Located directly across the street form our hotel. John's serves up heaps and heaps of family style diner food. This place is a favorite of the locals so if you're shy of large crowds this probably isn't a good spot. However, if you love generous portions of home cooked specialties, this is the place.
Heron Rock Bistro makes a commitment to support our local Island farmers, foragers, brewers, musicians and neighboring businesses as much as possible: we believe this benefits not only the health of our local economy, but more importantly the quality and flavor of our ingredients. By using naturally raised (hormone and antibiotic-free, free-range) meats, eggs and organic veggies our customers can benefit not only from the most delicious products but know they've made a contribution to our regional community.
"You could easily miss this one and walk right by—but don't. Heron Rock Bistro is the perfect example of a jazzy neighbourhood restaurant that can easily be frequented again and again.”
From land to sea Café Brio's menu focuses on regional products. Flavour pairing comes naturally when using products that come from the same region. Sauces are often kept simple or light as not to mask the natural flavours found in our local quality ingredients.
The Mint dining lounge in downtown Victoria incorporates a contemporary West Coast / South Asian menu and atmosphere, extensive drinks of quality and a lively environment to dine and unwind from dinner to late night.
Whatever your passion may be, Fiamo has something for you. For food lovers we offer an unpretentious rustic Italian menu in an authentic Tuscan tradition, with French, Spanish, and Mediterranean elements added in for extra flavour, all prepared with a dedication to using fresh regional ingredients.
Pescatores Seafood + Grill is consistently voted among Victoria's Best Seafood. Located in the beautiful Inner Harbour area, Pescatores is the place to enjoy fabulous fish, seafood and grilled meats. Our award winning wine list is accompanied by superb service in a casual dining atmosphere.
Pagliacci's is one of those timeless places, born in passion, carved from life and bathed in laughter. From the foccacia bread and soup through the Broadway-style cheesecake, every morsel is made on the spot, served with style by someone hustling for you. And there’s more than enough pasta or steak to bring home to Lassie. Step back into history. This is what it used to be like before franchises.
Fine Italian dining in an old town courtyard setting. Dine by candlelight beside one of our six brick fireplaces. Offering Northern Italian cuisine, featuring wood-oven roasted meats and pizza, home-made pasta, and fresh West Coast seafood.
A Brasserie is defined as "an unpretentious restaurant that serves drinks, especially beer, and simple or hearty food". This definition parallels Brasserie L'école classic French bistro/brasserie design and menu. The name "l'école is a nod to the history of the building, which once was a Chinese Schoolhouse.
"It is a cozy space, striking a balance between a place to relax with friends in an unstuffy environment and to also enjoy great food and impeccable, but not formal service"
The Black Olive is an exquisite jewel of a restaurant nestled off the beaten tourist track just half a block from Victoria City Hall. It features a casual fine dining experience in an unpretentious environment. Friendly service and an ambient room make it a favorite haunt for locals and tourists alike. One never goes to the Black Olive only once.
Internationally known for its Rack of Lamb and Mediterranean West Coast Cuisine, the menu features locally grown, wild and organic fare whenever possible.
“Tucked away in a quaint area of “Trounce Alley”, this little establishment is a hidden gem that mostly locals frequent. Sitting on the outer deck makes you feel as if you have been transported to a unique little eatery in Europe. Bring friends…because it’s wonderful to chat over drinks and everything is Tapas style so each dish can feed up to 4 or 5 people.