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Boccalino Restaurant

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Kootenay Bay ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Pizza,
16818 Highway 3A, Kootenay Bay, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-227-6906
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Pizza, Canadian
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16818 Highway 3A, Kootenay Bay, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There are not a lot of restaurants in the area but this one was recommended to us. The space itself is reminiscent of a high-school gymnasium and not very appealing. The food was average. I ordered a tomato and bocconcini salad - at this time...More

Thank 29carfrae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a quiet (we were one of two couples that evening) late dinner. Excellent service, food freshly prepared and delicious. Would return.

Thank Miraclesmom
Reviewed 7 June 2017

In a nutshell - my wiener schnitzel was burnt and as I was a guest with several people I did not know well, I kept quiet and said nothing. Disappointing.

Thank kootenaylass
Gisela C, Owner at Boccalino Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

It's unfortunate that you wouldn't let me address your concerns at the time. Instead you chose to quietly finish your plate of pork schnitzel and then complain about it in public. That's what's disappointing to me.

Reviewed 25 October 2016

The wood stove was going the sun was shining in and the food was amazing at this little spot at the ferry terminal.

Thank ridemybike61
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Stayed and the motel and had dinner here. Food is tasty and filling - just like Nona would make. Sitting outdoors was relaxing and fun. Owners are super friendly people!

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Always have great pizza and specials. Service is okay. Outside seating is the best! Definitely don't pass by this place.More

Thank smbaird2016
Gisela C, Owner at Boccalino Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Thank you for the positive review about the food and atmosphere. And also for the "ok" for my service if you are referring to me asking you not to pick my unripe scarlet runners (beans) outside the restaurant deck. Otherwise I cannot think and am...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Charming decor, delicious food and wonderful service. We had the insalata caprese and a pollo wood fired oven pizza. The salad was incredible and fresh with a wonderful dressing. Not often can you say this about a salad. The chicken pizza was absolutely delicious. Gisela...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We came here for dinner and had such a nice evening! The owner Gisela served us and was really friendly. Our friend lives nearby and is a regular, we are from out of town and felt right at home. I would definitely recommend for any...More

1  Thank Katie H
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We had a large group and the food was excellent. The wood oven pizza is fantastic. The ice cream was out of this world. Made with local berries fresh picked that day it was like an explosion of flavour with each bite.

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Gisela does an amazing job of bringing typical southern Swiss food from her country and mixing it with Northern Italian dishes. All delicious. Portions are generous and the wine selection suits the cuisine very well.

2  Thank fayo400
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Pizza, Canadian
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16818 Highway 3A, Kootenay Bay, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Kootenay Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-227-6906
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Swiss-Italian fine dining restaurant with spacious, covered deck. Live entertainment in the summer. Restaurant hours are daily from 5-10 pm (Thursday closed). All food is made from scratch, pasta, bread and wood-fired oven pizza, desserts and ice cream etc. are made in-house fresh every day. And so are our seasonally inspired specials with farm- and garden fresh, local ingredients, organic meats, oceanwise seafood and fish. We offer sunny, European-style motel rooms and self-contained cottages.
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