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Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

128-560 Johnson St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3C6, Canada
+1 250-590-2648
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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128-560 Johnson St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3C6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had read about this pizzeria ahead of time and the food, environment and service were even better than advertised. We got here early (which is suggested as it does fill up and they only take reservations for groups of six or more).

Thank beeha13
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our group of 5 ate dinner at this restaurant tonight and it was a great dining experience! My wife and I shared blackberry goat cheese green salad while our daughter and her husband had the caprese salad. Both salads were outstanding. We ordered a margarita...More

Thank crpeter2450
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We we showed up around 11:30 PM and famished. The service was great, we were seated quickly and got the benefit of their beautiful pizza oven. The flatbread appetizer, and the different pizzas were all well received. The hummus that came with the flat bread...More

Thank TheMcLeanVAFive
Reviewed 1 week ago

YAY! We came into this restaurant looking for a quick dinner. We were seated literally RIGHT away. We ordered caesars as they were on special.. THEY WERE SOOOO GOOD and only $5. Best drink I had during our stay. We each got a pizzetta and...More

Thank Shaina M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great casual dinner. Wood-fired pizzas were prepared excellently. Created our own pizzas to join the prosciutto-wrapped mozza balls appetizer. Nothing left when we finished. Only caveat - because of the huge windows, beware of sun position if you sit near them for dinner. We ended...More

Thank MCITiger
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really loved the pizzas here! You get a lot of thick crusted, spongy pizzas in Canada/US, but that wasn't the case here - traditional italian thin crusts with lots of different choices of what you want on top. Service was friendly and helpful. Would...More

Thank DorisHeimgartner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had guests in from out of town, their hotel was near by so we decided to stop in at Famoso as we were wanting to try it out! We were not disappointed! Great flavour, combinations you wouldn't think of for on pizza. Don't go...More

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

shucks what can I say? it is a modern day yuppie type of place to eat. we had pizza as I didnt see anything a normal person would eat on the menu. the pizza? I had a slice to be polite. really spinach? on a...More

Thank Les G
lk l, General Manager at Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Les, thanks for the feedback but you have the wrong restaurant here as we don't have any pizza with spinach nor any salad with kale, cabbage or radicchio. Cheers, Luca

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cost was high pizza was ok. Pizza's were thin crust traditional style Italian pizza. That said the pizza crust was slightly burnt, price relatively high given the toppings, and a large is a very small size. Pick up location was challenging, would be much better...More

Thank Chase B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great service, authentic hand-tossed pizza, lots of choices, delicious, first time here but we will return!

Thank Jo444111
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23 May 2016|
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Response from Nicholas P | Reviewed this property |
/they have one now! Spelt flour or something i believe..?? I've had gluten sensitive friends eat their regular crust though, they use flour direct from Italy and it has a very low (almost zero I believe). But now they do... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128-560 Johnson St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-590-2648
  • E-mail
Famoso is a casual pizzeria serving authentic Neapolitan pizzas made with high quality ingredients in a domed Italian oven. Ideal for a quick lunch or a night out. Enjoy with wine, cocktails and beer.
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