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The Flying Otter Grill

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
950 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T3, Canada
+1 250-414-4220
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (97 reviews)
“salmon wrap” (21 reviews)
“salad” (73 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
950 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 909 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We walked into a small very crowded restaurant. We were offered the tables that were outside. These were heated sufficiently, I kept my jacket on because it was a crazy stormy night. There was a plastic wall between me and the dock where the boats...More

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped in for lunch on Sunday and was worth the short wait. Generous portions of very good quality food. Great children’s menu too. Easy parking right outside. Friendly and helpful staff. Glad we found the place on line.

Thank NaiNai38
Reviewed 5 days ago

We tried the Pub based on our tour book and found the place comfortable, bright and warm on a chilly autumn evening. Easy to find and walk back to our hotel. Welcoming, efficient staff. Menu options were invitingly regional and not overpriced.The beer is great!

Thank SaraSpoonda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just slightly off the beaten path of downtown Victoria, but right off the floatplane dock means this is easy to get to and less crowded than the downtown pubs. Stopped by for lunch after some shopping on government street. The mango chicken salad made me...More

Thank Cedric T T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in to this restaurant after a long absence and were pleased with the speedy service. Mind you, it was a Monday so we expected there would be plenty of seats and we were happy about the specials (tonight was pasta bowls for just...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

TI think that this is owned by the Harbor flying service and recommened by the staff at The Empress hotel. We askesd about a close place to eat and have a view of the harbor. We were told to go try the Flying Otter. Food...More

Thank davcarl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in after work with co-workers, a total of 9 of us. They put together three small tables for us and took care of us over the next couple hours. Good food, good drinks, good service.

Thank Barry D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place for breakfast/brunch overlooking the harbour, watching the planes and good value food too!

Thank foodfan1956
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place! We ordered the battered halibut with chips (fries) and it was delicious! The service was FAST and very efficient! Would definitely go back!

Thank bvancanada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tired and looking for a simple place to eat, out hiking guide recommended the Flying Otter. The food was great. The service excellent. Very relaxing, inviting and relaxing. We returned the next night again.

Thank Grampy T
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Questions & Answers
11 September 2016|
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Response from Marie-Claire B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. But, it looks like you could have your dog out on the patio with you, as there is seating out there. Worth an inquiry for sure. Good luck!
30 March 2015|
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Response from ProfAragon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get a gluten free bun with the your burger/sandwich it is 1.50 or 2 dollars more. I had my burger without a bun and it was great.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-414-4220
  • E-mail
Opened in 2009, the Flying Otter Grill brings to Victoria's beautiful Inner Harbour a one-of-a-kind dockside dining experience. Located on the Harbour Air Seaplane docks, the Flying Otter offers diners amazing west-coast food, a relaxed atmosphere and incredible views - all with an eye to customer value! We're a great place for lunch or dinner & are open seven days a week from 11am on. Come check out our great food features and incredible daily specials! Visit us today to see why we're a Victoria Favourite!
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