Taste of Victoria, B.C.
Collected by Ann Shields, AFAR Staff
1006 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1N8, Canada
Red Fish Blue Fish delivers a new twist to the typical fish & chips shop. This shipping-container-turned-café serves responsibly sourced seafood right in Victoria's Inner Harbour. Get fried fish, hand-rolled seafood tacos, sandwiches, jerk-fish...
555 Johnson St, Victoria, BC V8W 1M2, Canada
Il Terrazzo Ristorante—consistently voted the best Italian restaurant in Victoria—serves Northern Italian cuisine in a courtyard setting. The menu centers on the wood-fired oven, so expect roasted meat and chicken, pizzas and seafood as well as...
230 Cook St, Victoria, BC V8V 3X3, Canada
Prima Strada, with three locations in the city, claims to be the first restaurant to serve Neapolitan-style pizza in Victoria. The owners use simple, fresh ingredients to make the wood-fired, thin-crust pies and in the accompanying salads.
1022 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1X7, Canada
This 1885 building in Victoria once housed the Bank of British Columbia... and its most notable employee was Robert Service, the "bard of the Yukon." Before he found fame with works like "The Cremation of Sam McGee," he often slept on the vault at...
611 Courtney St, Victoria, BC V8W 1W8, Canada
Only steps away from Victoria's Inner Harbour, 10 Acres Bistro presents a locally inspired menu. The restaurant's ethos is virtuous—ingredients not grown or raised on the bistro's nearby farm are from like-minded nearby farmers, food purveyors and...
721 Yates St, Victoria, BC V8W 1L6, Canada
Meat & Bread, the Yates Street outpost of a wildly popular Vancouver sandwich shop, should not be missed. The lunch-only eatery has a very simple menu with just a handful of offerings, including—contrary to what its name implies—a daily vegetarian...
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