Atrevida Restaurant & Orca Lounge

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

Restaurant Hours

Open Wednesday -  Saturday for our full menu 6 - 9 pm

Open Sundays for Mel's Prime Rib Sundays  (with fish and vegetarian options) 3 course dinners, from 5 - 8 pm

Open Saturday, Sunday and Holiday Mondays for breakfast from 8:30 to 10 am

Equally spectacular is the impressive interior architecture of our Atrevida Dining room, highlighted by wood beam and stone, and an extensive  collection of West Coast Art. The large bay windows and open concept enables beautiful 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.

  • Our full menu, with delicious offerings from Seafood to Steak, and always vegetarian options. Dietary restrictions honoured.   Email us for the delicious offerings this season.
  • 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 Saturday and Sunday (and Holiday Mondays) in our "Secret Season'.  Visiting later in the year? We are open daily in our high season, and of course for any retreats or conferences. 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.
  Atrevida lounge entrance to the Restaurant, whale, views

Local wines   Ocean side dining   Friendly smiles

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

True 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. View our 2018 wine menu here!

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!

  Wild salmon in Atrevida Restaurant


Join us for breakfast: a special way to start the day...whether you are a guest of the Inn or an islander or visitor. In our "Secret Season", we open weekends, or during the week for retreats and getaways and, in our full season, we are open daily.

Watch out for special brunches on holidays & special occasions.
  Breakfast at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn - the perfect start to the day

Summer Wood-fired Pizza Terrace

Summer starts on May 19th on Galiano...outdoors, with a 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!
  wood-fired pizza, galiano oceanfront dining

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

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

Contact our Events Coordinator

  Marinated flank stead dinner  in Atrevida Restaurant  

Hours and Reservations


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.


Lunch is "summer only" (and summer on Galiano of course starts on May 19 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 starting the May Long Weekend and daily June through to the end of September.


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

Retreats and Conferences?

We provide full meal service of breakfast, lunch and dinner every day,  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 19 to the middle of June.

TOLL-FREE 1-877-530-3939