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Spinnakers Brewpub and Guesthouses

) #52 of 917 Restaurants in Victoria $$ - $$$ , , American
308 Catherine St, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 3S8, Canada
+1 250-386-2739
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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08:00 - 23:00All 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was not very friendly and slower than other places I used to go, maybe because of the number of tables they have to serve on the same time. Something was missing in the food to be considered tasty and the beers could be much...More

Thank Anderson_Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The slow service wasn't really the fault of the nice waitress. She had too many tables to serve and they were spread out, some inside and some outside. The food varied. I had the tostadas, which were on the specials menu, they were nice and...More

Thank Donniboo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just finished a whale watch and one of the guides recommended we take the water taxi over to this brew pub for lunch before we had to return to our cruise. We had been trying to explore brew pubs on this vacation. We...More

Thank Marge F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out on the patio, overlooking the harbor as the sea planes are landing and the whale watching boats are moving through the harbor, either the Halibut or the Salmon Fish 'n Chips are excellent with some of the best micro brewed beers on tap, cask...More

Thank Halfman1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot for watching the hustle and bustle of Victoria's inner harbor, while enjoying a drink, meal or game of pool! the beer is made on site. and yummy. good pub fare. enjoyed the seafood chowder and tasty garden greens with blackberries. good service. great...More

Thank wiviontheroad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As craft beer lovers, we figured a visit to Canada's oldest brew pub was a must. We visited on a Sunday afternoon after spending the day in Victoria and while we hadn't made reservations, we were able to nab a table outside; it was really...More

Thank Twofortheworld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This establishment has been here for a long time and I have heard of it often. On a recent visit to the City with family, we all met up here for lunch and it was a great spot. The setting is beautiful and they have...More

Thank Cucina58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is great for those who love beer, burgers and chips. If not, it has only one vegetarian dish, a black been veggie burger which is soggy. I found the atmosphere very loud and not relaxing for an intimate luncheon . The view of...More

Thank Marian H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here twice. The beer jelly glazed ham breakfast sandwich is a must. So tasty and good. It was $8 and quite large and so worthwhile. Going there for dinner tonight. Can't wait. Great service, friendly staff and everything from beer, smoked bacon,...More

Thank NancyMarie10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for dinner twice during a trip to Victoria. We sat upstairs in the Taproom. First time was outside and second time we sat inside. Neither time did we have reservations. We missed Happy Hour both times when pints are $5. Great view...More

Thank Summer5
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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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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
  • 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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