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Blue Crab Seafood House

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Mon, 1/21
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

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Frommer's International Guide calls the Blue Crab Seafood House, the "best seafood spot in Victoria". Blue Crab Seafood House has earned a reputation for excellence in seafood and West Coast Cuisine. The daily specials take advantage of the local catches for the freshest of ingredients. With an Ocean View from every table that is impossible to beat! Featuring Local Dungeness Crab & Giant King Crab. Very Celiac Friendly. Winner of the 2005 People's Choice Award and the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence in 2003 to 2012, the Blue Crab Seafood House offers a wide selection of Vancouver Island, BC, Pacific Northwest, and new world wines, including a selection of both favourites and hard to find
$9 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Seafood, Canadian
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow would definitely recommend this to anyone, 10/10 food perfect, staff are friendly and helpful. We absolutely loved this place would love to come back.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Cathy O
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed at the hotel where this restaurant is located. It was great to be able to go eat in a classy restaurant with great food and not have to go outside. We didn't have a vehicle so it was handy for us. Lots of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank CjP1959
Reviewed 6 days ago

We go to Victoria every Thanksgiving. We eat here a couple of times each week. The food and wine is exceptional, the waitstaff is excellent and the harbor views are beautiful. Lunch or dinner, it's always super.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Party of 5 family members had dinner in celebration of a birthday of one of the members. Cocktails, appetizers and main courses were enjoyed. The first enjoyable event was that a very dry Beefeater martini on the rocks with olives was presented exactly the way...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 626harveyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I very much enjoyed our meal and our waiter was super awesome too. The breakfast buffet the next morning was good .. the only thing was the food was cold...but we would do it again next time we travel to Victoria.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Marma2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for our 56th anniversary last night. The waiter was inatentive, the portions were overpriced and VERY small, fact is after a three-course meal, I (the lady) could not feel I had eaten anything. I sat for 1/2 an hour with a dirty...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Oldest78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For what we paid over Christmas we expected better service and meals. Our room was never cleaned before 3pm. We decided to have the expensive Christmas brunch and was very disappointed, The choices were slim and what was there was cold. Where were the Mimosas?...More

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1  Thank Jan T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We last visited The Blue Crab close to 13 years ago and we loved it then and were excited to return albeit late. We stayed at the Coast hotel for 3 days and enjoyed breakfast, dinner and an appy meal there. Everything we had was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank harbie04
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Have had a lunch and dinner here and both meals were very good. The clam chowder is a meal in itself, when combined with a burger - hard to finish. Also had the chocolate raspberry torte which again was great. Service was friendly and efficient....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Lis O
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We stayed at Coast Victoria in November. They offer 15% discount for dinner at Blue Crab Seafood House so we decide to take advantage of it, having read the good review on Tripadvisor. The ambient was great, although it was very dark late evening in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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July 27, 2018|
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Response from B V | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tony: Native Canadian. Lower mainland and the island. NZ 25 years. Kiwi wife. Hospo 40 years too. Accommodation tours transport. Like to assist travelling people with honest reporting of experiences. Not a cheerleader or... More
May 24, 2017|
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Response from retepremhel | Reviewed this property |
Hi.. believe lunch is from 11-3 and it is in the dining room area.
May 23, 2017|
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Response from DLTE | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea as to what their lunch hours are. Lunch would be in the Blue Crab restaurant as is breakfast and dinner. As you appear to be local, why not call the restaurant and ask.
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