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James Bay Inn Pub

$$ - $$$Fusion, ,
260 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L2, Canada
+1 250-388-9928
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“berry pie” (3 reviews)
“seafood stew” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Fusion, Bar, Canadian, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
260 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pub is in the lower level of the quaint James Bay Inn. Extensive menu and food good - only place in town to eat Liver & Onions! Three-course Dinner menu is a fantastic deal - menu changes weekly. Has a pool table, darts, neat nick-nacks...More

Thank Danda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very happening place on Sunday morning . Tables turn right over . The staff is great , and the food is delicious . Couldn't ask for more .

Thank Vanc0uverIslanders
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for popping in for breakfast. We are pleased to hear the food and service met your expectations. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got liver and onions to go for my elderly father. He loved it and ate every morsel. It if makes my father happy, it makes me happy! The host was waiting for me with my food ready to go!

Thank sitres
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Oh the classic Liver and Onions a local favorite. We are very pleased to hear your father was happy and in turn made you happy. Thank you for popping in and thank you for the great review. Cheers

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Tame when we went, which was fine. Old school; pool table, relatively cheap drinks. We stayed in the hotel so it was convenient for us. Would recommend.

Thank Ben L
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you very much for staying at our hotel, visiting our pub and for the recommendation. We hope to see you again in the future. Cheers

Reviewed 15 October 2017

Situated in the hotel we were staying we gave it a try. Popular local pub its what you expect it to be. Nothing fancy, but was nice to hang out with locals and watch the local dart team play. Food was usual pub fair and...More

Thank James T
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your wrap. We hope to see you again when you visit Victoria. Cheers

Reviewed 1 October 2017

Was told by the guy at Helms inn that it was just up the road well it would have been 4 blocks.. We went there twice and the service and the food was all very good.

Thank Westralian
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are pleased to hear that the service and food pleased you. We look forward to seeing you next time you are in Victoria. Cheers

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Normally my wife and I never eat in a hotel restaurant but luckily we made this place an exception. Food selection was more than expected and the food itself was very good - especially breakfast. Cost was very reasonable and service was outstanding

Thank chefvogts
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Server was nice, food was so-so...turkey club came on cold hard bread,...dark meat only with a strong taste of sage...overcooked bacon,...came in for a simple lunch that was overpriced and not satisfying in the least, will not return,..same for my husband perhaps we chose the...More

Thank Jo444111
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

We are very sorry that we did not meet your expectations. Your feedback will be shared with management and staff so we can do better. If you wish feel free to send us further details about your visit by sending a direct message on our...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017

Great local pub, now my favorite water now that "the bendy" is under new ownership and gone down in quality and service.

Thank KWilcox84
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you for the compliment. We are honored to be your new local. Cheers

Reviewed 26 August 2017

Needed a breakfast that was substantial and gluten free, they delivered on both. Prices were quite reasonable, and service was very good.

1  Thank Stina P
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you very much for taking the time to give us such a great review. Till next time, Cheers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Cuisine
Fusion, Bar, Canadian, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > James Bay
  • Neighbourhood: James Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-388-9928
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Description
Our goal is to provide you with delicious food in a relaxed, casual and pleasant atmosphere with friendly and cheerful service. We purchase only the freshest ingredients available in. We use zero trans-fat oil in our fryers, which is in turn recycled into fuel. Our soups, salads, gravies, chowders and most of our dressings are all homemade. Our food may take a little longer to prepare but we hope you will enjoy your experience. Bon Appétit Management & Staff
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