Stickleback Oceanfront Cider and Taphouse | Sooke Vancouver Island

Just a short, scenic drive from Victoria and 5 minutes before downtown Sooke, Stickleback West Coast Eatery is situated on beautiful Cooper’s Cove – right beside Rush Kayak Adventures & West Coast Adventure College. We are true West Coast, with a natural cedar bar, a stunning mural of Sombrio Beach and the best patio on lower Vancouver Island. Great food at real prices — come for a paddle and burger and see for yourself, this is West Coast livin’!

Stickleback was conceived from a love of the West Coast and our incredible natural surroundings. With a natural cedar bar, a life-sized mural of Sombrio Beach and rumoured as the most beautiful patio on lower Vancouver Island, with stunning views and wildlife.

Stickleback’s menu has a variety of choices from our HOUSE made burgers & Fries, wraps, pastas to some of our signature dishes like Baby Back Ribs & our locals favourite: Sunshine Halibut.

Next door to Rush Adventures allowsus offer our unique kayak+burger+beer specials through out the summer! So come relax & spoil yourself on our amazing patio & reconfirm why we live in the most beautiful place in Canada!

Due to capacity restraints, we ask that you please keep your stay to a maximum of 90 mins, to allow others to be seated! Thank you for your understanding :)

StARtERS. Soups. Salads.

Chicken Breast 8 • Pulled Pork 7 • Bacon 3 • Edam Cheese 2.5 • Pineapple 1.5 • Gravy 3.5 Buttered Bannock 1.5 • Gluten Free Bun 4 • Sauces 1.75 • House Spicy Fermented Ketchup 1.75
SUB: Chowder or Caesar or Yam Fries or Onion Rings 4

SUB: Poutine 6

BOWL OF FRIES (GF)  9
~ Served with Stickle sauce

CRISPY YAM FRIES {GF} 14
~ Served with Stickleback spicy mayo

CRISPY CALAMARI 21
Marinated deep-fried Humboldt squid garnished with banana peppers & lemon

STICKLEBACK POUTINE {GF} 16
Crispy fries, house-made gravy, cheese curds, cheddar cheese
& green onion
• Add Bacon 3
• Add Pulled Pork 7

CRISPY CHICKEN WINGS  20
{Ask your server about Gluten-Free options}
Dredged and fried until golden brown
Your choice of flavour:
• Honey Garlic • BBQ Sauce • Sweet Chilli Lime • Franks Red Hot • Spicy Maple • Blue Moon • Cajun • Lemon Pepper • Salt & Pepper • House tzatziki • Korean Bulgogi • Chef’s Sweet & Spicy Hot Sauce • Chef’s Coffee Chipotle BBQ Spice Rub

CRISPY DILL PICKLE DIP {*GF} 16
Garnished with gluten-free toasted breadcrumbs 
~ Served w/ blue corn tortilla

‘SOUP OF THE DAY’ w/ BUTTERED BANNOCK
~ Ask your server for our current feature & pricing :)

SEA TO SEA CHOWDER (GF) – Bowl  20 / Cup  7
House-made with a mix of white fish, salmon, and baby shrimp, sautéed vegetables, potatoes & fresh herbs finished with cream
~ Served with garlic butter bannock

SPICY JERK TACOS {*GF Optional} AHI TUNA POKE 22
ROASTED YAM & PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM 20
4 flour tortillas, house jerk-sauce, crema, mixed greens, diced mango, slaw, garnished with cilantro, diced onion, green apple served with lime & pickled onions.

