Best Value

Trying to pin down words like frugal, value, and deal can be exasperating because different people have different ideas of cost savings. For 10Best, the range is broad - we include impossibly cheap eateries with amazing menus, and we share really nice restaurants that have perks like an impressive wine list with no corkage fee or a terrifically affordable prix fixe menu. If you're looking for Best Value restaurants in Victoria, let us introduce you to a few of our favorites, starting with J & J Wonton Noodle House and Blue Fox Cafe. They're low in expenditures and high in appeal.

Barb's Place

Barb's seasonal restaurant serves their fish and chips in classic British style – piping hot and presented in a newspaper cone. The fish is lightly breaded halibut or cod, and the fries are hand-cut. From the Inner Harbour, catch the ferry to...  Read More

Rockland / Fairfield
J & J Wonton Noodle House

The noodles are made fresh on the premises, and a glass wall lets you watch the chefs work their magic. This authentic noodle house offers daily lunch specials incorporating different fresh seafood each day. Also delicious are the spicy ginger...  Read More


Rebar is a favorite, especially among vegetarians. Juice smoothies are a meal in and of themselves – more than 80 varieties are available. Need something a bit more filling? The mostly vegetarian menu features omelets, salads, burritos and...  Read More

Sam's Deli

Huge sandwiches, homemade soups and meaty chili make Sam's one of the hottest lunch spots in Victoria. Locals rave about the shrimp and avocado sandwich. Or try the ploughman's lunch; it comes with meat or paté, two cheeses, dill pickles, fresh...  Read More

Dutch Bakery & Coffee Shop

A long-lived family business, the Dutch Bakery is one of Victoria's favorite breakfast stops. They offer a great deal – coffee and a Danish to go for $2! At lunch, you can get a big meal (sandwich, soup or salad, coffee or tea, and a dessert...  Read More

Blue Fox Cafe

The Blue Fox serves breakfast all day, and you're likely to see lines snaking down the sidewalk as Victorians wait for their fix. Locals can't get enough of the "very fat French toast." Large fluffy omelets cooked to order and huevos rancheros...  Read More

Lotus Pond

A much-loved Victoria institution, Lotus Pond is actually a Buddhist vegan Chinese restaurant. Most folks go for the expansive lunch buffet, which truly covers all the bases, from egg rolls and potstickers to sweet and sour "chicken" and veggie...  Read More

Brentwood Bay

If you're searching for a true Canadian dining experience, this is it. The Seagrille certainly looks the part, with an open kitchen, roaring fireplace, lots of wood, local artwork and huge windows with views of the mountains and the water. Chef...  Read More