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Ithaka Greek Restaurant

1102 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3M8, Canada
+1 250-384-6474
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast lamb” (109 reviews)
“saganaki” (63 reviews)
“ekmek” (53 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1102 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3M8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you’re looking for some excellent Greek food at a reasonable price this is worth a try. We shared a starter platter which along with the fried cheese made for a great meal. Our friends had the shrimp and chicken dishes which were both very...More

1  Thank Keith H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice place and good food. There is a variety of meals. The stuff is supper nice. Really recommended!

Thank Noy A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first went to Ithaka for my sons 5th Birthday, It was wonderful! The food had amazing favour, perfectly cooked, fun atmosphere. Went by myself twice, it was exactly the same. Feel like consistency with a restaurant is so important. Do recommend making a reservation,...More

Thank Megfahlman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food, found it a bit overpriced. Great atmosphere, great service, terrible drinks, had a double that had no alcohol in it

Thank Trip_around_james
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy eating at this restaurant so much, the service is excellent, Wendy was our server this time, nice gal who was helpful and made us feel welcome! We did go early and enjoyed the attention. Had an excellent Malbec wine, followed by delicious lamb and...More

Thank valerieodell1967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food from a sensible size menu, a taste of real greek dishes, with a team of servers who obviously work well together and make this place hum.

Thank alejeune
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The true GREEK experience from this family run business (like, MOM is the Chef, and the sons out front), is second to none! The food is fantastic and the random Greek dancing and singing add to experiences we had in Greece. If you want real,...More

Thank DerekSanderson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Ithaka many times now after discovering it a couple years ago so when my sister visiting from out of town asked us what our favourite restaurant in Victoria was - Ithaka! We were given a gift card as a thank you...More

Thank TravellerBC229
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came because of the reviews - felt like we were in a different restaurant. Food was fine, nothing special, staff looked exhausted and our waiter seemed depressed frankly, sighing deeply as he put down our plates. Seemed unlikely any dancing would be happening! Depressing experience.More

1  Thank slr5815
Dimitri A, Owner at Ithaka Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello slr5815, Let's start with the positives. Your food was fine. Let's move onto the negatives. Your observation of my staff, is they looked exhausted and the waiter looked depressed. I urge you to note if one were to look in our reviews that this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family-owned. They are very warm, friendly and welcoming. The food was quite delicious. I would go back in a heart beat if I am ever in Victoria again!

1  Thank Margo D
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Pavlova
April 14, 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
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hswildman
December 23, 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
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Oregon J
March 19, 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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Description
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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