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560 Johnson Street | Market Square, Victoria, British Columbia V8X2Z5, Canada
+1 250-590-5300
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Description: We are very proud to say that Wannawafel inspired and changed the way...
We are very proud to say that Wannawafel inspired and changed the way Canadians think about waffles after appearing on the very popular CBC show Dragons'Den. Now waffles can be an all day snack, no it doesn't always need Maple Sirup, we bake them fresh, it is fine to have a waffle without a topping. Lets try it. In our business it is all about the waffle and the people who serve them, all for you.
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
WANNA WAFEL at DOWNTOWN VICTORIA is FIRST CLASS

We strolled around in downtown Victoria, and ran across the place called WANNAWAFEL. So we decided on a quick note to check it out, and ordered 2 different kinds of wafels, and they were both very delicious. Really recommendable, though a bit pricy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Hermann B
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SIDNEY BC, Canada
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SIDNEY BC, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We strolled around in downtown Victoria, and ran across the place called WANNAWAFEL. So we decided on a quick note to check it out, and ordered 2 different kinds of wafels, and they were both very delicious. Really recommendable, though a bit pricy.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My friend and I had the strawberry Belgium waffle with whipped cream; it was delicious. The seating area is outdoors underneath the shade of umbrellas and we enjoyed our afternoon treat watching the visitors to the market square browse the shops. The man that made our waffle was so personable and the service was super too...we did not wait long... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A special treat: two kinds of waffles, various toppings. Try them to eat there or to go! The aroma will draw you in... I go as often as I can.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We stumbled across this place just after closing time, and the owner couldn't have been nicer. They were out of waffles, but we had a nice chat with him. Great chap. Went back two days later just before leaving to catch the ferry. What a mistake! The waffles were amazing!!! Light, fluffy and oh-so-flavourful! We had a generous scoop of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Heard this place had amazing waffles so we went to look for it after lunch. The owner was very nice and he was the one taking and making our order. The waffles with vanilla ice cream were SO good!

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Port Alberni, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

While there isn't a huge selection of toppings for your waffles, I really love the option between a light waffle, and a thicker, richer waffle. I LOVE getting a light waffle with icecream, bananas and chocolate. The service is always very friendly, and the sitting area is pleasant outside.

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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The smell of the cooking waffles is heavenly, but I always find the end result disappointing. It is expensive for the portion received and the flavour is only so-so. The topping range is limited and all on the sweet/whipped cream side.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It was a tasty afternoon treat. If you get the lighter waffle, stick with whipped cream or something else light, otherwise the fluffiness of the waffle is ruined (though still good). If you want ice cream or the fruit compote, get the heavy waffle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

First timer for the Wannawafel experience and just returned from Anwerpen Belgium last week (where we experienced the tasty Belgium waffle)! Located this little establishment in the Market Square which has limited outside seating and ordered (2) waffles (whip cream & fresh strawberries) plus coffees total was over $20., which is more expensive that Europe! However these waffles were very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Came to check out what was so good about the waffles. Ordered two waffles and two teas for me and my wife. It cost us $20cad I only had $50US currency (Which is $61.54cad) I paid for it with what I had and they gave me only $30cad instead of about $40cad, What it should of been. The food wasn't... More 

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Additional Information about Wannawafel

Address: 560 Johnson Street | Market Square, Victoria, British Columbia V8X2Z5, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-590-5300
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 560 Johnson Street | Market Square, Victoria, British Columbia V8X2Z5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-590-5300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8

Description

We are very proud to say that Wannawafel inspired and changed the way Canadians think about waffles after appearing on the very popular CBC show Dragons'Den. Now waffles can be an all day snack, no it doesn't always need Maple Sirup, we bake them fresh, it is fine to have a waffle without a topping. Lets try it. In our business it is all about the waffle and the people who serve them, all for you.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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