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Finn's Seafood, Chops and Cocktails

4.5
4.5
1406 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Seafood
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.

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2 people

7:30 p.m.


Booked 65 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Steak, Grill

  • Hours of Operation

    Sat, Sun 11:30 am–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (250) 360-1808

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive Chef

    Richard Luttman

  • Neighbourhood

    Victoria

  • Parking Details

    There is plenty of parking near the restaurant:In addition to on street parking, there is a large pay car park right next door (to the left of the restaurant as you are looking towards the harbour). There is also a large city parkade located on lower Yates St, just a short stroll (one minute) throuugh Bastion Square to the restaurant.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

What 1,406 people are saying

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4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Vancouver / British Columbia

    Seafood

  • Victoria

    Outdoor Eating

  • Victoria

    Most Booked

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  1. BL

    BrianL

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Overall experience was great. However, it would be perfect if the bus boy would ask if we would like to pack our left overs when he cleaned up after asking if we were done.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Service was wonderful, beautiful view overlooking harbor. We had fresh steelhead and dungeons crab.
  3. CT

    ChrisT

    Orange County

    10 reviews

    3.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    One of our party ordered the Poke bowl, when it came the bowl was to small so could not mix as all fell on the table, this bowl does not have any rice and although we were told only medium spicy it was very spicy. So the party could not eat to much no apology was offered. I recommend either learn how to make this bowl properly and in the correct size bowl or remove from the menu
  4. D

    Danica

    Edmonton

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a great experience at Finns. One of my favourite spots in Victoria
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I would give our meals a 10, and I don’t usually do that. The seafood linguine and steak dinner were splendid as well as the mixed green salad with oranges and fennel. Would probably order it all again the next time!
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience3
    Tasty food that inspires conversation, menu and drinks were worth the read and exciting to explore. Staff were profession and attentive. Views were amazing. Price was on the high side but the experience is a must when in Victoria.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful long time staff with great management……you can feel a group of great people who love working together! Food good too!
  8. AT

    AlanaT

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    We have not dined at Finn's but we enjoyed our meals - steelhead and rockfish. Both were exceptional. I think what we liked the most was the warm welcome and friendliness of every person on the Finn's team. Very welcoming to us. We will be back and will take some time to enjoy a pint at the bar. Thanks Finn's!
  9. KG

    KarenG

    Orange County

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    We had my mother with us who was in a wheelchair. FInn’s was extremely accommodating. Our table was easily accessible. The food was excellent. Our server was really good. We will definitely be back next time we visit Victoria.
  10. JS

    JaneS

    Austin

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall2food2service4ambience1
    Service good. Seated right away. Would have preferred outside as very loud inside especially the music. Chowder salty. Poke bland.
  11. G

    Gnightgracie

    Portland

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall3food3service4ambience2
    Brought out of town guests and I had asked for a table with by window. Ended up being put on lower deck of resto, open-air space with a bit of a view but for the rather high partitions / railing on the deck. A bit off putting and rather lacking in ambience. Food was good, not great. Lovely, pleasant server and other staff though. Overall, not sure we’ll hurry back.
  12. SM

    SilviaM

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall3food3service5ambience3
    We wanted to sit on the patio downstairs, but while sitting we didn’t have a view. Next time we would sit upstairs, the view would be better. The food was good, but the portions were small.
  13. SR

    SusanR

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We three thought it was great. Delicious food and excellent service.
  14. P

    Petapit

    Edmonton

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Overall, everything is pretty good. Service was excellent. It would be better if they had mussels when we were there. The rice bowls are a bit salty and the oysters that I had wasn't as fresh.
  15. CM

    ColetteM

    Edmonton

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food, terrific service and relaxed atmosphere. What a lovely evening!!
  16. GH

    GloriaH

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Delicious food and awesome view from the lower patio. Try the prawn tacos ... amazing!!
  17. d

    diperster

    Orlando

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife had the chowder and clams apps, my daughter had the fish and chips, and I had the seafood linguine. They were all fantastic. Our server was very nice. We were seated on the patio harbour side and the view was stunning. They had blankets on each chair in case you got a bit chilly; also gas heaters. Overall, a very nice experience.
  18. PG

    PapyGi

    Montreal

    6 reviews

    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 1, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    5 items on the menu were not available on a restricted menu. Table was sticky, service poor. Food was good.
  19. WK

