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Browns Socialhouse

$$ - $$$American, ,
809 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B9, Canada
+1 250-388-0200
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“burger” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
809 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to Browns a few times on business lunches. As a vegetarian the menu really lacks variety. I'm also not the 20 something crowd which I always feel they cater to however not sure how that crowd affords $20 weekday lunches.

Thank Lara O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the worst restaurant experience in my life! I went here with seven of my friends for my 20th birthday. I booked the reservation exactly one week prior to the dinner for 7:30 pm. And when we arrived at 7:15 the waitress said "Oh,...More

Thank Lang1952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All I can say is yikes! Two of us came in on a Thursday night and the restaurant was pretty dead. We ordered salads and yam fries and after waiting for a while, we were served regular fries. After waiting 15 minutes for someone to...More

2  Thank Sam G
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Went for brunch with family and the service and food was horrible, restaurant was empty except for 3 tables and still waited almost an hour for food. Wife only ordered a English muffin with jam and butter and they gave her garlic toast. After they...More

2  Thank jay r
Reviewed March 13, 2018

I was caught off guard with the planned restaurant for the night being closed when we got out of the theater, but we found the Socialhouse was still open and serving food so we tried it. I had a perfectly lovely hamburger with yam (sweet...More

Thank countess11
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We were 2 adults and a 10 yr old in for dinner last Saturday night. 8 pm and yes, it was smokin’ busy! We ordered pizza to share and my granddaughter ordered a cheese quesadilla. About 10 min after ordering our server came and said...More

Thank GrandmaRose55
Reviewed March 7, 2018

Everything was hot and delicious! The alcoholic beverages were delish too! Highly recommend the calamari as an appetizer! The burgers are pretty amazing too!

Thank Kim A
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Nice atmosphere, nice servers, and delicious food; however, the time it took to receive our food was exceptionally slow. We sat down at 12:05 and it took 50 minutes from order to service. The server indicated that normal wait times were 30-45 minutes which seems...More

Thank 1952Kim
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Arrived at 13:00 on a Saturday to find the place about 2/3rds full. Greeted immediately, requested and received seating we wanted. Waitress friendly and professional, discussed tourist-in-own-town discount on brunch menu and placed order. Had one piece of dirty cutlery replaced with no problem/comment. Ordered...More

Thank jjapolinario
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We enjoyed dinner here as we went before the evening rush. The service was excellent!! In fact my husband forgot his phone and when he went back the waitress remembered him and had his phone!! Baja Fish tacos were delicious and fully loaded and we...More

Thank sanisidro2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $19
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-388-0200
  • E-mail
We've spread our wings and opened our first Browns Socialhouse on Vancouver Island. We're centrally located at the exciting new development, "The Falls", in the heart of downtown Victoria and adjacent to the world famous Empress Hotel and Victoria Conference Centre. This location draws in tourists and locals alike. Hope to see you there!
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