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Rock Salt Restaurant & Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups

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Toast options–artisan seed, sourdough or corn tortilla. Substitute scrambled local smoked tofu for eggs
Fisherman's Breakfast
Farm eggs, bacon, maple sausage, roasted tomatoes, sautéed mushrooms, toast & home fries served w/ house made salsa & berry sauce
Rock Salt Breakfast
Farm eggs, toast, home fries & your choice of bacon, maple sausage, or roasted tomatoes & sautéed mushrooms– served house made salsa & berry sauce
Eggs Benedict
Served on a toasted English muffin w/ home fries & hollandaise sauce w/ your choice of black forest ham or roasted tomato & fresh basil or bacon & roasted tomato or grilled salmon
Served w/ toast, home fries, homemade salsa & berry sauce w/ your choice of feta, spinach, sautéed mushrooms & roasted tomatoes or black forest ham, monteray jack & cheddar cheese
Gumboot Rancheros
Farm​ fresh sunny side up eggs, w/ monteray jack & cheddar cheese, jalapeno peppers, green onions, diced tomatoes, fresh cilantro & sour cream – served spiced black beans & home fries
Breakfast Burrito
farm​ fresh scrambled eggs, spiced black beans, monteray jack & cheddar cheese wrapped in a flour tortilla & baked w/ tangy espresso chipotle BBQ sauce & garnished w/ cilantro – served w/ home fries, house made salsa & sour cream
Healthy Kick Start
House greens topped w/ roasted pumpkin seeds, red onions, diced tomatoes, grated carrots, two poached eggs & bacon bits – served w/ home fries, house made salsa & sour cream
Green Eggs & Ham
Farm eggs scrambled w/ black forest ham, fresh basil pesto, diced tomatoes, green onions & parmesan cheese – served w/ artisan seed toast, home fries, house made salsa & berry sauce
Yogurt & Berries
Greek style yogurt topped w/ our homemade berry sauce
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.
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Cafe, Canadian
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday

Five of us met for lunch on Thursday, February 21st at noon. We timed it so that we could find parking, as the 11:50 a.m Fulford ferry had just departed. There are only a few options for parking around this Restaurant. We all enjoyed our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
3  Thank exchef1
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Lovely Cafe and Restaurant. Good coffee and their scones are to die for. Very busy before the ferry departs in the morning. Fun local place.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jane P
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Always good food along with great service. Sometimes a bit of a wait but worth it. This place is SaltSpring.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dlittle2018
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Had a great breakfast here on a quiet Sunday morning. Restaurant was not too busy around 10:30. Our waitress was attentive and friendly. Ordered green eggs and ham which came with potatoes, toast and homemade berry jam. It was delicious. You can't beat the gorgeous...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Ione2
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Stopped in for tea and a sweet before the ferry to Swartz Bay. Friendly staff, great recommendations, amazing selection of fine teas, and very generous dessert. The cafe is seaside, so we had a great view of the Harbour, and could see as the ferry...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cammie_5
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Salt Rock Cafe is a small and quaint cafe/restaurant situated on the water right by Fulford Harbour. The view of the water is quite nice and the place can really heat up in the sun even in winter. The food here is quite decent if...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank slabhardchest
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely bar to while away the hours. Local produce available too!! Right at the Fulford Harbor great for catching the BC ferry!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank suehO2085MW
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Lots of vegetarian options at this wonderful seaside cafe (but lots of meat and seafood dishes too). Staff is very friendly and helpful. Food was delicious. Excellent fries. We ate there four times, including breakfast and dinner, during a week long stay because it was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank D C
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

As a vegetarian....that eats fish..I was pleasantly surprised at the choice on the menu. Nicely presented tasty food and helpful staff. Great atmosphere in restaurant too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lainey_7
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Probably the best meal we had on Salt Spring Island. The place itself is very basic, but you come here for the food. We were 4 people, and everything was good. Service was excellent...prompt and friendly. Recommended.

Date of visit: September 2018
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