CAESAR SALAD  19 – Full  20 / Half  11.5
House-made garlic parmesan lemon dressing over crisp
romaine lettuce, parmesan, croutons & crispy bacon
~ Served w/ buttered bannock

HARVEST GARDEN SALAD (GF) – Full  20 / Half  11.5
Artisan mixed greens, feta cheese, roasted candied sesame sunflower crunch, pickled onion, craisins, edamame beans, cucumber, diced mango & carrot
~ Served w/ buttered bannock, w/ your choice of:
• Wild blueberry, tarragon & white balsamic vinaigrette
• Stickleback zesty herb & lemon Italian dressing
• House Tzatziki
• Add Roasted Chicken 8
• Add Braised Pork 7

KIDS
Add kids drink: Pop or Juice 2.5

CHEESE BURGER {Chicken or Beef}  11
House-made patty, lettuce, tomato, and pickle.
~ Served with fries or carrot sticks

CHICKEN FINGERS  11
Crispy and delicious w/ plum sauce.
~ Served with fries or carrot sticks

GRILLED CHEEZE  11
Buttery and brown w/ ketchup!
~ Served with fries or carrot sticks

BURGERS. WRAPS. BOWLS.

Chicken Breast 8 • Pulled Pork 7 • Bacon 3 • Edam Cheese 2.5 • Pineapple 1.5 • Gravy 3.5 Buttered Bannock 1.5 • Gluten Free Bun 4 • Sauces 1.75 • House Spicy Fermented Ketchup 1.75
SUB: Chowder or Caesar or Yam Fries or Onion Rings 4

SUB: Poutine 6

CHEF’S SMASH BURGER {GF Optional} 25
Two house-made patties smashed on a pile of thin sliced onions, Serrano honey mustard aioli, American cheese, pickle w/ BBQ pork belly
~ w/ hand-cut Kennebec fries, soup or mixed green salad

STICKLEBACK BURGER {GF Optional} 22
House patty, bacon, cheddar, Stickle sauce, mixed greens, tomato, onion & pickle
~ w/ hand-cut Kennebec fries, soup or mixed green salad

HONEY GARLIC CHICKEN BURGER  22
Pineapple, Edam cheese, chipotle aioli, mixed greens,
tomato, onion & jalapeno
~ w/ hand-cut Kennebec fries, soup or mixed green salad

STICKLEBACK SHAWARMA
VEGGY FRITTER 21 / ROAST CHICKEN 23 / 6oz STEAK 24

Wrapped in a roasted naan or flour tortilla, mixed greens, tomato, shaved white onion, pickled cabbage, feta cheese, house tzatziki & Chef’s hot sauce
~ w/ hand-cut Kennebec fries, soup or mixed green salad

STICKLEBACK CHEESE STEAK 24
6oz shaved beef on a toasted roll , sauteed onions, pickled banana peppers, house cheese wiz & Edam cheese
~ w/ hand-cut Kennebec fries, soup or mixed green salad

ROASTED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM BRIOCHE 21
Mixed greens, tomato, onion, house giardiniera, roasted yam, diced green apple, tzatziki and feta cheese
~ w/ hand-cut Kennebec fries, soup or mixed green salad

FISH & CHIPS – 1pc  18 / 2pc  25
6oz cod fillets fried golden, served with tartar sauce, crisp fries, house slaw & fresh lemon
~ w/ hand-cut Kennebec fries, house slaw, and fresh lemon

PEANUT NOODLE BOWL {GF} CHICKEN 23 / TOFU 20
Rice noodles tossed w/ house-made gluten-free peanut sauce, sautéed tofu or chicken & mixed vegetables, garnished w/ crushed roasted peanuts, chopped cilantro & fresh lime
• Choose a spice level: Mild, Medium, or Spicy

CHICAGO PORK SAMMIE 21
Chef’s take on a Chicago classic – slow roasted shaved pork in roasted pan jus, on a toasted roll topped w/ Serrano honey mustard aioli & house giardiniera
~ Served with extra jus for dipping
• Add Edam cheese 2

CARNITAS BURRITO BOWL 23
Slow braised pork, mixed greens, sweet pepper lime rice, crema, chipotle corn salsa, crispy tortilla chips, diced tomato, shredded cheese, diced mango, pickled jalapeño, green onion and cilantro

KOREAN GRILLED CHEESE 24
Toasted bread, 6oz Bulgogi sauteed steak, house-made kimchi & melted Edam cheese with house spicy fermented ketchup
~ w/ hand-cut Kennebec fries, soup or mixed green salad

