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Shizen Japanese Restaurant

1706 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Z5, Canada
+1 250-381-8228
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (8 reviews)
“bento box” (9 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1706 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Z5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent sushi here, lots of seats, it's a good spot to go if you're in a group. The service is good and it's right on the edge of Chinatown

Thank Reuben H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful sushi and at a very reasonable price....we've enjoyed lots of different sushi meals in very different restaurants...however this one is a gem....quick service at very reasonable prices...

Thank Annie M
Reviewed May 11, 2017

I have eaten here many times over the last few years & it remains consistently fresh & delicious with prompt & friendly service. A particular favorite in addition to the great selection of sushi is the Clam Suimono Soup - I have it every time!...More

Thank VictoriaMax
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

My friends live close to the gates of China Town so this location is great for a quick take away! The yam roll and salmon sushimi are soooo good here!! It's nice for dining in too, as I recall they have a sushi pizza!

Thank Lindsay H
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Great busy little spot. Friendly fast service. This is one of the better Japanese restaurants in the city with a unique setting. Sushi was very fresh and artfully displayed. You can tell they take the art seriously here.

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed March 20, 2017

This is my absolute favorite Sushi restaurant on the Island! The food is amazing, they have this sushi pizza and it's super tasty with spicy tuna on top. Also one of the only places to find a Tuna Don. They're rolls are amazing as well!...More

Thank Krista P
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Went with a friend for lunch. We were first in and we were told "not open for 5 minutes)" but had hot tea in front of us in seconds! Soon people started pouring in and the restaurant was full! Miso soup was wonderful as was...More

Thank Marilyn and Les T
Reviewed March 4, 2017

smaller portions for reasonably priced food. Excellent various choices of fresh sashimi. Service is not great, mechanical and slow. The staff is reluctant to answer questions about items on the menu. Parking downtown is a bit of an issue. This is a busy place. We...More

Thank GinnyKelowna
Reviewed January 31, 2017

Ate for the first time today at Shizen. I shared lunch with a friend and we had the Bento boxes (Tofu and Beef), and extra yam tempura and dynamite rolls. We both enjoyed our choices and the prices were less than are listed in their...More

Thank gjw16
Reviewed January 16, 2017

This is one of our favourite sushi restaurants in the city. The menu items are a bit different but everything is always so good. Sometimes the service is a bit hectic when it's busy, but that's to be expected. I love all the orchids on...More

Thank Chloé G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1706 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Z5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-381-8228
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