Toll Free: 1 877 530 3939

Atrevida Restaurant & Lounge

Galiano Island's only oceanfront casual fine dining restaurant...the Resort’s oceanfront location, on the opening of Active Pass, offers breathtaking views that are unique to Galiano Island.

Atrevida Restaurant View

Marinated flank stead dinner  in Atrevida Restaurant
  • Open Wednesday through Saturday for our full menu 6 - 9 pm
  • Open Sundays for Mel's Prime Rib Sundays  (with fish and vegetarian options) three course dinners, from 5 - 8 pm.
  • Open Saturday, Sunday and Holiday Mondays for breakfast from 8;30 to 10:00 am.
Equally spectacular is the impressive interior architecture of our Atrevida Dining room, highlighted by wood beam and stone, and an extensive  collection of First Nations Art. The large bay windows and open concept enables uninterrupted views of Mount Baker, Active Pass and Mayne Island. 

The restaurant's fine reputation has been enhanced under the culinary direction of Chef Dean Hillier. Our Restaurant service is provided under the direction of Restaurant Manager Amy Laird and her team.

We are blessed with an abundance of local fish, produce, poultry and artisan cheeses here in the Gulf Islands. We also enjoy four growing seasons where local products can be sourced any time of year.

Atrevida lounge entrance to the Restaurant, whale, views

  • Our full menu, with delicious offerings from Seafood to Steak, and always vegetarian options. Dietary restrictions honoured. Please email us for our delicious seasonal menu.
  • Our always popular Mel's Prime Rib Sundays (first seating at 5 pm, last seating at 8 pm) with appetizer, main entree (Prime Rib of course, as well as a fish and vegetarian option) and chef's choice of dessert, all 3 courses for under $30. Prime Rib Menu
  • Open for Breakfast 8:30 am to 10:00 am Saturdays, Sundays and Holiday Mondays.  Visiting later in the year?  We open daily after the May long weekend until the end of September,  and of course for retreats and conferences throughout the year. Breakfast Menu
  • A Touch of Italy; alongside our regular menu, we offer a menu of delicious Italian stuffed pasta classics.  All at a great price. Pasta menu

Local wines   Ocean side dining   Wine selection at Atrevida Restaurant

If you love good food and great dancing, you'll love our Dine and Dance evenings!  Look for them throughout the Fall, Winter and Spring months. We also bring in entertainment, from jazz and blues to tribute artists and magical entertainers.

Toll Free: 1.877.530.3939 ~ Local: 250.539.3388

Wild salmon in Atrevida RestaurantTrue Flavours of the Pacific Coast

Our west coast cuisine is a reflection of the place we live. The fresh, vibrant flavours of the Pacific Northwest are showcased nightly in our dining room.

Taking great care in selecting our produce, seafood and meats to bring a truly distinctive west coast experience to the dinner plate. See our Dinner menu here!

Breakfast at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn - the perfect start to the dayBreakfast

Join us for breakfast: a special way to start the day...whether you are a guest of the Inn or an islander or visitor. We are pleased to welcome inn guests as well as  visitors and islanders.  In our quiet season, we open weekends, and  during the week for retreats and getaways . In summer, we are open daily.

Watch out for special brunches on holidays & special occasions.

wood-fired pizza, galiano oceanfront diningSummer Wood-fired Pizza Terrace

In Summer only (remember! summer on Galiano starts in May and extends until the 1st of October!) Savoury thin crust wood-fired pizza, made fresh from our open-air outdoor al forno oven and matched with fresh crisp salads.

Check out our favourites like Classic Pepperoni  to specialty offerings on our Fresh Sheet Blackboard... creative Duck confit and Mediterranean pizzas.  Sip local Artisanal wines or refreshing Draught beer. The Summer couldn't get any better than this. 

Pizza friends fun   Pizza Chef with wood-fired oven   Pizza with friends and draught beer and sodas

The Terrace is a perfect location for a summer celebration on Galiano Island, whether it is a family get-together, a cycling group, or a wedding.  You can enjoy all the casual elegance of Atrevida Restaurant one night, and have a casual fun evening another, by reserving our Pizza Terrace!

Contact our Events Coordinator.

  Marinated flank stead dinner  in Atrevida Restaurant  

Hours and Reservations

Fresh flowers in Atrevida Restaurant on Galiano IslandDinner
* Open Wednesday through Sunday in our "Secret Season"  October through April,
* Open nightly
beginning May long weekend through September 30.

Hours: 6:00 pm with the last seating at 8:45 pm except Sunday, when the first seating is at 5:00 pm and the last seating is at 8:00 pm.

Reservations requested. Call 250-539-3388 or email us at

* Late ferry?  If you are arriving on a later ferry,  you must make arrangements with the Restaurant, we have a late arrival menu.

* Breakfast with a view in Atrevida is weekends only in our "Secret Season"
Secret Season: Weekends and Holidays only starting October 1, 8:30 to 10:00 am
High Season: June through September, daily 8:30 to 10:00 am

* Lunch is "summer only" (and summer on Galiano of course starts in May and continues to the end of September). It is a fun and lively al fresco affair...outdoors on the terrace with wood-fired pizza and salads and more.
Summer Season: the Terrace  opens weekends in May and daily June through to the end of September. *

Retreats and Conferences?
We provide full meal service of breakfast, lunch and dinner  throughout the year.

Visit or call the Inn for up to date hours and menus 250-539-3388. Our Terrace menu changes, with new offerings and beverages all summer long! Secret Season: the Terrace is open Saturday, Sunday and Holidays starting May to the 20th of June.

Atrevida  bar at the Galiano Inn