We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Browns Socialhouse

$$ - $$$American, ,
809 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B9, Canada
+1 250-388-0200
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“burger” (26 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
809 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B9, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (277)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 273 reviews

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
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 208 hotels in Vancouver Island
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria
1,013 reviews
.03 miles away
Chateau Victoria Hotel and Suites
577 reviews
.07 miles away
Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour
1,402 reviews
.07 miles away
The Strathcona Hotel
473 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Clive's Classic Lounge
176 reviews
.07 miles away
Bartholomew's English-Style Pub
426 reviews
.02 miles away
Cora
547 reviews
.04 miles away
Sticky Wicket Pub & Restaurant
599 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Inner Harbour
4,438 reviews
.15 miles away
Victoria Bug Zoo
720 reviews
.07 miles away
Miniature World
934 reviews
.05 miles away
The Maritime Museum of British Columbia
258 reviews
.06 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Browns Socialhouse staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $19
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
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
Description
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!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;