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“Very kid-friendly (and wallet friendly)” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Old Spaghetti Factory

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 #112 of 1,083 Restaurants in Victoria
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
Vancouver Island, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Very kid-friendly (and wallet friendly)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

This is my favourite place to take the kids for a special treat.
The kids menu is great and very well priced. The food and service is always good even when they're busy.

Visited July 2012
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English first
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
“Just perfect!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

The place is amazing, very nice food, good price and excellent staff, I recommend this one and also the one in Gastown, Vancouver, I cannot tell which better

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Happy Valley, Oregon
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A pleasant meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

You can never go wrong with The Old Spaghetti Factory. It is like going to your aunts home for a spaghetti feed. Nothing beats home cooking.

Visited January 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Spagetti Western”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Basically this is an enormous tourist trap. With some of the best
Italian food nearby this is a foolish waste of time. Gastown has
some amazing cafes and restaurants . Factory pretty well sums
it up.

Visited April 2012
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13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Good for a quick meal”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick dinner, been to many spaghetti factories before. It was full but only waited a couple mins to get a seat. The service was terrible I have to say. We had a trainee with our server, although we couldn't tell which was the newbie... :( found out which one was while paying the bill They forgot everything we asked for. Had to ask 3 times for water. Meals were mixed up as well as other drinks. But they succeeded in feeding us so not all bad!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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