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The Tapa Bar

620 Trounce Alley, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K3, Canada
+1 250-383-0013
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (113 reviews)
“stuffed dates” (27 reviews)
“mussels” (67 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
620 Trounce Alley, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting Victoria from overseas (Vancouver) and were in search of interesting restaurants. There are so many, it was hard to decide. Thanks to TA reviews, we decided to check out the Tapa Bar. Our first visit was for lunch. Lunch was such a...More

Thank Cuteluke
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Too much sauce and not real authentic Spanish Tapas. Bodega next door has much better and more authentic Tapas.

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 December 2017

It was very crowded for a Tuesday evening. We asked to move due to our table being near the entrance and getting drafts from people entering. Staff was very accommodating and we got a lovely spot in a quiet, warm corner. As it was a...More

1  Thank renee636
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This was our first trip to Victoria and we stumbled across Trounce Alley and this Tapa Bar. Delightful! Trounce Alley reminded me a lot of Post Alley near Pike Place Market. It was so adorable! It was my boyfriend's birthday so we ordered the Tapa...More

1  Thank Guinnivere W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were new to the tapas experience until we recently went to The Tapas Bar with our nephew and his wife. We enjoyed ourselves immensely! The atmosphere there is very warm and comfortable. The food is varied and really tasty! The service is good and...More

1  Thank Ron M
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Super tapas and service I loved it and would definitely recommend. Wished I could be there now lol We enjoyed the pizza and would have liked to gone back and have the platter.

Thank sandra g
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Really enjoyed the Tapas Bar. I'm a fan of Tapas anyways but sitting outside in Trounce alley on a beautiful evening sipping on a bottle of Rojas and enjoying a string of Tapas was fabulous. Great atmosphere and a very lively crowd. We shared the...More

Thank dmc19751
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Food is always great but the reservation process could be a ton better. Never been told they don’t take reservations before this trip to find out that indeed they do?!!

Thank dawnealy
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

There was 11 of us for an evening event. We ordered a few of the tapa platters and then got some extra dishes. A great way to do dinner with a big group. The mussels were excellent. The chorizo sausages were excellent as well. A...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious food! We arrived around 4 pm and it was happy hour which worked well for us. We ended up staying for quite a while slowly grazing on all of the happy hour options and they were all amazing! We had mussels that were perfectly...More

1  Thank PeleM1976
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 Trounce Alley, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-383-0013
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