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The Surly Mermaid

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, ,
9891 Seaport Pl, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 4X3, Canada
+1 778-351-1544
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
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Seafood, Bar, Canadian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
9891 Seaport Pl, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 4X3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I came in here last Thursday and were pleasantly surprised to find out it was ‘mexi night’. What a joy it was to be brought back to one of our favourite countries. The Mexican food was exactly how we remembered in Manzanillo;...More

Thank cardiganblack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Surly Mermaid for lunch last week after being turned away by a near-by pub & restaurant which was overwhelmed with diners. The Surly Mermaid, while busy, was relaxed, warm & comfortable. The wait staff were polite & friendly, our order was taken...More

1  Thank gloriainmexico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looking forward to celebrating our anniversary at this restaurant. Very disappointed. Requested a window table well in advance but was not accommodated other guests without reservations were seated instead. Dinner was rushed. Starter barely on table when main arrived. Seaport burger was dry. Requested burger...More

Thank sunwhite1963
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I visited the Surly Mermaid in November 2017, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food was very good, especially the appetizers. Prices were reasonable, given the the prime location. The waitress Elena was excellent and very attentive, gracious and friendly. Elena was especially warm and...More

Thank RGWRichmond_Ontario
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my son and grandson. We all enjoyed our meals and the service. I had the fish tacos - yum! I requested the fish be grilled without a problem. Excellent chimichanga for my son and a huge delicious burger for my grandson....More

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I choose this restaurant in part because my hotel gave me a gift certificate to se because the hotel restaurant was closed. Location was convenient with a great view of the harbor. The menu is limited. I had a burger with tossed salad. The salad...More

1  Thank Japruzze
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We had lunch and enjoyed my salad with salmon added. The grilled salmon was especially tasty. My partner had a chicken sandwich and fries and they were delicious. Our wait staff was very nice, and the meal came quickly. I

Thank lillian d
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We arrived for a dinner for two without a reservation. We were seated quickly and told about the specials. We ordered our drinks to start (mojito and an old fashioned, they were excellent. We ordered Calamari to share and main courses to follow. The food...More

Thank WimmerVictoria
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a great night out. We were walk-ins at about 7.15pm on a saturday night and there were two large tables already seated so we were expecting to have to wait. Very friendly waitress took our order and our food came out in a very...More

Thank JonCutler
Reviewed 25 September 2017

A great spot on the waterfront. Nice patio if the weather is warm enough. We sat inside this time as it was cool outside. Service was good. A busy little spot for sure. Food yummy and portions large. We left very happy. We will be...More

Thank Lesley1486
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9891 Seaport Pl, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 4X3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sidney
  • Phone Number: +1 778-351-1544
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