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Artisan Bistro

€€ - €€€French, ,
350-777 Royal Oak Dr, Victoria, British Columbia V8X 4V1, Canada
+1 250-590-9333
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“prawn salad” (8 reviews)
“bistro burger” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Contemporary, Canadian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
350-777 Royal Oak Dr, Victoria, British Columbia V8X 4V1, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Artisan Bistro
1. Stunning Dishes everyday
"You can definitely feel the passion when you dine here!"
SSKS195
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2. Everything made fresh in house
"bistro offers many menu items that you cannot find anywhere else"
Chinanada
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3. Daily Breakfast Specials
"Stopped in for breakfast. What a great find"
Perimeterquebec
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I held off writing a review for a couple of days but today I was chatting to friends about our meal there and the dreadful service at our large table (12) and friends said they had experienced the same thing. We had booked a table...More

1  Thank jeannekirk2018
ArtisanManager, Owner at Artisan Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Jeanne, I am sorry Your experience with us was not acceptable. Our bistro was empty when you arrived and as you saw by 7pm we had fully seated inside and our patio, that is a total of 64 guests within an hour. You are...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch at noon and found they also serve breakfast until 2PM. It was packed full with customers many of whom were obviously regulars. A server greats you with a choice of regular or sparkling water. We ordered black stone eggs Bennie and...More

1  Thank Jim P
ArtisanManager, Manager at Artisan Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thank you very much for such a great review! We are extremely excited to be working with Chef/Owner Daryl Pope who does not compromise on quality as everything is made in house and sourced as locally as possible! We sell our house made ketchup, BBQ...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best restaurants I have ever eaten in. The food is simply AMAZING. Upon arrival we were greated by a friendly server named Kayla. We had made reservations and were seated as soon as we arrived. The restaurant decor is casual...More

1  Thank lightlysalted
ArtisanManager, Manager at Artisan Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

This I among the top reviews we have received and this has made our day, thank you! Chef does not compromise on the quality of his ingredients as well as preparing everything on site. Kayla leads our service team and the bistro would not be...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

We, my son and I had looked so forward to visiting the Artisan Bistro,and we did a few days ago.. Unfortunately we were called away to a difficult situation and had to leave most quickly.. I loved sitting outside and I had a marvellous French...More

Thank 319kathryn
ArtisanManager, Manager at Artisan Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you so much, this has made my day! I shall always enjoy mixing a great cocktail and offing enjoyable service. Next time you are in please let me know and we will walk through our menu, set up a 3 or 4 course evening...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

The food is delicious. The pasta was mouth watering. The atmosphere is great. Make sure you make a reservation because they are busy. Service was friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Jodi C
ArtisanManager, Manager at Artisan Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you so much for this great review. The bistro is 2 1/2 years young and we love what we are providing. Getting these comments absolutely makes our day. Cheers Nolan Wilson Manager/Sommelier

Reviewed 27 August 2018

The food is marvelous,great menu,superb service,great bathrooms,prices were very reasonable,good variety,we went for breakfast,my husband had the special of the day,he said it was the best,eggs Benedict he ever had,it was done with chicken,had caramalised onion,Gouda cheese,and a slight bit of hot sauce in the...More

1  Thank jackieandkarl
ArtisanManager, Manager at Artisan Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking your time to give us this great review. Next time your in ask for Nolan, we would love to know how we can offer you a 5 star experience. Cheers and enjoy the day. Nolan Wilson Manager/Sommelier

Reviewed 26 August 2018

We had a wonderful dinner here and we highly recommend it. The service was friendly and timely and the menu was great. We had the "Wednesday Special" (burgers) and they were great!

Thank Heather E
ArtisanManager, Manager at Artisan Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you for this great review, we love our dinner features. Next time you should try our pasta night on Thursday! Any of our pastas paired with wine or beer, another fantastic night out. Nolan Wilson Manager/Sommelier

Reviewed 21 August 2018

When Artisan Bistro in Broadmead Village was outed by Yam Magazine as one of Victoria’s best hidden gem restaurants I was both delighted and alarmed. I was happy they’d received this well-deserved recognition and worried that this jewel of a restaurant that I had “discovered”...More

Thank LylaGreen
ArtisanManager, Manager at Artisan Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you for making our day!! These reviews are exactly why we are in the business as we aim to please. I apperciate you taking the time to write such an amazing review as I love to share these with my team. I look forward...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant several times and the food and service has always been fantastic. Unfortunately our last visit the service was lacking, with not being very attentive at all and in fact it progressively declined through the night. If this was our...More

Thank Peter G
ArtisanManager, Manager at Artisan Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for taking this feedback. We make mistakes and might not notice when we do. I am sorry you received less than expected from us and I assure you that I will use this review to help drive my team to give their best...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

My wife and I who in times past have written several restaurant review for local newspapers in southern California fell in love with the Seafood Carbonara Pasta and this little Bistro located in the Royal Oak area! Served in a wonderful Chardonnay sauce this presentation...More

Thank Daniel S
ArtisanManager, Manager at Artisan Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you so much for such amazing compliments Daniel. We love our bistro and try our very best to offer our best. Chef/Owner Daryl Pope and his team are extremely talented and the chef does not compromise on quality. We also have live music every...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350-777 Royal Oak Dr, Victoria, British Columbia V8X 4V1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-590-9333
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Description
We are a French inspired bistro offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, an extensive wine list, local beer, cocktail and Fernwood coffee. We aim to impress every guest that comes through the door by showcasing what the island has to offer using local, free range ingredients whenever possible.
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