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Bistro Suisse

€€ - €€€, European,
2470 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X8, Canada
+1 250-656-5353
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“schnitzel” (84 reviews)
“raclette” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
2470 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X8, Canada
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Sidney BC has one great restaurant on the main drive at Bistro Suisse. Actually it was one of the best meals served us after dining at many island eateries and resorts on this BC Ferry Vacation. Clean, comfortable with professional service. Our choices of the...More

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Barbara C, Owner at Bistro Suisse, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you, Wayne, for this first-rate feedback. We are pleased to hear that we able to offer you a great experience. We will certainly pass this along to our team -which, as you mentioned- only makes this all come together. We are looking forward to...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Excellent service and great food. Veal Schnitzel w/Rosti, red cabbage and sauteed veggies was really good. Haven't had schnitzel this good since we lived in Germany! Altogether a great meal!

1  Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We had been here before , so we were not surprised with how good everything was , all around . New management in the fall doesn't seem to have changed anything . We had the penultimate Swiss Weiner Schnitzel , wit mushroom sauce on the...More

1  Thank Vanc0uverIslanders
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We had the best service and food at this restaurant! The service was extremely thoughtful and attentive, the food was absolutely delicious (I ate more than I thought I could) and the atmosphere cozy and quaint. Get reservations-this place fills up quickly!

2  Thank beeha13
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I called here on a Friday evening to see if they had a table available. I was told that they had a table for 7:30. Since we were hungry and that was a couple hours away we decided to try somewhere else. As we were...More

3  Thank craigers13
Barbara C, Owner at Bistro Suisse, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you Craigers13 as well as so many previous customers who took the time to give us feedback on your experience. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed dining with us and are certainly looking forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Swiss food hence the name. Schnitzel etc. and very good food all round. Run by a very professional owner / manager. Small restaurant in downtown Sidney. It's hard to find good Swiss / German food but this place really does a great job.

1  Thank DaveVictoriaBC
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Swiss cuisine seems to take the best from Germany and France. The entrees were well prepared and very rich and delicious. They have a dessert to die for: called Swiss Meringue or something like that. Meringue, whipped cream, and ice cream. Even the most health...More

1  Thank mike r
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We enjoy Swiss cuisine and this small restaurant in Sidney was a real find. We arrived for a 5.30 dinner and they do have early sittings. Inside, the interior was decked out in paintings, cow bells and carvings which gave the restaurant an authentic European...More

1  Thank TassieTravellers99
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Have been more than 100 times!!! Always great food especially the schnitzel!!! Excellent wine list and good service.

1  Thank Ted S
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We have been eating here everyine we're in Sidney, although the original owners have sold seven years ago or so. Impeccable service in a quaint, cozy little bistro serving fabulously prepared european meals. Perfect martini and the great german beers to accompany are served generously....More

1  Thank Adrian C
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Joan P
10 September 2017|
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Response from Deb F | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! Yes they usually are open Christmas day, but have a set menu. You really need reservations for that day and now would probably get you a table for Christmas. Don't leave it too late!
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PandJRS2014
29 January 2016|
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Response from Barbara C | Property representative |
Dear Mr. Smith Sorry for our delayed replay to your question, we were unaware of this category until today. We can only confirm that our dishes are freshly prepared and our kitchen is open to meet specific dietary needs, as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2470 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sidney
  • Phone Number: +1 250-656-5353
Description
Bistro Suisse and proudly offers a wide selection of classic Swiss and European dishes. Food made from scratch and served with love make the culinary experience in this casual fine dining restaurant located in the heart of Sidney so unique!
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