FORAGE BOWL {GF/ VEGAN} 23
House veggie grain & legume fritters, mixed greens, lemon quinoa, pickled cabbage, diced green apple, roasted yam, tomato, carrot, edamame beans, sunflower seeds & dried cranberries
Served w/ your choice of:
• Wild blueberry, tarragon & white balsamic vinaigrette
• Stickleback zesty herb & lemon Italian dressing
• House Tzatziki (contains dairy)

MUSSELS AND FRITES {1 POUND}
Ask about our current creation & pricing ;)
~ Add bannock for $1

DESSERt

~ Fantastic weekly specials, please ask your server ;)

Due to capacity restraints, we ask that you please keep your stay to a maximum of 90 mins, to allow others to be seated! Thank you for your understanding :)

SUNDAY BRUNCH 11:00-1:00

• 2 x Bacon 5 • 2 x Mild Chorizo Patty 5
• House Spicy Fermented Ketchup $1.75
• Single Buttered Waffle w/ Maple Syrup 4
• Extra Egg 2 • Toast 3

2 EGG BREAKFAST 15
2 eggs any style, choice of bacon or house-made fennel caramelized onion mild chorizo patty, spiced crispy hash browns &white or multigrain toast

BREAKFAST BRIOCHE BUN 15
House Fennel caramelized onion mild chorizo patty or bacon on a fried egg, spicy fermented ketchup, chipotle aioli, mixed greens, tomato, cheddar cheese & pickled onions
~ Served w/ crispy spiced hash browns

PORK SCRAMMBLE 21
Three eggs, 5 cheese blend, braised BBQ pork, sweet peppers, white onion & pickled jalapeno served on a pile of spiced hashbrowns topped with smoky chipotle fire roasted tomato corn salsa, house crema & green onion

BREAKFAST CRUNCH WRAP 22
Flour tortilla, three fried eggs, bacon, cheddar, chipotle tomato corn salsa, house crema, cilantro & picked onions w/ blue corn tortillas
~ Served w/ crispy spiced hash browns

SWEET LOADED WAFFLES 19
Toasted buttered waffles, wild blueberry compote, dried cranberries, diced mango, whipped cream, and roasted candied sunflower sesame seed clusters served w/ maple syrup

THE LOADED CAESAR 24
• Bacon, egg & cheese Brioche Breakfast Sandwich
• Buttered Waffle
• Hash Browns
stacked tall above a delicious Caesar garnished with lime and spicy pickled beans

STICKLEBACK YOGURT BOWL {*GF/VEGAN} 18
Maple-scented vegan yogurt topped with mango, blueberry compote, roasted candied sesame sunflower clusters, dried cranberry, diced granny smith apple & lemon-scented quinoa

EGGS BENNY 22
2 poached eggs on toasted English muffins with house-made Hollandaise sauce
~ Served w/ crispy herb hash browns

 ~ MEAT: Braised bbq pork, edam cheese, diced tomato, banana peppers and crispy onion rings, topped with poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, green onion & Chef’s hot sauce

~ VEGGIE: Mixed greens, smoky chipotle fire-roasted tomato corn salsa, topped with hollandaise sauce, pickled cabbage, green onion, and feta cheese

KIDS BRUNCH
Add kid-size drink for pop or juice 2.5

AWESOME-WAFFLE 11
Toasted waffles topped w/ butter
~ Served w/ maple syrup & bacon

BREAKFAST SANDWICH 11
Egg, bacon & cheese on anEnglish muffin
~ Served w/ hash browns

Due to capacity restraints, we ask that you please keep your stay to a maximum of 90 mins, to allow others to be seated! Thank you for your understanding :)

ICE COLD BEERS ON tAP

SLEEVES {13oz} 8 • PINTS {19oz} 9 • PITCHERS {60oz} 25

PHILLIPS BREWERY
Stickleback Lager 5%
Blue Buck 5%
IPA 6.5%
Seasonal selections 5-7% ~ Pls ask your server

LOCAL BREWERIES
A selection of local brews ~ Ask your server!

