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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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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (26 reviews)
“pizza” (179 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
128-560 Johnson St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3C6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Jo444111
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pizza here is made fresh to order. They also have the option for vegan cheese and the crust is vegan. Server was really friendly and helpful.

Thank 3RedDoxies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Famoso is my favourite place to go for pizza in Victoria. The crust has just the right amount of crisp and soft chewiness. The tomato sauce is so fresh tasting. I have the same thing all the time, the Marguerita. I've tried other combinations but...More

Thank bbeattie-morin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited once. Pizza was not good. Crust was too chunky and chewy. Flavours were uninspiring. Service was poor. Price was inadequate for the product and experience. Would not return.

Thank e7520162204
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Going head to head with Prima Strada - which now has only two locations in the city - Famoso offers the same classic thin-crust pizza as you would find in Naples - with some interesting topping combinations. The soup/salad/pizza combination for lunch is at a...More

Thank mezzosue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family were in town for the Victoria Day long weekend. We arrived at 630pm and it was busy but we were " first in line. I love it when I'm given an approx wait time and they take both my name and cell number. They...More

1  Thank Blake M
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal we shared a pizza and raspberry and walnut salad and a nice bottle of red wine which was part ofbthe special offer at half price. Best service we have had on our trip. Great overall experience

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 29 April 2017

It has a great location. It has decent food. It has sort of good service. And its price for lunch was okay. That is the problem, I had higher expectations for this place. Sure, it is a chain and it has its standards, but it...More

Thank blamar
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We were seated right away which was great. Ordered our drinks and were served them in a timely manner - the non spicy ceaser was still spicy. ( believe the rim salt had some chilli flakes - why would you use that if someone requests...More

Thank ChristieJU
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The servers are excellent and responsive to anything you need. Pizza and salads are very good, but a bit pricey for what you get. Personal sized pizza is ~$15 Cdn, which is high in comparison to pizza prices we are used to, but it is...More

Thank Richard S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Westcoasters2007
Does Famoso Victoria have a Gluten Free pizza crust option? I can't find anything on the menu. Thanks!
22 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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