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Heron Rock Bistro

€€ - €€€, , Vegetarian Friendly
435 Simcoe St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4T4, Canada
+1 250-383-1545
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“po boy” (4 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00 Hours
Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
435 Simcoe St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4T4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after a morning at the beach. We both ordered the soup, salad and bread. It was worth the stop. The soup of the day was beef and barley and it was yummy! The mixed green salad was good too. The...More

Thank Mwilliford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've eaten lunch, brunch and dinner at Heron Rock more times than I can count, and have rarely been disappointed. My husband and I went for dinner recently, and because it was our anniversary, we decided to order something different. He was happy with his...More

Thank Jasmine039
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very enjoyable evening dining experience. A cut above most bistro food quality. Well worth walking the 10 minutes away from the Empress waterfront.

Thank KeenPhotographer-11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Slightly off the beaten path off well-known downtown brunch spots, Heron Rock Bistro is a nice little surprise tucked off to the side of the same building as the Save-On in James Bay. It's clean and nice on the inside, and we were promptly met...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent. They accommodated us including two young kids easily. Service was a bit slow and was generally good but could use a bit more attention to detail. For example I ordered soup and had to ask them for a spoon.

Thank nonsensesubs
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Selected Heron Rock based on other reviews and we weren’t disappointed. Tasty and generous dishes. Warm and attentive service. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This time for our visit to Victoria, we had to travel with our 2 small dogs. And that's always a problem in Victoria because there are very limited options for eating outside on patios where dogs are allowed. And it was too hot to leave...More

Thank SunTravellers
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Ok, so I want to pick this bistro up & place it right in my neighborhood! A local spot in the James Bay neighborhood that serves breakfast, lunch & dinner. We have been staying in the area and have enjoyed the bistro twice for breakfast...More

Thank LindaLee50
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We are regulars for Sunday brunch. The Chef's breakfast is always an interesting mix of ingredients. Let him surprise you. If you are not as adventurous, then go with the Eggs Benedict. They make their own Hollandaise sauce to perfection. Enjoy!

Thank dgarneau
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Just moved to the 'hood and discovered this place within a few weeks. Great happy hour offerings and very good food (most of the time, I was there one when it was super busy and was disappointed, but not since.)

Thank devo6655
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Beverly H
8 March 2016|
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Response from nascarfan51 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they certainly do serve bacon and eggs as well as many other choices. While I have never had breakfast there, if it is as good as their lunches it will be excellent.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 Simcoe St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4T4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > James Bay
  • Neighbourhood: James Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-383-1545
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