In downtown Victoria, we are fortunate to have easy access to wonderful seafood. Restaurants throughout the downtown core offer delicious treats for those who adore fresh seafood. Just like other types of businesses in a pandemic, these restaurants need our support to remain viable and open.
Attention all seafood lovers!
Looking for a delicious meal? Love all things seafood? Look no farther than this! Here are some of the amazing seafood restaurants in downtown Victoria:
Blue Crab Seafood House
With an innovative and award-winning menu, Blue Crab Seafood House is a great spot to enjoy a meal and the view of the Inner Harbour. They have an extensive wine list and delicious daily specials to tickle your tastebuds. It’s the perfect place to spend an evening and unwind.
Ferris Oyster Bar
Opened in 1991, Ferris’ Grill & Garden Patio serves a varied menu of fine foods from burgers to pastas to fresh seafood. They have the grill and patio downstairs and an oyster bar upstairs. With wood floors and high ceilings, this restaurant is a comfortable place for a great-quality meal.
Influenced by Indo-French flavours, Fish Hook offers a farm-fresh, sustainably and locally sourced menu for both sit-down and takeaway customers. They have dairy-free, wheat-free and mayo-free alternatives for both their lunch and dinner options, which include a daily fish curry.
Nautical Nellies Steak Seafood House
Nautical Nellies has a heated patio and cozy interior with fantastic views of the Inner Harbour. They offer an award-winning wine list and Happy Hour with an oyster bar. Their menu has something for everyone, including seafood specialties and plate sharing options, not to mention their fresh desserts made in-house.
Finest at Sea
Located in the beautiful neighbourhood of James Bay and right by Fisherman’s Wharf, Finest at Sea Ocean Products serves a wide selection of sustainably sourced fish. Everything they sell in both their fish store and food truck is caught wild. They are a great place to go for all your seafood-related desires.
Finn’s Seafood Restaurant
With a beautiful heritage building, a stunning view of the Inner Harbour and an outdoor patio, Finn’s Seafood Restaurant is a great spot to stop for dinner or a drink. They have a menu for all tastes, from fish and chips to steak to burgers, including vegetarian and gluten-free options. They also have not one but two Happy Hours with fresh oysters and other great specials.
If you are a lover of fresh and delicious seafood, downtown Victoria is the place to be. All these restaurants are open for sit-down and/or takeaway customers and they are not the only ones. So help support our local downtown seafood connoisseurs and check some of these fantastic restaurants out!