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Gaby’s Seaside Restaurant {Esquimalt BC}

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Gaby's Seaside Restaurant
Post Last Modified – May 14, 2023 ¦

Discover Gaby’s Seaside Restaurant and Pub in Esquimalt BC

On our visit to the City of 🌷 Victoria in British Columbia – Canada, 🌷 we’ve had the pleasure of dining at Gaby’s Seaside Restaurant on 2 occasions now.

Situated in the district of Esquimalt and just minutes from downtown, is one of the city’s best hidden 💎 gems and a local favorite.

A family owned and operated restaurant, with delicious home cooking using fresh ingredients!

Gaby’s Seaside Restaurant and Sports Room

Gaby's Seaside Restaurant Esquimalt BC

If you are like us and always in search of popular off the beaten path restaurants, then Gaby’s is just what you are looking for!

“Gaby’s is where Victoria and Esquimalt locals go to enjoy family style cooking all in house made and a warm family atmosphere.”

Inside Dining or Out on the Patio

Gaby's Seaside Restaurant Dining Room

Choose from comfortable and casual inside dining uniquely decorated to suit its seaside location. Or, enjoy the fresh sea air while enjoying your meal out on their deck or rear patio. 

It’s your choice!

Gaby's Seaside Restaurant Patio
Ideally situated at ⚓ West Bay Marina and RV Park ⚓, this casual and unique by the sea restaurant and pub specializes in quality and fresh homemade food.

All at very affordable pricing, which is not typical of most establishments located in the downtown tourist section.

Enjoy great food at great prices in a casual family friendly atmosphere!

Gaby’s Restaurant Menu Selections

Gaby's Seaside Restaurant Chef

Traveling to the west coast of 🍁 Canada offers an excellent opportunity to enjoy fresh 🐟 seafood from the Pacific Ocean.

Gaby’s menu is perfect for those individuals in search of these fresh from the sea dishes!

From fresh salmon, halibut and prawns, to my favorite island grown oysters. Their variety of fresh fish selections are sure to please!

Their menu offers a number of choices for the most picky of eater. All the selections are homemade and freshly prepared on order.

For example select from;

✔ Burgers and Sandwiches

Served with house made daily soup, salad or house cut fries.

✔ Traditional Dishes

All dishes served with fresh vegetables and your choice of mashed potato, baked potato, rice or salad.

Old Seafood Sign

✔ Seaside Favorites

Enjoy popular seaside favorites, served with house cut fries and in house made dipping sauces.

Below, is a just a sample of what to expect and what we enjoyed on our recent visit for dinner.

✔ Oysters and Chips

Gaby's Seaside Restaurant Fresh Oysters

Deep fried Fanny Bay Oysters (Vancouver Island), served with house cut fries and homemade Tartar sauce.

I simply must have fresh oysters when visiting Vancouver Island and Gaby’s serves fresh locally grown Pacific Oysters from a small fishing community up island called Fanny Bay!


✔ Fish and Chips (Halibut)

Gaby's Seaside Restaurant Fresh Halibut

A very popular dish and for good reason! Fresh Pacific halibut served with in house made cut fries and homemade Tartar sauce.

My wife elected for the sweet potato fries which were excellent!

Save Room for Dessert at Gaby’s

Gaby’s Owner Insisting on Dessert and Homemade Pie!

Gaby's Seaside Restaurant Owner

If coming in to enjoy ☕ coffee and 🥧 dessert only or after your meal, then be sure to leave room for their homemade selection of pies and featured favorites. 

All desserts are homemade in house and are fabulous!

For a little insider information, it appears Mom is responsible for the wonderful desserts!

Below is a sample of fresh lemon meringue and coconut cream 🥧 pie. Absolutely delicious!

Melt in your mouth lemon meringue pie!

Gaby's Seaside Restaurant Homemade Pie

Richly delicious coconut creme pie!

Gaby's Seaside Restaurant Homemade Pies

Gaby’s New Sports Room

Gaby's Sports Lounge Victoria BC

A great new addition to the restaurant is the attractive 🏈 Sports Room Bar downstairs.

Have a group or club wanting a special place to watch the game?

Then check out Gaby’s, complete with 3 📺 televisions that will show that special event just for you.

Gabys Sports Lounge Victoria BC

An attractive small sports room for you to sit back, relax and enjoy your favorite 🍺 beverage with the game!

If you are in search of a wonderful family run restaurant with fresh homemade dishes at very reasonable prices, then check out Gaby’s when visiting beautiful …
💐 Victoria, British Columbia – Canada! 💐.


My wife and I returned this summer for another great meal at Gaby’s. Below are a couple of teaser’s on what we had for dinner.

Gaby's Restaurant Turkey Dinner

I enjoyed the Hot Turkey Sandwich, Smothered in In-House Turkey Gravy, served with delicious House Cut Fries! 🙂

Gaby's Restaurant Veggie Burger

On the Healthier Side, my wife selected the Black Bean Veggie Burger with Avocado, Veggies & Cheese on a Toasted Bun. Very tasty! 🙂

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Update May 2023 – Permanently Closed

Due to changes made at the ⚓ Marina where Gaby’s restaurant is located a few seasons ago, they have had to close their doors for business at this time.

We are all anxiously awaiting for a new location, and to see them re-open in the not too distant future. 🙁

Be sure to check out my posts listed below, for some excellent places to dine and a few great tours to take when visiting …
🌷 Victoria, BC. 🌷

😎 Safe and Healthy Travels!

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Although our first visit was in collaboration with Gaby’s Seaside Restaurant, rest assured all content and opinions are that of the author and reflect my personal experience only.
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✨   Did You Know …

“The Province Of British Columbia In Canada Was Named By Queen Victoria – When It Became A British Colony Back In 1858.”

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