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“August 24, 2014”

The Island Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 63 Restaurants in Golden
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$21
Cuisines: Canadian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can stop in for a continental breakfast, quick soup, salad or sandwich, or relax and dine on one of our Asian inspired starters followed by an entrée of local game. Dishes prepared using our fresh produce grown on "the Island". Come ask for a tour!!Convenient Online Reservations on our website.
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed the night in Golden on our way back to Calgary. We looked up on trip advisor where good places to eat were. The Island Restaurant came up third on list....it should be first!!
This restaurant is a true culinary joy. The waitress we had was awesome - very friendly and very attentive- very personal and good at her job!! We were the only ones on the upper patio at first but more people came soon enough. It is right along the river and we saw a raft go by while we were eating. The food was fresh and very flavorful. We had the potato soup and boccocini salad for our appetizers - both FANTASTIC!!! I had the caramelized halibut and my husband had bison...again, both were FANTASTIC!! Dessert was heavenly, the atmosphere is awesome. This is a MUST STOP if you are going through Golden, BC!! Four thumbs up!! :-)

Thank Brenda M
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

We stopped here for lunch on our way to Banff. We saw it had good reviews on TA which is why we chose it. Food was fresh and made to order. Service was friendly and although my order was incorrect and had to be sent back, server was super apologetic and took 20% off for mistake. Kitchen was very attentive to allergies and took care to ensure I didn't eat something I wasn't supposed to. Was impressed that kids pasta was homemade noodles. We sat outside on deck. Great view of river. Enjoyed watching rafting groups go by. Really enjoyable lunch. Would return if passing through again.

Thank cantravellor
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

We stopped for a late lunch after spending the day riding around the Moonraker trails. We stopped more for the big patio by the river and thought we would give the food a try. We were not disappointed in the least! We ordered the BBQ chicken pizza and the enchilada, which were on special. Both were very good. The pizza was just the right size and the enchilada was just a bit too much. I always eat too much when I get something that tastes that amazing. I left feeling over stuffed but very satisfied. We will head back again before we leave. The prices are very, very gods for the quality of food.

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Thank Lee650
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

We had heard about this restaurant from friends and decided to give them a try. We found a very well appointed fine restaurant in a homelike casual environment even down to the eclectic variety of furniture and the log building. The food quality was excellent and the staff very attentive. Best meal we've had in the Golden area without a doubt. The rooftop patio overlooking the river and the rafters floating by was a highlight. Highly recommended!!!

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Thank LandCbrown
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Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

We reserved (for free) the entire patio for brunch the day after our wedding. The food was amazing. The staff were very friendly. Petra (owner/manager) took our reservation and was very accommodating given our uncertainty as to how many guests would attend after the party the night before. The price of the food was reasonable (around $10-15). They split everyone's bills without hassle. The location was also easy to find.

Thank TravelBug8486
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