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Joe's Seafood

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Downtown
American, Seafood, Canadian
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1208 Wharf Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-590-6323
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winnipeg
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

The location is great. Get a patio view and you're looking at the inner harbour. All the food we ordered coming here twice in five days was top notch with excellent service.

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Thank prep22
Maine
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300 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

We just stopped in for a quick bite. A cup of chowder and a chicken salad sandwich. Prices were ok, service was good. Not a bad place for a quick nibble.

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Thank Patricia R
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

Loved the service. And rolling back to the bed from eating so much good food. She managed 30 oysters; I was outclassed.

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Thank OmegaBrain
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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141 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

First order the waiter got completely wrong - said no dressing and my salad was covered in dressing - ordered tuna salad based on waiters recommendations - even tuna was on crusty bread with dressing under it - detest dressing and had no choice but to send it back - really hate doing this but no choice - waiter apologized... More 

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Thank Lisa G
North Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014

The service is good. Deck view spectacular, especially near sunset. Food was disappointing. My friends has their seafood platters. They were greasy and everything was heavy battered, deep fried. We were there early and most of their house specials were sold out! Not a restaurant we'd go back for wholesome food.

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Thank Travel13452
Turton, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Joes is a nice restaurant with great patio setting overlooking the inner harbur area of Victoria. We visited this summer while on holiday. Even though the place was busy we were seated and served expeditiously by friendly and attentive staff. The menu was varied in choice with seafood prominent. The local beer and wine was also prominent in the menu.... More 

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Thank RADCTurton
Surrey, Canada
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120 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014

I broke a cardinal rule on this latest trip, which is not to frequent, with respect, tourist traps & to always check out reviews. It was after a long drive and we were tired and wanted to have a meal close to our hotel. It was a Friday night & the city was busy as always. We went looking for... More 

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Glengarry, Australia
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

Excellent food, speedy service, fantastic staff and very reasonably priced. Relaxed atmosphere and thoroughly enjoyed our food

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Thank Gwen295
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

We visited upstairs and hit gold with the dollar oysters. I ate two dozen of the local, delicious oysters! Our server was incredibly attentive and was mindful of our water glasses and making sure we had everything we needed.

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Thank Marriedahoosier
Milwaukee, WI
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105 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

I only had a few hours in Victoria, and there's a lot to see in this beautiful town. I stopped for a quick lunch at Joe's and got a nice table outside with a view of the harbor. Apparently, the server (Erika) thought being cute was enough to get by. Service was atrocious, and what should've been a quick lunch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1208 Wharf Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-590-6323

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?