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Heron Rock Bistro

435 Simcoe Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (James Bay)
(250) 383-1545
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Ranked #131 of 1,089 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
Gig Harbor, Washington, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The proprietress of the B&B where we were staying told us about her 'neighborhood' restaurant. This was a Monday night, and to our astonishment the place was getting quite crowded; not only for the delicious food, but the live music. On a Monday night! The entire staff was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and courteous. We started with warmed brie and roasted... More 

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Toronto
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were warmly welcomed - nice cozy atmosphere! My husband's burger, with caramelized onions and well seasoned fries, left nothing to be desired. The Lighthouse draft was yummy. But my small steak was a mistake. First, I substituted salad for the fries, and the salad came nicely presented, but it was definitely past its best-before date - browning lettuce, one... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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193 reviews 193 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

. . . and we've been to some of the best in Victoria! Really, really, really good. We arrived to a packed dining room and a lineup but we were quickly seated and made friends with the table next to us! The Eggs Benny selection is awesome so I was immediately impressed (ok, truth be told I had already read... More 

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Parksville, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Not super fancy, but great food and friendly efficient service. The staff are well trained and the value is excellent. We've eaten there three times now on trips down Island and will go back again for sure. Island sourced ingredients and an impressive kitchen.

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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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 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
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99 reviews 99 reviews
66 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
103 helpful votes 103 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
37 helpful votes 37 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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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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