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The Flying Otter Grill

) #25 of 917 Restaurants in Victoria €€ - €€€ , 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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“salmon wrap” (14 reviews)
“burger” (68 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The main attraction of the flying otter is the view on the water : you can see some seaplanes take off and land while enjoying good food in a fun place. They have daily specials, happy hour. We went on a Friday where they had...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Dropped in there by chance ( we wanted to have a look at the Flying Otter - Waterplanes ) at a Saturday evening . The place was filled, but after half an hour at the bar we got a table for our party of 4....More

Thank RaG673
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dont know where to start. Just one of the best seafood I've ever had. Their fried calamari was crispy and tender bursting with citrus and spicy flavours. Their thai chilli and hot chicken wings were ferocious. My fish n chips(cod n sweet potato fries) were...More

Thank Ahmed Atifur R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food prepared fresh and simple. Good friendly service. Nice place away from the all the tourists.

Thank pam f
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I recently had dinner here primarily because of the restaurant's harbor location. My wife had a seafood pasta dish that was average but edible. I like to try seafood chowder & crab cake options when I travel in the US because there...More

Thank rockymtpics
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking right out to the harbour this bar and restaurant gives you lots of food selections and at a moderate price...

Thank maliaka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want excellent service, the most delicious food, great menu selections and fabulous harbour view this is the restaurant for you! Try it and you will see!

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The servers are still doing a great job: fast, friendly, and efficient. The kitchen, however, need to pull up its socks. This was not a busy day yet the fries were luke warm and the jus for the beef dip tepid. My spouse indicated that...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was only in Victoria for a few hours and wanted to eat somewhere less "touristy". We found what we were looking for here!!

Thank briankgoode
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location right on the harbour to enjoy fish and chips at a sit down restaurant. Friendly and courteous staff and the food is reasonably priced.

Thank beaker62
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
10 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!
are there gluten free options
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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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