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Skinnytato - CLOSED

615 Johnson St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1M5, Canada
+1 250-590-6550
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
27 Sep 2015
“wonderful restaurant, sadly the owners have retired”
1 Sep 2015
“YUM for lunch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Polish, European, Central European
££ - £££
615 Johnson St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1M5, Canada
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

We were lucky to have gotten in to eat just a few days before the owners were closing the restaurant and retiring. The food was fantastic, the owners were serving the tables and talking to all the patrons. Potato pancakes were over the top, we...More

3  Thank Victoria w
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We had heard about Skinnytato...we had lunch there on the weekend and it was tasty...the owner was personable and helpful with our selection...but hurry if you want to go as they are retiring this coming weekend.....

1  Thank Diane M
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Sadly they are retiring with in weeks. I'm so glad we had an opportunity to eat here. If your in Victoria now....get in there asap! The food was amazing and no where else have we had such good service!

1  Thank mjf74
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Amazing pierogis! Best I've ever had! Personal service, great food! Highly recommended for anyone wanting to try Polish food.

Thank jrgardner51
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

This place was the best. Cute interior, delicious food, you can tell it's all hand made and well done. A must eat here kind of place. We had the deluxe perogie plate with a nice sausage, awesome perogies, a cabbage roll my mom couldn't stop...More

Thank Tya H
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We absolutely love, love this place. The food is homemade and surpasses excellence! To top it all off, the owners are the most wonderful people you'll ever meet! We wish them great things and much happiness in their upcoming retirement. If you haven't tried Skinnytato...More

Thank Kwazy C
Reviewed 31 July 2015

My wife and I had dinner for the first time recently at Skinnytato and wish we had discovered it sooner. I had the Potato Pancake with Hungarian Goulash. The pancake was delicious but the goulash a little dry (and not spicy as was advertised). The...More

Thank Huehuetenango
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Great homemade polish food! The dining room seats about 16 people so if they take reservations make them! We had no problem getting a table and it was like I was eating at a polish household. The dining room is classy but intimate so you...More

Thank Wiltingpoppy
Reviewed 24 July 2015

It was just the two of us in the restaurant on a hot Thursday night, but that meant more quality time with the 2 owners. Super friendly, tiny little joint (reservations typically ideal). I'm Polish, so we were excited to find a place that felt...More

Thank LadukeS2014
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Stopped in, hubby was looking for a hot dog, ended up having cabbage rolls, with potato salad. It was quite the taste sensation, so delicate and light. Very yummy, this is a small restaurant,math about 6 tables, they serve polish beer. One serving of cabbage...More

Thank 50buzzie
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Polish, European, Central European
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 Johnson St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1M5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-590-6550
  • E-mail
Welcome to our restaurant! We are a family-run Polish influenced restaurant, whose food is cooked with, above all else, love and care. All of our dishes are made by hand, from scratch, and the majority of these by our mama, Katherina. We offer many gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan slow-cooked options for the health-conscious customer. Our specialties are deliciously stuffed potato pancakes, tender pierogies, hearty soups, fresh salads and Polish beer not available in any other restaurant in Victoria! Whether it's dine-in or take-out, we look forward to serving you in our home-style atmosphere!
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