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Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

128-560 Johnson St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3C6, Canada
+1 250-590-2648
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
128-560 Johnson St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3C6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the top three pizza places in Victoria. The pizza selection is excellent, the staff are great and you don't have to wait long for the pizza. I recommend the margarita pizza it is excellent. Good selection of pizza all around.

Thank Rod K
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't mind a place that is always busy and sometimes a bit noisy, Famoso has really enjoyable pizza and other dishes, along with fun desserts. This is not the place to go if your idea of exotic is extra cheese and pepperoni, though....More

Thank vote2impeach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best thing about this place was the water, if you're looking for good pizza go anywhere else! Basically chewed on a rubbery, soggy, and cold pizza until we couldn't take it anymore.. also did I mention with a slight scent of moth balls! Never again..

Thank Cameron_Cia
Reviewed September 8, 2017

We first came across Famoso via a groupon and now it is one of our favorite places for lunch and pizza. The prosciutto wrapped mozza balls are to die for. Lunch specials are well priced with personal sized pizza with a salad or soup for...More

Thank glysorens
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This place is perfect for people who like thin crust pizza with fresh toppings. We go there fairly often and have never been disappointed. The service is always friendly and fast, and the food is fresh and well prepared. Their lunch special are a very...More

Thank dundr2015
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

I ordered the daily special which was a margarita pizza. It was fresh but a little bland. The restaurant was clean and bright.

Thank MissJules711
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

My hubby and I came here searching for some delicious pizza and we got it! I ordered a simple margarita pizza. It was cooked well and tasted great. My only suggestion was that they could have added more mozzarella. The service was attentive and professional....More

Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed August 10, 2017

I love this place, the food is so good! reminds me of the pizza my Italian Uncle used to make. Good prices and good service.

Thank Kirby S
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Our party of five dined here and enjoyed every last bite. We had actually intended to dine at another restaurant, but the delicious aroma had us changing our minds. We were served by Jordana (apologies if I spelt this incorrectly.) She was highly knowledgable about...More

Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Turned up Sunday evening and restaurant half full. Told by one waitress to pick a table then told by another we would have to wait for a table to clear....rather than joining other open tables together Showed no willingness to be flexible and just shrugged...More

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May 22, 2016|
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Response from Nicholas P | Reviewed this property |
/they have one now! Spelt flour or something i believe..?? I've had gluten sensitive friends eat their regular crust though, they use flour direct from Italy and it has a very low (almost zero I believe). But now they do... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128-560 Johnson St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-590-2648
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Famoso is a casual pizzeria serving authentic Neapolitan pizzas made with high quality ingredients in a domed Italian oven. Ideal for a quick lunch or a night out. Enjoy with wine, cocktails and beer.
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