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Heron Rock Bistro

435 Simcoe Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (James Bay)
(250) 383-1545
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Ranked #128 of 1,081 Restaurants in Victoria
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Canadian, Bistro
Neighborhood: James Bay
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Toronto
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

They had excellent food, pleasant service. Cozy atmosphere. We had risotto, burger, and fries. Salad had nice vinaigrette.

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Campbell River, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Stopped in for dinner on cold rainy night. Appy was outstanding. We were in on a Monday which has large discount on wine prices by the bottle so was a great deal. Dinner entrees arrived quite quickly and also were exceptional. And to top it off a very nice trio playing with just the right level for a dining crowd.

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Victoria, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Very tasty food and reasonably priced in a relaxed setting. The steak was excellent and the fries were tasty.

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Ottawa
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love this spot. Terrific Burgers are half price > 8 PM with a Beverage! We had the Brie Cheese and Crab Patties appetizers last time with my favourite, Fat Tug IPA and my ladies favourite Winter Bark, Porter! Try it! You'll like it.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We and friends have been fairly loyal over the years, however we now go for the entertainment not the food. Kudos for supporting talented local musicians. What was once consistently reliable...the food and service, is no longer. The past two visits we've been served seafood past it's prime, which was sent back, but never with an apology from a manager... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My B-Day lunch with a friend. Had a quiet table, service a but slow but we were not in a hurry and OK food. Pulled pork sandwich needed more bbq sauce. Fries were good...just like everywhere. Will not run back but would go again.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Heron bistro is open for breakfast and lunch, hours 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday. Saturday and Sunday open 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. I came for lunch at 1:15 pm. What a busy place, maybe due to being Sunday. Staff very friendly, seated us in the second last table available, luckily a deuce. I enjoyed a Croquette... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed how quiet the restaurant was and the fresh flowers on every table. The POUTINE was delicious! As for everything else we had it was ok.

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Vancouver Island, BC
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126 reviews 126 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We've eaten lunch at this restaurant a couple of times and it's always been great. The food has been tasty and nicely served in a timely manner. This time, we arrived at noon and there were fewer people than normal there. We sat at a window table and waited almost 5 minutes for the server to bring water and menus.... More 

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Seattle area
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Service was incredibly slow; it took almost an hour to get our meals after our orders were taken. Slow service with the drinks as well. Perhaps they were short staffed, but the restaurant was not crowded, and we were puzzled by the poor service. The food was nothing special and some in our party of 7 thought the prices were... More 

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Additional Information about Heron Rock Bistro

Address: 435 Simcoe Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 383-1545
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > James Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Canadian, Bistro

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