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The Old Spaghetti Factory

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, , Vegetarian Friendly
703 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B4, Canada
+1 250-381-8444
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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703 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B4, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spaghetti topped with grated Mizithra cheese and drizzled with browned butter... Nothing else matters...

Thank SunshowerMama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn't been to an OSF for years. Was pleasantly surprised, hadn't changed much. Decor was homey, staff was very good, menu choices very good. Food well prepared and tasty & there was lots of it (too much really but with pasta, don't mind leaving a...More

Thank barbes150
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The table and chairs were rocking (could definitely use some maintenance) but the service and food were top notch. We had breaded shrimp for an appetizer which was incredible!! Was a generously stacked pile on the plate, not like the 6 you get at other...More

Thank Jimb01974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standard fare at this restaurant. Quite busy on a Monday night. Large menu and well prepared except that the meal took far to long to arrive and it was not what was ordered. Price was standard however I felt that the staff were overwhelmed and...More

Thank Hilford B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this place when I first went, and have loved it ever since. Beautiful antique decor, Super staff, terrific food, great prices. Never dissapoints.

Thank Ah-fah-get-about-it
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our table had 20+ people with a bunch of kids. We had a reservation for 6 and had to wait maybe 15 minutes, we were greeted right away and told they would bring our table a few appetizers for the wait. Exceptional customer service for...More

Thank Jodie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Number one to remember... make a reservation on the weekend. This place is popular, with people willing to wait 40 minutes for a seat. The menu has really expanded since I last came to a 'Factory decades ago...

Thank ConversationWorks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

spaghetti and meat sauce is always my favorite that i had to bring three more ladies with me the next day

Thank Gail Ritchie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Needed to take a break from the museum. HAd a lovely lunch. Quick service and good prices. Always tasty.

Thank Adele C C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went as a couple for the first time for lunch. The service was friendly, helpful, and fast. The food was passable especially for the price. We could not believe the generous portions, downtown, for those low prices. The decor inside is colourful and traditional Victorian,...More

Thank Tiga_22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B4, Canada (Formerly Rattenbury's Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-381-8444
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