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The Old Spaghetti Factory

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$$ - $$$
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703 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B4, Canada (Formerly Rattenbury's Restaurant)
(250) 381-8444
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We found an outside table on a nice day and the staff were very pleasant and attentive. Unfortunately the food didn't match the rest. It was freezer food but poor freezer food.

Thank addanegg
Courtenay, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was the marathon weekend so it was very busy but they seemed to handle it well. We were there around 5:00 and it was filling up then and lined up out the door when we left so it would appear to be a popular venue.

Thank kenglenda
Victoria, Canada
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have reviewed this establishment before and rated it quite high. This time I am a little disappointed but that is because I really don't think it should be that difficult to go on-line, download the FODMap diet and come up with a sauce that is as tasty and fragrant as their regular sauces. I like the fact that they... More 

Thank Betty B
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34 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

是一家類美式平價義大利麵,偏當地口味很鹹,蕃茄醬汁偏酸,店內汔水可無限暢飲,唯一推薦的是現烤麵包,尤其是大蒜抹醬特別好吃。 The spaghetti is really American style, not expensive full of local people. Soft drink could be refill, the bread with garlic butter is the only recommended.

Thank Angel L
Skaneateles, New York
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here after visiting the Royal BC Museum, which is across the street. The waitress was efficient, and very friendly, but the food wasn't the greatest. I had spaghetti & meatballs, which came with bread, choice of salad or minestrone soup, and a very small serving of ice cream for dessert. The soup was very good, and piping hot... More 

Thank OKaren
Port Orchard, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is across the street to the back of the Empress Hotel. Easy to walk to it from the waterfront. The waitress was friendly and unruffled by the crowd.

Thank KM B
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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230 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well if you want a reasonably price full meal deal, where one gets a beverage, as much bread as you want, salad, main meal and dessert all for one price then this is the place to come. Food is piping hot and tasty. Service has been fairly good and staff help each other out. There is a variety of spaghetti... More 

Thank 145elite123145
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this restaurant after a great day of sightseeing. The dinner capped off a great day. The service was prompt and friendly, and the food was great, even for fussy kids. Jen, our waitress was great. If you want great Italian food, this is the place for it. Highly recommended if you're in Vancouver.

Thank Norman E
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was about to rain and the restaurant was nearby. Well we chose a very hectic night (not the restaurant's fault) with a couple of special events also taking place here. The hostess was very nice but seated people who answered to our name. Should get an initial or ask for another name when there are duplicates on the wait... More 

Thank marbella50
Parksville, Canada
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want pasta. Then this is the best place to go. Many options large amounts, great service great staff. Come hungry. You wont regret it

Thank lisa_brian123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
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: (250) 381-8444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?