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“Consistently great and local”

10 Acres Bistro Bar
Ranked #30 of 1,180 Restaurants in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $24
Cuisines: Canadian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Gordon Street
Transit: Major bus route 1 block away from the restaurant. As well, in the summer months, we are on the direct route of the free downtown shuttle moving tourists around the downtown core.
Description: Just steps away from Victoria's spectacular Inner Harbour, 10 Acres Bistro + Bar offers a unique West Coast experience showcasing the freshest foods from Vancouver Island including cheese & seafood along with the finest seasonal produce,meats & eggs direct from our own farm on the Saanich Peninsula. Enjoy a casual meal by fireplaces on our heated garden courtyard. With a definite appeal to passionate eaters and commitment to local, seasonal fresh produce, seafood, game, cheese and wine, 10 Acres Bistro + Bar promises to shine as one of Victoria's brightest dining establishments. Indulge the senses, relish the food and soak up the ambiance.
Brandon, Canada
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251 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
“Consistently great and local”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012

The thing, I mean, the thing you need to know about Bon Rouge is that the menu abounds with locally source, produce and created items. From the greens from their own farm to the locally sourced and raised turkey on the special Thanksgiving menu, local abounds. And the kitchen does wonders with it. The highlight of the menu are the three course specials - some every night others only one night a week. All food is cooked to order, so settle in for a wonderful evening of conversation and great food and service. The kitchen is highly accommodating of food alllegries and preferences as well. The wine list is not extensive, but does the job nicely. Some good values to be found there (others are over priced but that is part of the game, if you know your wine you will do fine). Also a great patio. Highly recommended.

Visited October 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Start your trip off right!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

This is the best food in Victoria hands down. I always circle back - it wouldn't be a proper trip to Victoria without it. Incredible food, incredible cocktails, and an irresistably adorable head chef/owner(?). He's been waiting outside every time to walk in with us, chatting amicably in a French accent.

If the weather cooperates, enjoy the envy-enducing patio seating. I wish I could transplant that whole space to my own yard. For cocktails, I recommend the Coco Chanel :)

  • Visited October 2012
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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fantastic Dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2012

We had a lovely dinner here on a saturday tonight. The service was exceptional and the food was delicious. Very big servings and well priced. The cocktails were lovely as well. Would recommend eating here if you are in the area!!!

  • Visited October 2012
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ontheroad80
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Fine French Cuisine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2012

My wife and I are very fond of French cuisine. Had a lovely dinner at the Bon Rouge Bistro. I had the coq au vin special and my wife had a salad and the French onion soup. We were both very pleased. Nice atmosphere and service. We will dine here again.

  • Visited October 2012
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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Just a review on the owners”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2012

Hmm. All this great reviews on a restaurants food etc.

In case it is important to anyone looking. The owner of this restaurant is just horrible. Treats and pays his staff like dirt.

I am not going to say anything else. Might sound like I am just wining.

Visited December 2011
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