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537 Johnson St.
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Harbour House Restaurant — West favouritesthe sureflowers to tempt any palate.courtyard. Steps away from surroundings of the Cafe or Coast sit among in our Victoria’ s picturesque inner harbour, this charming restaurant has become a local favourite. Making meals Recipient of Trip Advisor's ‘Award of Excellence’ Chatelaine ‘Best Brunch in Victoria’ memorable, for overMagazine: 30 years.
1551 Cedar Hill X Rd. Victoria BC
Huffington Post: 'One of BC's Top 20 Restaurants'
Haultain Fish & Chips — Friendly neighbourhood café serving fresh fish with a fluffy light batter that melts in your mouth, as well as oysters, prawns, calamari, and deep fried perogies. Eat in or take out. Open Tuesday to Saturday 11:30am - 7:30pm.
King Sejong Restaurant 한국 음식점
Traditional Korean Cuisine Experience Tasty and Affordable • Known for our Rice, Soup, Noodle Bowls Open Monday-Saturday • Lunch & Dinner • FREE WI FI
650 Yates St, Victoria • 250-382-1289
Kemp Lake Music Café — A Retro Rockin’ Cafe in the heart of Otter Point. Home-made fresh meals, Gluten Free & Vegetarian menu items available, coffee from local roasters. Open 7 days a week. Sunday Music Jam every Sunday from 3pm-5pm. Eat-In or Take-Out available as well as seating outside in our garden. King Sejong Restaurant — Located in downtown Victoria, experience fantastic spicy Korean food. Don’t worry about your friends who don’t like spicy foods, we’ve got a variety of non-spicy dishes as well as many kinds of rice and noodle bowls. Our food is authentic and traditional. That is why we have a lot of loyal Korean customers who crave the taste of their home town. Lotus Pond Vegetarian Restaurant — Is a healthy 100% vegan restaurant that uses a variety of vegetables, mock meats, that are Soya Bean product to create an exotic menu based on Buddhist principles. No MSG and A.C. colours. Come Join Us to Eat Healthier & Live Happier. Dine In, take out or delivery.
Mayflower Caffe — Mayflower Caffe is a family run coffee shop in downtown Victoria! Serving the BEST Coffee & Tea in all of BC along with fantastic customer service! Enjoy our organic menu, relax with a glass of wine or beer.
2 50. 386.1244 607 Oswego Street, Victoria BC V i C tO r i a h a r B O u r h O u S e .CO m
Pier Bistro Restaurant — Sits elegantly at the end of the Sidney’s Beacon Wharf, surrounded on three sides by breathtaking water views. Customers rave about our award winning Seafood Chowder, crab cakes, crab & shrimp cheese toast, halibut fish & chips with fresh cut fries and our delicious eggs benedict. Our menu is always fresh and unique highlighting local seafood. Casual Italian Dining Come in & Enjoy Our Signature Pizza & Pasta!
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1703 Blanshard Street, Victoria 250-383-2121 1581 Hillside Avenue, Victoria 250-595-0212
Canada AAA steaks, stir fry’s, salads, our famous Mikeburgers® and more. Relaxed. Affordable. Delicious. Everything you want in a Steakhouse. Only casual.
Purple Garden Chinese Restaurant — Busy, elegant rooms with natural decorations, the Purple Garden offers the biggest Buffet in Victoria including their delicious seafood buffet. They also have an extensive menu with easy-to-swallow prices. They welcome large groups that are travelling and have plenty of free parking. Romeo’s — A local family owned & operated casual dining chain restaurant that has been specializing in pizza & pasta for over 40 years! Our restaurants provide a fun and relaxed dining experience offering a wide variety of menu items for you to choose from. Everything is made fresh in house daily ensuring that our customers get the most flavorful dishes. Romeo’s also offers Take Out & Delivery options for your convenience. Open 7 days a week from 11:00am-10:00pm Sun-Thurs & 11:00am-11:00pm Fri-Sat. Check out our menus and information online at www.romeos.ca Rosie’s Diner — A small 50’s diner in Cook Street Village. A Great Blast from the Past. Wonderful food... great atmosphere and staff that make you feel you’re the most important customer they have. Best of all homemade food - and tastes like it. Rosie’s has a huge all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner menu with daily specials. Always fun, and always tasty. Good place to bring the family. Dine in or try street level dinnig on our covered patio. Sabhai Thai Restaurant — This family owned business is a popular fixture in Sidney where they create authentic Thai Food and hospitality assuring the true tastes of Thailand. Open 7 days a week for lunch: 11:30-2pm and dinner: from 5pm.
