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Canoe Brewpub

€€ - €€€Seafood, , American
450 Swift St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S3, Canada
+1 250-361-1940
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Canadian, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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450 Swift St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S3, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is very big. It has many tables outside the building and many other inside the local. The beers are great but the food has some strange combinations that does not meet our tastes like pineapple, meat, mayo, rise and vegetables all together one...More

Thank Amrod_x
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you ask for Grace's table, she was so helpful and cheerful that we asked for her table when we went back. Great outdoor patio overlooking the water but the inside atmosphere is fun too. One of very few Breweries that have a good...More

Thank Laura N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Canoe on busy, warm Saturday evening. After a short wait for a patio table, we were seated. Sophie stopped by our table and got us started with some adult beverages. Our food order was simple and was served quite promptly. I had a...More

Thank travelmoreDuluthMn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This brewpub was mentioned in the Marco Polo guide to Vancouver so we thought it was probably worth a visit. It took a bit of finding but I'm glad we made the effort. The server was attentive and helpful with beer suggestions and our drinks...More

Thank Likes-to-travel1951
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem most travellers won't find, you have to talk to a local to find the mighty CANOE! I loved the place, right on the water, lots of outdoor seating, perfect for this prairie kid!!

Thank JephMaystruck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a quick watertaxi ride from downtown (which is most of the charm), this was an excellent place to eat. Good food, amazing atmosphere and friendly service. Highly recommend.

Thank TrouxNorth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great ambiance this place has. We sat outside and the evening was beautiful. We got a little chilly and they had blankets for us to use which is a nice touch. The food was awesome we all enjoyed our meals and enjoyed our...More

Thank 2000tammy2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped several locals and asked for recommendations for craft beer and raw oysters. Ok so they didn't have raw oysters but they really hyped their fresh mussels in chorizo sauce. The chorizo completely overpowered the mussels (I should have known better) but was delicious nonetheless....More

Thank maxtraveler2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was across the street from our AirBnB so we thought we should try it as we had arrived late in the day. Service and ambience were great, but the food and the beer were awful. We tried a six beer sampler (all their...More

Thank DrKoob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the water taxi to Chinatown stop and patio was a quick walk. Food bites were excellent but beer was disappointing.

Thank Beverly S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
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, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 Swift St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-361-1940
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Located at the foot of downtown Victoria's historic Chinatown, CANOE features waterfront patios and the best western exposure along Victoria's Inner Harbour.

Come down to CANOE for great handcrafted beer, real food made with care and live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. With a pub, a lounge, a dining room, patios, knowledgeable staff and free parking, it's a perfect place to share good times with friends and family of all ages! The timeless waterfront location, soaring timber frame and rustic brick architecture at CANOE create a vibrant and versatile atmosphere for gatherings large or small. Reservations and families are welcome in the restaurant area.
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