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Il Covo Trattoria

106 Superior St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1T1, Canada
+1 250-380-0088
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (93 reviews)
“agnolotti” (16 reviews)
“profiteroles” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
106 Superior St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1T1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I reserved a table at this restaurant for my birthday visit to Victoria this year. I was pleasantly surprised to find that that it was within walking distance from where I was staying at the Inn at Laurel Point. This restaurant had wonderful staff, a...More

Thank Departure43695105027
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family visiting from out of town took me here as a thank you. We had to get a rather early seating because we booked last minute. We were seated in a fabulous spot by the window and our server really made the evening special. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for a date night to IL Covo and had the most amazing time. Louise made sure we were taken care of from start to finish and the meals were absolutely delicious! 10/10 will come back again!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting our daughter who was studying at the University of Victoria on the weekend that was in between my birthday and hers. We were both celebrating milestone birthdays and we wanted to celebrate in style together. Il Covo was recommended by a number...More

Thank CaptDrLarry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

IL COVO TRATTORIA ITALIAN RESTAURANT VICTORIA BC Pricing $$ A splendid Monday evening out on the town, an evening stroll before dinner at a celebrated Victoria Eatery. I made reservations for 17:30 (personally I like to arrive before the 18:00 rush, but that’s just me)...More

Thank kelownamike1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here a few years ago and it just gets better. This time we just wanted an appetizer, not a full dinner, and it was really delicious. I'm just amazed that this restaurant is just as good as it was before. I still rate...More

Thank GYWT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently dined at Il Covo and enjoyed it immensely. The food, wine, service and ambiance were perfect. It is a short ways from downtown Victoria in a residential neighbourhood. Parking was no problem on the street just in front of the restaurant.

2  Thank playateez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a good meal at this lovely restaurant but not great. We were going with great expectations, never a good thing. The pasta was tasty but heavy. The salad and bread, however, were excellent. The house wine is a good buy. We will return,...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Had an amazing evening at this restaurant on a Wednesday evening. The restaurant is walking distance from the waterfront but it is off the beaten path. Food: to die for! sauces (I had a creamy mushroom dish) homemade just like the pasta. Authentic Italian food...More

2  Thank preferthebeach68
Reviewed November 1, 2018

This was my second visit to Il Covo (The Hideout), located in the James Bay neighbourhood. I was less than impressed at my first visit for lunch shortly after the restaurant opened but very pleased with my latest visit for dinner. The location is ideal...More

2  Thank myoyster09
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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.
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, 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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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