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Il Covo Trattoria

106 Superior St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1T1, Canada
+1 250-380-0088
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (89 reviews)
“agnolotti” (16 reviews)
“profiteroles” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
106 Superior St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1T1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 647 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

6 of us dined Friday night, including a couple from Arizona (first visit). They were blown away with the Canneloni and the Pasta special, Tagliatelli (sp)con mare. My wife went for the Linguine al vongole and I had the Cioppino. The other gent had the...More

Thank Lowseas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic dinner at Ill Covo, service was first class and the food was incredible. Have visited many times and never been disappointed ! The cioppino is undoubtably the best that I have had on the west coast if not world wide! Amazing service...More

Thank boomboom60
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to Fisherman's Wharf, between the Break wall and Inner Harbour. We sat at the bar as there was a bit of a wait, the service was excellent none-the-less and we actually enjoyed watching the experienced bartenders as we waited for our food. Great drink...More

Thank JJ W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the veal with pasta which was completely tasteless and adding pepper didn’t help at all. The Tiramisu and the service was good.

1  Thank Janine_Berlin1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent dinning experience ; Staff is extremely attentive but not over bearing; food is excellent , Cozy old country ambiance

Thank riverrest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a group and sat on the outdoor patio. With the little lights and trees it's a very cozy place. We all had the various dishes and shared. Each one was so good we kept trying each others. One had the vegetarian ravioli...More

1  Thank wayne f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and atmosphere, we could not fault anything. The lasagne was amazing as well as the crab and prawn ravioli.

1  Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I rarely review but cannot stop myself We split everything in order to try more Caesar salad with caper....Perfecto Cannolini with lobster oh my soooo delish Halibut special all I can say is this chef must pick food fresh and prepare every piece the way...More

1  Thank Geri B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After growing tired of fish and chips, we thought to try one of the two fine Italian restaurants in Victoria for a special dinner. The place came highly recommended and lived up to its reputation. You do need a reservation since it’s not all that...More

1  Thank Travelin_Bert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got our table as requested. The place was crowded, don't show up without a reservation. The food was excellent, the antipasti, the seafood stuffed ravioli and the bolognese lasagne were delicious. I had an "Al Capone" drink, quite similar to a Negroni. Our server...More

1  Thank JTVelezOR
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Mia A
July 3, 2016|
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Response from Mark C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the very late reply; yes, they do, the pasta is all homemade and the texture and flavour is exquisite.
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Mel S
September 18, 2015|
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Response from CVC16 | Property representative |
Hello Mel S~We'd like to thank you for your lovely review of our restaurant! We so appreciate you took the time to post it with TripAdvisor. We're uncertain of your question so please let us know what we can clarify for you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Superior St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1T1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-380-0088
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Description
Located in the historic area of downtown and steps from the Inner Harbour, Il Covo Trattoria is a memorable and unique Italian dining experience. Being a Trattoria, we're the perfect spot for any occasion where you can enjoy casual, rustic Italian cuisine in a warm old world Tuscan ambience. We also offer a beautiful garden patio for outdoor eating in an al fresco Italian style during the summer season. Come and enjoy a taste of Italy!
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