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Santiago's Cafe

660 Oswego St., Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X2, Canada (James Bay)
(250) 388-7376
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Ranked #91 of 1,085 Restaurants in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Neighborhood: James Bay
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Smithers, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Great food and even better service doesn't begin to say enough. The Madras Curry Mussels were to die for! The service was wonderful both nights we were there and the server was attentive to all our needs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We are a party of two, not particularly big eaters. We ordered the jambalaya for two. It was Huge! It included mussels, shrimp and chicken and vegetables with spices and sprinkled with chopped parsley. My mouth is watering as I remember this dish. We nearly finished the enormous dish. The cafe was so welcoming and atmosphere so endearing, we stayed... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Found this cute wonder after flying in and hotel restaurant wasn't open, yet, for dinner. Very tasty food, scrumptious dessert, pleasant and attentive staff. They didn't quite get how to make one of the drinks requested by our party but went out of their way to correct it and see that we were happy. Will visit again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Visit Santiago's on Mondays for Mussel Madness - they also have excellent prawn dishes and an inviting atmoshpere - very relaxing environment

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Parksville, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We recently visited Santiagos in Victoria for dinner and ordered a house specialty their mussels. We waited a lengthy time for the dinner to arrive and when it did we were dismayed by the size of the actual mussel inside the shell. One can buy smoked mussels in a tin a the grocery store and the mussels in that tin... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is a fun eclectic restaurant in James Bay, close by downtown Victoria. It has Chilean cuisine, with lots of variety and a fun atmosphere. The staff is always friendly and the wine is cheap & cheerful!

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edmonton
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This colourful, oil cloth tables by Victoria Harbour was where three of us went for lunch yesterday. We sat ouselves and had table by the window, the service was prompt and cordial. What was disappointing was they had wto lunch specials, the 6 shrimp curry based satay with no rice or other veggies for 12.95 or a bowl of sea... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Casual décor, spectacular food at a reasonable price. Don't be fooled by the outside appearance. This place rocks.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Only in town a couple of days and kept going here for breakfast. The food was out of this world. The service was great I'm still missing my Eggs Benny in the mornings. Highly recommend.

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We ate both dinner and breakfast at Santiagos. The decor is fun but more importantly the food and the staff were great. The desserts were also enjoyable but can easily be shared. Good value $$

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Additional Information about Santiago's Cafe

Address: 660 Oswego St., Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X2, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 388-7376
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > James Bay

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