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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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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“corn chowder” (6 reviews)
“soups” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
805 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mediocre meal with rude service. Do they not realize that the tourist trade keeps them in business? Too many other eating options nearby to go back to Sam's.

Thank jan t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haven't been here for a while. Looking forward to smoked meat....WELL, they cancelled that 6 months ago apparently. Deli with no smoked meat or pastrami....why bother? Ate there anyway (was a good sandwich), got a date square - - 2 full sized dates in the...More

Thank saanichguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Sam's Deli today and encountered the rudest person at the counter. Unfortunately she was so rude I'd never go back. My husband is Celiac and we asked if they served gluten free bread for lunch for a sandwich. Her response was curt, rude...More

Thank lakotacat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for sandwiches and breakfast. And if you are from Scandinavia and want a hearty sandwich and a very good coffee in the early morning in Victoria it’s the place to go.

Thank berkfed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a pity that the 2 excavators working across the street deaden conversation in this deli. Apart from that, the coffee is good and the cakes very filling.

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked up sandwiches to take out and eat picnic style in the park. They were fresh and a reasonable price. As for ordering and paying for them it was a little slow and unorganized. Still nice to have comfort food for lunch.

Thank Brian V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all the marker of its location on the TripAdvisor map is wrong. The marker shows it on Wharf Street but as the address indicates it is on Government Street. We were up early in the morning (before 7) and most restaurants were closed....More

Thank R_n_R_Travellers
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

My family- party of 6- stopped in on a wednesday morning for breakfast and it was amazing! I had the Sun’s Up Breakfast Sandwich and it was a great way to start my day. Everybody there had a smile on their face.

Thank Georgia P
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I was on my way to the Black Ball Ferry and my friends all agreed we would grab brunch on the other side in Port Angeles. Let's be frank, I was not going to last that long. I snuck in here while a couple friends...More

Thank Sabra W
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Super location great sandwiches, very close to all the right places, price is right and everything freshly made...

Thank Glyndwr100
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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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