John's Place

John's Place

At John's place, their mottos is real food at real prices, everything is made from scratch and everything is delicious.   The service is welcoming and friendly, even during their busiest times.  If you love to eat,  their menu caters to the food enthusiast local to Victoria and from out of town.  Many items are John’s Place specialties, a feast for your eyes and for your tastebuds.

Heron Rock Bistro

Heron Rock Bistro

Tucked away in the historic little neighbourhood of James Bay is the Heron Rock Bistro - a city staple that, for ten years, has not only offered excellent food but great Live Music Monday, Friday & Saturday featuring blues, gypsy jazz, funk and soul.

Table 21

Table 21

Share in the joy of Victoria's newest restaurant.  Table 21 features sharing plates that showcase local, sustainable ingredients to fulfill your cravings.  A great place to meet up with friends to experience casual elegance, Victoria style.

Spinnakers

PHONE:

250.386.2739

ADDRESS:

308 Catherine Street

MAINS:

$6 - $20

 

 

Spinnakers philosophy is that great beer goes best with great food. Spinnakers brewery is a main source of ingredients and inspiration for the food they create, a fact that makes Victoria’s only gastro brewpub deliciously unique.

Spinnakers was 20 years ahead of the local, seasonal, sustainable trend. Working with the community and using local ingredients is a part of their underlying philosophy and showcasing food grown close to home is what they do best.  Their brewers, bakers, chocolatier, chef, pastry chef, cooks and bartenders inspire each other to be innovative in creating and recreating a local interpretation of cuisine. In the face of globalization, Spinnakers takes you back to the farm gates to showcase what makes living here so amazing.



The Red Ruby

The Red Ruby

The Ruby is quirky and fun, offering menu options for “Hippies and Gym Rats” and dubbing sandwiches “In-Breads”. This must-see is located in the ever-so-funky Hotel Zed. Stop by, eat some chicken and listen to some vinyl, you won’t be disappointed. 

Be Love

Be Love

be love is an offering of sustainable organic cuisine to nourish and heal the body, mind & soul. Here to honour our earth community and one another, they mindfully source ingredients, fostering change to provide a future of health, love & respect for all.

Part and Parcel

Part and Parcel

Trying to step out of the ordinary? Pull up a seat with Grant and Anna the owners behind Part and Parcel. This delectable little pearl specializes in handcrafted sandwiches, creative salads, and only the freshest sides.

Quesada

Quesada

At Quesada, The Joy of Mex is an attitude. It's the friendly, positive energy of their restaurant staff, the passion they share with customers for tasty, delicious food... and the pleasure you'll feel with every bite of a Quesada burrito, taco, quesadilla or salad! Try the Joy of Mex today!

Fiamo

Fiamo

When you step into their dining room you may feel like you’ve just stepped across an Ocean. The warm, decayed elegance of the décor feels more like a European bistro than a local restaurant, complemented by the authentic Italian racing bikes hanging from the bare-brick walls.

Legislative Dining Room

Legislative Dining Room

The Legislative Dining Room is tucked inside of Legislative Assembly of British Columbia building providing an ultra cool dining experience. In order to enter this hidden gem, be prepared to show your identification to security. This is a fun spot for breakfast and lunch to make you play pretend and feel as if you are one of the Parliament members.

Moxies Grill and Bar

PHONE:

250.360.1660

ADDRESS:

1010 Yates St

MAINS:

$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.



Sante Gluten-Free Cafe

Sante Gluten-Free Cafe

Being Gluten-Free is not always easy when you’re eating out. Most restaurants only have a very limited menu, if anything at all. Well, fret not my g-free friends. Sante’s Gluten-Free Café has your back. They are the first ever only G-Free café in Victoria, offering up tasty items including cheesecake, chicken pot pie, and even pizza.

Padella Italian Bistro

Padella Italian Bistro

Padella is the perfect place to indulge in a personalised dining experience with a neighbourhood feel. Delicious cuisine, made fresh and made with love? Sign me up!

Romeo's Pizza and Pasta

4 GREATER VICTORIA LOCATIONS:

1581 Hillside Ave.

777 Royal Oak Dr.

1581 Hillside Ave.

2945 Jacklin Rd.

MAINS:

$14-$29

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!



The Local

The Local

The Local is more than just your neighbourhood pub. With hefty portions, reasonable prices and a chic outdoor patio, this Victoria favourite has something for everyone. Perfect for a quick bite or sharing some relaxed drinks and apps with friends, the Local offers wings, mac & cheese, ‘Mile High Nachos’ and of course poutine. But not just any poutine, their Stanley Cup Poutine includes cheese curds, bacon and homemade poutine gravy over freshly cut fries. Yum. If you’re looking for something more substantial, their burger and sandwich menu is chockfull with great options like the Tandoori Chicken Wrap or the Maple BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich.

Fishhook

PHONE:

250.477.0470

ADDRESS:

805 Fort Street

MAINS:

$ 7 - $ 12

 

Former ‘Top Chef Canada’ heavy weight Kunal Ghose partnered with entrepreneur Steve Kerr to create a foodie favourite with Fish Hook. Here you will find a fresh take on the tartine, a can’t-be-missed open-faced sandwich made famous in France. All tartines are made with the freshest bread from Irene’s bakery and are bound to make your mouth water. Tasty, fresh smoked fish and hand picked veggies make these tartines unmissable.

If tartines aren’t your thing, Kunal is positive all will love his newest chowder. You can also indulge in their tasty salads and enjoy in their diet-friendly fixings. Trust us,  you want to get caught in the Fish Hook. 



Milestones

Milestones

Exceptional guest service complemented by a menu inspired by the freshest and finest ingredients is what you’ll find here. Relax and experience one of Milestones renowned mixed drinks in an oversized martini glass and dishes influenced by ingredients from around the world.