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The Old Spaghetti Factory

703 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B4 , Canada (Formerly Rattenbury's Restaurant) (Downtown)
(250) 381-8444
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Ranked #110 of 1,082 Restaurants in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Downtown
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We waited a long time for a waitress to take our order and after she did, we waited quite awhile for our food. After the food was brought we were hoping the waitress would catch on that we never got anything to drink. So, we had to ask for a drink. The restaurant was loud and maybe it's ok for... More 

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canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

and the food was not great. we had visited one week prior and enjoyed it but last night's visit was a big failure- my chicken was not good - my son's meal was cold and the server really did nothing to help. Iwould not go back!

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Berkshire, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a VERY busy place. Go early so you do not have to wait in line. Food is dependable and good.

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BC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

You want an excellent meal with lots of good food at a SPECTACULAR price this is the place to eat. I highly recommend this be on your agenda

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Victoria
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great food, great atmosphere. The spaghetti with clam and meat sauce was great. Never would have thought clam sauce on spaghetti would go so well together. Service at the beginning was slow, but once served seemed to have picked up and was regular after that. Would highly recommend making reservations, for it was very busy the night we visited. Overall... More 

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Lytton, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Old Spag is always on the list if I'm in Victoria. Nowhere else can you beat getting unlimited bread, soup or salad, pasta, icecream and tea or coffee all for the price of the meal! My favourite three things are the manicotti, pesto linguini and the mizithra and browned butter spaghetti. It's a great place if you're looking for... More 

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Surrey, BC
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Lovely building, great location, extremely busy on any given night (make reservations). Good pricing on all exclusive entrees.

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Edmonton, Canada
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45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We have an Old Spaghetti Factory at home, so we knew what to expect when we arrived at 6:00 PM on a weekend. We had a 20 minute wait, and were seated in a very bright area where they seemed to put all the other people with children. It was a little loud. The server arrived quickly and brought the... More 

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Long Beach CA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This restaurant is great!!! The meals are excellent and the price is amazing! It was very crowded when we were there on a Friday night, but it was well worth the wait. The meals come with a salad or soup, the entree, dessert and coffee (and bread)-- so much food for one person, that my friend and I split it.... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Very inviting atmosphere. Busy place at 2:30 pm on a Saturday. Had a 20 minute wait , definitely worth it. I had the chicken penne with a spinach salad, very good. My husband had the seafood fettachini with a soup side, he enjoyed very much. Included in the meal starting, fresh warm baked bread with side of regular butter and... More 

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Additional Information about The Old Spaghetti Factory

Address: 703 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B4 , Canada (Formerly Rattenbury's Restaurant)
Phone Number: (250) 381-8444
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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