• BAD DOG BREWING
• SOOKE BREWERY
• SOOKE OCEANSIDE BREWERY

BEER FLIGHTS {16oz} 13
A selection of rotating local brews!

ICE COLD CIDERS ON tAP

1/2 PINT {10oz} 12.75 • FLIGHTS {12oz} 14.75
Four seasonal offerings from the amazing local
Vancouver Island SEA CIDERY! {6-12.5%}

WINE

HOUSE WHITE
5oz – 9 • 9oz – 16
1/2 Ltr – 20 • Btl – 32

HOUSE RED
5oz – 9 • 9oz – 16
1/2 Ltr – 20 • Btl – 32

COCKTAILS

{SHERINGHAM DISTILLERY ~or ~ GOLDSTREAM DISTILLERY ~
VODKA / GIN + 3 per oz}

STICKLEBACK CAESAR 1oz  10 / 2oz  12
Smirnoff vodka, clamato, Worcestershire, tabasco, salt west salt rim, garnished with spicy beans and a lime wedge

RED KAYAK 4oz  10
Naked Grape shiraz, cranberry juice, sprite, and a lime wedge

SOOKE SUNSET 1oz  10
Smirnoff vodka, Peach Schnapps, orange juice, cranberry juice, sprite, and a lime wedge

CLASSIC MARGARITA {on the rocks} 1.5oz 10
Tequila, Triple Sec, lime juice, and a salted rim

MARTINIS

{SHERINGHAM DISTILLERY ~or ~ GOLDSTREAM DISTILLERY ~
VODKA / GIN + 3 per oz}

PURPLE STARFISH  2oz 12
Smirnoff vodka, Raspberry Sourpuss, Bols Blue Curacao, cranberry, and a lime juice

THE COVE  2oz 12
Bombay gin, Soho lychee, lemonade, and a lemon wedge

ALCOHOL BEVERAGES

* Indicates ‘Dog-Safe’ canned beverages allowed for grassy picnic area {no glass}

*LONETREE CIDERS (GF) 8
~ Ask your server for flavours

*CLAMATO CANNED CAESAR 10
~ Ask your server for flavours

WHISTLER BREWING COMPANY 8
*Forager Lager {GF}

SOOKE OCEAN BREWERY
*Stiff Jab Pale Ale 10
*Renfrew Red Ale 10

BAD DOG BREWERY
*642 Session Ale 10
*Tire Biter IPA 10

*LUCKY LAGER 7

CORONA 8

NON-ALCOHOL BEVERAGES

*POPS 4
Coke, Diet Coke, Ginger Ale, Rootbeer, Iced Tea, Sprite

JUICE 3.5
Apple, Orange, Cranberry, Pineapple

SAN PELLEGRINO
Sparkling Water Bottle 5
*Limonata Can 4

VIRGIN CAESAR 7

NON-ALCOHOLIC BEER 6.5

ICED LOCAL COFFEE 6

LOCAL COFFEE 4
Stick in the Mud “Swallow” dark roast
Stick in the Mud “Ripple” Decaf

TEA 3.5
Orange Pekoe, Peppermint, Green, Chamomile, Earl Grey, English Breakfast

HOT CHOCOLATE 5
Topped with whipped cream!

~ We are unable to accept reservations at this time.
Please come join us and we’ll do our best to get you seated ASAP!
As it can get very busy, your patience is very appreciated :) ~

Call 778-425-4499 or Email: info@sticklebackeatery.com

CONTACT US

Phone: 778-425-4499
Email: info@sticklebackeatery.com

FIND US

5449 Sooke Road Sooke, BC V9Z 0C8

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WE'RE OPEN...

Monday
11:00 - 4:00
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
11:00 - 4:00
Thursday
11:30 - 7:30
Friday
11:30 - 7:30
Saturday
11:30 - 7:30
Sunday
11:00 - 7:00
778-425-4499