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Cafe Brio

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944 Fort St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3K2, Canada
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to Cafe Brio on the recommendation of a friend. The friend is now a better friend. Seriously, we had a really excellent meal. We started with a chef selection of vegetable preparations appetizer. Fantastic. Our mains (haddock and Tuna dishes) were great. Then, we ended with the cheese plate, which again was excellent. We really could not have... More 

Thank victorp55
Canberra, Australia
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After a few weeks of travelling and eating ourselves around Canada we were attracted to this place as it offered half serves in an interesting menu. When we made the reservation we were warned they were busy but it should ease up at 8pm when they expected guests would head to the opera. That proved to be true. And on... More 

Thank Tim_in_Oz
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really like this restaurant! Great food, atmosphere and service! Slightly expensive but great for a special occasion!

Thank Anabelle L
Southampton, Canada
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very good meal here. The portions were perfect. Not staggeringly huge like some places. I would have given it a 5 but sadly our server was not very good. She had a table come in 1/2 after us and they were well and truly fussed about. We were not.

Thank WendySue56
Olympia, Washington
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357 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The second highly rated TA restaurant in V. that disappointed. We booked; were given a nice welcome and choice of tables; had prompt, friendly service; greatly appreciated the 1/2 portion options; and the wine was good. I've eaten in hundreds of places in Italy beginning in the sixties. From the flashy bistros along Via Veneto to any local "tratt" on... More 

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Selborne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was recommended by previous guests at our b&b so we tried it and were not disappointed. obviously very popular with the locals who were greeted warmly by the owner and his wife, as were we. The food and service were first class and the lively atmosphere made for a very enjoyable evening

Thank Chris343BU
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eating here is almost a theatrical experience, with servers moving to and from the kitchen through a heavily-curtained doorway. We started with a shared salumi plate which had home-made pate and pickles as well. The rabbit which followed was cooked to perfection and the lamb ragu which covered the penne was brilliant. We had the best selection of cheeses on... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at Cafe Brio to celebrate our wedding anniversary. What a fabulous dinner! We loved the half and full order options. The combination of items we ordered made for a perfect dinner. The wine was so good. Also, our waitress was informative and courteous, and the atmosphere was very nice.

Thank FrankieTheLion
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely one of the best restaurants in Victoria. Try their cheese/sausage platter. Absolutely divine! The service and ambience are excellent. A truly great choice for dinner in Victoria!!

Thank Travellingfamily12
Kelowna, Canada
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like this restaurant so much because they have half size order for most of the menu. I eat out during business trip alone a lots, so it's nice to have smaller size then I can try appetizer too. This main dish Roast Duck breast was really good. one of the best for sure. nice atmosphere, very good service. I'll... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 944 Fort St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3K2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Harris Green
  • Neighborhood: Harris Green
  • Phone Number: 250-383-0009

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?