Local Foods on a Budget

Did you know that Victoria is the Canadian city with the most restaurants, eateries, pubs and bars per person? If you’re looking for places that are locally owned and loved by Victorians and travellers alike, we have your back. These are our favorite spots for a bite on a budget that showcase the cultural diversity and culinary flare of this city- and all just a short walk from our front door!

Frank's Honeybun Cafe

If you’re in the mood for all day breakfast, a tasty sandwich, or
yummy fried rice- this is the local spot for you. The blend of Asian
and American foods lends to having something for everyone on the
menu of this family owned local business, which has remained a
breakfast and lunch hot spot in Victoria for over 15 years.

605 Yates St.

Fresko One World Cafe

A very highly rated Latin American restaurant and cafe in the heart of
downtown- this cafe is locally owned and operated, and has been
bringing wallet-friendly and remarkably delicious Caribbean and Cuban
flavors to Victoria since 2019- making this is a perfect choice for a
bite to eat or a coffee in the downtown area.

642 Yates St.

Pho Tru

Pho Tru is a stand out in the vibrant Vietnamese food scene in
Victoria because of its large menu and low prices, plus the convenient
2 locations make it a great place to stop in for a rest and a bite, or to
grab some takeout to take out on your next adventure.

1012 Blanshard St.

El Furniture Warehouse

This local hot spot serves up a great deal alongside signature
cocktails and a party atmosphere. Whether you are interested
in a quick lunch, pregame drink, or a night on the town with friends,
The Warehouse Group has got you covered. Boasting a menu
where every item costs just $7.95

533 Yates St.


Cenote is Victoria's underground watering hole, where the
cocktails and food are made with conscious care using local
suppliers. With a jazzy and relaxed atmosphere, this is the
place to go to experience the cocktail culture of Victoria come
to life. The affordable prices lend well to this being a regular
must-go for locals, and a fantastic spot for a date, or just a
relaxed night out with friends.

768 Yates St.

Italian Food Imports

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

1114 Blanshard St.

Sushi Time Express

The owners are wonderful and their Japanese food is

120-735 Yates St.



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