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Downtown Sidney 250-655-4085 2493 Beacon Ave. Langford 250-590-5039 2800 Jacklin Rd. Langford
J and J Wonton Noodle House — We have been privileged to serve the Victoria area for over 18 years. Fresh house made noodles and wonton prepared daily in our open kitchen. Open Tue-Sat, 11-2, 4:30-8:30, Closed Sunday and Monday.
Lum’s Chinese Restaurant — Welcome to Lum’s Restaurant, for some of the best Chinese cuisine in Victoria. We have been serving in Victoria for over 45 years! Specializing in Cantonese, Szechuan, and vegetarian cuisine. We are open 7 days a week from 11:00 am - 12:00 am Monday to Friday, 4:00pm -12:00 am on Saturdays, and 4:30pm - 10:00 pm on Sundays and holidays. Free delivery over $20 orders within limited area or 10% off pick up.
777 Royal Oak Drive, Victoria 250-744-1177 2945 Jacklin Road, Westshore 250-474-2121
• Finest Locally Roasted Coffees; sy Espresso, Cappuccino, oria’s Clas t ic V Latte, Americano istro • Breakfasts, Café & B Home Made Salads, Soups & Sandwiches • Afternoon & Evening Tapas, Wine, Beer and Liqueurs • Catering • Offices & Private Functions Friday nights: Open Mic • Saturday Night: Live Entertainment • Sunday Brunch: Classical Guitar
Sizzling Tandoor Restaurant — Offers the best in authentic Northern Indian Cuisine served with a smile. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Victoria. A favorite restaurant of curry and Tandoor dishes, our cuisine ranges from extremely mild to the richly pungent. All of our food is natural and freshly prepared daily on the premises with no additives or preservatives. We have a lunch buffet including veggie & non- veggie dishes. Eat all you can, as much as you can.
Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
The Most Beautiful Panoramic Waterfront Setting! Award Winning Seafood Chowder Always fresh and unique
Located right on the Beacon Pier 2550 Beacon Ave, Sidney • 250-655-4995
Kemp Lake Music Café House made food Eat in or take out Open Mic Music Jam Sunday 3-5pm Vinyl & CDs Guitars & accessories Music lessons Surf wax
1 hr from the Swartz Bay ferry 8 minutes west of Sooke 7875 West Coast Rd (Hwy 14) 250-642-7875
• All Day Breakfasts • Burgers • Tapas • Soups & Salads
642 Johnson St, Downtown Victoria 778-433-0028 • www.stonesthrowvictoria.com
VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT Natural Vegan Lunch Buffet • Dim Sum Menu
617 Johnson St. Downtown Victoria 250-380-9293 Open for Lunch & Dinner Tuesday—Sunday
Spice Jammer — A blend of East African and Indian cooking styles and spices create tantalizing curry and tandoori dishes. Vegetarian and non-spicy dishes are also available. Friendly staff, warm atmosphere. Zagat rated. Dinner Tues.-Sun. Please call. 250-480-1055852 Fort St. www.spicejammer.com. Stone’s Throw Restaurant — Stone’s Throw Restaurant is a casual dining restaurant in downtown Victoria. Owner Corey Barager has created a fun and delicious menu that has been described as Tex-Mex meets West Coast, where virtually everything on it is made from scratch. Stone’s Throw is your all day breakfast hot spot and what is rapidly becoming a Johnson Street favourite-the famous Triangle Burger! Just minutes away from Victoria’s beautiful harbour.
