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Waddling Dog Bar & Grill

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Waddling Dog Bar & Grill 2476 Mount Newton Cross Rd, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 2B8, Canada
+1 250-652-1146
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
“wings” (7 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
Waddling Dog Bar & Grill 2476 Mount Newton Cross Rd, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 2B8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been there for Paint Nite a few times and every time a few of us get dinner before hand. Every time the service has been really slow and when we do get served they seem like it's an inconvenience that we are there. Even...More

Thank tkissinger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is located in the Quality Inn hotel and serves a different special every evening. The wings come in many flavours and are delicious.

Thank AlbertaOil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in the hotel so had 3 meals here all of which were very good! (If you can call wings a meal)!!!! We each had a burger one night which were great. Cheesy garlic toast was good but have to say the Salt...More

Thank Fishcat
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for Wing Night and we were not disappointed. The Blue Moon wings were really really good. There was a lot of sauce and it was delicious. The honey garlic wings were excellent, also had lots of sauce, they were fresh and pipping...More

1  Thank DAVE_and_ADRIENNE
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We are new to the area and have found ourselves returning to the Dog on a far too consistent basis. Although a bit of a old and somewhat outdated bar we really love the atmosphere. It is exactly what you would expect from an old...More

Thank Hosta_La_Vista
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

It was my first time at the Waddling Dog and the server was there right away with with a pleasant attitude to take my order. They were quick with my order of fish tacos and made me feel welcomed the whole time. I definitely will...More

Thank Jordan B
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The Waddling Dog Pub is our favourite place to go in the area. The food never disappoints, and all the servers and bartenders are very friendly and give really good service. 19 beers on tap, tons of specials on food everyday, and a TV everywhere...More

Thank vict0ria21
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We are here a couple times since it is attached to the hotel. The service was very good and the food was good.

Thank HotPocket505
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Staying at the hotel and looking for a restaurant, we read the reviews for this one. We decided it might be worth a try. The waitress was super nice. We enjoyed our meal and were glad we decided to eat here. Hubby had a pork...More

Thank ada11s
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We stayed overnight at the Waddling Dog Inn, and since there was only two gas stations and a McDonald's within walking distance, we choose to have dinner at the inn's bar & grill, because we are not really into the fat and calorie laden Mickey...More

1  Thank ThorneBirdGT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waddling Dog Bar & Grill 2476 Mount Newton Cross Rd, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 2B8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Central Saanich
  • Phone Number: +1 250-652-1146
tripadvisor already has this listing under hotels, I wish to review the Sundaybrunch buffet in the restaurant section, as I have not stayed at the hotel.
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