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The Soda Shoppe

801 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W8, Canada
+1 250-382-4249
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“sundae” (10 reviews)
“ice cream” (35 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian
801 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W8, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun little surprise of a diner! Hotdogs were delish with a simple and diverse selection. Had a milkshake- was tops! Was fun to sit and watch the bustling street too.

Thank iluvcello
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

We stopped to pick up a quick bite. Hot dogs were good, especially the chili dogs. Nice ice cream choices. Reasonably priced food!

Thank SharonB231
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Had Ice Cream on a very hot day- it was excellent and served in a waffle cone..Service was a little slow, but on the whole it wasn't bad..although I don't think I would like to go on a super busy day!

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed July 26, 2017

After walking around the downtown district, stopped in for ice cream. They have a great selection to choose from and the service is super friendly. The next day we ended up there again but this time for hot dogs (other side of the eatery). Wish...More

Thank Marshymiss
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This is great place to go to for a tasty hard ice cream cone, as the staff are quick & efficient. Price point is average and it's nicely located in the Inner Harbour.

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed July 9, 2017

OMG, this ice cream shoppe is the best. We had espresso chocolate ice cream and moose tracks on a waffle cone AND a great price!!! This place has the best location in all of Victoria. Just nice to sit there and watch all the tourists...More

2  Thank 2013TravelinFool
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Great place that takes you back in time. They offer great candy as well. Would highly recommend it. It is connected to the Dog Gone It hot dog shop.

Thank LeaderInAction
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

This place is connected to Sam's restaurant and a hot dog diner. We have eaten at Sam's and found it convenient. Order at the counter and sit and eat.Adequate would be a generous discription.But it is close by. Today, we wanted Ice cream. So we...More

Thank fred p
Reviewed September 27, 2016

We were walking around on a tour and decided to drop in to this Dog-gone It shop and try out our first hot dog in Canada. The variety was amazing and we were very happy.

Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed August 27, 2016

We were in Victoria on a sizzling summer day and parched from walking. The Soda Shoppe turned out to be a good pick, as my sugar-loving friend could enjoy a "Pink Cow" and I had a marvelous concoction involving almond milk and almond butter that...More

Thank violetbird5
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-382-4249
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