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Auntie Pesto's Cafe

$$ - $$$Italian, , Soups
2104-115 Fulford-Ganges Rd | Grace Point Square, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
+1 250-537-4181
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2104-115 Fulford-Ganges Rd | Grace Point Square, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Had dinner here twice, including NY Eve..... Its tucked away at the edge of town in a small mall....we only found it because we were looking for govt liquou store..fairly small...12-15 tables but there is outdoor seating in summer with nice harbour view Service was...More

1  Thank VancouverKeith
Reviewed 5 December 2016

An absolutely wonderful spot. We are visiting from Kingston, Ont, and we peered in at 9:30 am on a Sunday. Even though they didn't open for a half hour, we were welcomed in. Amazingly, one of the chefs had just baked fresh scones which we...More

1  Thank Matt L
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The service was courteous and speedy, but the food was bland. My husband had a Pasta Alfredo, and it really didn't have any taste. I guess it's a good place for fearful and unadventurous eaters.

3  Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

What a find! This restaurant was a great recommendation from a few locals on Saltspring Island! Situated in Ganges near the water, with seating for 40 (reservations highly recommended!) and modern comfortable decor. From the time we sat down until we left, the service was...More

1  Thank WendyRLadysmith_BC
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Best to arrive early as seating is limited in this small restaurant. While the dishes are nicely prepared, the pairing of fish with lentils makes for a heavy meal.

Thank Marquise_LA
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Enjoyed a great lunch!! The chicken panini with the special tomato piquant sauce was delicious, as were the onion rings!

Thank box534
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great staff and lovely food. i eat there, lunchtimes, most weeks and I could not be more pleased. Exceptional staff and prompt service. lovely location. DO visit, you will not regret it.

1  Thank aubreymark
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a lovely meal here, restaurant was busy with a large group and service was a bit slow. Food was very good pleasant outlook over a marina area. If I returned to salt spring island I would have no hesitations in returning here.

Thank Chris_JNP
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had a party of 11 and the restaurant was very gracious in accommodating us. It isn't a large place, and the kitchen is small. Everyone was pleased with their food, but I have to say my Crispy Eggplant was dry - could have used...More

Thank pennyN
Reviewed 3 October 2016

this restaurant was recommended to us by the owners of the bed and breakfast we were staying at. as it was a Monday night in mid sept we assumed we didn't need a reservation - wrong! the inside of the restaurant was fully booked but...More

Thank pigeonstreet57
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Nearby Attractions
Salt Spring Island's Saturday Market
191 reviews
.13 km away
Saltspring Visitor Information Center
48 reviews
.16 km away
Ganges Inner Harbour
30 reviews
.10 km away
Jill Louise Campbell Fine Art Gallery
22 reviews
.15 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2104-115 Fulford-Ganges Rd | Grace Point Square, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island  >  Ganges
  • Phone Number: +1 250-537-4181
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Open since 2004, Auntie Pesto's is a family owned & operated waterfront cafe that serves lunch and dinner year round. Depending on the seasons, we harvest much of the fresh produce on your plate from our own kitchen gardens, but are also strongly committed to supporting many local and regional farmers, producers & artisans.
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