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Hillside - Quadra - Downtown Blanshard
3.8 km from Inner Harbour
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Reviewed October 10, 2021

just FYI ordered take-out on a few occasions before writing this review. Excellent super friendly front end lady. really makes you feel welcome and is always quick to take ur order once you arrive . and then there's the food. my go to spot closed...a year ago and I've been searching for a new plc... and out of all the Chinese spots we have locally. this had The highest review rating, and they definitely deserve it. everything I've tried is amazing. the wonton soup is the only 1 I've tried thy doesn't add sugar to it to americanize it. THANK YOU! and the food is always consistently great. crispy where is should be, saucey when it should be. and always a very good portion. very very happy everytime. oh and did I mention they don't add msg.?! absolutely recommend them to anyone. and am happy to have my new go to! thank you to everyone there for making a great experience for customers :):)More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed December 29, 2020

We have been to the Halibut House several times..sometimes with others. Never been disappointed. More recently because of Covid we have done take-out. Obviously with take-out things are not as crisp but still delicious. The servers are friendly and efficient. When the place is crowded,...the kitchen can be a bit slow. Right now they are only doing take-out.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed September 28, 2020 via mobile

Had high hopes for this restaurant, but I had a bad experience. Service was meh. Ordered grilled halibut because I was getting it to go. Server entered the incorrect item, wound up with fried. When told of the error the 3 people in the kitchen...just looked at each other. Side salad was iceberg lettuce. When you pay $20 for dinner the salad should at least be romaine. I won’t be back anytime soon. Wasn’t impressedMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed March 11, 2020

When in Victoria, we love to head to Halibut House. We were introduced to this little place by our daughter, who would sit and study while having a big bowl of Wonton soup. Years later, the owner still asks about her when we go in.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 28, 2019

This restaurant was recommended by a friend who lives in Victoria. A little tricky to find, but worth the effort. The food was fresh and delicious. The service was fast and friendly.Recommend getting a reservation if you want to eat in.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 20, 2019 via mobile

This is the best Chinese in Victoria, no contest. We’ve been going here for years and it’s always fresh, great quality, tasty food. Love the salt and pepper sole and spicy beans. Wor wonton is better than any place I’ve tried in Chinatown (and I’ve...tried many). Beef and broccoli has a good amount of beef and the broccoli is always fresh. They’re always very fast with the food- and they have to be, because it’s very popular. Make a reservation if going at popular times or place an order for pickup.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 10, 2019

We recently ordered take-out from Halibut House and it was a total Home Run. Our Asian guests mentioned they've been looking endlessly for a good, reasonably priced Chinese Food place in town and this is now their 'go to' restaurant. It was freshly made and...ever so tasty!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 10, 2019 via mobile

My mother cannot take MSG as it gives her headaches. My niece has to eat gluten-free food. This restaurant served both purposes. Yummy food, reasonable prices, and good portion sizes. My family really enjoyed the salt and pepper squid. We will return to try other...dishes.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

Recommended by a friend. Little hole in the wall but truely amazing!! Yes.... the spicy green beans are to die for!! Great staff with wonderful sense of humour. Food 10 out out of 10. Booked for another visit on 17th to celebrate hubby's 71st. Cant...waitMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

This is our favourite Chinese restaurant. It is a small family run establishment and fills up quickly, on weekends a reservation would be a wise choice. Even if it is busy Sherry and staff work very hard to see that everyone is well taken care...of. Food prices are reasonable and portions are large. If you want to try something different Sherry is always ready to suggest something to try. Love their Spicy Green Beans, Crispy Ginger Fried Beef and Pot Stickers.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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dentalchick
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Response from marclW1069JF | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Cantgetanamenow | Reviewed this property |
I doubt you can, they are a small family run restaurant and don't have a website. but here's their phone # Phone:(250) 385-4944
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Response from sashakeena | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, they take reservations , however I am unsure if they do it "online"
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Frequently Asked Questions about halibut house Family Restaurant

Yes, halibut house Family Restaurant offers takeaway services.

halibut house Family Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5