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LaVerne's Grill

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4326 Garden Bay Road, Garden Bay, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-883-1333
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09:00 - 19:00
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Desert Hot Springs, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were weather bound in Garden Bay this August an dneeded to get off the boats. a group of us headded to LaVerne's Grill for lunch. The fish in the fish and chips was so fresh it was darn near still on the hook. One of out guys ordered a milkshake and whe we suggested he share he loked at... More 

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Thank shavasasn
Ottawa, Canada
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173 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stumbled on this spot while exploring the Sunshine Coast at lunch time. Glad to find deep fried prawns and fries on the menu, eight large ones, which were delicious! Sat outside in the sunshine, with a milkshake, enjoying the view of the small harbour. 16 flavours of ice cream to choose from. Very personable owner, who reads all Trip Advisor... More 

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Thank Billitchyfeet
Vancouver, Canada
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80 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Garden Bay / Hospital Bay is a great spot to just stroll around with friends to the pub, gallery, marina and bays close by. La Verne's is popular and well liked by locals. We stopped for ice cream and were happily surprised by the large portions. The single size would have been called a double in the city... so we... More 

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Thank Maggie_Tee
LaVerne E, Owner at LaVerne's Grill, responded to this review

Nice! Thank you so much for taking your time to write this review. We are now closed for the season and hope to see you again next year. Maybe you will try one of the burgers or even our Ling Cod. More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful little spot to enjoy with friends! Very friendly staff!! Make sure You have a milk shake, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank jkgardner
West Vancouver, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

My husband and I together with friends had lunch here on the weekend. Delicious, fresh fish and chips and the best retro milkshake ever! The shake came with a straw and a spoon for scooping out the salted caramel chunks at the bottom. Yummy!

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Thank Tigerlily2016
Vancouver
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88 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Wildly popular with the locals, it took us a while to find it, but we were charmed by the friendly service. Wish we had been hungrier, but can recommend the coffee and the fries! Call ahead to make sure they are open.

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Thank 28130
LaVerne E, Owner at LaVerne's Grill, responded to this review

I love the word Funky. Thank you so much for spending the time to write such a positive review. More 

Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Don't know why these fish and chips were so darn good, but they were. My boyfriend and I stopped by during our exploration of the Sunshine Coast. The breading for the fish was light, not too salty, crispy but not hardened, and the fish was good quality and tasty. The chips/fries were fresh tasting as well, not old tasting as... More 

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Thank Sayra M
LaVerne E, Owner at LaVerne's Grill, responded to this review

Well your reply is so what we are like to hear of course. We will keep up the standard and hope to see you again. More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Laverne's has the best fish and chips. Yummy milkshakes too - take your pick of flavours from their ice cream selection.

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Thank Farran H
Richmond, B.C.
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182 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We go once a year to have F and C. The fish comes from a particular supplier on Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte islands) and is flash frozen after catch. LaVerne has mastered the art of making an excellent batter that does not overwhelm the tasty cod; outstanding flavor and cooked just right. Come at least an hour early before closing... More 

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Thank doreenandneil
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at Laverne's! Fantastic fish and chips, best milkshake EVER... And such lovely and friendly staff! Could not recommend it more! Will be here many more times!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Cuisine
American, Diner, Canadian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4326 Garden Bay Road, Garden Bay, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Garden Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 604-883-1333
Description
We are at the end of Garden Bay Rd. With a stunning view of the enterance of Pender Harbour. We are surrounded by water from the ocean and one minute from Garden Bay lake. Famous for our Milkshakes and Fish and Chips, homemade burgers, come on down.

We are closed for the season and hope to see you in 2017.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?