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The Old Spaghetti Factory

703 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B4, Canada
+1 250-381-8444
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“spaghetti” (106 reviews)
“ice cream” (78 reviews)
“salad” (84 reviews)
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11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
703 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

I took my family here a couple times for dinner. This Old Spaghetti Factory location is consistent with the service and quality that I get from the same restaurant in different locations (Edmonton, Banff). This location is quite busy though, so depending on what time...More

Thank Koen A
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an excellent place to eat if you want Italian. Located very close to the harbor and Empress Hotel area. All their items are very reasonable priced and come "all included"---this means you get a salad or soup along with bread included with your...More

Thank jweaver21
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Old Spaghetti factory restaurant offers great value for your money. Starter (green salad), ice cream, coffee or tea is included. The menu offers a lot of pasta choices. Our meals were really good. Staff is friendly. Portions are generous. Prepare for some waiting time...More

Thank Bartje1965
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have a similar place in Portland OR, so were quick to go here being in the Empress around the corner. You can eat here for about 1/4 of what you'd pay at the Fairmont, which is great, but not an everyday eating destination. Anyway...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The teenagers had a hankering for spaghetti and asked to go here. This place is clearly aimed at quantity vs quality. And for this reason is an obvious young family favourite. Ironically having decided to go here for pasta - two of the teens opted...More

1  Thank Bob M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for lunch with our three little kids. The service was superb, friendly and very attentive. The "all included" meals/philosophy is great value and the quality of food was good.

Thank M6W6
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think everyone knows about these restaurants. The good thing about this one is location,location,location. Handy to the ferry terminal, the museum, and all the must see spots in downtown Victoria.

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of the three of us, two of us got the correct order on the first try. However, the third was incorrect and it took them an eternity to correct it. They said they were so busy, it just got delayed. We looked around the restaurant...More

Thank craigkat2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here as it close to by work. They have lunch hour specials so I can order and get back to work on time. I taken visitors here as well to eat on the patios - they have two one that is sunny...More

Thank PrairieGirl_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here after exploring Victoria. The food was delicious; the price, which included everything from salad to dessert, was very reasonable, especially for a city restaurant. We highly recommend it!

Thank Phyllis S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B4, Canada (Formerly Rattenbury's Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-381-8444
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