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Heron Rock Bistro

435 Simcoe Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
(250) 383-1545
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Ranked #124 of 1,081 Restaurants in Victoria
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Canadian, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown

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English first
Victoria
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Been to the bistro half a dozen times over the past year. Great service, consistently good locally sourced menu items, some nights there is live music, reasonable prices and close to home. We will continue to go back - especially for the Por' Boy!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Fantastic selection of benedicts and hashes. Awesome Caesar cured me of the fuzzy headed excess of the night before. Would definitely recommend

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Dugspur, Virginia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A find while walking around the neighborhood. Inquired about the daily special and returned for dinner. A pint and half dozen oysters were a delight. Acoustic music inside wafted to the outside patio. Very pleasant, service great. Followed with french onion soup and a chowder, both well prepared and tasty. Final entree was moules (mussels) with a delicious white wine,... More

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Victoria, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

In good weather you can choose from several tables on the outdoor patio in front, plus plenty more inside or you could sit at the bar. There is live music, often a good small jazz combo, every Monday, Friday and Saturday night. The acoustics to tend to amplify sounds at other tables or from the band, so if that's not... More

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Poulsbo, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It's a pretty little cafe with an interesting menu and wine list. Prices and quality are fair. The location is in a residential area serving the locals and guest accommodations.

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Canada
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140 reviews 140 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We've dined here a few times in the last 5 years - pleasantly surprised that the food and service is good, perhaps even better with time. They have specials on weekdays and a weekend brunch menu (both days) that is outstanding. Creative eggs bennys, very tasty! We sat outside on the patio, enjoying Victoria's extended summer.

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Orange, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I'm not a local here, as I live in Southern California...but I do know my way around Victoria as this is where my folks have lived for more than 25 years. I always think of Heron Rock Bistro as a really great place for breakfast or lunch. That was until my dad suggested I try it for dinner. I'm glad... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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116 reviews 116 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stumbled across this restaurant while discovering Victoria. It was nestled in the shade of a few trees, and provided an excellent outdoor dining experience. My husband and I both ordered sandwiches, and both were delicious. As were the fries. Their menu had some tasty looking choices on it. Would recommend for a nice, quiet lunch.

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Warwickshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

You'd be hard pressed to run across this restaurant if you were a visitor wandering around Victoria, but I'd strongly recommended tracking it down as the locals have a well-kept secret gem here. The meal was wonderful from start to finish - I had oysters, then New York strip, while my wife had the most tasty chicken salad she's ever... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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177 reviews 177 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We have been here a several times over the last few years and have never been disappointed. The food is consistently good. My wife had the stroganoff this time, and it was tender and tasty. I just went for the burger ( very good) and my side salad was big enough to feed the two of us. Our server (... More

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