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LaVerne's Grill

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Garden Bay $ ,
4326 Garden Bay Road, Garden Bay, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-883-1333
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (10 reviews)
“ling cod” (9 reviews)
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Diner, Canadian
4326 Garden Bay Road, Garden Bay, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A small but well run place near the water. They have excellent fish and chips. Fish is ling cod, fair size and just the right amount of batter, so you can actually taste fish and not fried dough. Service is friendly and well worth the...More

Thank Marija M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great hand formed patties on a great bun with fresh toppings. A real burger fan cannot drive by this without stopping. Owner operated. The hand on service was great and reminded me of times gone by. This is a gem for burgers and great milkshakes....More

Thank HBFoodie_13
LaVerne E, Owner at LaVerne's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Well thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. I personally love our burgers. Krystal is making the hamburger patties while I am typing. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

LaVerne's Grill located in Garden Bay Hospital Bay and accessible by road and water has been operated by the same owner-chef for 16 years and is still popular. It is not open during winter but once open it quickly becomes a busy spot. There is...More

1  Thank 716karle
Reviewed 19 May 2017

last minute ride for a bite and turned out to be gem all around. had the fish and chips, excellent .

Thank Hans v
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Came upon this place by chance at 2:30 one Sunday afternoon when we had skipped lunch and had little hope of finding a good place open. Ta da. There it was, with a nice neon "Open" sign. Fish and chips of course, but steamed and...More

Thank joanwhimsyfish
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is our second time to visit at LaVerne's Grill, we drove right from the ferry to the cozy quaint grill where we enjoyed a delicious cheese and bacon burger with poutine. Its well worth the wait as everything thing is made fresh and prepared...More

Thank Traci Bailey P
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for years and I have never had bad food. They have a cute sitting area with an amazing view. Great customer service and everything is made after you order, rather then before. Highly recommend

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 9 April 2017

First customers in the door in the am. coffee served right away! Breakfast took over 45 minutes, as about 20 people had " Pre ordered breakfast!". Which meant we had to wait for them. I nearly lost my cool, as I personally don't like being...More

Thank IslaloverfromBC
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This is a bit off the route if you aren't planning to leave the highway, but the drive was worth it for us. They were busy and we waited a bit for both a table and food, but they were very gracious and the food...More

Thank Jenny S
LaVerne E, Owner at LaVerne's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you took the time to come down off the highway to check us out and look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed 7 March 2017

Our flotilla of six boats docked at John Henry's to wait out some rough weather. We ate at a couple spots withing short walking distance - even walked past Lavernes to get to one. Then we stopped at LaVernes!!! What a treat!!! We LOVED the...More

1  Thank Nila M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you offer gluten free fish and chips?
25 July 2015|
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Response from LaVerne E | Property representative |
Yes we steam the Fish and we also have Salads and Cole Slaw, Yam Fries and I could also do up some fried potatoes. Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Diner, Canadian
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
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
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
  • E-mail
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 opened for the season and hope to see you in 2017.
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