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Sam's Deli

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805 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-382-8424
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwich” (72 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
805 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I stopped in looking for a lunch spot, ordered the smoked meat sandwich, but they had unfortunately run out of the soup. I sat inside, but outdoor sidewalk seating was available, for those who like to see the world walk by. Sometimes when you travel,...More

Thank klew97
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great location. Bathroom available. Indoor and outdoor seating. The carrot cake is moist with plenty of creamy frosting. The iced Chai tea was good too.

Thank VictoriaK2
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed at the Empress hotel down the street, but Sam's had better breakfast's and service. Busy local deli. Great breakfast sandwiches.

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a breakfast sandwich and a coffee at this restaurant and had to go back the next day - very good and reasonably priced - nice to sit at tables along the street and out in the open.

Thank Sheldon L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sam's is a great find in Victoria. They serve good, basic and wholesome food with a reasonable choice available. The staff are a delight, so friendly and helpful. Worth a visit!

Thank Iain13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After running into two friends we bought a coffee to go here to sit in the harbor. Coffee was good and everyone was friendly. We didn't buy food.

Thank Solarplant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice deli right off of the waterfront. Went there for lunch. It was nice to see a lot of locals eating there. We copped an outdoor table and were happy with that. The food was solidly OK. I had a turkey sandwich that was very...More

Thank Joel S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic sandwiches. Fast service and great patio! We had tuna and the turkey bacon club, as well as a chocolate chip cookie. It was fast and delicious. Also open early for breakfast!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were not impressed. We had shrimp salad. We did not think it was very tasty. It was made to order and I saw her season it but it was just not that great.

Thank jlsk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At best a sandwich shop. Not a deli. Store bought cold cuts. Do not mistake this for a deli in the traditional New York style. NOT A DELI.

Thank rachel e
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 805 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia, 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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