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Spinnakers Brewpub and Guesthouses

$$ - $$$, , American
308 Catherine St, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 3S8, Canada
+1 250-386-2739
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pot pie” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (55 reviews)
“pizza” (54 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Brew Pub, Canadian, American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
308 Catherine St, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 3S8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 842 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really good meal here with friends and the atmosphere is nice and easy to visit and have good company and the area is pleasant surroundings.

Thank noral420
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best table side views of the harbour but book ahead. The deck is amazing. We love the smoked oysters and tuna! The craft beers are wonderful and the atmosphere is upbeat pub with some class. Definitely worth taking the little sea taxi across the harbor...More

Thank Shavian
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great vibe at this just outside of the downtown area restaurant. Food was amazing, service was wonderful and the view was stunning. Came here with my daughter on our evening cruise stop. She had been here before and said THIS was where we needed to...More

1  Thank sbgseagull
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I've always loved the food at Spinnakers. Excellent gastro-pub menu and friendly servers (sometimes can be slow at peak tourist season). The chocolate shop in the lobby is also great: stop by and grab a snack and cappuccino after lunch.

Thank lovingthecaribbean
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Was looking forward to this restaurant based on reviews read in various different travel books ..... unfortunately I was horribly disappointed. The beer was OK. I enjoyed a nice summer Heffenweizen. The food was good. Enjoyed an appetizer of mussels and fries. Had a bowl...More

1  Thank vkenny15
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We wanted to have an easy dinner and thought of giving Spinnakers another try which was a mistake. Service was extremely slow and when enquiring about the meal we where told that the kitchen is overloaded and very busy thats why we have to wait...More

2  Thank Batzi893
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We snagged a last minute reservation for 4 people, around 5:30pm. We were seated upstairs, which was VERY hot (be prepared if coming in the summer.) I ordered a Raspberry Apple Cider, which was very good. My friend had ordered the cider taster, which was...More

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We have come here in past years and really enjoyed the food. At our last visit in August 2017, this was not the case. We were staying at their guesthouse, which was right next door. Who puts pickled red cabbage on nachos? I don't mind...More

2  Thank dagrocks
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I usually really enjoy my experience here. Tonight I was surprised and disappointed about the service and the food. Did the ownership or management change? The theme was waiting...i waited at the hostess stand, waited for the waitress to ask about drinks, waited to order...More

1  Thank nackwoman
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Great location, great selection of beers. Away from the crowds of downtown area, great view of harbour. However,on the day we visited they were running out of items on the menu ( in both areas : food and drinks) even though we were there around...More

Thank 913Nastya913
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18 May 2016|
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Response from KateinVancover | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you go to Spinnakers' website and ask them directly. Questions here are usually answered by visitors. I am pretty sure Spinnakers would accommodate your needs. Friendly staff and wonderful food. No doubt you... More
12 October 2015|
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Response from Piseu | Reviewed this property |
They are open as far as I know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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