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Canoe Brewpub

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, , American
450 Swift St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S3, Canada
+1 250-361-1940
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fries” (38 reviews)
“cobb salad” (11 reviews)
“burger” (29 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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450 Swift St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 570 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with awesome fast and friendly staff. The variety of beers was delicious only to be topped off by the food. The cod and chips were very tasty and filling

Thank 216barbf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice appetisers included jerk wings, meat and cheese platter, and falafel. Excellent burgers and traditional fish and chips. We drank craft beers including a cherry ale. Really enjoyed it. And the service was excellent!

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The Canoe Brewpub is an excellent place to have a meal in summertime. I was here on my solo trip to Victoria. The place has indoor seating as well as outdoor alfresco, which is right next to the harbour. I got a seat next to...More

Thank Kayezad A
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I came here on a Thursday evening with my wife. We showed up about 5pm and sat on the patio. The service was good, atmosphere was awesome and food was okay. The beer was good but nothing amazing! Had a flight of beers. Overall it...More

Thank iastar13
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

A lot of craft beers to try if that's your thing. But they also have a small selection of ciders. Oh and the flatbread pizza was delicious!

Thank Mangamaui
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This brewpub was decked out really nicely with a lovely vibe. Friendly waiting staff. Meals were nice with big portions but nothing our of the ordinary. I know it's in Victoria but I think it was perhaps a little overpriced for what you get. When...More

Thank Francesca A
Reviewed 25 September 2017

What the hell sort of brewpub does not offer a single IPA? Or any beer or more than 20 IBUs? (If you do not know what an IBU is, stop reading.) Did their accountant tell them that they must cut costs, a la Budweiser and...More

2  Thank Ray R
CanoeBrewpub450, General Manager at Canoe Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi Ray, Thank you for your review and feedback on our beer program. We focus on providing a balanced list that complements the seasons and that pairs well with food menu. Our 4 core beers (available year round) include a Witbier, Helles Lager, Amber Ale...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We absolutely love Canoe Brewpub! We went on a Thursday night and it was very busy, but we were still seated right away at a beautiful outdoor table near the water. The view is great and the sunset from the outdoor patio was amazing. We...More

Thank Claire P
CanoeBrewpub450, General Manager at Canoe Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi Claire, Thank you for your review, we're so glad you had a true Canoe experience. We're proud of our handcrafted beers and it's very nice to know you enjoyed them. Thanks for dining with us, Scott R, General Manager Canoe Brewpub & Marina Victoria,...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This place is very big. It has many tables outside the building and many other inside the local. The beers are great but the food has some strange combinations that does not meet our tastes like pineapple, meat, mayo, rise and vegetables all together one...More

1  Thank Amrod_x
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Make sure you ask for Grace's table, she was so helpful and cheerful that we asked for her table when we went back. Great outdoor patio overlooking the water but the inside atmosphere is fun too. One of very few Breweries that have a good...More

Thank Laura N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 Swift St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-361-1940
  • E-mail
Located at the foot of downtown Victoria's historic Chinatown, CANOE features waterfront patios and the best western exposure along Victoria's Inner Harbour. Come down to CANOE for great handcrafted beer, real food made with care and live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. With a pub, a lounge, a dining room, patios, knowledgeable staff and free parking, it's a perfect place to share good times with friends and family of all ages! The timeless waterfront location, soaring timber frame and rustic brick architecture at CANOE create a vibrant and versatile atmosphere for gatherings large or small. Reservations and families are welcome in the restaurant area.
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