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Oaks Restaurant and Grill

€€ - €€€British,
2250 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1G5, Canada
+1 250-590-3155
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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British, Canadian
€€ - €€€
2250 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1G5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Oaks is a family favorite. Whenever my grandkids come to town we have at least one meal at the Oaks. Food is great and staff are super friendly with people of all ages.

Thank Vicparadise
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Good and would go again but it wouldn’t be tip of my list. The staff were very friendly and ensured our visit was good. We had fish and chips - nice but the one piece was not that large and certainly had better, the roast...More

Thank beckywilkinsw
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We had the Saturday night special Roast Beef dinner and it was truly home made, complete with Yorkshire Pudding! Absolutely delicious. Friendly courteous service — there was a private event about to happen but the waitress allowed us to enjoy the comfort of a large...More

Thank Kath P
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My family enjoyed a really nice night of East Coast music (I guess we're not allowed to say "Newfie" anymore..) and very good food at this restaurant. The musicians were fun and enjoying themselves. A couple of them enjoying some of the nice beers that...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 22 August 2018

A breakfast that was very disappointing. Lots to choose from but the service was very poor.....a "don't care" attitude.....especially sad when you are taking a guest. Not a place we would recommend or take a guest to again or have a meal there again ourselves.....More

Thank deejay2789
Reviewed 5 August 2018

My friend and I decided to have afternoon tea in what appeared to be a quaint, English style tea shop, where we ordered tea and scones. The tea came quickly and was served in nice vintage china cups. The tea was also served in a...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We have been here several times before for breakfast and have not been disappointed. There are many breakfast items to choose from on the menu. Coffee was good quality and so is the bacon. I especially like the pancakes, which are not the thin grainy...More

Thank ChoosyVictoria
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Located in Oak Bay I had a most enjoyable lunch with chicken linguine that was very creamy with garlic bread and a glass of wine followed by a wonderful slice of Lemon Meringue pie. Excellent. Great service......thank you.

Thank Peteski2016
Reviewed 26 June 2018

there really is nothing special about oaks it was very close to where my friend lived so we gave it a chance the dacor very busy looks like there kinda going for a tea room vib old english pub maybe they have spicial for each...More

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We gathered with friends for brunch and despite how busy our server was, and how understaffed they were, we got excellent speedy service. She was gracious about us wanting to linger and visit. The food was delicious and plenty of it..gluten-free and vegetarian options and...More

Thank lakebuddy52
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6 September 2017|
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Response from TGJC | Reviewed this property |
We have had the tea plate on two separate visits. Scale of 1 to 10, about a 7. Pretty good. BEST place is Gatsby House, right across the street from the ferry terminal at Oswego and Bellville. About 34.00 Canadian. Quite... More
1 June 2016|
Response from Nick H | Property representative |
75% of our menu is available as gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
British, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2250 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1G5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-590-3155
  • E-mail
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