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Sam's Deli

805 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-382-8424
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwich” (81 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
805 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went just for a basic lunch and was really impressed with the friendliness of all the staff and the speed of service. I got a half sandwich and I'm glad I did because they really fill it up. It was delicious and I wish...More

Thank TravelAsh970
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Do not miss this one, the food is everything you can imagine and the price's are very reasonable.The staff is very outgoing and helpful. No matter your tastes, there is something to suit you.

Thank Evie370
Reviewed December 16, 2017

Was able to get soup and sandwich here before going to Buchart Gardens. It was acceptable but average.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

One of the first places you cone to when walking out of the harbor, but keep walking. Ho-hum sandwiches at a big price. Simple sandwich, chips and drink will run you $20. My sandwich not made as requested even though I was standing right there...More

Thank Ivey W
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic sandwich today, it was just missing some toasted bread to make it perfect! I would stop back again but it is on the higher side for lunch but worth it for real turkey.

Thank Ironjet
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

The plan was a sandwich lunch. Sam’s have the BEST shrimp & avocado sandwich. They don’t skimp on the contents. A customer was raving about the chili and we all love chilli, so we each had a 1/2 sandwich & a small chili. WOW, Sam’s...More

Thank Gord B
Reviewed October 28, 2017

I had last been here about 16 years ago with family & we all had very fond memories of the place, so I couldn't have been more disappointed when returning. The service was ok - quick & friendly but it is just a cafe/sandwich bar...More

Thank sus86london
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Fresh beef sandwich prepared to your own specification, a refreshing grapefruit pale ale, and a seat looking over the harbour, makes for a great late lunch

Thank EatScouse
Reviewed October 22, 2017

A deli and NO CORN BEEF or PASTRAMI - you have to be kidding! Adequate sandwiches and spotty service.

Thank Eugene S
Reviewed October 5, 2017

Great location kitty corner to the Empress. You can buy a whole or half sandwich. Fresh ingredients, fast service, great value. The place to go if you want a regular, tasty sandwich.

Thank daffyone
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 805 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-382-8424
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