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Ithaka Greek Restaurant

1102 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3M8, Canada
+1 250-384-6474
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1102 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3M8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here two years ago and could hardly wait to return. The place was busy as ever so I would highly recommend a reservation to ensure seating. Please have the lemon soup! It is so good! We all loved our food....big portions. Service was...More

Thank Marianne S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have dined here on many occasions and are always impressed with the authenticity, quality of food and the wonderful service we get with each visit.I cannot rave enough of the moussaka it is the best!

Thank Bonelltravell2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend getting a reservation as it is a small restaurant and it is always packed, and it is particularly difficult to get seating on Fridays/Saturdays. There are not enough things to say about this restaurant. We went there on a Saturday night at...More

Thank Comfort_Traveller29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just got done Eating at Ithaka. The service there is so great, you’re treated like family there. The food there is very delicious. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone. This is our favourite Greek restaurant in Victoria. This family run place is so...More

Thank VinnyBunn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made a reservation for 8 mid week and good we did as the restaurant was full of happy diners. The menu is large and covers most of the favourites (no chicken livers though). Ordered the Greek Combo (choice of meats of prawns), the Greek Ribs,...More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glad we got a reservation as we watched people line up for tables. The place was bustling with a fun atmosphere and the many servers seemed to be enjoying themselves as much as the diners were! We shared the platter with a glass of wine...More

Thank Peytonsage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four took my parents to Ithaka when we were on our weekend Victoria getaway to celebrate my mother‘s 75th birthday. We chose the restaurant from other positive reviews we had read. We were not disappointed! The restaurant is small, cozy and traditionally...More

Thank Em R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always love visiting this restaurant and last night was no exception. We are always greeted by lovely people, good family members. Last night our table wasn't ready. Despite the people,having finished and paid their bill, they lingered for a long time, at what was...More

Thank Carolyn A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was in town for a couple days - grabbed a quick early reservation without too much difficulties. Ordered the Greek platter (for 2) and it was perfect !!!! So good. Calamari cooked perfectly, great variety of tastes. Dessert (made in house by Maria) was so...More

Thank Chad W
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

We love Greek food. A lot. Like really, a lot. And so we eat Greek whenever we can & have been blessed with the opportunity to enjoy the cuisine in several Greek cities. When we were in Victoria last week, we thought we’d try a...More

Thank Swillbc
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April 14, 2017|
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Response from Dimitri A | Property representative |
We do our rendition of zorba's dance most evenings at Ithaka. It's spontaneous and do our dance when we have a few minutes during our dinner service. It's not cirque de soleil, but our guests enjoy it. It's fun, come check... More
December 23, 2016|
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Response from Dimitri A | Property representative |
Hi there, We have free parking right outside of the main entrance on the Cook street side ( we are on the corner of Yates st and Cook street ) If it's full, simply exit and drive around the block to get onto Yates street... More
Oregon J
March 19, 2016|
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Response from Dimitri A | Property representative |
Hello there, Not to worry. We only use toasted pine nuts for one item on our menu and they are safely kept in a sealed container. We can accommodate your sons allergies, not a problem. Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1102 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3M8, Canada (Formerly Passero's Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Fernwood
  • Neighborhood: Fernwood
  • Phone Number: +1 250-384-6474
  • E-mail
Ithaka Greek Restaurant is a family-owned business that celebrates culinary and cultural traditions through authentic, healthy and lovingly-prepared food. Be our guest!
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