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Santiago's Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican, Soups,
660 Oswego St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X2, Canada
+1 250-388-7376
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“nachos” (55 reviews)
“mussels” (44 reviews)
“ceviche” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
660 Oswego St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely reasonably quiet restaurant close to the inner harbour. The sangria is delicious as is the food! Service was top notch as well.

Thank Monika H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This boutique gem is just off the beaten track in Victoria. Service first class-Thanks Dave. salmon burgers and ceasar salad. Excellent. Deep fried cheesecake to die for.Very reasonably priced

Thank Lowtone
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Casual dining, nice atmosphere. Taco Salad is terrific. The usual “shell” is not a shell. (Forgot to take pics.). Delicious. The Cesar Salad with Chicken was also delicious. We liked it so much, we went back a second time within a few days and ordered...More

Thank CarryOnTravl
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Not a bad little Mexican restaurant. The portions were simple but adequate, the nacho chips were tasty. We ordered the veggie quesadilla and the beef chimichanga - the former seemed to have more on the plate than the latter. Reasonably priced for what you get....More

Thank tripjimbc
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We went for breakfast at Santiagos, because we didn't want to eat at the hotel. Service was very nice, The cafe is like a mexican tavern. The quality of the food was great, not a lot of differnt dishes, but all fresh and for a...More

Thank Babulu73
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We are staying at the Huntingdon Manor next door, and today we stopped for the second time, as they make good Margaritas and Sangria. Happy Hour prices are very reasonable. Good ambiance, friendly staff. Quiet location.

Thank reginafug
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I found this place right off the wharf after a long day of walking and sightseeing. Pleasant setting, with great Sangria - with a deal at happy hour! Fun colorful atmosphere - welcoming staff. We shared a cerviche appetizer- a very healthy...More

Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We have been enjoying this restaurant for almost 16 years. You can count on a great meal at a good price. Kind of South American style.

Thank Rick M
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

An easy going spot next to a park just up from the ferry dock. Cold beer and good Mexican food for a reasonable price.

Thank Dave R
Reviewed July 14, 2018

We were vacationing in Victoria for seven days and decided to have lunch at the nearby Santiago’s Restaurant. We were there on a Tuesday afternoon in mid-May and were seated immediately. Santiago’s has a good luncheon menu and a very courteous & helpful staff. We...More

Thank SandF2012
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Kelly S
March 30, 2017|
Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
Oh, that's a tough one. Not sure...msybe Google their menu?
Marilyn B
March 29, 2017|
Response from Gail M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are still open for dinner, but a lot of their menu has changed; many of our favourites are no longer offered.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 Oswego St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > James Bay
  • Neighborhood: James Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-388-7376
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