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Auntie Pesto's Cafe

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2104-115 Fulford-Ganges Rd | Grace Point Square, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
+1 250-537-4181
10:00 - 22:00
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Chilliwack, Canada
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten there many times over the years. Always good food, great service and friendly atmosphere, good views of the harbour. So nice to see the owners succeeding and encouraging young people to gain experience and knowledge. Well done Sean and staff.

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and excellent food. Service was prompt and good value overall. If possible, get the corner booth that allows views for everyone!

Thank Gursk
Salt Spring Island, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make a reservation or call. Of course, pasta makes you think you think of Italy and Pesto's certainly gets you there. However, their French Onion Soup hops happily across borders! Think dining experience... not just good food.

Thank dalbrickenden
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast there recently. The ambiance is fabulous, the service is good, the food delicious. But on the flip side the prices were arrogant. ($16.00 for simple bacon and eggs). It feels like this is a three star restaurant trying to position itself as a Michelin four star eatery. It's not working. The ambient noise level, when heavily patronized, makes... More 

Thank Brucelogan
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place knows how to treat food and people with respect and care. We ate there 4 times while in Ganges- in our 3 day trip- we just knew we could rest, enjoy each nourishing meal. I wish EVERY restaurant cared as much as this one. BAM!

Thank Jill P
Vancouver, Canada
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken liver was great, and our pastas were huge generous portions. Carbonara and dill seafood are Highly recommended!

Thank Brando2468
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a limited menu is always appealing. The eggplant was overcooked unfortunately, but the rest of the food my friend and I ordered was quite good.

Thank G K
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111 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Arrived on a cold windy day and were looking forward to something warm to eat, but as it happened the kitchen had just closed; the nice waitress suggested to try these scones and enjoy a hot cup of java and we have to say that the scones were out of this world! What a great idea to toast the scones,... More 

Thank AucklandKat
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Three of us went for dinner in early September 2016. The view from the terrace is stunning. Sadly, the food was far from it . The server kept one of our party waiting for cutlery for five minutes with the meal in front of her. The pasta dishes were tasteless. But the view really was lovely.

Thank Marguerite K
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Pretty classy and less expensive than the tree house restaurant nearby by a fair bit. I had the chicken salad sandwich with raisins which was more of a raisin salad sandwich with chicken. Not to my liking but the borscht was good.

Thank Grahame M

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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
US$5 - US$36
Italian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2104-115 Fulford-Ganges Rd | Grace Point Square, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island
  • Phone Number: +1 250-537-4181
Auntie Pesto's is a family owned waterfront cafe that serves lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday from 11am to 9pm.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?