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9801 Spalding Rd | at Poet's Cove Resort, British Columbia V0N 2M3, Canada
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Terrace, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I was very disappointed with the service and food quality . We had a group of six and our dinners were average at best. I ordered perogies as an appy and received 3 dried out tiny pieces . I would not recommend Aurora's, pricy with a very small menu selection!

2 Thank Terri C
Anacortes, Washington
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472 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

A buffet is to be had here for breakfast. The food is tasty. You will like the food. The selection of fruits was great. The atmosphere is very nice, and with the view makes this a very nice place to eat. I am sure that you will enjoy breakfast at Aurora.

Thank zip98221
Scott Y, Manager at Aurora, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review Zip! We hope we can have you join us again soon! More 

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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

A part of the Poet's Cove Resort, the "upscale" dinning room is Aurora. The first morning we checked out the breakfast buffet but were surprised to see we were the only people there at peak breakfast time. This is a terrible waste of food and profits. The buffet was lackluster - with the usual fair of scrambled eggs, sausages, fried... More 

2 Thank Mono20013
Fort McMurray, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Food was good, services was lovely. Great experience especially as we travelled with very young children.

Thank cathy d
Kamloops, Canada
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Great food, location is wonderful, choice of inside dining or patio dining, attentive staff, service was great

Thank Sue-Laurence B
Courtenay, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Pool boy kept coming around to stair at wife in hot tub and trying to chat her up and noticed him sneaking and staring at her she had to go inside CREEPY bald head big nose English accent we will never return the GM would not discus this he had nothing to say not pro GM all imported sea food... More 

4 Thank ROJO5522
British Columbia, Canada
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We sat out on the deck is the sunshine and watched the boats come in. Had lunch at noon - call it what you want, it's still a beef-dip. BUT, it's was a great improvement from last year. Lots of meet on a great bun, nice dip (could have been a little hotter) with more fries than I could eat.... More 

1 Thank Ol_Gnome
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We were had sailed over to Bedwell Bay for the weekend and came into Poet's Cove Resort for brunch at the Aurora Restaurant. We had been here before for dinner and expected a good meal, and were not disappointed in the brunch menu. The selection of hot dishes, cold salads, fruits and pastries was broad. Everything we tried was delicious,... More 

1 Thank L H
Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Food was so amazing. We also had the best host and server. We were the only ones there but that made the experience so much better. The server saw that we were taking selfies and he said he could take the pics for us and even suggested he could take some outside too because of the sunset. This place is... More 

Thank Kanya M
White Rock, Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Breakfast buffet wasn't anything special. Croissants, fresh fruit, a giant block of scrambled eggs you scoop a chunk off of, unimpressive coffee. Just okay for $15/person.

Thank Louise H

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Restaurant Details

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American, Canadian, International
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9801 Spalding Rd | at Poet's Cove Resort, British Columbia V0N 2M3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Pender Island

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?