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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:

  • Walmart

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

  • 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

  • groceries

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

FARMER’S MARKETS OR DIRECT FROM THE FARM.

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

  • Metchosin Farmer's Market

METCHOSIN FARMER’S MARKET

May (Mother's Day) to the last Sunday in October 2019 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

  • 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

  • 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 1st - October 12th, 2019 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

Unfortunately, the Breakwater Market is no longer in operation!  ??

  • Oak Bay night market, Victoria, BC

OAK BAY NIGHT MARKET

Stay tuned for the 2019 dates .... From 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Beginning in June and continuing to September, between 4 and 8 pm on the second Wednesday of

  • Esquimalt Farmer's Market

ESQUIMALT FARMERS MARKET

2019 Winter – Spring Indoor dates: Markets are on Thursdays 4:30-7:30pm, inside Esquimalt Rec Centre, 527 Fraser Street: January 24 February 7 & 21 March 7 & 21 April 4,

  • 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. 

JAMES BAY COMMUNITY MARKET

May 4th – September 28th, 2019 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

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 –

  • 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

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. 

  • 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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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,

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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!

  • deli meat

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

  • chocolate

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