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600 Discovery Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
250-477-2323
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Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This place is good for studying while getting some peace and quiet, while enjoying some good coffee. Friendly service too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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English first
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This place is good for studying while getting some peace and quiet, while enjoying some good coffee. Friendly service too!

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Visited Discovery Coffee on Menzies St yesterday, while soaring for my laundry to finish Great atmosphere, very good coffee, liked the playing of vinyl records, it created a great vide. Very relaxed place to while away an hour

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Northport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Coffee was hot and fresh Pastries were very tasty- we had a scone and cinnamon roll Service was warm and friendly Lots of seating

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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

So many folks have been raving about Discovery Coffee, but on my two recent trips in, the experience fell well short of expectation. On the first stop, I was disappointed by their highly-touted and VERY expensive cold-brew coffee. I may have been expecting more, but I found it surprisingly bitter and the sensation was not wildly pleasant. For 3/5 the... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

There are several of these coffee houses in Victoria and they have the best coffee. We had one fairly close yo where we were staying.

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Edmonton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

By far my favourite thing about Discovery is the doughnuts. My husband is in love with the coffee here but I am not a huge fan. I love African coffees but find they are lacking here with them. I do, however, think they have the best espresso in the city.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

If I hadn't read such good reviews about Discovery Coffee then I would have walked past it - I am very glad that I decided to go in. Dropping in (with and without kids) three times in two days I had consistently great coffee and regret that I didn't find it sooner. The friendly staff care about what they serve.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Discovery always has been one of the best coffee shops in town, and it continues to be! We always come back to Discovery for coffee, despite checking out the new shops that open up in the city almost weekly. Discovery has this 'we don't really care' attitude about it, yet is so inviting, friendly and welcoming! The people are always... More 

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Sidney, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We popped into the Discovery Street location this morning for the first time and had the wonderful cappuccinos we have come to expect. We usually go to the Oak Bay location and have also been to the James Bay location a couple of times. The coffee is consistently great. We've never had a bad experience of a bad cup of... More 

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Comox, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Someone in Comox said I should try this place as he used to live in Victoria. I went mid afternoon to the one on Menzies. Staff were informative and the latte was above average. There were no pastries left at the time I went but I was really going for the coffee. Recommended for serious coffee drinkers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 600 Discovery Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: 250-477-2323

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

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