Dining at Vista 18 is a culinary experience not to be missed. Explorations in fresh, local, and deliciously innovative food on a unique west coast menu of local, free range and organic selections, perfectly paired with selections from their extensive wine and cocktail list.
Winner of the Open Table Diner’s Choice Award in 2015, The Steamship Grill & Bar is not your average seafood restaurant. Chef combines world flavours with the bounty of local and sustainable products. The Steamship Grill & Bar offers the finest ingredients, upscale and welcoming atmosphere, and the best views and food Victoria has to offer.
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.
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.
Frommer’s International Guide calls the Blue Crab Seafood House, the “best seafood spot in Victoria”. The Blue Crab Seafood House has earned a reputation for excellence in seafood and West Coast Cuisine. The daily specials take advantage of the local catches for the freshest of ingredients. With an Ocean View from every table that is impossible to beat, an award winning menu and great service, the Blue Crab embodies the spirit of island culture an cuisine. The Blue Crab is the perfect choice for locals, tourists, or for showing off the beauty and bounty of Victoria to out of town guests.
Have you been here before? If not, why not? Think you can't afford it? Not sure what to wear? Not sure how to hold and fork and spoon? You can afford it and there is youtube to teach you how to dress and eat, so get yourself sorted and make sure you experience this award winning venue located just outside of Victoria in scenic west coast Sooke.
Nestled in the heart of Victoria, B.C.’s bustling Chinatown neighbourhood, OLO pays homage to the region’s trade hub roots. The word “Olo” translates to “hungry” in Chinook Jargon, a derivative language of English, French, Chinese and Chinook. Just as the Pacific Northwest was a gathering place for traders hawking their wares in pioneer days, OLO celebrates Cascadia’s role as a cultural melting pot by serving as a hub for neighbours to gather and break bread.
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.
Canoe brewpub is perfectly situated in a designated historic building in downtown Victoria. They are committed to offering great food, and quality handcrafted beers that have become legendary in Victoria and the Pacific Northwest. They have also been voted for five years in a row, by Victoria News as Victoria’s Best Patio. Not a surprise, as they have their own private marina, where you can enjoy a romantic or fun filled evening watching the colourful vessels moored there.
Chef Travis Rawluk is a Canadian Culinary Federation awarding-winning chef, with experience working in restaurants all across Canada and throughout Victoria. Chef Rawluk has created a seasonally-inspired menu, influenced by aboriginal culture and practices, to showcase the plethora of flavours the island has to offer.
It is no surprise The Beach House earned the Open Table 2015 Diner’s Choice Award. This beachfront dining hot spot offers freshly caught seafood, juicy steaks, and a wide variety of wines with a side of history. The Beach house still holds the spirit of the McMorran’s Pavilion, a 1940’s hotspot for dinner and dancing.