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Woodfire Restaurant & Catering

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500N Road | Unit 1, Gabriola Island, British Columbia V0R 1X0, Canada
+1 250-247-0095
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (91 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
“seafood grill” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Grill, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
500N Road | Unit 1, Gabriola Island, British Columbia V0R 1X0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 230 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had great meals here (the pizzas are outstanding) and the staff are always very helpful and friendly.

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

Thank you very much for your kind comments. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed April 7, 2018

The Woodfire Restaurant creates a cozy environment with friendly staff serving up delicious Italian fusion. I sometimes go there with guests who visit me where I live on Gabriola Island. The most important thing for me that takes Woodfire down a notch is that it...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

As you enter your greeted by smiling faces relaxing background music and on busy nights a low hum of quiet chatter. Each table is it's own space with perfect lighting comfortable seats and privacy so you feel comfortable and you can hear yourself speak unlike...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Each year when we visit family on Gabriola, I look forward to eating at the Woodfire Restaurant. Their pastas, pizzas and desserts are consistently excellent. The atmosphere is also very pleasant, with attentive service. I look forward to going again this May!

Thank Dil_Ki_Rani
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Nice ambiance; comfortable seating. Excellent, excellent servers - each of the two nights that we were there. Food was amazing - prefect presentation, great balance of tastes, and outstanding flavours. A menu that would fit in well in any large city and is incredible on...More

Thank Ro B
Sharon H, Owner at Woodfire Restaurant & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2018

What a lovely review, thank you so much. I am so glad you enjoyed your meals with us and really appreciate you spreading the word through such a positive review. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you Sharon

Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Visited Woodfire while staying at a lovely B&B on the island. The restaurant is tastefully decorated - warm, West Coast contemporary. We visited in the evening and it was busy - noticeably a popular spot for both locals and visitors to gather and enjoy a...More

Thank sharpy s
Sharon H, Owner at Woodfire Restaurant & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words and also for taking the time to share your positive experience with everyone. We really appreciate it and are very glad you had such a lovely experience and enjoyed your meals.. We hope we can feed you...More

Reviewed March 1, 2018

We have been eating dinner at Woodfire more than any other restaurant on Gabriola or in Nanaimo, and have been loving every bite of every dish we have ordered, whether pizza, or a small plate for $10 or a large one for $35. Even the...More

Thank Kit760
Sharon H, Owner at Woodfire Restaurant & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2018

Thank you Kit for taking the time to review Woodfire and for giving us such positive feedback. It is lovely to know that we are also appreciated by visitors from afar and from the big cities too. We very much appreciate you being such a...More

Reviewed February 22, 2018

We own an office supply company on the mainland,near Vancouver BC. We supply many of the most well known and established restaurants in Vancouver, such as Chambar Restaurant and many more. I have been apart of the food industry in Vancouver for over 25 years...More

Thank Gord V
Sharon H, Owner at Woodfire Restaurant & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review. Such nice comments and very much appreciated. Chris' Dad was a chef so it's in his blood but he has self taught himself a lot as well as going through classical french training in England. We very...More

Reviewed February 13, 2018

My wife and I have been going to Gabriola for over 18 years and I'm glad to say, there is finally a restaurant on the island that serves consistantly excellent food. When we are on island we eat at the Wood Fire at least once...More

Thank George N
Sharon H, Owner at Woodfire Restaurant & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Thank you so much George for your lovely review. It's always lovely to receive such positive reviews..it makes all the hard work worth while. Thank you Sharon

Reviewed February 12, 2018

Food is good and quite fresh tasting. Of course, the pizza is terrific and sometimes there are happy hour specials or decent beer prices. 4/5 stars only because it is a tad bit on the expensive side.More

Thank Janooo
Sharon H, Owner at Woodfire Restaurant & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Hi Janooo Thank you for your review. We are glad you like the food we serve. Our food is all fresh and every dish is made from scratch. We only use quality ingredients and food prices have increased greatly over the last few years, especially...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Meals
Dinner
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500N Road | Unit 1, Gabriola Island, British Columbia V0R 1X0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Gabriola Island
  • Phone Number: +1 250-247-0095
  • E-mail
Description
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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