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Ithaka Greek Restaurant

1102 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3M8, Canada
+1 250-384-6474
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1102 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3M8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a lively atmosphere ! The restaurant staff are family members and they go to great lengths to make you feel welcome. We got to see a bit of Greek folk dance, flaming appetizers prepared table side and even got serenaded with a thaboura guitar....More

Thank Cholitofoodlover
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here last night and it was definitely a ten! The calamari was cooked to perfection. The spanakopita dinner was amazing...not too heavy on the rice and potato, just perfect. My boyfriend had the lamb dinner and he was very impressed. The service...More

Thank Jbaska
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently had dinner at Ithaka and it was absolutely amazing. Although the restaurant was extremely busy as it was a Saturday night, service was quick and extremely good. The food is incredible! I highly recommend sharing a platter with somebody (I had part of...More

Thank Claudiadsh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dining at Ithaka was a great experience. The food was delicious and beautifully presented and the service was fast, friendly and efficient. We would definitely return.

Thank Maureen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, noisy, busy, family run....they do a little Greek dance for entertainment for dinner guests. Make a reservation and possibly go early or later.

Thank Butterfly08_8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So, my partner and I were dining at Old Surrey Restaurant in Surrey, BC, this past Fall and we were enjoying one of their signature Chateaubriand specials. As we were winding down our meal our server, Spiro, asked us where we were from. When we...More

2  Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice funky family business, and some nights the family (Greek ?of course)perform.. I have never bothered to reserve, but my family likes to go out around 5:00 and it always gets busy. Great food is the key and also for lunch.

1  Thank catharine h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here several time, really good food and staff. The only negative are the acoustics. It is always busy and very noisy, hard to have a conversation.

1  Thank BTM8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is centrally located in Victoria. The food is excellent,and home made,Greek style! The service was good, in general a good dining experience.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was really quite good. The staff were excellent. We just thought it was a little pricey for what you get.

Thank alleyoops02
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Questions & Answers
14 April 2017|
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Response from Dimitri A | Property representative |
We do our rendition of zorba's dance most evenings at Ithaka. It's spontaneous and do our dance when we have a few minutes during our dinner service. It's not cirque de soleil, but our guests enjoy it. It's fun, come check... More
23 December 2016|
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Response from Dimitri A | Property representative |
Hi there, We have free parking right outside of the main entrance on the Cook street side ( we are on the corner of Yates st and Cook street ) If it's full, simply exit and drive around the block to get onto Yates street... More
Oregon J
19 March 2016|
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Response from Dimitri A | Property representative |
Hello there, Not to worry. We only use toasted pine nuts for one item on our menu and they are safely kept in a sealed container. We can accommodate your sons allergies, not a problem. Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1102 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3M8, Canada (Formerly Passero's Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Fernwood
  • Neighbourhood: Fernwood
  • Phone Number: +1 250-384-6474
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Ithaka Greek Restaurant is a family-owned business that celebrates culinary and cultural traditions through authentic, healthy and lovingly-prepared food. Be our guest!
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