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James Bay Inn Pub

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$$ - $$$
James Bay
Fusion, Bar, Canadian, Seafood
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260 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L2, Canada
+1 250-388-9928
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11:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great menu and wonderful atmosphere - lots to choose from and the place was packed with people wanting to come in - also has an attached pub

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Thank Barbara Anne G
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience at the JBI. We are glad you had a pleasant experience and look forward to your next visit. Cheers! More 

Vancouver
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in the hotel so we got a 10% off coupon, but for the price we paid the food was superb. The three course meal was absolutely delicious!

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Thank rhouben
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your visiting us and taking the time to share your experience. We hope to see you again. Cheers! More 

North Vancouver, Canada
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197 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both the pub and the restaurant serve up very good food and good sized portions. Their 3 course specials are an excellent deal. The servers are very friendly and aim to please. Would recommend for a good casual meal.

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Thank Danny50
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are pleased to hear that you you enjoyed your 3 course meal and that you were equally happy with our staff. We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers! More 

Victoria, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found out about this pub through their coupons in the paper... which have since been revoked, however, the food remains great... staff is unbelievably friendly, and remember your name..appreicated

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Thank DMacKinnon2014
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your visiting the JBI. We appreciate your kind comments and look forward to seeing you again real soon. Have a wonderful day! More 

Vancouver, BC
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place, both the Pub and the Restaurant. The servers are friendly and accommodating. The food is good, plentiful, and reasonably priced AND they have a great Seniors Menu. Whenever I'm trying to decide where to eat, I usually end up choosing James Bay Inn because I know it will be good, affordable, and comfortable.

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Thank chillolog
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The JBI and taking the time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. All the best! More 

Vancouver BC
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76 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the James Bay Inn and when we checked in we were given a card for 15% off each meal. You can have as many cards as you like but you must ask for a card for each meal. I happened to overhear another guest asking for one which is how I learned about it. The restaurant is... More 

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Thank dragonfly3
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for visiting us. We appreciate your visit and the review. Cheers More 

Courtenay, Canada
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198 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is not to many places that have a seniors menu...they do.The choices were good and very reasonable....like 10 bucks.

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Thank retepremhel
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Many of our seniors customers have been our customers for years. We value the needs of seniors by providing great choices at reasonable prices. Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor! More 

Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met an old friend for breakfast. She chose the restaurant. Sunday morning at 9:00. There was no wait, we had a spacious table (there were seven of us). Our waitress was absolutely wonderful-friendly, efficient, personable. Our breakfasts were filling and appetizing. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank Cynthia R
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

WOW, thank you very much for the kind words and for taking the time to visit us on Trip Advisor. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This hotel was very helpful and was able to accommodate our requests on arrival. The hotel was clean and reasonably priced as well as very friendly. We ate in the bar as well as the restaurant and the food was good and reasonably priced.

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1 Thank Debbie W
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are very happy to hear your experience was a good one and can't wait to see you next time. Cheers! More 

Edmonton, Canada
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169 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Very flavorful food at very good prices. The menu has a variety of traditional favs as well as a selection of unique choices including a variety of eggs Benedict. The prices are great and our waitress was super friendly. My only minor criticism is that they appeared understaffed so our waitress looked and acted a bit overwhelmed.

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1 Thank Bernard E
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. It's great to hear you enjoyed your Sunday Brunch. We hope to see you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Cuisine
Fusion, Bar, Canadian, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?