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Rica Salsa

1109 McKenzie St | Cook Street Village, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2W1, Canada
+1 250-360-1615
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (11 reviews)
“burrito” (12 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1109 McKenzie St | Cook Street Village, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2W1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I have travelled alot in South America and haven't tasted more perfectly spiced and homemade dishes anywhere. Great service and the chef takes pride in his food.

Thank shawnfalconer95
RicaSalsa, Public Relations Manager at Rica Salsa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow. Thanks Shawn. Your review means a lot to us. Thank you!

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Hard to say what was better, the food or the service. We had the burritos which were excellent and very filling! The owner and chef are incredibly friendly and welcoming. I would highly recommend it!

Thank J M
RicaSalsa, Public Relations Manager at Rica Salsa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you J M. We enjoy making great burritos.

Reviewed 10 August 2018

We were staying in the Cook Street Village area and found this little place by chance. Totally recommend it. Fresh, flavourful, homemade real Mexican food. The chef is so friendly, and you can watch your food being made and plated with care and great presentation....More

Thank Moosify
RicaSalsa, Public Relations Manager at Rica Salsa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Fish tacos are our specialty. Don't forget about our Taco for a Tooney Tuesdays. They are a bit smaller, but filling.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

You know that little out of the way restaurant?, doesn't look like much, wouldn't think to go there? Then your friend takes you there and you get a mind blowing great meal you did not expect? Well, this is that place. With a lot of...More

Thank Dave A
RicaSalsa, Public Relations Manager at Rica Salsa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Dave. Thanks for thinking to come in and enjoy our meals. And we appreciate your review!

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

By far the best Mexican food in Victoria, amazing tortilla soup, burritos, and fresh burrito bowls! The owner is super friendly and you can tell he puts a lot of passion into his food. If you’ve been to Mexico, (and not all inclusive resorts), then...More

Thank Megan G
RicaSalsa, Public Relations Manager at Rica Salsa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for letting everyone know about us, Megan. We work hard to bring authentic Mexican to our customers!

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We went here for dinner as it came recommended. Was not disappointed. Chef was awesome and told us about what he makes and how it’s all from scratch. Ordered a beef and chorizo burrito bowl on chefs advice and it was delicious. Very authentic!

Thank Michie_007
RicaSalsa, Public Relations Manager at Rica Salsa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for coming in Michie. We enjoyed the conversation and your company.

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Haven't been here in a while. I ordered the veg. enchildada. The flavours were good, but I found the portions disappointing. Especially since they charge the same amount for vegetarian as for the same dish with meat. There is no table service or expensive decor...More

2  Thank David R
RicaSalsa, Public Relations Manager at Rica Salsa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, David R. And Darn! Hope you give us another chance to make sure you don't leave hungry!

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

These were honestly the best fish tacos I’ve ever had. Such an authentic experience and truly a hidden gem!

Thank Hailey V
RicaSalsa, Public Relations Manager at Rica Salsa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Hailey. Enjoy them for a toonie on Tuesdays!

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Truly authentic experience. Excellent customer service. Food great simple menu and ambiance but don’t let that fool you. The experience is worth it!

Thank CandiceG277
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Tried to pre order for pick up. No allowed. Walked over to Rica, 5 min walk and placed my order. Tried to make small talk with owner/cook, however he was not in the mood to be pleasant with this repeat customer. Ordered Vegetarian burrito bowl,...More

3  Thank Irene R
RicaSalsa, Public Relations Manager at Rica Salsa, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Hi Irene. We feel badly for your terrible experience. Ricardo sincerely apologizes for his mood and for incorrectly expressing himself. We had a very busy Monday night and ran out of most ingredients. That led to being unable to correct your order and a need...More

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AlexGabe
11 June 2018|
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Response from RicaSalsa | Property representative |
Hi, Alex. We certainly make them, but not all the time. If you are able to give us a day's notice, we'll have them ready for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1109 McKenzie St | Cook Street Village, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2W1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Fairfield
  • Neighbourhood: Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 250-360-1615
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