A valley favourite for 30 years offering a casual dining experience. We are a fully licensed celiac friendly family restaurant in a warm and cozy log house open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week
4676 Trans Canada Hwy., Duncan 250.746.5848 • www.pioneerhouserestaurant.com
The freshest local Sushi in the heart of James Bay
239 Menzies St, Victoria • 250-590-8110
Sushi Matsuri — Welcome to our restaurant to relax and enjoy our exceptional Asian cuisine. We are a neighbourhood dining experience with authentic Korean food, the freshest Sushi, great service, well priced and most importantly delicious. Open Mon-Sat. Lunch and Dinner. Featured on: www.urbanspoon.com
3280 NORTH ISLAND HIGHWAY • NANAIMO, BC • 250 585 1563 #9 361 TRANSCANADA HIGHWAY • DUNCAN, BC • 250 597 8935
Taste of Toyko — Taste of Tokyo offers a wide variety of traditional Japanese cuisine, along with offerings of fusion sushi and unique dishes. For a memorable dining experience, visit us in Sidney.Join us every Saturday Night for All You Can Eat Sushi Buffet! The Roost — More than just a bakery/cafe, The Roost roosts on 10 acres of farmland where they grow many items used to produce the food they proudly serve. They’re well-known for their breakfasts, lunches and amazing farm dinners. Their outdoor, wood-fired pizza oven ignites in May, when they begin offering entertainment, & estate wines. Willie’s Bakery & Cafe — Founded in 1887 and located in the heart of Victoria’s Old Town, Willie’s is British Columbia’s oldest bakery. Serving delicious all-day breakfasts and lunches, we strive to use only local and organic ingredients. We are well known by locals for our large selection of egg benedicts, omelets, skillets and grilled items.....and our award winning carrot cake! Join us in the historic surroundings of the Cafe or sit among the flowers in our courtyard. Recipient of Trip Advisor’s ‘Award of Excellence’ Chatelaine Magazine: ‘Best Brunch in Victoria’ Huffington Post: ‘One of BC’s Top 20 Restaurants’ . Produced and published by Coastal Publications Ltd. www.coastalpublicationsbc.com
Fine Chinese Cuisine Open for Lunch & Dinner Dine In • Take Out • Delivery (We Deliver Till Midnight)
914 Esquimalt Road • 250-385-2322 www.lumsrestaurant.com
#123-3600 Uptown Blvd., Uptown Victoria Phone 778-265-7775 637 Johnson Street, Downtown Victoria Phone 250-388-5450 www.sizzlingtandoor.ca
Daily Lunch Buffet
Enjoy our authentic, northern Indian Tandoori cuisine Vegan and Gluten Friendly!
Delicious Food: • Butter Chicken • Dal Makhani • Aloo Gobi • Rice • Samosas • Lamb • Prawns • Variety of Fresh Baked Naan Bread
Open for lunch & Dinner
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9842 Resthaven Dr, Sidney Take Out Available
• Sushi • Sashimi • Tempura • Lunch • Dinner
250-386-1425 • 1425 Store Street, Victoria • www.cafemexico.com
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Schaddelee‘s family have been baking up mouth-watering treats at the Dutch Bakery and Coffee Shop since 1956. We’re famous for our vanilla slices, choice chocolates, luscious lemon pies, eclairs and much more! Serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. Monday thru Saturday, 7:30am - 5:30pm, downtown Victoria.
Dutch Bakery & Coffee Shop - 3 generations of the
Discover one of Victoria’s Finest hidden treasures and be treated as a friend... 250-479-2514 • 199 Old Island Hwy.
FOUR MILE BREW PUB 1 block from Chinatown
Discover tantalizing stylish creations that will tempt your palate. 721 Fisgard St. Downtown Victoria 250.386.8404
LIVE SEAFOOD & DIM SUM DAILY Authentic Cantonese Szechuan and Vegetarian Cuisine
Victoria’s Downtown Sushi Destination
Blue Fox Café
Azuma Sushi — Come enjoy the delicious taste of Japanese cuisine at Azuma Sushi in downtown Victoria. Located between Yates and Broad and within walking distance from the Parliament Buildings, the Inner Harbour and Bay Shopping Centre. Our chefs prepare the finest dishes, including sashimi, sushi and dragon phoenix rolls. We also offer a selection of seafood, udon and donburi dishes and convenient Bento Boxes. Ingredients are delivered fresh daily. Sushi is made right when you order it. Excellent food and friendly service make your dining experience a pleasure. Azuma Sushi is an adventure for the senses. Open daily 11am till late. Blue Fox Café — This funky downtown eclectic has been serving up mounds of fresh, homemade style food to a loyal local clientele for over twenty years. Perennial favourites include eggs benedict (reportedly the best in the city!), Moroccan chicken quesadillas and giant house made veggie burgers! Emphasis is placed on local fresh products. Fries are fresh cut. Chicken is free run. Coffee is organic, dark & delicious. Check us out at: www.thebluefoxcafe.com
Voted Best Sushi Restaurant in Victoria
Open Daily 11am till late
Rosie’s Diner Cook St. Village
Voted #1 for Breakfast!!!
