The Fernwood Inn, is a community gathering place committed to providing locally sourced organic products, wild seafood, and Victoria's best micro brews, where every element of their cuisine is created 'Inn' house! And quite a house it is, located in a large and yellow house it can’t be missed. They also have a private Art Room which can be reserved for large groups.
533 Yates Avenue
$ 5 - $ 9
We’ve all been there. We are starving, but can’t decide what we want to eat. Is it a burger? Maybe a taco… hmmm… but what about wings? Good news. We found just the place to hit the spot regardless of what you desire. Enter El Furniture Warehouse. This casual and budget friendly eatery offers all of your favourites and then some.
El Furniture offers a $4.95 menu, where each item is only $4.95. You’re not seeing things, it’s actually that cheap, AND its really good. With everything from nachos to pierogis, you are going to get a big bang for your buck. Your tummy and your wallet will thank you.
101-919 Fort Street
$2 - $14
Heritage brick walls, huge plate glass windows and high ceilings hung with Modernicas' Big Bubble lamps house a hip and happening crowd on most days of the week at the eclectic Blue Fox Cafe. Situated on Antique Row in the heart of the Harris Green neighbourhood, the Fox has been serving generous portions of fresh, local, comfort food to a loyal clientele since 1991.
Perennial favourites include Eggs Benny (ten different types and reportedly The Best in the City!), giant gourmet beef burgers, hand cut fries, Moroccan chicken & house-roasted savory pork quesadillas!
Emphasis is placed on fresh, locally sourced products - coffee is organic; chicken is free run. Breakfast is served all day with good music, good value, good cheer... and of course, a little west coast funk!
I’m not sure what the question was, but I know pizza is the answer. If you are looking for perfect slice of heavenly pizza, look no further than The Joint. Here you will find any pizza your little heart desires. With menu pizzas ranging from Bacon Cheeseburger to Chicken Taco, you are bound to find something that gets your mouth watering.
Ferris' Grill and Garden Patio has been a cozy space where guests know they can come to find great food. Over the years, the all-weather atrium, high ceilings, brick walls, and wooden floors have made Ferris' a favourite spot for locals and tourists who want good quality, well priced meals in a comfortable place.
Want a taste of Ireland without the plane ticket and the time off work? You’re in luck. Here in Victoria, you are able to get a taste for Ireland without truly going there. How? Irish Times. Voted one of the best Irish pubs outside of Ireland in 2015, Irish Times offers the music, food and drink to transport you to the land of green. Memorabilia, sizzling fireplaces, and beautiful Victorian-etched glass doors, make this pub a cut above the rest.
Victoria residents have been dependent on Haultain Fish & Chips for their legendary lightly battered fresh fish with homemade tartar sauce and traditional fries since 1924. Nestled in a residential neighbourhood, Haultain is a short drive from the Inner Harbour and has been voted Victoria’s favourite fish & chips for years.
Ferris’ Upstairs Seafood and Oyster Bar consistently serves the freshest local seafood available, in an atmosphere that is intimate, comfortable, relaxed and fun! Offering a range of traditional and house specialty oysters that will delight your senses you can count on Ferris’ Upstairs Seafood and Oyster Bar to create a memorable West Coast dining experience.
The Pacific’s culinary team, has created a menu of bistro-style dishes that showcase both high-quality regional ingredients and classic techniques, ensuring each meal is a true reflection of west coast flavour. Their in-house sommeliers is ready with an award-winning wine program, along with a well-curated list of beers, ciders, cocktails and spirits to perfectly complement your meal.
Barb’s Fish & Chips Seafood Restaurant opened in 1984 and has continued to grow and expand ever since. Word of mouth and positive community support have helped make them a landmark in Victoria, being voted #1 ‘Best Fish and Chips’ for the past 32 years. Whether you are a tourist or a Victoria resident looking for a great meal and an excursion that is out of the ordinary, make it Barb’s Fish & Chips at Fisherman’s Wharf.
Inspired by a love of food and world travel, Tacofino has taken the Baja style taco to another level. Residents and tourists in Victoria are treated to outstanding Mexican offerings, made with love from scratch. With a philosophy of offering quality, fresh and affordable food, with an environmental and nutritional conscience, you are sure to enjoy regular menu options and local, seasonal specials. The variety and quality will keep you impressed and craving more.
1010 Yates St
$18 - $28
Moxie’s restaurants features exciting lounges and a stylish seated restaurant area which are perfect for any occasion. From weekend brunch with the extended family, a romantic meal with someone special, pints and appetizers after the game, or a bottle of wine with a tight-knit group of friends.
Their food is globally inspired comfort food. You can consistently enjoy a dinner that satisfies - whether you’re looking for a light summer salad or a hearty bowl of something warm from their menu inspired by the fresh ingredients of Victoria. Served in a stylish, comfortable and casual environment you are invited to share Moxie’s passion for food, drink, and fun.
4136 Wilkinson Road
$ 11 - $ 32
Since 2012, Crooked Goose has been cooking up local ingredients and yummy menu items to the local community. Looking for a massive selection of local beers on tap? Or how about a yummy homemade burger? Crooked Goose has got you covered. Their cozy and family-friendly vibe make it a great spot to unwind or to have a fun night out.
Sundays bring live music and a brunch that is just too good to pass up. The Crooked Goose offers a too-delicious- to-explain, Maple Bacon Cornbread Waffle Benny, you need to see it to believe it. Their comfort, creativity and service will make you a regular at the Crooked Goose.
4 GREATER VICTORIA LOCATIONS:
1581 Hillside Ave.
777 Royal Oak Dr.
1581 Hillside Ave.
2945 Jacklin Rd.
Three brothers came to Victoria on a mission: to make signature pizza and pastas with the techniques ingrained in them from years of tradition. The result? Romeo’s. The fun, home-away-from-home dining experience.
Romeo’s was opened in 1974 and has been serving delicious Italian & Greek cuisine ever since. They now have five locations (four in Victoria, one in Duncan), and for good reason: they stick to their roots and deliver a casual and comfortable dining experience. The menus also include a variety of popular local dishes and dishes from the founder's homeland, Greece.
Looking to stay in your pajamas and slippers? You’re in luck! Romeo’s offers take out and delivery options. With fare for every meal, you have no excuse not to try Romeo’s!
Catalano embodies the soul and spirit of regional Italian and Spanish cuisine, including delicious Venetian tapas known as “cicchetti”. Pull up a seat, tuck into hearty dishes bursting with indescribable flavour, sip on custom cocktails and elegant wines and enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean in the heart of Victoria.
The Drake serves the best of Victoria’s local craft beers along side local, organic, fresh and fabulous food. Customers are warmly greeted, in a British pub style atmosphere creatively decorated with local woods and salvage finds. The Drake is welcoming to all ages, and encourages conversation with friend both old and new.