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Bistro 28 - CLOSED

2583 Cadboro Bay Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 5J1, Canada
+1 250-598-2828
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible15%
9 Apr 2014
“Good food, but not great”
30 Nov 2013
“Room for improvement”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Canadian, French
2583 Cadboro Bay Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 5J1, Canada
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Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

Went there for their prix fixe menu on New Years Eve after seeing the menu online. Had never been there before. After reading the menu I was anticipating the food quite a bit, but was slightly disappointed. The food was quite good, but not exceptional...More

1  Thank Lobbster
Reviewed 1 December 2013

We've visited Bistro 28 on several occasions since its opening and although it's always good, it just never adds up to great. The menu sometimes offers interesting choices. Portions can be on the small side (even the mains). Quality of the steak could be much...More

Thank myoyster09
Reviewed 17 June 2013

We had heard mixed reviews about this place, but it was surprisingly quite good. We have our favorite Bistro in town, so we usually don't try other Bistro's, but this trip we decided to stay an extra few days, so we thought....why not try something...More

1  Thank Natacha B
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Bistro 28 has a limited seating capacity but there's nothing small about the taste of the food. It's yummy! The portions are small, so keep that in mind. The restaurant is NOT in downtown Victoria but in the neighbourhood of Oak Bay. From the centre...More

1  Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed 1 December 2012

Been there, done that and won't do it again!!! My girlfriend and I went there for our once a month get together, after I had read the reviews. It must have been a bad day.............the waiter was not friendly and my food presentation was awful....More

2  Thank ainsleyone
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Victoria has a high number of restaurants - some people say we have the second highest number per capita in North America after San Francisco - so it is fair to say that we have many choices when it comes to finding a spot to...More

4  Thank likebeingatourist
Reviewed 5 November 2011

We have been taking the trip to the Oak Bay area for quite some time in order to buy excellent meat from Slaters but never tried this little Bistro before. Though we were only there for lunch the place was excellent in every way. Great...More

2  Thank dusko2
Reviewed 31 October 2011

First of all, we were being taken to a little restaurant that was on the end of a strip mall. What good can come of that?? Well, I guess if this little strip of shops included a high-end butcher and a wine merchant, and was...More

4  Thank Travelling2010
Reviewed 10 August 2011

lived here all my life and have never eaten a meal that was so awful.server rude.no wonder there were only 2 other diners. we have friends who come from all over the worldf and we will advise them not to ever dine at Bistro 28.

3  Thank susan c
Reviewed 22 March 2011

The formula here for success is no mystery: offer a modest menu, with every element done extremely well. The chef is creative and very successful in changing his menu to take best advantage of what is fresh and local. For example, on a recent visit...More

5  Thank bytowntraveler
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Restaurant Details

Canadian, French
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2583 Cadboro Bay Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 5J1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-598-2828
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