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Smitty's Family Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Canadian
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2306 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X2, Canada
+1 250-656-2423
07:00 - 20:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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616 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has been around for a long time. Great breakfast fare, prices are decent, service staff know what they are doing and are really friendly.

Thank TravelOften1968
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106 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were fun and efficient. Food was good for a large chain. Room is bright and airy. Popular with locals.

Thank morgansCanada
Campbell River, Canada
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Small portions, high prices, expensive coffee. Breakfast for two was over $40 inc tip. Won't be back, actually just ate at "Timmies" across the road for our breakfast today. Thank goodness for Google.

Thank Riverman47
Sidney, Canada
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Friendly atmosphere, comfortable booths or tables, Very good service and so obliging to give you want you would like, not just breakfast but other meals too. reasonable and good.

Thank inezmw
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

The restaurant is clean, staff friendly. Our waitress was a bit inattentive in bringing coffee refills. I had the Western Skillet and my husband the Bacon Denver Omelette. We both enjoyed our breakfast. We had no complaints, enjoyed the food. Personally I have a hard time spending $30 for breakfast for 2 before tip. I would rather put the money... More 

Thank Beezee12
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Because it was convenient for us since we were staying at the Best Western and we were offered a 25% discount, we ate here because we were familiar with the extensive breakfast menu that they offer that should have something to satisfy anyone. If you haven't eaten at a Smitty's before, it is very similar to IHOP or Denny's, known... More 

Thank chilihead9
Vancouver, Canada
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198 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We asked for a quick breakfast as we had to get downtown quickly after arriving from the Gulf Islands. They suggested the bacon and egg combo. The eggs were good, the toast was good, more than a few potatoes (fried), not my favourite, but the bacon was really undercooked. You simply did not want to eat any of the fat... More 

Thank CndnGuider
johnsC3898TL, General Manager at Smitty's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I was sorry to hear that the bacon was undercooked, I am hoping your server offered to replace immediately. Hoping you return so we can show you this was a one time error on our behalf and we again apologize. Thank you for your business. More 

Ladysmith, Canada
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88 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We were staying at the hotel connected to the restaurant and were offered 25% off our breakfast. We both ordered omelettes and the server was prompt, attentive and pleasant. Our omelettes were huge! hubby had a hard time finishing his and I could only eat half of mine. They were really good. Coffee was great after trying the coffee pods... More 

Thank maitiemouse
johnsC3898TL, General Manager at Smitty's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, o pleased to read that you both enjoyed your breakfast and left full. Thank you for your business at both the Hotel and Restaurant and we look forward to seeing you return, sincerely More 

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Mashed potatoes tasted old. Vegs were broiled and tasted burnt. Chicken was a boneless breast that tasted boiled. Marginal at best. They close at 5 pm.

Thank stevebader2001
John S, General Manager at Smitty's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments, we are sorry you were not pleased with your meal, and will certainly discuss with our Kitchen team. We have been closing at 5pm due to demand but hope to open later real soon. Thank you and we hope to have you return. Sincerely, More 

British Columbia, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I always go on the weekends for brunch. Love the eggs benedict. The service is always good can't complain.

Thank mimi173
John S, General Manager at Smitty's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you from all of us for your repeat business, we look forward to seeing you every week, sincerely. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
American, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2306 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sidney
  • Phone Number: +1 250-656-2423
Smitty's is Canada's great Family style Restaurant serving wonderful pancakes, waffles and eggs all day long, we also offer many lunch and dinner specials from hamburgers, to wraps, soups of the day, wonderful salads, steaks and so much more, staff are amazing, and we are open every day from 7am to 8pm.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?