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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“po boy” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
435 Simcoe St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4T4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Heron Rock was two blocks from our B&B. I had the rewd snapper po' boy - succulent, flaky fish, peppers, chipotle mayo on a roll that was crunchy on the outside and moist and chewy inside. Excellent choice. My wife had the crabcakes, which...More

Thank SacTownErnie
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Tucked in a corner in the James Bay Square is this delightful restaurant - went after Church and the place was packed - nice portions and very pleasant staff

Thank Barbara Anne G
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Went for brunch on a Saturday. Very loud, verybusy and bustling. Had breakfast poutine for 13 dollars.was a bitbland bot otherwisegood. Staff did a pretty good job keeping up with the rush.

Thank NorthernLights2006
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Def try this place out food is amazing and the staff is top notch. Will be back for sure. Had the mussels and rib spaghetti both fantastic

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

I always look forward to Dine Around, since it is the perfect time to enjoy great meals and deals at local eateries. We went to HRB last night for dinner and it was fantastic. My only complaint is that the main course needed more zip....More

Thank ProfAragon
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We went for a late breakfast on Jan.17. There were only a few customers in the restaurant so it wasn't busy. The food was very good and the service as well. The only thing that bothered us was the young waitress with the long hair...More

Thank ChoosyVictoria
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

With their starters, you could certainly fill up, especially with their selection of craft brews on tap. Had the duck wings which knocked my socks off! Ordered the roasted trout which was a great choice for me. Dessert was compelling but we were stuffed and...More

Thank West_Tx_54
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Went to Heron Rock Bistro for a eggs benedict brunch and really enjoyed it. The food was very good and the service was fine also. Didn't rush, but service wasn't slow either and I found the prices quite good. It seems my first review here...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Locals are loyal to this restaurant and there is some justification with regards to attentive service and food quality. We hadn't been for a while so were surprised by some areas that have slipped since our last visit. We were seated in the back section...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 12 December 2017

This restaurant deserves all the great reviews that it continues to receive. Ask any James Bay local where to eat and Heron Rock will be near the top of the list if not the top of the list. Easygoing ambiance with service to match. Delicious...More

Thank Aaron D
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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