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James Bay Inn Pub

260 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L2, Canada
+1 250-388-9928
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
Fusion, Bar, Canadian, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
260 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L2, Canada
Neighbourhood: James Bay
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was Margarita Tuesday so $4 each and they were good. Caesar salad was excellent. Seafood chowder very good.

Thank ivanhoe
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear your Margarita was good, Caesar Salad was excellent and your chowder was very good. Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers

Reviewed 1 week ago

There is always a variety of interesting and tasty food. The prices are reasonable for both food and beverages. IMHO the pub is much more fun than the restaurant (which looks like it still lives deep in the 1980s). Staff are friendly and helpful. It...More

Thank Jacalope
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

When you are happy, we are happy! Thank you so much for the kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers

Reviewed 1 week ago

The James Bay Inn Pub and restaurant in Victoria is evidently a local favorite. The pub was lively. Mothers and families were coming in for Mothers Day There is a ramp to the ground floor restaurant for the more elderly patrons The decor of the...More

Thank 3DQ
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear that your service and food was excellent. Thank you for the kind review. Cheers.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice placd to go if you're in James Bay area. Many tvs playing hockey or baseball. They have a nice pool that takes coins.

Thank Carlos B
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

We take great pride in keeping our prices affordable while meeting customer's expectations and providing a great atmosphere and cold beer. Thank you for your review. Cheers

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was 7 of us so we ordered nachos and our server suggested the small and she said it would be plenty. It was a huge basket of chips, cheese, peppers, salsa and sour cream. Very good! I got a fajita with salad it too...More

Thank grandmom1
ricallen, Guest Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Amazing! We are so pleased that your visit was up to our standards. Thank you so much for your review. Cheers

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The salmon dinner was surprisingly good. Salmon was flavourful and moist. It came with a nice assortment of cooked veggies.

Thank ancientmoods
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review. We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers

Reviewed 23 April 2017

Great menu and wonderful atmosphere - lots to choose from and the place was packed with people wanting to come in - also has an attached pub

Thank Barbara Anne G
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience at the JBI. We are glad you had a pleasant experience and look forward to your next visit. Cheers!

Reviewed 14 April 2017

We were staying in the hotel so we got a 10% off coupon, but for the price we paid the food was superb. The three course meal was absolutely delicious!

Thank rhouben
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your visiting us and taking the time to share your experience. We hope to see you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Both the pub and the restaurant serve up very good food and good sized portions. Their 3 course specials are an excellent deal. The servers are very friendly and aim to please. Would recommend for a good casual meal.

Thank Danny50
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are pleased to hear that you you enjoyed your 3 course meal and that you were equally happy with our staff. We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We found out about this pub through their coupons in the paper... which have since been revoked, however, the food remains great... staff is unbelievably friendly, and remember your name..appreicated

Thank DMacKinnon2014
ricallen, Public Relations Manager at James Bay Inn Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your visiting the JBI. We appreciate your kind comments and look forward to seeing you again real soon. Have a wonderful day!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Cuisine
Fusion, Bar, Canadian, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
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: 260 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > James Bay
  • Neighbourhood: James Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-388-9928
  • E-mail
Description
Our goal is to provide you with delicious food in a relaxed, casual and pleasant atmosphere with friendly and cheerful service. We purchase only the freshest ingredients available in. We use zero trans-fat oil in our fryers, which is in turn recycled into fuel. Our soups, salads, gravies, chowders and most of our dressings are all homemade. Our food may take a little longer to prepare but we hope you will enjoy your experience. Bon Appétit Management & Staff