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Rock Salt Restaurant & Cafe

2921 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 1X6, Canada
+1 250-653-4833
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2921 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 1X6, Canada
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Sat at the bar and had drinks and meals. Service was friendly and food was presented quickly. BBQ spareribs were delicious! Berry salad was fresh. Onion rings and the sauce they were served with were the best! Cream of crab soup nicely done! The portions...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 7 April 2018

What I liked It's small. It has really nice views of the bay. It has THE BEST chowder in the greater Vancouver (+Islands) area (I haven't been anywhere else in Canada. Yet.) Food made with fresh ingredients. Very friendly and chatty staff. What I didn't...More

Thank B0J0H
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Yet another super friendly place on the island! We stopped here for lunch as recommended by the nearby Cheese Company as their café doesn’t open till mid May. A huge choice on the menu - the food was homemade and delicious.

Thank moot
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Overlooking the harbour, the menu is extensive and as the restaurant name implies, a bit salty. But you can ask them to tone down on that. I think most restaurants overdo the salt. Great lambburger - would recommend that and the quesadillas.

Thank WesternWilly
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We arrived off the ferry and went immediately to Rock Salt Cafe. We had researched it and knew we wanted to try this local gem. We were not disappointed. My sister, daughter and I each tried something different. We had the Rock Salt shellfish bowl,...More

1  Thank Bevm437
Reviewed 26 March 2018

This quirkly little restaurant had really good food. I had the soup and hummus and it was exceptional

Thank canadiana1ca
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Came here for a week away from it all and decided to come here for brunch on our last day. The cafe is cute, uniquely decorated and the food is very fresh and very delicious. We both had the eggs Benedict, mine the Florentine and...More

Thank Kristine R
Matt R, Owner at Rock Salt Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hi Kristine! That's the best of kind of feedback! Thanks so much for coming in and I'm glad you chose to come to Salt Spring to relax a bit. It's just right! Matt.

Reviewed 23 February 2018

Coffee and a Cranberry Scone "fresh from the oven" on a cold morning "Priceless" (actually less than $6.00). Excellent coffee and the scone was huge and perfectly cooked. Very friendly staff. What else could you ask for at 7:00 AMMore

Thank michaelfane
Matt R, Owner at Rock Salt Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hi Michael! I'm also glad you got up early to come and join us! That scone, along with dozens of other items, was baked fresh that morning by our wonderful bakery crew. Next time you are here try a fresh baked cheese and herb scone...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

A group of 6 of us ate here last weekend. The mane is not huge, but has a great selection. The wine list is also great and reasonably priced with a nice selection of local wines and ciders. Everyone loved their meals and desserts. The...More

Thank yumyum279
Matt R, Owner at Rock Salt Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hi there! Thanks for the positive feedback, I am glad you enjoyed your experience here at Rock Salt. We look forward to seeing you next time! Matt.

Reviewed 12 November 2017

My husband & I stopped in here for lunch on a beautiful Sunday, day trip in October to Saltspring Island and were shocked at how very, very busy it was. It is in Fulford Bay which is where the Ferry arrives & departs from between...More

Thank krsthom
Matt R, Owner at Rock Salt Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hi there! I am happy to hear you had a good time on your visit to Salt Spring Island and glad you chose Rock Salt for your lunch! Sounds like you weren't the only ones that day. We do get pretty busy with the ferry...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2921 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 1X6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island
  • Phone Number: +1 250-653-4833
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Global flavour and island comfort in an 180 degree ocean view dining room. We make everything from scratch and emphasize local ingredients. Our menu is varied with numerous options for carnivores, vegetarians, kids and gluten free diets. We also have a full service in house bakery, grab and go deli and espresso bar.
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