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Best Neighbourhood Gem Restaurants in Victoria

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44 restaurants available nearby

A photo of Finn's Seafood, Chops and Cocktails restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2437)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Victoria
Booked 45 times today
Set in a beautiful 1882 heritage building overlooking the inner harbour and parliament buildings in the heart of downtown Victoria, Finn's offers award winning food and service, a locally sourced menu, and strong classic cocktails. With a varied menu offering something to suit all tastes Finns is a great choice for unmatched atmosphere, friendly service, great food and beautiful harbour views.
A photo of The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Fort Street restaurant
4.3
Awesome(3208)
Price: Expensive
• Steakhouse • Victoria
Booked 31 times today
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar is a neighborhood gem due to its consistently high-quality food and friendly service, as seen in the glowing reviews. It's a favorite among locals for its steaks, seafood, and special Keg spices. The restaurant's ambiance, with its casual yet up-scale bar setting, adds to its appeal. It's not just a place to eat, but an experience that keeps customers coming back.
A photo of The Courtney Room restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1153)
Price: Moderate
• Unspecified • Victoria
Booked 8 times today
Modern Pacific North West Cuisine. Gather at the bar for fresh-shucked oysters and craft cocktails, unwind with friends over sharing plates, or celebrate that special occasion with an elevated dining experience. Just two blocks from the Inner Harbour, enjoy seasonal menus showcasing the best of Vancouver Island ingredients. Named Best Happy Hour and Best Sommelier/Wine Program at the 2023 YAM Best Restaurant Awards as well as Platinum-tier 2024 Vancouver International Wine Festival for Wine Program Excellence,
A photo of Ferris' Upstairs Seafood and Oyster Bar restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1030)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Victoria
Booked 12 times today
Located in one of Victoria's oldest buildings, Ferris' Upstairs Seafood And Oyster Bar presents deeply coloured wooden floors and rich brick walls accented by candlelight. Featuring the best in fresh seafood from our local waters, and premium steaks from Alberta. It's a great place to lounge and enjoy what Vancouver Island has to offer. Small plates and large, our menu changes weekly based on the best in available produce and season.We boast an extensive wine list from Europe, California and Canada. Six rotating craft beers on tap and carefully curated cocktails featuring local spirits and house made ingredients. Seafood, meat, vegetarian and vegan options available. Kids welcome.Located in the heart of downtown Victoria. Regularly named one of the best seafood restaurants in town, we offer a romantic setting perfect for date nights, special occasions and casual dinners. Tapas available from our neighbouring tapas bar Perro Negro on the weekends.
A photo of Earls Kitchen + Bar - Victoria restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(691)
Price: Expensive
• American • Victoria
Booked 17 times today
Earls Kitchen + Bar in Victoria is a beloved local spot known for its fresh, locally sourced ingredients and globally inspired dishes. The cozy ambiance with good music is a hit with locals, as noted in numerous reviews, along with the attentive service. It's a place where you can dress up or down and enjoy great food and drinks, making it a neighborhood gem.
A photo of Ugly Duckling restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(85)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary Canadian • Victoria
Booked 6 times today
Ugly Duckling takes its inspiration from the intersection between Coastal BC's magical landscapes and the rich cultural heritage of North America’s oldest Chinatown. We offer experiential dining built around two promises: to serve you only those things which we have made by hand; and to work really, really hard to make you smile. We can't wait to welcome you.
A photo of Milestones Grill + Bar - Victoria restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1210)
Price: Moderate
• Global, International • Victoria
Booked 9 times today
The classics you love prepared with a perfect twist, all served up in an atmosphere that feels just right. That’s the Milestones promise. So, whether you’re celebrating a milestone, making the most of Happy Hour or enjoying brunch with friends, you can be sure that every Milestones experience is a simple and perfectly memorable one.Please note, we will do our very best to accommodate requests for specific seating but we cannot guarantee them. We do not accept reservations for our patio, but if it available upon arrival you are welcome to it!
A photo of Sizzling Tandoor - Johnson St. restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(104)
Price: Moderate
• Indian • Victoria
Booked 1 time today
Sizzling Tandoor features a royal array of authentic North Indian cuisine. We are committed to preserving the culture and tradition of the region with the utmost standards within culinary experiences. Our versatile menu offers a selection of fresh and natural ingredients, wholesome sauces, and flavourful spices. Following the success of our first downtown location in 2010, we have been named the Best Indian Restaurant in Victoria and Best Buffet for seven years running. Tandoor means “clay oven.” It is traditionally used for the baking of bread, meat, poultry and fish. The clay oven - for oil and fat-free cooking - is practical and energy-efficient. Today’s taste and health conscious consumers will find Tandoor cooking truly compatible and modern. All of our food is natural and freshly-prepared daily on the premises with no additives or preservatives. Our Chef’s endeavor to create a large variety of savory clay oven barbecued dishes and exotic curries for your tasting jou
A photo of Sticky Wicket Pub at the Strathcona Hotel restaurant
4.1
Excellent(58)
Price: Moderate
• Gastro Pub • Victoria
The Strathcona hotel is a multi-levelled Victorian era pub centrally located in downtown Victoria. The Sticky Wicket offers West Coast pub dining, cocktails, craft beers, renovated hotel rooms and a boutique liquor store. The Sticky Wicket Pub features the Sticky Wicket Bar, Clubhouse bar and Games Room Bar. Just minutes for Victoria's Inner Harbour, Royal BC Museum and the Empress Hotel, this is where Victoria comes to party.
A photo of Boom + Batten restaurant
4.5
Awesome(4255)
Price: Expensive
• Regional American (Northwest) • Victoria
Booked 80 times today
With its perfect view of the inner harbour, Boom + Batten’s elevated casual dining offers guests an approachable culinary experience. Influenced and inspired by our Pacific Northwest surroundings, our culinary & beverage team delivers an inventive menu using the best ingredients on the market.
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