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Zambri's

820 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1L8, Canada
+1 250-360-1171
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“pasta” (81 reviews)
“rapini” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
820 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1L8, Canada
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

Eight of us where in Victoria for a conference during the week of February 26th and we were looking for an Italian resturant, Given the size of our group its always difficult to get reservations for such a large group so I made a quick...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Steveevets
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you Steve for taking the time to share! see you soon Yann Frizon de Lamotte

Reviewed February 21, 2018

Lunch with brother and our wives in our 50th anniversary year. Had positive experiences in past, but very mediocre food this time. Special lamb shank was gristly and not tender though presentation was better than the eating. Wife's fish sandwich was best of the four,...More

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank Davie562
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Dear Davie 532 My name is Yann and I am the GM at Zambri's. I am really sorry that we disappointed you on your last visit. Did you mention anything to your server or the manager on duty that day? we would have been happy...More

Reviewed February 18, 2018

My husband and I took friends to Zambri's for dinner the final evening of our stay in Victoria. We had been told it was a very popular spot to dine and that we would not leave disappointed in anything...the exact quote was " they ALWAYS...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank debbie29n
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

Thank you Debbie for taking the time to share - we hope to welcome you again when yo are back in Victoria!

Reviewed February 18, 2018

Just left here... dropped $100 for brunch for four. Not one of us liked our dish. Food was either terribly under or over-spiced. Latte was not good. I asked to have eggs well done... they arrived runny. Just awful. Our waiter, however, was nice and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Nelly845
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

Hi Nelly My name is Yann and I am the GM at Zambri's. I am really sorry you didn't enjoy our brunch. Did you mention anything to your server? we would have fixed the situation straight away and ensured you left happy. Your feedback is...More

Reviewed February 11, 2018

Dinner for two began promisingly. We were seated at a table in the atrium, less noisy than the main restaurant, and all the servers were attentive and pleasant. The kitchen was also willing to adapt one dish to make it gluten free, much appreciated. Our...More

Date of visit: February 2018
3  Thank AHF991
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Dear AHF991 I am really sorry you didn't enjoy our food and really wish you had mentioned it to your server. We strive to please our customers and what took place during your visit is not a reflection of our usual standards. Coud you please...More

Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Zambri’s Restaurant near downtown Victoria has excellent food! A great choice for visitors and locals. Good Menu variety, reasonably priced, friendly service.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Z3862GEashleyt
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share. Yann Frizon de Lamotte

Reviewed February 9, 2018

Four of us enjoyed dinner again at Zambri's and as usual we all left happy. Great Caesar salads and antipasto starters while not cheap were excellent. Pasta all round for the mains and again all were above standard. Excellent service on a rather slow Thursday...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Ken927
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share. See you soon!

Reviewed January 29, 2018

The Dine Around menu was great. Service excellent. We sat in the atrium section, very glad we did as the main front was very noisy.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Gail M
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

thank you Gail! see you soon

Reviewed January 28, 2018

Located in the fairly unique B.C. Ferries building, Zambri’s offers great Italian food. Albeit very busy , the service was good. Thought it was penny pinching when they charged two bucks for their olive oil and vinegar.More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Hari A
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Hi Hari Thank you for your feedback. I am glad you enjoyed our food. We do offer complimentary bread and olives, and butter on demand. Our olive oil is imported from Italy and so is our Balsamic vinegar. They do cost a lot and there...More

Reviewed January 26, 2018

We've been here at least 3 times since moving to Victoria and it has reliably offered us thoughtful service, excellent Italian food, and cozy ambience. When food is slow to come, we are offered bread and olives without frugality, and they are open to modifying...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Canucksontheloose
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

thank you Cannuck on the Loose! See you soon Yann Frizon de Lamotte

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kilsbyt
March 29, 2017|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1L8, Canada
    (Blanshard)
  • Public Transportation: Yates & Quadra Street
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-360-1171
  • E-mail
Description
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.
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