There is no end of places to eat and drink around Victoria, BC.  From great breakfast spots, deli’s,  brewpubs/cocktail bars to fine dining, with every ethnic style you can imagine.

I’ve listed them in catagories to help make your choice easier.  I’ve also noted some of our favorites, (indicated with ?) but I strongly urge you to check review sites such as TripAdvisor or Yelp before making a decision.

  • Coffee

COFFEE!

Victoria has many great local coffee shops - some that even roast their own beans!  If you're a real coffee lover (I am!) I highly suggest you try some of

  • Tea at the Empress, Victoria, BC, YYJ

AFTERNOON TEA

It's often said that Victoria is more British than Canadian.  With this strong sense of British Heritage, it's no wonder that one of the most favorite activities in Victoria is

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COCKTAILS IN VICTORIA

Cocktails ... from Martini's to Manhattens ... we've got some superior 'Mix-ologists' here in Victoria!  Here's a sampling of places that just might 'wow' you! Listed in alphabetical order.  Click

  • Sushi

SUSHI – JAPANESE

There are actually a LOT of sushi restaurants in Victoria!  Here's a listing of some of the most popular - in alphabetical order - with links to their sites if

  • Indian Food

INDIAN – AFRICAN FOOD

Have a taste for curry? Need a naan-bread fix? Here are some suggestions for Indian (plus African) food in Victoria, BC. In alphabetical order!  Please check Trip Advisor for reviews.

  • Thai Food

THAI FOOD

If you have a craving for something different, try one of these Thai restaurants.  They are listed in alphabetical order ... please check with TripAdvisor or Yelp for reviews on

  • Italian Food

ITALIAN RESTAURANTS

There are some first-class Italian restaurants in Victoria. Here is a sampling in alphabetical order.  Click on link provided for menus and hours.  (Please check with TripAdvisor or Yelp for

SPORTS BARS

Here are some ideas if you'd like to watch 'the game' while having a meal or downing a few 'cold ones'.  (In alphabetical order!)  Please click on link for menu

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RESTAURANTS WITH PATIOS OR OUTDOOR DINING

When the weather's nice ... there's no better place to eat than outside on a restaurant's deck or patio.  Here's some suggestions:  (Please click on individual links for hours, menu

  • Barb's fish & chips

FISH & CHIPS

If you have a craving for fish and chips, here's some options!  (PLEASE CLICK ON INDIVIDUAL LINKS FOR MENUS, HOURS ETC.)* Barb's Place - 1 Dallas Rd - at Fisherman's

  • chinese food

CHINESE RESTAURANTS

Victoria has an abundance of  Chinese restaurants. Here are some suggestions for you: Chinatown (Fisgard St.) There is approximately a dozen Chinese restaurants on Fisgard Street between Store St. &

  • burger

HAMBURGERS

Looking for a great burger?  Here's some ideas! This post is for dedicated 'burger' places.  You can also get amazing burgers at most any of the pubs ... check the

  • pizza

PIZZA

Lots of choices for pizza in Victoria! Too many to list them all ... but here's a sampling of local 'za.  At the bottom I've listed some of the more

MEXICAN FOOD

Mexican Restaurants in Victoria Victoria has some very good Mexican Restaurants.  Here are a few that you might consider checking out: (In alphabetical order.) Please click on links provided for

  • Breakfast

BREAKFAST PLACES

Where to go for breakfast in Victoria! The following  is just a sampling of places specializing in breakfast - there are many more restaurants serving breakfast in addition to their

  • baked goods

BAKERIES

Baked Goods in Victoria Whether you're looking for pastries, bread, cakes or other specialty items, here's a list of places to check out! Please click on links to each bakery

  • Veggie food

VEGETARIAN RESTAURANTS

Vegetarian Restaurants in Victoria There are a number of vegetarian restaurants in Victoria.  Here is a list of some of them: (In alphabetical order!) be Love - 1019 Blanshard Hours: 

  • deli meat

DELI’S IN VICTORIA, BC

Deli's in Victoria Looking for sliced meats, cheeses, import foods, lunches & more?  Try one of Victoria's great deli's!   Ambrosio Market & Deli - 1503 Wilmot Pl. Oak Bay

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EMPRESS HOTEL

The Fairmont Empress (most commonly known as The Empress) is one of the oldest and most famous hotels in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Located on Government Street facing the Inner

  • beer

BREWERIES & BREWPUBS

Victoria is home to numerous award-winning craft breweries and brewpubs.  Drop in for a pint (or a pint and a great meal!) or take home a growler* from some of

FOOD TRUCKS – BEHIND THE ROYAL BC MUSEUM

FOOD TRUCKS - NOW ALL YEAR LONG - YAY! The Royal BC Museum’s back courtyard has been transformed into an international food fair, featuring some of the finest food trucks