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Spinnakers Brewpub and Guesthouses

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Victoria West
Brew Pub, Canadian, American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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308 Catherine St, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 3S8, Canada (Esquimalt Road)
+1 250-386-2739
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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146 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Party of 4, verdict is salt & pepper smoked wings were really good, pizza was good, mussels were okay and the burger was not good at all. The burger bun was not "a classic burger bun" and just was not right as a burger bun. The toppings weren't burger type toppings and although it says on the menu what they... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome atmosphere, great food and the staff was outstanding. So good we went back a second time within 3 days.

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Thank GregLaing
Richmond
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

basic pub style food and a good selection of beer an cider on tap. Nice overlooking the Victoria Harbour. Eaten here many times over the past 10 or so years.. food was not as good this time as I remember it in the past

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Thank Drew H
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87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spinnakers is a Victoria tradition known for its views and its fish and chips and beer. There was a fire a few months ago but everything is back to normal now and the place was pretty much packed with tourists and seniors when we went for lunch. We went upstairs where the view of the harbour is quite nice and... More 

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Thank Michael W
Halifax, Canada
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our meal at Spinnakers and the wait staff was excellent. My husband had the "whole beasts bangers and smash" and I had the "halibut and chips", both were delicious. They also had their specialty salt and malt vinegar which were lovely. The only challenge was that we waited in the vestibule and did not see a sign to... More 

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Thank Sandra M
Beaumont, Alberta
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have a beverage and watch the float planes land and the sea gulls call from an awesome patio view. The food and staff are terrific. Great choices and happy hour is a great cost saver. Half off for some of their best appetizers. Definitely recommend a stop here for drinks and a meal.

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Thank Kipp M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spinnakers was our first stop during our visit to Victoria. Food and beer was in order and Spinnakers didn't disappoint. We ordered a flight, pulled pork and a chicken sandwich. All was very tasty. It is easy to recommend Spinnakers to family and friends!

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Thank Christ T
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was not disappointed - excellent views of harbour - good service - good value meals for children and adults.

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Ontario, Canada
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here on recommendation from the hotel front desk staff and am so happy I took her advice. I was worried that I was underdressed but quickly realized Spinnakers created an ambiance where anything goes from dressed up to pub clothes. There were families in the restaurant and there were couples on a date night. The food was outstanding.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We haven't been to Spinnakers in a while and decided to go back this time. My wife and I both had the fish and chips. The meal was excellent. I would also recommend the Nut Brown Ale. We were disappointed because they took the apple pie off the menu. It was excellent and huge. We shared an apple crumble and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 14
Cuisine
Brew Pub, Canadian, American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Catherine St, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 3S8, Canada
    (Esquimalt Road)
  • Public Transportation: The BC Transit #25 public city bus stops directly in front of Spinnakers. Big bus hop on/hop off service also stops directly in front of the property. Akal Airporter service from Victoria International airport is available, with drop off on site. The Victoria Harbour Ferries stop is a short 5-minute walk away, ask the captain for directions.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Victoria West
  • Neighbourhood: Victoria West
  • Phone Number: +1 250-386-2739
Description
Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub and Guesthouses is a place that offers it all! Open seven days a week 8:00 am - 11:00 pm, guests are welcome to stop by any time of day to enjoy fresh, local food and great beer! Breakfast served-8am-2pm, Lunch menu available after 11am and Dinner Menu after 5pm.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?