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Lido Waterfront Bistro & Bar

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Downtown
Pizza, Seafood, Canadian
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1234 S. Wharf Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3H9, Canada
+1 250-385-5436
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Enjoy exciting views of the Victoria Inner Harbour while sipping on one of...
Enjoy exciting views of the Victoria Inner Harbour while sipping on one of our 5 local tap beers, glass on B.C. Wine, or a creative cocktail. Lido offers an array of menu items, salads, soups, fresh seafood, our signature thin crust pizzas and many great sharing dishes. Fresh, local and sustainable products and many gluten free options as well.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating
Scenic view
Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Waterfront dinning at its best!

What a great find! When I first got there I sat near the bar waiting for my family, I got to chat with the staff, very friendly and can offer great tips about the city. They have great local beers on tap. Once the family joined we sat at a table on the patio, let me tell you, that is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2014
Kelowna22
via mobile
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Reservations
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33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

What a great find! When I first got there I sat near the bar waiting for my family, I got to chat with the staff, very friendly and can offer great tips about the city. They have great local beers on tap. Once the family joined we sat at a table on the patio, let me tell you, that is... More 

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Washington state
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We had a large group and no reservations in Victoria for dinner. We checked into a number of places and were turned away. We found ourselves at Lido Waterfront and really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. The pizza's were fun and very tasty. The prices were good. The view was wonderful! Lido Waterfront is easy to miss, we would not... More 

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I travel solo frequently enough and usually get great service. Not the case here. Walked up to get a seat, had to track down a waitress to ask if I could sit somewhere. She couldn't get a seat on the patio (understandable, it was busy), but didn't offer a seat inside, she seemed quite uninterested in helping out an individual... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The waitress was beautiful, the beer was cold, and the pizza tasted fresh with an incredible gravy! Perfect view and atmosphere for splitting a pizza between the four of us and sampling the local beers. Savannah, GA needs a place modeled after Lido.

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North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Nothing like sitting 20 feet from the ocean watching seaplanes come and go or little passenger ferries putt by. This place is about location. You will have to look for it down in the parking lot, but will really enjoy it. We just had cocktails here, and enjoyed the surroundings. Staff was very efficient getting ours and other orders in.

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Had a stroll along the shore of Victoria and stopped at the Lido Bistro and Bar. Had a few great cocktails and service was friendly.

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stopped by the Lido for a beer and to look out at the harbor after walking around (and around!) Victoria, and found it to be an easy place to hang out for a bit. Staff was really nice and there was no pressure to order food, more drinks, or leave! Good beer! Good place! 4-Stars!!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great location down by the water - not really matched by anything else in the harbour. Drinks are good - particularly the Mexican caesar. Food was excellent! - 1 pizza is to much for one person. Fish tacos were divine!

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Victoria
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Carefully prepared with local foods from sustainable sources and participate in the meal share program. So you get to eat great food and feel good about it! What's not to love? Add in a gorgeous water view; you are right by the water. It's all good. Good value for excellent quality. Quiet relaxed ambience, but not hushed in a formal... More 

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Victoria, British Columbia
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Recently went for lunch on their fantastic waterfront patio on a beautiful warm sunny day. Had the Carnivore Pizza and a couple draft lagers. The pizza was one of the best I've ever had! Great thin crust, tasty sauce, loads of beautifully cooked cheese and juicy tasty meats. Bacon, capicollo, pepperoni, etc. fantastic! It was too much for one person,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1234 S. Wharf Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3H9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-385-5436

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Seafood, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view

Description

Enjoy exciting views of the Victoria Inner Harbour while sipping on one of our 5 local tap beers, glass on B.C. Wine, or a creative cocktail. Lido offers an array of menu items, salads, soups, fresh seafood, our signature thin crust pizzas and many great sharing dishes. Fresh, local and sustainable products and many gluten free options as well.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?