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Smitty's Family Restaurant

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American, Canadian, Diner
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2306 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X2, Canada
+1 250-656-2423
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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198 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Helpful?
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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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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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.

Helpful?
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.

Helpful?
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 

North Saanich, Canada
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The other day we finally managed to make it in to Smitty's in Sidney. After living in Sidney for a few years we wanted to give it a go. Great big breakfast and a table for the whole family. It was good indeed, and they even had crayons for our kids :)

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Thank g01d10x
John S, General Manager at Smitty's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

So pleased to read you finally made it to Smitty's in Sidney, thank you for your comments, we appreciate your business and hope your return again soon. More 

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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Smitty's offers a large and varied menu especially for breakfast. I was able to order specific items to meet my dietary needs and my food was simple (as requested) and freshly prepared. Hubby had a "Fruit Parfait" which he really enjoyed. The coffee was good and hot and our server kept our cups filled. Service was quick, efficient and friendly.

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

Thank you for the great review, so pleased to read you were happy with your meal and service, thank you for visiting us and we hope to welcome you back again soon. More 

Victoria, Canada
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Front staff are great, Right from the meet and greet to making sure you don't have an empty coffee cup, but the kitchen staff are not the same. Short staffed or poor training. This visit two of us ordered soft poached eggs which arrived like bouncing balls. Sent back and replacement were proper. The last time my pancakes were overdone... More 

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Thank NOBADDAYS2US
John S, General Manager at Smitty's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we certainly apologize for the mistake with your poached eggs, that is not acceptable and we were glad we were able to correct, we will make every effort possible to ensure training on these matters is communicated. Thank you for your business. More 

Victoria, Canada
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Stopped in for a pancake breakfast an was delightfully surprised be the large size of the restaurant, the great natural light from the windows, fantastic service, and good food.

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Thank GarLin1977
John S, General Manager at Smitty's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Pender Island
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Attached to a Best Western Hotel, it provides middle of the road food at average prices.. It is quiet, clean and comfortable, with a wide range of choices.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review, so happy to read you were pleased with the service and wide variety of menu offerings. Hope to see you again real soon, sincerely. More 

Campbell River, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Decent food, wasn't busy when I was there so the service was great. Smittys is a great place to have good food which is consistent and has a good reptutation

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Thank SusiG1960
John S, General Manager at Smitty's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice comments, happy to read that all was good, thank you for your business and look forward to welcoming you back. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
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
Description
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?