Food & Drink

We’ve compiled a list of the most noteable dining spots in town.

Our Favourites:

Foo Asian Street Food

769 Yates St.
Foo offers their customers the best Asian street food in town. Although their main dishes will certainly satisfy your cravings, you can always order some fry bread with chutney on the side. Or their black bean broccoli.. Or..everything?

Relish Cafe

920 Pandora Ave
Just 2 blocks up the street from us, this pretty cafe has gourmet food at regular prices. One of the best places to eat in all of Victoria! Open for breakfast and lunch.

Ferris’ Oyster Bar & Grill

536 Yates Street
Ferris’ is a classic default for dates, birthday parties, or quiet dinners because of its enormous fusion-style menu and great courtyard patio.


1011 Broad Street
Delicious Italian cuisine in an unforgettable Victoria-meets-New York atmosphere. Very popular, be prepared to wait.

Brickyard Pizza

784 Yates Street
You can order by the slice or order an entire Thick as a Brick pizza. And they’re licensed too! Show your room receipt to get 10% off food!


512 Fort Street
Great Thai food, huge menu, and great prices.

La Taquisa

1017 Blanshard St.
La Taquisa uses old family recipes to offer their guests appetizing, authentic Mexican food and make everything with locally sourced products.

Green Leaf Bistro

1684 Douglas Street
Amazing Vietnamese food just 2 blocks from Ocean Island!

Hope Key

1313 Douglas Street
For the best, and possibly cheapest, Chinese noodle boxes in town. They’ve got great bubble tea too!

Sockeye Sushi

726 Johnson Street
Just 2 blocks from Ocean Island. Great sushi and Donburi bowls!

The Mint

1414 Douglas St.
Just a block away from OI is one of the trendiest restaurants in the city. Delicious fusion meals and snacking platters! The also have a great curry lunch place one door over from the moain location.



554 Pandora Ave.
Mo:Le is fine dining for the Raw Food, Vegan and Vegetarian. Pricy, but healthy and original, it’s worth a visit.

Rebar Modern Food

50 Bastion Square
Healthy, but slightly pricy, mostly vegetarian food. They’ve got their own cookbook too!

Green Cuisine

617 Johnson St.
Located in lovely Market Square, downstairs. Filling, hearty, healthy and pricy (but worth it) pay by weight.

Lotus Pond

617 Johnson St.
Their lunch buffet is pretty much the best lunch special going in the city. The decoration is simple, the food is delicious.


John’s Place

723 Pandora Avenue
Just down the street from us, John has been serving fabulous breakfasts any time of the day or night for as long as anyone can remember.

Shine Cafe

1320 Blanshard St.
Just one block from Ocean Island. This is the best all day breakfast place in town! They use locally farmed meats and locally grown vegetables and freshly baked bread! Yum!

Cheap, Fast and Delicious:

Italian Food Imports

1114 Blanshard St.
Their paninis and lunch specials are absolutely fantastic. Avoid going there around 12pm because you will be lining up on the sidewalk.

Sushi Time Express

120-735 Yates St.
The owners are wonderful and their Japanese food is delicious.

Coffee! Coffee! Coffee!


808 Yates St.
Inside the Atrium Building, where all the cool kids are going now. Get a cup of French press coffee and take a listen to whatever’s on the record player.

2% Jazz Coffee

2621 Douglas St.
Consistently touted as the best coffee in Victoria.



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