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Bubby's Kitchen

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355 Cook St | Cook Street Village, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3X8, Canada
+1 250-590-8915
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tacoma, Washington
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545 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bubby's Kitchen does great comfort food that is slightly updated but still very satisfying. They have a nice selection of Benedicts, omelettes, and breakfast plates. They also have very good coffee drinks and a great selection of baked goods. My Benedict had a Mexican flavour profile: 2 poached eggs on top of a bean & cheese quesadilla with salsa and... More 

Thank jay s
Victoria, Canada
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69 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Bubby's late on a friday evening and had drinks and finger foods (appetizers) I found it a bit pricey but the fare was superb! I use a power wheelchair, and was able to get around the restaurant fairly well, But....The washrooms were down a hallway to the kitchen, which was clogged with furniture and was clearly the... More 

Thank B M
Victoria, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bubby's is very popular and always buzzing with people of all ages, eating and talking. The food is good - wholesome and tasty and servings generous.

Thank Anne C
Victoria, Canada
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158 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am advised that there are new owners , started about a month ago.The place needs a little re do...the space is ok, but the menu is just too large for a small neighborhood cafe. justice cannot be done to so many items on the menu. restaurants with more history, more space, more resources have much smaller menus....here they should... More 

Thank DavidatV
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Very impressed with the choice of brunch items. The food was really tasty (and filling)! The restaurant was jam-packed and lively. The service was friendly but a little slow... to be expected since it was so busy. But the cozy atmosphere and decent coffee made all the difference while waiting for the food to arrive. Can't wait to go back... More 

Thank Dana D
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Nestled in the Cook Street Village area sits Bubby's Kitchen. We went with another couple who recommended it and we're not disappointed. Decor is lively and modern. They don't have a huge wine list but still a good selection. We like Chardonnay and thoroughly enjoyed the Burrowing Owl and it was a fair mark up. Hubby had the flank steak... More 

Thank Hilda B
Victoria, Canada
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342 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

My partner and I came here for lunch/brunch recently and all I can say is, wow! What a find!!! A treat for Victoria!!! Seriously, the food is that good. I ordered "Bubby's hotdog" and my partner ordered the "blackstone bennie." Both were exceptional! The hot dog was very good -- high quality and fresh. Much can be said for the... More 

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Sooke, Canada
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Went for lunch. Place was busy as usual so was invited to wait outside and have a coffee, which we did. Thank goodness for patio heaters. After waiting for about 20 minutes and noticing people leaving, went inside and found that hostess thought we left. Didn't notice anyone checking for us. After ordering we were served soup on the house,... More 

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BubbysKitchen, Manager at Bubby's Kitchen, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you experience didn't live up to our reputation. Please email me-david@bubbyskitchen.ca and I would be happy to offer you a $25 gift certificate and hope you'll try us again. Thanks for your comments, David, Manager More 

Kingston, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 27, 2017

We were visiting Victoria for the month of February and we discovered Cook Street Village and Bubby's Kitchen. The Village was about a 10 minute walk from our condo and you can get pretty well everything you need on Cook Street. We stopped in at Bubby's for dinner as were were passing by and we liked it so much we... More 

Thank twkingston
Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed February 11, 2017

In the past, Bubby's has served great food. The last time I was there we waited 45 minutes for our food. The food was cold and it seemed that the french fries were fried in rancid oil. I won't be going back there again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $22
Contemporary, Canadian, American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Cook St | Cook Street Village, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3X8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-590-8915
Busy restaurant with wholesome West Coast cuisine that your grandmother (Bubby) would be proud of, located in charming Cook Street Village.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?