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Cafe Brio

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944 Fort St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3K2, Canada
+1 250-383-0009
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17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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Calgary, Alberta
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have enjoyed this restaurant many times and were once again delighted by it on our latest trip to Victoria. The owner and his wife are delightful people and they create a cozy and enchanting dining atmosphere. The food is absolutely lovely. My husband thinks they prepare the best steak ever!! I love the pasta and tomatoes. The salads are... More 

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Thank USCalgarian
Seattle, Washington
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119 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Brio offers a simple menu, not particularly inventive. Service is excellent, though kitchen can close down early; we saw three parties turned away after 8:45. Food quality is fine; prices mid-range.

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Vancouver, BC
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place simply blew my socks off! From the minute we walked in to the moment we left were taken care of like we were old friends! The first thing I loved about Cafe Brio is the most oh their menu items are available in both half and full sizes. Perfect for my husband and myself. The food itself was... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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608 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were lucky that we were able to get a reservation on short notice. The restaurant was packed on a Wednesday night. We were treated well by the server- she explained everything; gave us recommendations and was attentive. We all had different meals halibut, steak, duck and pasta and everything as well cooked, nicely seasoned - just about perfect. But... More 

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Thank Nick D
Victoria, Canada
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is very good at Cafe Brio and the atmosphere is also very nice. they have a lovely outdoor patio. I only gave it a 3 star rating due to the price and portion sizes. I am not fond of huge portions but I do find that the portion size at this restaurant are quite small. The menu items... More 

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restaurateur2, Owner at Cafe Brio, responded to this review

Even though it is a rare occurance I am always surprised when someone orders the half portion and then complains that they got a half portion. More 

Victoria
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109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are locals. We adore Cafe Brio for a variety of reasons. A favorite for special occasions, but just as great for date night or just feel like going out. Dress up, dress down, it all works. Food is exquisite, consistent and well portioned. Lighter appetites will love the appetizer size option for every main! I don't think we've had... More 

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Thank heeler1
Victoria, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is awesome, great variety of wines and the ambiance is curious, romantic, mysterious and warm! Great place for a dinner date or a small party!

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Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, like the half portion serving. So, we tasted 3 different dishes in an evening. The fusion style yellow tail was my favourite!

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Gabriola Island
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were squeezed in at the last minute and I am certainly glad they made room for us. Both meals were delicious. (steak with veg and halibut with 2 sauces) The creme brûlée was amazing and the wine too. The staff were fun and NOT hovering.

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Thank Annie H
Victoria, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

well prepared food, unusual choices, great ambiance, excellent service. The food choices a bit limited for vegetarian options. Everything is beautifully served .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 944 Fort St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3K2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Harris Green
  • Neighbourhood: Harris Green
  • Phone Number: +1 250-383-0009

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