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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
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast lamb” (113 reviews)
“saganaki” (64 reviews)
“ekmek” (54 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

Four of us ate there last week and three of the meals were unsatisfactory. I had to order meatballs because they had no gyros (really!). The meatballs were dry as were the dolmathes ordered by my wife. Finally, even the hummus was not remarkable. I...More

1  Thank App_guy2014
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of coming here last year for our 5 year wedding anniversary dinner! The staff went out of their way to ensure the evening was special , through providing a wonderful meal, music, flame, opa breaking of dinner plates...More

Thank Ramesh F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I spend a few days in Victoria every year on holiday. One of our top choices of things to do is ITHAKA! It is one of our most favourite things to while here. We drank fabulous mojitos and shared a Greek appy...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us ate there 7/13/18 The roast lamb was very good, the Vegie dish was also very good. I had ribs and shrimp.. very tasty. Sevice and atmophere were excellent.. we sat on patio. Would highly recomend!

Thank tim S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While on an overnight stay in Victoria, BC, we visited Ithaka Greek restaurant. We have a couple of favorite Greek restaurants in the states and we were hoping to add another to our list in Victoria. Unfortunately, Ithaka was a disappointment. Very overpriced for the...More

1  Thank randee66
Dimitri A, Owner at Ithaka Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello randee66, We are pleased to have had you be our guests at Ithaka, my families Greek restaurant during your brief stay in Victoria. Your appetizer is something your ordered so I am not sure why you would not pay for it? (Please note there...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Ithaka. On our first visit the maitre d was very rude since we used the wrong entrance to the restaurant, which was off Yates St. which is the main street. How were we supposed to know the entrance was...More

1  Thank Rocketrod22
Dimitri A, Owner at Ithaka Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Rocketrod22, The front entrance to our restaurant is on cook street, right before the cook and yates intersection. The Yates street side is our emergency exit. As tables are situated on either side of the emergency door, it is not ideal to have guests...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our male waiter was delightful and that’s where the positives end. Spanakopita should not be over cooked, but at least it was filled with healthy spinach. The menu was not the best for my husband who is vegetarian. My chicken Alfredo was heavy with cream...More

1  Thank Ciao49
Dimitri A, Owner at Ithaka Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Ciao49, I am glad that you thought your server was delightful. It's unfortunate during the quality check, you neglected to inform your server that your spanakopita was over cooked. This would have been taken care easily, and we would have prepared another spanakopita for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Live just around the corner and have eaten here many times. Excellent food both pizza and greek food is good. Hardest part is selecting off the menu with so many good choices. Reasonable prices top it off.More

Thank Glen D
Dimitri A, Owner at Ithaka Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Glen, Thank you for your positive vibes, and support as a local neighbour. We do have an extensive menu full of lots of great choices. Have you ever tried one of our platters to share? on behalf of my big fat Greek family, and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good, but this place nickels and dimes you! You pay extra for feta on your Greek wrap. Have been to many many Greek restaurants and this is the only place that does not offer a starter Greek salad with a $26.00 souvlaki meal...More

1  Thank homer065
Dimitri A, Owner at Ithaka Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello homer065, I am glad that you thought the food was good. Adding feta to a pita wrap is an option, however there is a charge for that as you mention. Someone can choose if they would like feta on the wrap or not. Many...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to this restaurant. There was a mix up with our reservation but they found us a table quickly. Very impressed with this Greek Restaurant. The food was delicious and the staff super friendly. They even brought my husband some ice cream for his...More

Thank theconclan3241
Dimitri A, Owner at Ithaka Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello theconclan3241, We appreciate you choosing Ithaka to have your birthday at Ithaka. I apologize for the momentary mix up, and that our team found your table quickly. It is wonderful to hear you were impressed with our families Greek restaurant. I am pleased you...More

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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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