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Rockwater Secret Cove Resort

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5356 Ole's Cove Rd, Halfmoon Bay, British Columbia V0N 1Y2, Canada
+1 877-296-4593
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Vancouver, Canada
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280 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There aren't many fine dining options on the Sunshine Coast, so we were happy to stumble across Rockwater's restaurant. Beautifully situated, with a view like Tofino (without the long ferry ride/drive). Very friendly and helpful service. Flatiron steak was excellent, in particular the fabulous and complex gravy. Unfortunately the ahi tuna didn't measure up, and was more medium/welldone than seared.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Rockwater in July 2016 and were a little disappointed with the hospitality. The view was absolutely incredible, arguably even better than the pictures. And the room was small but clean and cozy. All common areas (pool, restaurant, dock, etc) were run down and looked like they needed to be cleaned and/or repaired. We asked... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The service was excellent, the portions just right, the menu options were varied including an excellent vegetarian choice. Drinks on the patio overlooking the water followed by 2 hours of leisurely dining. The price is on the high end for the sunshine coast but the food was worth it. a good selection of appetizers and main courses including lots of... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We enjoyed terrific food, great service by Virginia with a lovely view from the restaurant. We enjoyed the Diver Scallop Ceviche (a visual work of art) ,Grilled Asparagus Salad and Smoked Castelvetrano Olives to start. All were delicious. For the mains we had Sweet Corn and Ricotta Ravioli, Palmer Ranch Organic Beef Tenderloin and Chinook Salmon. The mains only further... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very expensive to eat here. Food was ok but not fantastic in our books. Had to wait for our supper the one night for a long time. But restaurants in that area are limited - not many - so be prepared to drive to Sechelt or Ruby Lake if this isn't your thing.

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Dorset, UK
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We only stayed one night at the Rockwater Resort and had dinner & breakfast there. I will review the accommodation separately & only the restaurant here. We made a late booking for dinner as we discovered the only other option in the near vicinity was the Secret Cove Marina (which was completely booked). May I first say that the restaurant... More 

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Halfmoon Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Rock water Secret Cove is a great location with a nice South Westerly view, which provides great water views and sunsets. The food is good, perhaps a bit expensive (and not a lot of moderately priced options at dinner). The Sea Asparagus was a great 'local touch' to the ravioli. The wine list is more extensive than it needs to... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

My wife and I had a 2 night stay at this hotel. The room was quite small and the bathroom particularly cramped. The restaurant was good and there are nice views over the cove. Unfortunately when we sat by the good sized pool we were disturbed by intermittent noise from building works going on.

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Thank Cliff C
Vancouver, Canada
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We celebrated our wedding anniversary at the Rockwater restaurant. Everything from the appys to dessert was spot on. Excellent service, beautiful scenery. A wonderful experience.

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Thank WestfaliaJournal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious no doubt. I had the beef tenderloin and it was fantastic. The service was great and very attentive!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5356 Ole's Cove Rd, Halfmoon Bay, British Columbia V0N 1Y2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Halfmoon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 877-296-4593

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?