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Padella Kitchen

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2524 Estevan Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 2S7, Canada (Formerly Padella Kitchen)
+1 250-592-7424
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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London, Ontario, Canada
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247 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I happened to walk past Padella the other day and decided to pop in for a late dinner. We were absolutely blown away! The atmosphere is warm and cosey, the staff were wonderful and the food... sensational! The chef had created a special that evening of his interpretation of Moroccan style lamb tagine. SO GOOD!

Thank Ken M
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several things I like about going out for dinner. Obviously, I want to eat well and ideally try things I would not make in my own kitchen. I also would like to have an eating experience where the service is great. So this restaurant has one of these experiences but not the other: FOOD: The food was quite... More 

1 Thank Ilagam1
Victoria, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Everything on this menu is excellent displaying care and natural love of food. The staff is very friendly and the food is extremely tasty. The menu is not large, but you'll be sure to find something as there is usually a variety that will please the carnivore or vegetarian. The small restaurant has a lovely ambience sure to entice you... More 

1 Thank Yayjay73
Victoria, BC
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Very nice local restaurant. Make reservations because it can be hard to get into last minute. Been there a couple of times and always happy to return and eat there. Warm, friendly atmosphere.

1 Thank Lisa-in-Victoria
Victoria, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The atmosphere is intimate, the service friendly and professional and the food extraordinary. We have been several times for special and not so special events. We have never been disappointed. We are fortunate as we can walk there to Estevan Village.

1 Thank KDHN
Victoria, Canada
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

This is my third TripAdvisor review for Padella. Since my last review, I've enjoyed dining here several times. This summer, I chose to celebrate a significant birthday here, with five other friends. I visit regularly. Why not? The food is always reliably delicious, creative and often local. The staff are well trained, and welcoming. The rooms are cozy, and comfortable.... More 

1 Thank tessthetraveller
victoria, bc
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

This little gem has very fine food and wonderful staff - anything on the menu is worth ordering, for sure.

1 Thank sheret
Victoria, BC
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I recently ate here. We had the crab cakes for an appetizer, and the lamb meatballs and chantrelle/chicken pasta. I would definately have the pasta again, and my girl - friend liked the lamb meatballs. I had their victoria gin and tonic cocktail, which only cane as a double. This was a bit too much for a... More 

1 Thank malcolm g
Largs, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Our first visit was a family dinner evening for 6, which was excellent in every way, so we decided to go again as a couple. Once again the atmosphere was busy without being oppressive, service and pasta dishes were first class. Good wine list with some unique options made this the complete evening out. As a UK visitor I would... More 

Thank Derek D
Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We followed Padella's chefs from their last restaurant and they keep getting better and better. We're here about once a week for dinner and wine and we've never had a bad experience either with food, drink or service. The menu has something for most tastes and changes regularly with the availability of fresh local ingredients: the specials are always worth... More 

1 Thank RaisinHell

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $22
Mediterranean, Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2524 Estevan Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 2S7, Canada (Formerly Padella Kitchen)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-592-7424

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