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Black Salt Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Fusion, Canadian, French, Cafe, Contemporary
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16072 Highway 3A, Crawford Bay, British Columbia V0B 1E0, Canada
+1 250-227-9596
10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Tue 10:00 - 17:00
Wed - Sun 10:00 - 21:00
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North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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139 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't expect food of this level at first glance. We stopped by because we had some time to kill before the next ferry. What a great choice. Had some Nelson Brewing company beer on a sunny patio. The hippie nosh is a great sharing plate. What a treat.

Thank Henry W
Fernie, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An eclectic Little diner in Crawford Bay with a really nice patio full of plants and flowers. Had a fallafel wrap, veggie sandwich and a plate of fries. They were willing to make a grilled cheese sandwich for the kids. This wasn't on the menu. French fries may be the best I have had a quite some time. Super thin... More 

Thank JM-HM-CM
Sandpoint, Idaho
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stopped here for lunch last month and were very happy to find them open and ready to serve us some great food. We love ethnic food and Black Salt Cafe provides a delightful variety of menu items to choose from. I had the soup & hubby had the special. Everything was delicious and nicely presented. The atmosphere is warm... More 

Thank MarlynJ
Missoula, Montana
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Gem of a restaurant in a tiny town, the Black Salt Cafe provides private tables screened by clusters of plants and small potted trees, and serves delicious meals unexpected in this location. Scrumptious food, lovely choices on the menu, and definitely a great place to stop while checking out all the artisanal wares in Crawford Bay - or while touring... More 

Thank The_Wiz_and_Wife
Redcliff, Alberta, Canada
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Busy place so we ate dinner elsewhere (with kids, timing was important and the owner warned us that it was a very busy night and the wait for food was longer than usual) but went back to get dessert after dinner. They were delicious and beautiful with great service.

Thank Eric S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I took the time to review the Black Salt last year and I am doing so again. Our extended family visits the Kootenay area for two weeks every summer, and we frequent the Black Salt at least every other day on our bike rides. We keep going back because the atmosphere on the outdoor patio is wonderful. After four visits... More 

Thank gordfriesen
Drumheller, Canada
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

A real eating expierence. We had 5 dishes shared between the 2 of us.( just the right amount for us.) The shrimp was the best, but the other dishes were a close second.

Thank c b
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We were on our last lag of BC road trip and decided to stay in Crawford Bay before heading back to Alberta. We heard about Black Salt Cafe and decided to give it a try. The food was amazing! We were so surprised by the quality. We ordered the duck confit (juicy!), corquettes (it's a must), fries (so delicious) and... More 

Thank ssllee
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Epic as always, both black salt and pizza at The Hub down the street are always reliable and delicious! Great portions, amazing flavour with both the lettuce wraps and cowboy Pacino that we ordered. The pomme frittes (fries) are totally worthy and a must for side order. Service is often on kootenay time (somewhat sloooow ) but part of the... More 

Thank Aquayreous
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

You really cannot go wrong with anything on the menu. We always make a point of stopping in whenever we are out this way...and each time I'm blown away with how delicious our food is. The owner is warm and engaging and the space is inviting and comfortable. My tastebuds are sufficiently tantalized and my heart is happy!

Thank yycKatharina

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Fusion, Canadian, French, Cafe, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16072 Highway 3A, Crawford Bay, British Columbia V0B 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Crawford Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-227-9596
Colourful Art filled bistro & stunning garden patio featuring excellent cocktails, wine, coffee & desserts that compliment the delectable day & night menus which celebrate organic, local, free range, natural ingredients, including gf/v/vg entree's and treats.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?