101-919 Fort st
Bubby’s Kitchen — At Bubby’s Kitchen we aspire to be your home (kitchen) away from home. Whether you are looking for breakfast, lunch or dinner, a snack, or a hand crafted tea, you will find it here. The uniquely designed dining area is constructed with local woods, environmentally-friendly materials and handmade cob accents. Located in the trendy Cook Street Village, the restaurant features various dietary options including gluten-free and vegetarian choices and our meats and poultry are all naturally raised and hormone free. Cafe Mexico — A little bit of Mexico in the middle of Victoria. Fresh homemade tortilla chips with salsa and guacamole, Tortilla soup, Salads, Nachos, Tacos, Taquitos, Conqueso, Burritos, Chimichangas, Sevenlayer dips, Seafood dishes, Combination plates, Quesadillas. There are vegetarian versions of many dishes available. Relax and enjoy your meal on Cafe Mexico’s heated patio, overlooking historic Market Square, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a authentic Mexican margarita, sample a burgeoning tequila menu or sip a Mexican beer.
615 Yates (Yates & Broad) Dine In • Pick up • Delivery • Dine In Victoria
Authentic 50’s Diner
Authentic Charcoal-fired Tandoori Ovens • Zagat rated
852 Fort Street • 250-480-1055
Dutch Bakery & Coffee Shop — 3 generations of the Schaddelee‘s family have been baking up mouth-watering treats at the Dutch Bakery and Coffee Shop since 1956. We’re famous for our vanilla slices, choice chocolates, luscious lemon pies, eclairs and much more! Serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. Monday thru Saturday, 7:30am - 5:30pm, downtown Victoria.
The Best Fish & Chips in Victoria
Fatburger — Award winning burgers made with fresh, never frozen 100% AAA Alberta beef. No additives, binders or fillers. Our menu also includes marinated chicken breast sandwiches, turkeySpice Jammer — A blend of East African and Indian cooking styles and spices creat burgers, veggie burgers, and Buffalo’s™ chicken tenders – plump and juicy chicken tenderloin, lightly battered, hand breaded and cooked to perfection. Big. Juicy. Tasty. Now that’s a Fatburger! tantalizing curry and tandoori dishes. Vegetarian and non-spicy dishes are also avail
FISH & CHIPS
Home Made Pies Fish’n Chips • Pastas Fresh Turkey Dinners & Sandwiches
253 Cook St. 5 Minutes from downtown Mon 8-4pm • Tues-Thurs & Sundays 8-8pm • Fri-Sat 8-9pm
Forum Chinese Restaurant — Located in the heart of Chinatown, and walking distance to the InnerFriendly staff, warm atmosphere. Zagat rated. Dinner Tues.-Sun. Please call. 250-48 Harbour, the Forum Chinese Restaurant specializes in authentic Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine. Owner852 Fort St. • www.spicejammer.com. Wei Jiang was born and raised in China’s Szechuan province. His food has a reputation for being pleasantly spicy and flavourful. Highly recommended, great prices too.
“Celebrating our 40th Year!”
Dine In/Take Out Open Tues. - Sat: 11:30 - 7:30 • Closed Sun. & Mon.
Four Mile Brew Pub — Great food and atmosphere both in the historic Restaurant for casual dining with a superb wine selection; or our Neighbourhood Brew Pub with creative food, an impressive choice of wines, draft beer on tap, and premium scotch. Open 7 days a week at 11:00.
250-383-8332 • 1127 Haultain (1 block off Cook) www.haultainfishandchips.com
www.rosiesdiner.ca • 250-384-6090
Rosie’s Diner — A small 50’s diner in Cook Street Village. A Great Blast from the Past. Wonderful food... great atmosphere and staff that make you feel you’re the most important customer they have. Best of all homemade food - and tastes like it. Rosie’s has a huge all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner menu with daily specials. Always fun, and always tasty. Good place to bring the family. Dine in orCuisine try street level dinnig on our covered patio. Authentic Chinese
Wonton Noodle House
Enjoy distinctive Szechuan cuisine in the heart of Chinatown Open 7 Days a Week Lunch - Dinner
• Szechuan and Shanghai specialists • House made noodles & wontons • Delicious soups • Daily lunch and dinner specials available
传统川菜 创新川菜 川味面食 粤式小炒
www.jjnoodlehouse.ca 1012 Fort St Victoria • 250-383-0680
612 Fisgard St, Victoria • 250-385-3288 www.forumrestaurant.ca
Published on Apr 29, 2012