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US$6 - US$13
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Mexican, American, Peruvian, Asian, Korean, Native American, South American
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Reviewed February 21, 2020

I visited on a recommendation, and will be back. The food is imaginative and fresh and excellent, with great service and reasonable prices. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 1, 2019 via mobile

A good go to place, good food, service ok. This was our third visit in a month so I like to give a place a few tries before I feel I can honestly rate the place. The food was very good, definitely above average and...well priced. They could do a little better with their happy hour pricing. But then most of Victoria s restaurants don’t seem to get it! The variety and consistency of the food is very good. Reservations on the other hand need so,e attention. 2/3 times I called ahead. Asked for a particular table and was told they could not promise that particular table. On arrival there was one other table occupied. Both times. Not cool restaurant manager. You need to value your returning clients otherwise we won’t come back.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 5, 2019

We went on a recommendation of a " with-it" man about town eater....we were not the oldest ones' there,alto' my daughter was aghast. The food was fabulous medium priced, nice portions, spicy but perfect, very fresh. Crusted salmon on salad, Asian noodles with chicken, very...varied platters....delishMore

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 24, 2019

I've eaten here many times and keep going back for more. I recommend it to friends as a great place to go for a delicious, casual meal. The service has always been helpful, friendly and attentive. The restaurant usually has a good crowd and atmosphere,...especially around happy hour. The food is exciting, varied and good value. I'd recommend the crispy tempakora, fresh and filling fish tacones and spicy chicken wings.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2019

We ate out on a Friday night recently. Every other place in town is packed on Fri nights but this place was almost deserted. Bad sign #1. Large numbers of staff were milling about with seemingly nothing to do, bad sign #2. I went with...what the waitress recommended which was chicken with rice balls, it was good though the daily soup was not good at all. Bad sign #3, my date had a seafood taco and a seafood plate and spent 2 days in bed with food poisoning. Fun times! A reviewer said they thought the owner should spend more time overseeing what goes down at the restaurant, and I couldn't agree more.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 20, 2019

Resisted going here, despite recommendations, because, well, it looks small and sparse and the whole "ride up bike window" thing just seemed like an over-hipster-ish stunt. But wow, am I glad I relented. The food is great. The tacones are large, fresh, and delicious... just...outstanding. The soup special (a green chili and coconut milk gazpacho with clams and raw tuna) was frankly the best gazpacho I have ever had. Can't wait to go back and work through more of the menu.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2019

Found this place doing a quick google on our way down to Victoria. What a great surprise! The venue is nice. Clean and functional. It's not a romantic or special occasion spot but it's clean and comfy. The service was friendly and helpful. Our waitress...was great. The food? It was amazing. It was a fusion of so many wonderful flavors. We started with a paratha-dilla - like a quesadilla/paratha mix - delicious! and the accompanyig sauces were excellent. My wife had a tacone - a cone shaped taco basically but it was huge and stuffed with tons of adobo chicken and vegetables. She had me taste it and it was amazing. I had the hot and sour soup and it was honestly the best soup I think I've ever had. The prices were so reasonable too. This was a huge win and I wish them every success - they have a great formula.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

This was one of the stops on a food tour in Downtown Victoria. It certainly didn’t disappoint. 6 of us absolutely loved it, and in fact, went back the next day for some wings and margaritas. Will definitely be visiting again next time in town.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

We try to go other places, we really do but we keep coming back here. A great, casual Friday date night place - never disappoints. The staff is great!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

This was our first time to Dobosala and we will definitely be back! The fresh ingredients and spices made for amazing flavours. The dishes are all very reasonably priced and the service was friendly and attentive. The menu has a variety of creative, high quality...offerings. There is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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dobosala cantina & ride thru is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5