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“Consistently excellent”
Review of Calvin's Bistro1 - CLOSED

Calvin's Bistro1
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Maui
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Consistently excellent”
Reviewed 22 August 2014

We have been to Calvin's at least 10 times over the last several years and the food is always of the highest caliber. Service is always excellent and the owners are fun. You can't do better in Ganges. And after dining at all the local restaurants numerous times this ranks number one.

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank stahlrk
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  • English first
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English first
Prince George, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fish & Chips to die for!!”
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We dined at Calvin's Bistro twice while we were vacationing on Salt Spring Island this summer. The first time we just wandered in because we saw the restaurant on the main drag. We both had the fish and chips. It was phenomenal! !!! So perfectly done and such light crispy batter. We had fish and chips at another SSI restaurant another night and we were sorely disappointed. We made a point of going back to Calvins for our last night there. Again, it was fantastic. Excellent and friendly wait staff as well. When we return next summer Calvin's will be the first place we go for dinner!

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank Les H
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Kelowna, Canada
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Enjoyable experience”
Reviewed 11 August 2014

My wife and I ate dinner here on the long weekend and enjoyed it. I had the crab cakes and beef tenderloin and my wife had the curried seafood crepes. The food was good, the venue was nice (we sat on the patio with a nice view of the marina) and we found it to be good value. We'd return.

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank Dave P
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North vancouver
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Packaged food”
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Caesar was from a bottle and had that chemical old taste. Chicken strips were frozen. Tomatoes feta soup tasted like they used 3-4 tbsp of salt. Vegetables were fresh. Chef (cook) does not have taste buds. On par with something like Denny's. Service was great but we were there for delicious salt spring organic treats. We were tricked. Much better places if like like unprocessed foods.

  • Visited August 2014
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1 Thank Cobokk
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Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Calvin's”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

As it turned out, Calvin's is owned by an old friend of my son. Excellent food right in the heart of Ganges.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Mossylog
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