    WagnerK

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 1, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience1
    We have friends that came from oversees which we wanted them to experience the best of your restaurant but that didn't happen due to many lacking things, food and ect. Broken smoker, shortage of staff, drinks were delayed and goes on and on.
  20. L

    Luv2eat

    Vancouver

    19 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on August 1, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    We love this restaurant! The food is always outstanding, the service is phenomenal, and the ambience is perfect. The only issue I had on this visit was that the kitchen ran out of fish and chips. It’s a seafood restaurant for goodness sake! There were other unavailable items as well but to run out of fish and chips is not good!
  21. M

    Maxine

    Vancouver

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wow, amazing view with awesome service. Lobster was absolutely delicious! Get the lobster!
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really nice evening in Finns, the fish taco & dim sum were amazing.
  23. P

    Purelight

    Calgary

    14 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    Tourist trap, food is mediocre in quality and very pricey.
  24. GB

    GrahamB

    Las Vegas

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good food, good service.
  25. BC

    BrianCW

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really amazing food - best pasta I’ve ever eaten! Super friendly and attentive staff, great view over the inner harbour. Would highly recommend.
  26. F

    Food123

    Vancouver

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Staff here are great and super nice. Got drinks and cocktails that were great and food was amazing. Got a bunch of seafood dishes and they were all very tasty. Got sat at a table that had a view of the harbour and it made the dinner even more perfect. Overall highly recommend.
  27. SS

    SilviaSN

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Muy buen restaurante. Reservamos la mesa con Tripadvisor, nos dieron una mesa al lado del puerto, donde podrias ver el atardecer. La comida fue increible, recomendación 100% pescado. Pedimos ostras, tacos de gambas, cangrejo y la pasta de marisco, y DELICIOSO. 100% recomendable (se recomienda también reservar mesa en antelación).
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Exclusive

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Just average. Trip advisor highly rates this restaurant but found the experience and food average at best. Touristy and the food and wine were just ok.
  29. LD

    LizD

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food & our server Matt made the evening that much better. Would happily recommend your restaurant & will be back again
  30. F

    Foodie10

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Have been going to Finns for years. Best prawn tacos in town. I just wish they still offered the dinner size with the side salad. Otherwise the service was amazing by a seasoned server with a smile..
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food and excellent service! Sun was a killer. Would be good to have some shades to lower downstairs when sun is radiating!
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience2
    Staff overwhelmed had to be moved 1st table awful moved to another bad table squashed in. Food pretty average patio was dusty and dirty won’t be going back
  33. NC

    NicoleC

    Vancouver

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Lovely patio seat and good service. The birthday treat for my friend was really a nice touch.
  34. ES

    EricS

    Seattle

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    They gave us a nice anniversary cake that we got to choose ! Super busy and we didn’t get dinner served for an hour after arrival- we had time so that was not a big deal
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Incredible food- you have to try the mussels! Our server was amazing and very knowledgeable over the menu. A great experience for our weekend trip!
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service. Will definitely be back.
  37. f

    foodie

    Vancouver

    95 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    95 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Finns is our favorite place to have a nice meal in Victoria. Our favorites include the Steelhead, prawn tacos and rockfish croquettes as well as their martinis. Food is always consistent and the service is always excellent. Thanks for all the memorable evenings.
  38. SR

    SandraR

    Vancouver

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a great experience at Finn's! The food is consistently good quality and the service is excellent. You can't beat the location or the view.
  39. MM

    MarMar

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We liked the overall ambiance and feeling of Finn's, our server was very helpful, friendly and efficient. There were four in our party and we all loved our food, earthy salad, pizza, prawn taco and wouldn't hesitate to come back again!
  40. KA

    KgAs

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall3food5service1ambience5
    Food was delicious, Panko fried oyster and mussels are a must. Service was sub par. Maybe we were just unlucky

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks

FAQs

Finn's Seafood, Chops and Cocktails is rated 4.5 stars by 1406 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:30 p.m.


Booked 65 times today
Google Map for Finn's Seafood, Chops and Cocktails

1208 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 3B9

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Neighbourhood

    Victoria

  • Hours of Operation

    Sat, Sun 11:30 am–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Steak, Grill

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    There is plenty of parking near the restaurant:In addition to on street parking, there is a large pay car park right next door (to the left of the restaurant as you are looking towards the harbour). There is also a large city parkade located on lower Yates St, just a short stroll (one minute) throuugh Bastion Square to the restaurant.

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Richard Luttman

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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