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Rock Salt Restaurant & Cafe

2921 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 1X6, Canada
+1 250-653-4833
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“rice bowl” (17 reviews)
“mussels” (31 reviews)
“burger” (31 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2921 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 1X6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the place I chose for a cup of great coffee and service whilst waiting for the BC Ferry over to Schwartz Bay, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Thank irisho_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at the Rock Salt Restaurant for breakfast during our stay. I am vegan, and the waitress helpfully suggested how to modify the tofu scramble breakfast to ensure it was vegan friendly (removed the feta cheese and substituted the home fries cooked in butter for...More

1  Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on Sunday and they were serving both breakfast and lunch. The food is plentiful and you will not go hungry all afternoon,

Thank Mei Y
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Sat at the bar and had drinks and meals. Service was friendly and food was presented quickly. BBQ spareribs were delicious! Berry salad was fresh. Onion rings and the sauce they were served with were the best! Cream of crab soup nicely done! The portions...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 7 April 2018

What I liked It's small. It has really nice views of the bay. It has THE BEST chowder in the greater Vancouver (+Islands) area (I haven't been anywhere else in Canada. Yet.) Food made with fresh ingredients. Very friendly and chatty staff. What I didn't...More

Thank B0J0H
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Yet another super friendly place on the island! We stopped here for lunch as recommended by the nearby Cheese Company as their café doesn’t open till mid May. A huge choice on the menu - the food was homemade and delicious.

Thank moot
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Overlooking the harbour, the menu is extensive and as the restaurant name implies, a bit salty. But you can ask them to tone down on that. I think most restaurants overdo the salt. Great lambburger - would recommend that and the quesadillas.

Thank WesternWilly
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We arrived off the ferry and went immediately to Rock Salt Cafe. We had researched it and knew we wanted to try this local gem. We were not disappointed. My sister, daughter and I each tried something different. We had the Rock Salt shellfish bowl,...More

1  Thank Bevm437
Reviewed 26 March 2018

This quirkly little restaurant had really good food. I had the soup and hummus and it was exceptional

Thank canadiana1ca
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Came here for a week away from it all and decided to come here for brunch on our last day. The cafe is cute, uniquely decorated and the food is very fresh and very delicious. We both had the eggs Benedict, mine the Florentine and...More

Thank Kristine R
Matt R, Owner at Rock Salt Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hi Kristine! That's the best of kind of feedback! Thanks so much for coming in and I'm glad you chose to come to Salt Spring to relax a bit. It's just right! Matt.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2921 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 1X6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island
  • Phone Number: +1 250-653-4833
  • E-mail
Global flavour and island comfort in an 180 degree ocean view dining room. We make everything from scratch and emphasize local ingredients. Our menu is varied with numerous options for carnivores, vegetarians, kids and gluten free diets. We also have a full service in house bakery, grab and go deli and espresso bar.
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