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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%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (134 reviews)
“mussels” (74 reviews)
“stuffed dates” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
620 Trounce Alley, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Good location in Trounce Alley Nice room and patio Our server was on point Food was very good and of course shared plates are a fun way to go with friends. Good but limited wine list It's been a while since we have been here...More

Thank islandrockin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As we played the typical window shoppers in beautiful downtown Victoria, we happened upon The Tapa Bar. Comfortable and cozy atmosphere, friendly and knowledgeable staff and really tasty meals. You must try the tortilla soup and the bacon wrapped dates. Wow!

Thank CeeZeeMex
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was excellent. The flavors and quality was a delight to eat. We started with a dip and then halibut and finished with the apple pesto pizza. All were delicious. The service was very good. We needed to slow down and relax and enjoy...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were in Victoria to celebrate a birthday. We stopped at The Tapa Bar for lunch. The atmosphere is very pleasant. Picasso like paintings on the wall and Spanish music playing gives the place a very Spanish vibe. The food was very...More

Thank Buckandtheteacher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great night out with friends last evening, we had a selection of Tapas and their pasta dishes. I lived in Seville for three years, and this restaurant and the quality of the food and service was almost like being back in Spain. But stop -...More

Thank martybragg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had drinks and apps. I don’t remember the names of the drinks but both were great. We had the lime mussels. Great choice. Also the Chile cheese and chips. Highly recommended. Would definitely go back for full dinner.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just strolling around and thought we would catch a last happy hour. Ending up staying for several hours over quite a few glasses of wine. Food going by looked so appetising thought we would just order a few bits ended up not moving off to...More

Thank Jackie_D_Fl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good seafood tapas with a nice selection of drinks. Had the garlic prawns and mussels in pepper sauce. The bread is excellent too to soak up the goodness. Decent sherry selection too. Will definitely visit again

Thank Funiswherethesunis
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Are here with my husband on vacation. The food was good and the staff were great at their jobs and very efficient at a very busy time! We had accidentally gone to the tapas place next door after reading the reviews for this place. Thankfully...More

Thank wandermust99
Reviewed August 16, 2018

I have been an annual customer of Tapa Bar over the past 12 or so years. Its my first recommendation to friends traveling to Victoria and one of my must stops every visit. My last visit was probably my last unfortunately. Every aspect of the...More

Thank NateFlavel
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April 24, 2018|
Response from Guinnivere W | Reviewed this property |
Are you trying to book a reservation? You should contact the restaurant directly for reservations.
August 14, 2016|
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Response from EmJ255068 | Reviewed this property |
There was no TV that I remember
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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, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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