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Smiles Seafood Cafe

113 Cow Bay Rd | B.c., Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
+1 250-624-3072
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good30%
  • Average36%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (37 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
“fresh halibut” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, Canadian, Vietnamese
$$ - $$$
113 Cow Bay Rd | B.c., Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

If you can get past the dated decor (and you should!) my experience says it'll be worth it. When we went in we were welcomed to sit wherever we wanted. We opted for a booth beside a window although it looked like they hadn't had...More

Thank OnAnotherJourney
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We finished our moose hunt in Dease lake and we're staying in town for three days waiting for our moose meat to be processed and the ferry back to Vancouver Island. We happened to stop by here for lunch, what a pleasant surprise! The food...More

Thank Elkbaybob
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went for breakfast, the service was awful. We were a party of 4, we basically seated and ignored. Another person came in they got seated with there coffee and the lady had not even offer us any beverage. Needless to say I was getting...More

Thank Smilee420
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Very good seafood. Location right in Cow Bay is great. I have eaten here a couple times and really enjoyed my meal.

Thank bernieb526
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This is a cute quaint old fashioned fish and chips cafe. Three of our party had the special, cod, scallops and prawns fries and salad, I had the one piece halibut. The portions were quite large and the food was good, exactly as we expected...More

Thank Angela D
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

It was awful. In a town where halibut is king this wasn't even fit for a peasant. Over cooked, dry and over priced. We had hoped a small, local place might try harder. They didn't try at all. Had the nerve to say that is...More

Thank stevengJ6983WF
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great little seafood restaurant. Very slow service. Drinks came one at a time. Cod and chips were very greasy. Other meals were good. They definitely need more help

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Family of 6. Was able to walk in and get a table. Seafood selection was pretty good, but the food average. We didn't come in late, but they were already out of the seafood chowder, however neglected to take it off the board. Was pretty...More

Thank BusyFamilyTraveller4
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I had the fish and chips. It was decent. The meal came with fries (frozen version) and iceberg salad. Nothing fancy here. The decor is okay, with lots of pics on the wall of old fishing vessels, etc. No complaints, but no wow factor either.

Thank Vone S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a diner style cafe that serves seafood. The fish and chips took a while to come although the restaurant was busy and there were only two servers. The batter was pretty heavy and the fish was greasy. Service was average at best. Prices...More

Thank welshman1955
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Cow Bay Rd | B.c., Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Prince Rupert
  • Phone Number: +1 250-624-3072
Dining lounge room, fully licensed premises with Ocean view. Casual Coffee shop with booth section.
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