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Sam's Deli

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805 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W8, Canada
+1 250-382-8424
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwich” (84 reviews)
“clam chowder” (13 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
805 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W8, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Sam's has just posted a new menu with huge price increases. A large cup of coffee that was just over $2 with tax is now just over $3. The food is good but think about value for your dollar!

Thank msmedgye
Reviewed 6 days ago

My father and I both liked the lunches we had at Sam's. I had the tuna salad sandwich, and he had the ham and cheese. Both were good. We also liked the Potato Leek soup. The views of the harbor from the outside seating area...More

Thank Mathyew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sams is a great standbye when you want a great housemade sandwich and corn chowder. Nice little patio to watch the tourist walking by and a view of the harbour.

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended by our hotel (Fairmont Empress Hotel) because its a short walk away and we were looking for a packed lunch for our whale watching tour day. We went twice 1) lunch/ sandwiches were amazing. made fresh and to order. 2) breakfast...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for a good old lox and cream cheese on a bagel Close to the shopppig area Personnel are courteous and friendly and you are not rushed

Thank Orapik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came there for Bagel Breakfast Sandwich but should have gone to Tim Hortons instead. What happened to this iconic sandwich place. It was the go to place for locals throughout the year. Never fix what isn't broken. My breakfast sandwich and coffee were weak in...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed May 16, 2018

We found this to be a great place for a quick but delightful breakfast. Just enough to take away the morning and not make you uncomfortable. Great hospitality and service. Very grateful for this little gem in downtown. We actually ate there all three mornings...More

Thank kellertauctionse2018
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Looking for an easy breakfast? Sam's Deli makes your breakfast sandwich to order, on a bagel or English muffin. There's a nice little patio out front if you have time to linger over your food.

Thank gnb2501
Reviewed May 10, 2018

If you are approaching the touristy/shopping area of Victoria coming from the direction of The Empress Hotel, on the right side of the street you will first see a hot dog restaurant, then Sam's Deli & Bistro. The temptation might be to just keep walking...More

Thank Dakota D
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Picked up a sandwich and chocolate mousse for a lite dinner. Excellent sandwich and dessert. I would definitely go back.

Thank Howie28904
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 805 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-382-8424
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