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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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Madeira Beach, Florida
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Birthday dinner with two friends. Excellent food and service. Very professional but relaxing. Nice ambience.

1 Thank shaz123227
2 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there with my family for 2 nights and were really looking forward to a nice relaxing spa experience that was promoted on the website. We opened the door to our cabin to see a nice ocean view outside the window, as we focused into the room, we saw a 1960's bathroom that was repainted 10 years earlier and the... More 

Thank dave sheri s
Madeira Park, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

No mention of the closure on the website or facebook page. Call ahead to be sure the restaurant is open. We drove all the way there after looking at the website and facebook page to find the restaurant closed for reno's.

Thank pessie20
Vancouver, Canada
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297 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

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 

Thank lomimu
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
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 

Thank Allison F
2 reviews
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 

1 Thank Rob B
Ottawa, Canada
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116 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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 

1 Thank Traveldogs36
Carstairs, Canada
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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.

Thank anita s
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 

Thank SharroninStowell
Halfmoon Bay, Canada
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?