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James Joyce Bistro

#1-1175C Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2E2, Canada (Downtown)
250-384-3332
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Ranked #700 of 1,089 Restaurants in Victoria
Price range: $15 - $39
Cuisines: Bistro
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
San Francisco, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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167 reviews 167 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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Additional Information about James Joyce Bistro

Address: #1-1175C Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2E2, Canada
Phone Number: 250-384-3332
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
Average Prices: USD 15 - 39
Cuisine: Bistro

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