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Spinnakers Brewpub and Guesthouses

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$$ - $$$
Victoria West
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308 Catherine St, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 3S8, Canada (Esquimalt Road)
+1 250-386-2739
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Penticton, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Came here after a long day of racing. Great food, service and drinks! Had the beet lentil burger with with fries and salad. Lovely!!!

Thank J M
Lethbridge, Canada
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Actually have a nephew who is a brewer there - I enjoy their craft beer. Restaurant was great. If we had more time we would of taken the water taxi from the Inner harbor to the restaurant for a neat experience.

Thank Tonykaren02
Calgary, Canada
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

We are here for a late lunch. We sat on the patio and enjoyed the view. The food was good - everyone enjoyed it. I don't drink beer so I had a mojito which was excellent.

Thank dgcalgary
San Diego
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

A water taxi dropped us within an easy walk to Spinnakers. Beautiful view of the harbor and a nice selection of menu items and beer. Our waitress was right on it when we walked through the door. My meal was delicious and although it was quite busy, we received great service. I would definitely visit Spinnakers on our next trip... More 

Thank DebiInSunnySanDiego
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

An up-and-down dining experience. I had the three little pigs thin crust pizza and it was very good. My wife had the fish and chips and couldn't finish her fish because it was too overcooked, making it dry and somewhat tasteless. The setting is very nice; we had a window table looking out onto the Inner Harbour. But, overall the... More 

Thank vmc024
Victoria, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Spinnakers has a great old pub atmosphere and reliably good food. I always enjoy trying a flight of their home brewed beer! It is a great way to sample what they make. Their Hoppy Hour from 3:00-5:00 is a real deal with half price appies. You can't best the mussels or the chicken wings. Oh unless you like pulled pork... More 

Thank Canadiangirls29
Victoria, Canada
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

My husband and I live near this brewpub and have eaten here often over the years but tonight it hit an all time low. I am sure the pizza I ordered off their "fresh sheet" was made hours earlier and reheated. It was so hard and dry. My husband ordered a burger and he said it was also dry and... More 

Thank Morandi2011
Edmonton, Canada
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

We sat in the pub and got a nice indoor table overlooking the ocean. It was a really nice laid back atmosphere to catch up with some old friends and to drink back a few jugs of their house brewed beer. We liked the snakebite ( a mix of beer and cider) a lot. The food was quite good as... More 

Thank etownpaul
Las Vegas, Nevada
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152 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

We stopped in for an early evening beer and appetizer. There is a great selection of beers, ales and malts. They make it very convenient to sample multiple drinks . We only had the hand cut French fries , which were delicious. The view from the Pub Deck ( adults only) was great and worth the wait. The server was... More 

Thank Mauisron
Victoria, Canada
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

The brew Ale in house is high quality Fresh organic salads Service question quick Options. Pub or restaurant I have visited both Indoor and out door seating Easy wa I from downtown or take the harbour ferry Worth the time if visiting Victoria I like the water front walk and then stop for an ale and quality food

Thank vicvolley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 14
Brew Pub, Canadian, American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Takeout, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
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
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?