When you go to Victoria, British Columbia, you will be in awe of their very beautiful gardens. Remember though that there is more to Victoria than just sites, the food scene is bursting and you may want to enjoy the best of seafood this corner of the globe.
We can recommend our top picks so you can dine like a royalty while having your Victoria, B.C. holiday:
Wharfside Eatery It might have a touristy impression because of its location at the inner harbor but they serve the greatest local food you can find in B.C. You will love their Oysters Rockefeller sinfully sautéed in garlic, spinach and Italian bacon. Another don’t-miss-this-dish is the Alaskan Jumbo Scallops which are hugged by tasty bacon with a dash of sauce made with tomato and cream.
Add to your favorite list Wharfside Eatery’s calamari reaching your table in an edible rice bowl while the squids are covered with cracked wheat. Another classic on their menu is the salmon wrapped together with mango chutney served with a plate of sweet potato fries.
You will also enjoy the food on the dock while watching the sunset. You can find Wharfside Eatery at 1208 Wharf Street.
Locals salute Chandlers for having the best seafood in Victoria. The restaurant is quaintly located a few blocks from the harbor. Most of its loyal customers are locals with some cruise ship tourists flocking the place to ask for their favorites.
There are no seats outside this resto but you will find the maritime decors and dark wood setup very amusing as if dining with sailors and their captain. They always serve fresh seafood and often loves plating local fares like halibut, Coho Salmon, and the Alberta Steaks.
If you are passing by for a quick meal, try their seafood chowder made from a mix of spring salmon, shellfish, and halibut. Another good appetizer is their mushrooms stuffed with shrimps.
Couples or family can go for a Menu Tour which will get you the stuffed mushrooms, garlic prawns, halibut filet, lobster tails, and fillet of spring salmon. You can also ask for the King Crab Feast and they will bring out a one pounder king crab on your table with salmon fillet and the stuffed mushrooms. They serve this with Caesar Salad, baked potato, organic rice, and freshly baked bread with olive tapenade.
Follow your nostrils and satisfy your taste buds at Chandlers Seafood located at 1250 Wharf Street.
What will be a great will without a great dessert to top it off? They have been serving these chocolate wonders since 1891 and they only get better and better every year. They also operate a soda shop just across Fairmont Express where you can try some unique ice cream flavors.
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