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Ithaka Greek Restaurant

1102 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3M8, Canada
+1 250-384-6474
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“roast lamb” (102 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1102 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3M8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was in Victoria for business and had dinner here with three others. Being a Monday it wasn’t overly busy. We all shared two appetizers, calamari and the cheese flambéed at your table. Calamari of course is either really good or really bad it seems...More

Thank Saskwatches
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Authentic home style Greek cooking with super service, family entertainment (music and dance), and amazing baked cheese. Super for a casual date or a group outing!

Thank yvrgirlToronto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there with a group of 10 on my birthday on a Saturday night. It was great both for kids and adults. Super fun family place. Great food and entertainment- music and dancing. Super friendly staff.More

Thank Arna G
Dimitri A, Owner at Ithaka Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this great review Arna G! We are glad to hear that you and your group enjoyed your birthday party at our family's restaurant. You can be sure to count on us to provide a consistent, tasty and freshly prepared meal...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing with the most friendly and warm staff. They made room for us, and even ran next door to grab a high chair. The food was outstanding.

1  Thank Ironjet
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived on a Tuesday and it was busy. Was quickly shown to a table. The chicken souvlaki was so tender and tasty, along with the Greek potatoes, rice and veggies. My friend had the special Greek ribs, which were very good. Enjoyed dinner with a...More

Thank Alison L
Dimitri A, Owner at Ithaka Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Alison L, Oh what an amazing review you shared here on trip advisor! We are all so happy to read such a beautiful. glowing review. You can't go wrong with ordering the Chicken Souvlaki dinner; it's a great dish. We skewer each souvlaki with...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just found last month......wow. Like being in Greece but without the language barriers. Family reunion n and everything we tried (including the Greek beer) was amazing. Try one of the platters : the soup is spectacular!and oh yah, dessert ......speechless.More

Thank Barry H
Dimitri A, Owner at Ithaka Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Barry H, Thanks so much for taking the time to share this review here on trip advisor! We opened our doors almost 5 years ago; we simply rely on word of mouth to advertise and we are so happy to hear that you finally...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was a fun evening enjoying a wide variety of tasty dishes by friendly fun attentive staff. Definitely we overdue a return visit.

Thank Blue Magic
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awesome Greek food. Nice Greek ambience. The roast lamb was the best we’d ever had. Definitely will go back!

Thank brucephilipt
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Went here with a friend and had a great time. We ordered the fried cheese which they did at the table. Love that dish. We shared the assortment platter which was perfect. The staff were fantastic and they even have guitar playing on the weekend...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We arrived later for our reservation with a party of ten. The place was packed and another party was just leaving so three of the staff speedily cleaned and scrubbed for us so we could be seated. The owner treated us to a couple of...More

2  Thank Terry L
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14 April 2017|
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Response from Dimitri A | Property representative |
We do our rendition of zorba's dance most evenings at Ithaka. It's spontaneous and do our dance when we have a few minutes during our dinner service. It's not cirque de soleil, but our guests enjoy it. It's fun, come check... More
23 December 2016|
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Response from Dimitri A | Property representative |
Hi there, We have free parking right outside of the main entrance on the Cook street side ( we are on the corner of Yates st and Cook street ) If it's full, simply exit and drive around the block to get onto Yates street... More
Oregon J
19 March 2016|
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Response from Dimitri A | Property representative |
Hello there, Not to worry. We only use toasted pine nuts for one item on our menu and they are safely kept in a sealed container. We can accommodate your sons allergies, not a problem. Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1102 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3M8, Canada (Formerly Passero's Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Fernwood
  • Neighbourhood: Fernwood
  • Phone Number: +1 250-384-6474
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Ithaka Greek Restaurant is a family-owned business that celebrates culinary and cultural traditions through authentic, healthy and lovingly-prepared food. Be our guest!
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