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Red Fish Blue Fish

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1006 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T4, Canada
+1 250-298-6877
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11:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Located across Empress Hotel, on the deck with a beautiful view of the harbour. Rain or shine there will be a long lineup for the most delicious fish and chips in Victoria. You eat right on the deck, there is no shade. So how do you eat if it rains? Carry an umbrella! You can get Halibut (most expensive but... More 

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Thank Iqbal A
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a food truck with fresh local seafood. Vegetarian options available. Always busy, which is a good thing, I guess, but we only waited about 10 min. for our order. Yummy, yummy.

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Thank Gdjecemo
Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whew! Finally made it to Red Fish Blue Fish. Once tourist season is in full swing the lineups can be long and intimidating. As it was, Thursday afternoon was sunny/cloudy with a small line up. We ordered halibut and chips and found the fish a little greasy but nevertheless quite tasty. The chips were excellent and not soggy. Price wise... More 

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Thank stefanop54
Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An interesting spin on the food truck type food service .Located right on the inner Harbor of Victoria. Excellent Selection of Seafood with an exceptional version of a Fish taco. Only drawback is the the long line ups for ordering and service due to its extreme popularity

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Thank razor0072016
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While not the first time I've been, this time was unique. No line ups. Apparently, coming at 2 pm on a Thursday in March, with the rain blowing in, means "no lines". Either way, we would have still come. I love this place. While virtually everything on the menu is fabulous, I love the tuna tacone. So fresh and tasty.... More 

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Thank Cathy A
Wiesbaden, Germany
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is located in the harbor. The seafood is fresh. Since it is very popular you need to wait. With nice weather, no problem. It is worth it.

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Thank franzjohann1
Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you get to this food truck-like location before noon, the service should be fairly quick. Once the noon hour hits workers from around, walkers and tourists all join the line-up to place their orders. The food is amazing and worth the wait. There is some seating, but you may need to take your meal elsewhere during the busy season... More 

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Thank Sam538
Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The line up tells you they are doing something right! Not too much batter and fresh fish is worth the wait. Try the chowder!!!

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Thank Teri H
Vancouver Island, Canada
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The wait is worth the food for sure otherwise people would not be standing in line. I've had the fish and chips, fish tacos,oysters, fish chowder and gazpacho. Everything was so good. You can't go wrong with anything from this place. I just wish they had indoor seating becuase if the weather is bad it's hard to eat outside. But... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to stand in line for food, then if lucky, sit at a table or if not, sit on the concrete, soup is expensive, but awesome!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1006 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-298-6877
Description
An outdoor casual seafood eatery on the pier. Open seasonally Mid-February - October 31
Closed for the season. Re-opening February 14, 2-17

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