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Auntie Pesto's Cafe

) #4 of 17 Restaurants in Ganges €€ - €€€ Italian, Seafood,
2104-115 Fulford-Ganges Rd | Grace Point Square, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
+1 250-537-4181
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (70 reviews)
“puttanesca” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2104-115 Fulford-Ganges Rd | Grace Point Square, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We had dinner at Auntie Pesto's Cafe. Don't be misled by the cutsie name, the food and atmosphere is more fine dining-oriented, which was a pleasant surprise. We began with a delicious carpaccio appetizer and ordered the specials - rack of lamb and halibut. Both...More

Thank Devnter
Reviewed 4 days ago

Auntie Pesto’s Café, Salt Spring Island Yesterday, while Trevor was here for a few days, we went to Salt Spring Island. Driving to Chemainus and seeing the scenery was pretty nice and then we continued on to the Ferry at Crofton. On the other side...More

Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have enjoyed this restaurant on many occasions and the staff did everything to make certain that our evening was a special one! The spaghetti putanesca was very good and so was the key lime pie!

Thank Bonelltravell2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for 7:30 for 3 people,2 of us were finally served at 8:45pm having reminded the staff that we had been waiting.shortly afterwards the third member of our party was served with raw salmon. A bored yawning waitress eventually produced a second raw piece of...More

2  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has views of the harbour and tends to get busy during the Summer months so a good idea is to make a reservation. My friend stared with a small Caesar salad and he ordered a half litre of Merlot while I settled for...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Auntie Pesto's Cafe is a tiny place with big flavor. Yes, you need to be in the mood for pasta, but the offering is varied and the portions controlled. Have no fear, there are plenty of delicious calories.

Thank 985lindaa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Auntie Pesto's was recommended to us by another restaurant on the island that couldn't fit us in and we were very pleasantly surprised. Our meals were high end restaurant quality but in a casual atmosphere. We sat out on the (heated) patio and enjoyed the...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although very busy they found us a table without a reservation. My wife had halibut and I the pesto dish. Both where well presented and delicious. The wine they suggested was excellent The food was very well done and excellent atmosphere We will return.

Thank howardtduck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed to find a place for lunch after doing the Saturday Market. A local recommended this place. The service was extremely slow. The menu was somewhat confusing and there were several items we did not know what they were. When we asked our server,...More

Thank Heather7A7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are not as many waterfront restaurants as you might expect, so finding Auntie Pesto was a treat. A great view from the seating outside, good food, good wine and friendly service. The smallish restaurant is in a cluster of shops in newish buildings, close...More

Thank Waseem I
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Nearby Attractions
Salt Spring Island's Saturday Market
181 reviews
.15 km away
Saltspring Visitor Information Center
40 reviews
.16 km away
Ganges Inner Harbour
27 reviews
.09 km away
Jill Louise Campbell Fine Art Gallery
22 reviews
.15 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2104-115 Fulford-Ganges Rd | Grace Point Square, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island  >  Ganges
  • Phone Number: +1 250-537-4181
  • E-mail
Open since 2004, Auntie Pesto's is a family owned & operated waterfront cafe that serves lunch and dinner year round. Depending on the seasons, we harvest much of the fresh produce on your plate from our own kitchen gardens, but are also strongly committed to supporting many local and regional farmers, producers & artisans.
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