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where to buy groceries in Victoria, BC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You’ve just pulled into town and you’re hungry.  You need to stock up on food in your RV or vacation rental … where do you go?  Here’s some suggestions we think will help!

GROCERY STORES

We urge you to buy local if you can!  Here’s some options for you:

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SHOPPING FOR GROCERIES IN VICTORIA,BC

Being a fairly large city, there are many options for grocery shopping in Victoria. We try to 'shop local' for as much as we can so I'll list the local stores first, and try to

  • Chinatown, Victoria, BC Visitor in Victoria

CHINATOWN

A great place to wander through if you have an hour or two is Victoria's Chinatown. It's the oldest Chinatown in Canada and the 2nd oldest in North America behind San Francisco's Chinatown.  Located on

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BIG BOX STORES

Costco There is one Costco in Victoria - located in the community of Langford off Highway #1 (Trans Canada Highway). (See the map for location) Costco Langford Opening Hours Monday        10:00 am - 10:30 pm

FARMER’S MARKETS OR DIRECT FROM THE FARM.

This is by far the best way to shop local – always fresh – always tasty!

  • saltspring market

SALTSPRING SATURDAY MARKET

SATURDAYS ... March 31 - October 27, 2018 From approximately 9:00am - 4:00pm, rain or shine. During summer months, watch for vendors setting up closer to 8am. Where: Oceanside at

VICTORIA PUBLIC MARKET AT THE HUDSON

Public Market at the Hudson The Victoria Public Market at the Hudson (#6 – 1701 Douglas Street) Public Market Hours of Operation MONDAY – SATURDAY – 10am –

  • Esquimalt Farmer's Market

ESQUIMALT FARMERS MARKET

DATES: January 25, 2018 to October 31, 2018 VENUE: Esquimalt Farmers Market Outdoor Market at Memorial Park in Esquimalt  TIME: 4:30-730pm ADMISSION: FREE The outdoor season will then run weekly from May 24th – September 13th 2018

  • Moss Street Market, Victoria, BC

MOSS STREET MARKET

Regular Season Markets: May through October, every Saturday, 10am to 2pm , rain or shine. Winter Markets: November through April, every Saturday, 10am to noon. Indoors, in the Garry Oak Room (1335

  • Metchosin Farmer's Market

METCHOSIN FARMER’S MARKET

May (Mother's Day) to the last Sunday in October 2018 Sundays from 11 am to 2 pm Metchosin Municipal Grounds 4450 Happy Valley Road metchosinfarmersmarket@gmail.com Metchosin Farmers' Market is open on Sundays from

  • Swap and shop at Western Speedway, Victoria, BC

SWAP AND SHOP

APRIL 1 - SEPT 30, 2018 The annual Swap and Shop at Western Speedway is back for 2018!  Treasure hunters ... bargain hunters ... or just a fun way to

  • Schoolhouse market, Victoria, BC

CRAIGFLOWER SCHOOLHOUSE MARKET

FINISHED FOR 2017 No info yet for 2018 ... will keep checking! The Schoolhouse Market is a monthly market at the Craigflower Schoolhouse in Victoria, BC. We have a variety

  • Peninsula Country Market, Saanichton, BC

PENINSULA COUNTRY MARKET

June 2 - October 6th, 2018 Saturdays 9 - 1 Saanich Fairgrounds, 1528 Stelly's Cross Road, Saanichton This year’s market opens June 2 in Pioneer Park, part of the Brentwood

BREAKWATER MARKET

FINISHED FOR 2017 Unfortunately, the Breakwater Market will not be operating in 2018.

  • Oak Bay night market, Victoria, BC

OAK BAY NIGHT MARKET

June 13, July 11, August 8 and September 12, 2018 Once a month on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. From 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Beginning in June and continuing

  • Goldstream Farmer's Market

GOLDSTREAM FARMER’S MARKET

Every Saturday from May - October 2018 May 12?  Will keep you posted when I find more information! from 10 am to 2 pm. Saturdays during summer, in the heart

JAMES BAY COMMUNITY MARKET

May 5th – September 29th, 2018 Every Saturday rain or shine Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM The Grassy area on the Corner of Menzies and Superior between the Parliament

  • produce for sale

Direct from the Farm

There are numerous local farms around Victoria and area that offer seasonal produce/products at their source.  One road that has a great deal of farmers selling products is Oldfield Road. 

PUBLIC MARKET AT BASTION SQUARE

Sunday, May 6th and runs every Sunday from 11 am – 4 pm through September. A unique and exciting place to shop for some local crafts and food items is the Public Market

SPECIALTY ITEMS

If you’re looking for something specific or out-of-the ordinary … here’s some suggestions!

  • Fresh Seafood in Victoria, BC

FRESH SEAFOOD IN VICTORIA

If you have a taste for fresh seafood while in Victoria, here's some suggestions of where to buy it! (In no particular order!) The Fish Store - 1 Dallas Rd. 

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BUTCHER SHOPS IN VICTORIA

If you prefer to buy your meats from dedicated butcher/meat shops, here are the options for Victoria. The Village Butcher - 2032 Oak Bay Ave. Hours:  Tues - Sat 9-6,

  • 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!  For reviews of each please check TripAdvisor!

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MMMM … CHOCOLATE! VICTORIA, BC

If you get a serious chocolate craving while visiting Victoria, here's some delicious suggestions for some true Canadian chocolate! ROGERS' CHOCOLATES   Downtown Victoria 913 Government Street Victoria, BC V8W

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DELI’S IN VICTORIA, BC

Deli's in Victoria (In no particular order!) Ottavio's - 2272 Oak Bay Avenue♥   Ottavio offers a true Italian café with Illy Caffè espresso made on traditional manual espresso machines

  • Coombs Country Market, Coombs, BC Visitor in Victoria

COOMBS COUNTRY MARKET

I first happened upon this place over 20 years ago when it was just a ‘country market’ with the added appeal of having goats grazing on it’s turf roof.  It

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