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Shine Cafe

€€ - €€€American, Cafe,
1320 Blanshard St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2J1, Canada
+1 250-595-2134
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (33 reviews)
“potato scone” (6 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1320 Blanshard St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2J1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Shine is a small busy cafe and you can taste why. They have a limited menu (only open for breakfast and lunch) but they are good at what they do make. They source as much as they can locally and the quality shows. They also...More

Thank Glen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Want an absolutely delicious brunch? Well, this is your place. Friends took us to Shine for brunch on Saturday morning and we all had benny's. The Jalapeno Popper off the regular menu had the perfect kick and the Cottage Pie special was a genius version...More

Thank laddieBC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this little gem alot in the begining depended on where we would find parking . Well this place was a God send . They got us right in and the Waite staff were fabulous . The food was to die for my husband had...More

Thank wontstoptillidrop
Reviewed 11 March 2018

The half hour wait was well worthwhile. I had Robin's Hash and it was full of scrambled eggs, caramelized onions, sausage, spinach and feta served over hash browns. Large portion and perfectly cooked. My friend had the Polish Eggs Bennie: Perogies topped with bacon and...More

Reviewed 30 January 2018

I think the smoked salmon bene is to die for. Also had the Canadian which was super yummy. Highly recommend the food. It's a small restaurant, and popular for good reason, so be prepared to wait for a table. This last Sunday, three of us...More

Thank Katrina K
Reviewed 26 January 2018

My partner and I stopped by the ever-popular Shine Café for breakfast one morning. This eatery, for those who don’t know, was featured on an early episode of The Food Network’s hit show “You Gotta Eat Here.” On that specific episode, the eggs benedict were...More

Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 29 December 2017

I have a few favourite brunch spots when I visit Victoria. This time I was with a friend and wanted him to have some choices he would enjoy too. His palate is different than mine but since Shine offers some good old fashioned bacon and...More

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing and even with the restaurant at full capacity the staff was on top of everything. They were notified that there was a break in a water main and went table to table to let customers know. They even comped the coffee...More

Thank bonclyde1
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

I returned again because every visit has been great. The Xmas special Christmas Quacker Benedict with duck confit , pear and brie was spectacular and the eggs were poached perfectly medium as ordered. The waffle 2 2 was also very good. Service is good and...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The food looks really good on their web site and looked good when it arrived at the table. However the flavors definitely did not match up to the appearance. The staff was very friendly but service was still a bit lacking. Example we had empty...More

Thank WCDiver
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1320 Blanshard St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2J1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-595-2134
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Shine Cafe has been serving delicious home made breakfast and lunch since 2004. We are a family owned and operated business that is proud to call Victoria home. Visit us to experience Shine's excellent food and friendly service that has stood the test of time.
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