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James Joyce Bistro - CLOSED

#1-1175C Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2E2, Canada (Downtown)
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Price range: $15 - $39
Cuisines: Bistro
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Neighborhood: Downtown

4 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
San Francisco, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Anybody over 25ish should probably avoid this place.  It's a great spot for youngsters to hang out though.

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Victoria, Canada
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2011

Met my friend for a birthday lunch. The atmosphere was cute so we were hoping for a great little gem. We were showed a seat by a very bewildered waitress. She had the look of a deer caught in head lights. She asked for our drink order, and I ordered a gin and tonic. After having to go to the... More

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Victoria, Canada
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2010

I go for lunch quite regularly and this restaurant always delivers. In the price range the food cannot be beat. Everything I have ever had is done well and with attention to detail. The restaurant doesn't look like much from the street level, but is very charming once inside. Their burgers are the best I've had (9 ball burger), their... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2008

The Bistro is tucked in a corner inside Peacock Billiards. Best meal I can remember - we ordered everything from the special menu and were happily pleased all around. Great service. You've never tasted anything so good as the eggplant soup with garlic saffron yogurt sauce.

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