisy...More

Thank juanluiszavaleta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Woodfire is our 'go to' restaurant on the island (and we live here year-round). The food and service are consistently good. Good idea to make a reservation as it can be busy any day of any week : )More

Thank Susan B
Sharon H, Owner at Woodfire Restaurant & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Susan. We are very glad you love coming to Woodfire. If it wasn't for loyal locals like you we wouldn't be able to sustain our business year round so thank you and thank you to all our wonderful locals who support...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had reserved a table for two, about a week ahead of our requested date. It was a Friday night, the weekend for the Gabriola Theatre Festival, so I knew it would be busy. And it was! But when we arrived, we were given a...More

Thank J0an123
Sharon H, Owner at Woodfire Restaurant & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We really appreciate you taking the time to write and share your positive experience. We hope to see you again next time you visit. Thank you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You'd think being on an island off an island off of Vancouver, you'd be hard pressed to find good food never mind great Italian cuisine. Well, wood fire hits the spot. The main benefit is that their food is fresh and includes high quality ingredients...More

Thank irlundee
Sharon H, Owner at Woodfire Restaurant & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very glad you enjoyed your Woodfire experience and hope to see you again soon. Sharon

Reviewed 14 August 2017

My husband and I loved our dinner here and were very impressed with everything. We both highly recommend Woodfire and will be back!

Thank meagbra
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A must do for lunch or supper when visiting Gabriola Island. Fantastic pizza and great clams and mussels in a wonderful dining facility! Love it💋

Thank Bonelltravell2
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Had dinner here on our last night on the Island as it had been recommended as one of the best in town. We were not disappointed. I had made a reservation and we were quickly seated in a very nice booth for two. Our friendly...More

Thank Carlo E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 N Road | Unit 1, Gabriola Island, British Columbia V0R 1X0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Gabriola Island
  • Phone Number: +1 250-247-0095
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West Coast cusine fused with Mediterranean flavours in a menu centered around the wood fired oven & grill, give Woodfire its own distinctive style & flavour. Professional catering service personally tailored to suit your needs, offering unlimited culinary possibilities. Available for any event large or small.
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