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Zambri's is an award winning restaurant specializing in Classic Italian cuisine, paired with a unique selection of Italian Wines. "Best Italian Restaurant in B.C….maybe Canada", is just one of the many accolades bestowed on them. Their stunning new location in the Atrium Building is just another reason to visit. Add to this their casual but professional service and you will have a dining experience that cannot be beat.
US$9 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Italian, Pizza
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 5, 2021

I had visited Zambri’s a couple of times years ago and had good memories of those occasions. My partner and I decided to have dinner there recently and by showing up at 5’ish we were assured of a table (although we discovered that they now...take reservations - at one time that was not the case). Our server, Haida, was spectacular...excellent suggestions and wonderful service in every way. I ordered the spring salmon special which was cooked to perfection. My partner ordered the three course special with the ragù and tagliatelle main....the caesar salad was ample for sharing and the panna cotta dessert although on the small side was perfect - a few bites to finish off the dining experience. Since we were driving a distance we each had a glass of wine, a chianti and the featured white....both lovely. We will definitely return with a reservation and look forward to another wonderful evening!More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed January 27, 2021

We visited last week - I’m usually a huge Zambri’s fan, but the $40 menu is very disappointing. The pasta main is basically shell pasta with watery cheese sauce, and four small squares of pumpkin. My partner had the $50 main - huge step up...in ingredients and quality (not quantity). I didn’t want to complain, but made a suggestion to my server. No response/repair was offered during my visit. Also - the electric space heaters could be placed further away from table spillages. If someone spilled their water - the heater are right beside the table.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed December 3, 2020

The chanterelles for first course were fantastic, rich and delicious. Every time I come here I try NOT to have a pizza. I fail every time as the pizza can only be described as perfection. The squash, gorgonzola, speck ham offering with fried sage leaves...was everything a pizza ought to be. I finished off with chocolate and lemon gelato. My wife had the scallops and she commented on the rarely obtained perfect caramelization. A panna cotta completed her meal. For some reason this experience was so good that we both lost ourselves and felt we were on holidays.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed November 7, 2020

I have posted precisely 0 prior reviews as I so rarely have an experience that compels me enough to take the time to do so however, my business partner and I dined at Zambri`s recently and had a truly fantastic experience. From the hostess/greeter, to...the bartender saying hello as we entered then our server Andrew. I am not in any way a "foodie" but I recognize exceptional service and that`s precisely what we received from Andrew who helped guide us through the menu, offering suggestions based on his and other guest experiences. He had a very calm, fun demeanor which we appreciated and was attentive without being bothersome as it was obvious we were there to conduct some business. He made a terrific wine suggestion as well to go with our meals. Then to end the evening he did what I hadn`t experienced before, he placed the bill down and insisted we take our time, finish our beverages and pay when we were ready. Hats off to your entire staff but specifically Andrew, it`s evident this isn`t just a "job" for him but a passion and when I return to town, you can be assured Zambri`s will be on our agenda and a request to be served by Andrew. Thank you and keep up the good work, the meals were perfectly cooked to please pass along my appreciation to your kitchen staff too JamesMore

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 6, 2020

Zambri’s continues to be one of our favourite places to eat in downtown Victoria. We had dinner here midweek, food was delicious as usual (don’t miss the tiramisu) and service efficient and friendly. We felt very safe as Covid protocols were obviously being followed, table...spacing, mask wearing etc.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed July 3, 2020 via mobile

We visited this well loved Victoria Restaurant with high hopes and good memories only to be let down by horrible customer service and mediocre food. One of the owners “greeted” us by tapping on the plexi glass partition and waving us over asking what we...wanted. She didn’t smile the entire time we were there. When we dated asked to move to a different table to avoid being sat beside a man drenched in cologne, she directed us to “ you take your wine glasses” and “I’ll carry the plates” again with a scowl on her face and a brusque and dismissive manner. Save your money and eat anywhere else. I honestly would have had a better time at home and saved myself the mistreatment and poor quality food. Clearly a restaurant resting on heir laurels.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 21, 2020

My wife ordered the special take out dinner. It was excellent!! Caesar salad was very adequate in flavor and amounts. The main course was delish!! Potatoes, peppers, onions, baked in a lovely tomato sauce. Steak was marinated with garlic and rosemary and gorgonzola topped the...steak. Tiramisu was to die for!! Cocktails nailed it!! A very nice Father’s Day dinner in my backyard. Highly recommended. Thanks Zambri’s.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed March 16, 2020

The food and service were very good when we went on a Saturday night. Reasonable prices and pretty good wine list. My only issue is the room itself. You will either be seated in the main room, with nice mood lighting and cool music playing....Or you will be seated in the atrium, which is basically the lobby of an office building. Very little romantic ambience in the atrium.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020

Zambri’s is a good Italian restaurant, with good service and food that is competently prepared. I had the minestrone soup and shared a mushroom pizza: good but nothing outstanding. The coffee is also good.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020

Always delicious, fresh food and prompt, excellent service at this restaurant. My husband loved his fresh rockfish entree while I enjoyed meltingly tender lamb. The bread was fantastic as always and the octopus appetizer a lovely way to start the meal.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Response from ZambrisVictoria | Property representative |
Dear kilsbyt the restaurant is a fairly open space but we always try to accommodate- please call 250-360-1171 to make a reservation and mention you need a quiet table at the time of booking. best regards Yann Frizon de... More
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  • Yes, Zambri's offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Zambri's offers delivery services.

  • Zambri's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 4