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Shine Cafe

) #78 of 917 Restaurants in Victoria ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe,
1320 Blanshard St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2J1, Canada
+1 250-595-2134
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“hash browns” (18 reviews)
“potato scone” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1320 Blanshard St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2J1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice walk up from our condo, Shine was a great choice. We got there about 8:15 so not crowded at all. Began to fill up by the time we left. Each of us ordered the Shine breakfast. The potato scone was a nice touch....More

Thank MCITiger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the corner of Blanchard and Johnston. There is one hour free parking just across the street at the Johnston Street park-aide A good place for breakfast fare. Coffee and what appears to be a homemade mandarin orange and coconut muffin is about $5. Coffee...More

Thank DEEvaluator
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here to get some breakfast. I was impressed by the quality of the food. I ordered the full breakfast combo. This comes with two sides. The sausages were delicious and so was the bacon. The staff is very friendly and fast. I will...More

Thank ArieDiepen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After hearing so many good things about this place I just had to check it out! Great atmosphere, friendly staff and good egg Benny's! The place was packed, very clean and reasonably priced as well! Definitely worth checking out!!

Thank jeffreyf2010
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A little wait started our Sunday morning at the Shine, that's how popular this restaurant is. The 5 minute wait I knew would be worth it as I have eaten here before a number of times. It never changes. Always greeted and looked after by...More

Thank VacationerLL
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Excellent small cafe. Seems to specialize in breakfast/brunch. Very popular locally. Good menu with huge choice. Food is very good, well cooked, not too much, great coffee. Really enjoyed breakfast and I see why its so popular with locals.

Thank lazigirl
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This is the second Shine Cafe location i've visited. It's a little expensive for what you get but ultimately tasty. The smoothie of the day was delicious- pineapple and mango!

Thank marianneoc
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Very popular and fast moving pace. The ladies are very efficient getting customers into the restaurant and provide menu information. The menu is very good with many choices. I love my strawberry rhubarb crepes and ham and over easy eggs. My husband loves his coastal...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

We were looking for breakfast downtown but did not want to go to one of the restaurants that are known for long lineups. We managed to get in on a Saturday morning with no wait. The food was good, the portions generous and the service...More

Thank zombiepirate
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I asked my daughter to find a place for breakfast and this is where we went. Saturday morning about 9:30 we had a half hour wait. The restaurant is quite small so tables are quite packed in. The food was very good and the wait...More

Thank Cynthia R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 13
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1320 Blanshard St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2J1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-595-2134
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Shine Cafe has been serving delicious home made breakfast and lunch since 2004. We are a family owned and operated business that is proud to call Victoria home. Visit us to experience Shine's excellent food and friendly service that has stood the test of time.
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