Best Spot for a Romantic Dinner
Camille's offers a quiet, intimate, candlelit room and a wine list with a bottle or glass for every occasion.
Best Pacific Northwest
Much of the menu at Sooke Harbour House is picked fresh from the adjacent garden, a treasure-trove of edible beauty. You'll find unique seasonal flavors, inventive cooking, and a superlative wine cellar.
Best Local Crowd
Café Brio, one of Victoria's top dining spots, is a consistent local fave. Superior, though, is a strong contender.
Best for Kids
rebar offers large portions, terrific quality, and a funky laid-back atmosphere.
Best Burgers & Beer
Six Mile Pub offers 10 house brews, juicy burgers (even veggie burgers), and loads of British pub-style atmosphere.
Best Afternoon or High Tea: How can you brag about your trip to Victoria if you don't include tea at the Fairmont Empress? It's more than a tradition -- it's a legendary experience and the closest you'll come to reliving a bygone era, albeit as a mass-production.
Located on the waterfront walkway between the Inner Harbour and Fisherman's Wharf, the views, food, and martinis make Aura a must-stop.
Prime Steakhouse & Lounge, in the Magnolia Hotel, serves up the best steaks and prime rib in the city.
Best Small Plates
Stage, an always busy bistro in the Fernwood neighborhood, serves a full menu of small plates that are big on taste.
Pizzeria Prima Strada delivers authentic Neapolitan, wood-fired pizzas in a stylish bistro atmosphere. A second location is at 2960 Bridge St.
At the busy take-out stand at Red Fish/Blue Fish, the seafood is delicious and comes only from sustainable sources, and every plate and container is biodegradable and/or recyclable. It even has a rooftop garden.
Foo puts gourmet Asian-inspired cuisine into a take-away box. Exotic. Delicious. And street-wise.
Best Hang-Out for Under-30s
With its busy Bastion Square location, views of the Inner Harbour, great beers and cocktails, and casual menu, The Local Kitchen draws a big crowd, especially on warm days, when you can sit outside at a sidewalk table.
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