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Olive the Senses - A Tasting Experience

1701 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 0C1, Canada
+1 250-882-4210
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Delicious natural olive oils & Balsamic vinegars

The store's wonderful, infused, extra virgin olive oils are from trees grown in the owners’ family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Altos, California
A great part of Victoria Public Market

Very helpful and friendly staff, who are not intimidating at all. They give expert opinions, will... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Brad D
Vancouver, Canada
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1 week ago
“Delicious natural olive oils & Balsamic vinegars”
24 Mar 2017
“A great part of Victoria Public Market”
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1701 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 0C1, Canada
+1 250-882-4210

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The store's wonderful, infused, extra virgin olive oils are from trees grown in the owners’ family farm in Italy, and flavored red and while balsamic vinegars are made from Trebbiano grapes. The tastes are unique and delicious, particularly the maple- and blueberry-flavored balsamic vinegars for...More

Thank wwalleigh
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Very helpful and friendly staff, who are not intimidating at all. They give expert opinions, will even suggest blends of different oils and vinegars that complement one another. There's even recipe ideas!

Thank Brad D
Reviewed 29 January 2017

What a great shop. Tasted many different delicious oils and vinegars. The staff was wonderful. When you stop by, plan to buy more than you expected. My wife and I left with several bottles and a great cookbook.

Thank Bonden-in-Florida
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were somewhat disappointed in the Victoria Public Market until we discovered Olive the Senses. We spent a considerable amount of time sampling all the balsamic vinegars in the shop before we chose two to take home with us. You will be amazed at the...More

Thank wwjd1947
Reviewed 20 May 2016

On a city bus tour of Victoria (from our cruise with Royal Caribbean), we were taken to the Public Market at the Hudson. Right at the entry was this wonderful two-tiered shop full of vats of dark or white balsamic vinegars and oils either plain...More

Thank Lim48
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Olive the Senses is a great destination for challenging your traditional thoughts about olive oils and vinegars. Step inside and the courteous staff will assist you in finding the perfect combination to take home so that you can start experimenting!

Thank alessandra285
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Regardless of wether you are a foodie or a 1st class chef you will enjoy the selection. You are free to wander around tasting the balsamic vinegars and flavored olive oils from around the world. The staff are knowledgeable and very happy to make suggestions....More

Thank Oldtimetraveller
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Having never been to an "Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Aged Balsamic" tasting room, we didn't know what to expect. We certainly had no idea there was a place which featured this quality and selection under one roof, anywhere. These people are artisans, the olive...More

Thank Leslie N
Reviewed 1 September 2015

If you are in Victoria, even briefly you really should consider a stop here. The tastings are plentiful and a eager staff will answer any questions. A large selection of oils, vinegars, and seasonings is in stock pluw special mixes will be created on request....More

Thank cruisincal
Reviewed 20 November 2014

I have to commend the people that came up with the concept of this place. It's how a wine tasting experience used to be except with oils and vinegars. Friendly staff with knowledge and excitement of the product they have for sale. Decor is very...More

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