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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
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
820 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1L8, Canada
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51 - 60 of 562 reviews

Reviewed January 15, 2018

An upbeat restaurant. In general, the staff is young and somewhat inexperienced but the final word from all of the people in our party ranged from good to excellent... 3 in the very good category.

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

Thanks CowichanConnoiseur, see you soon!

Reviewed January 10, 2018

Started with a bottle of delicious Prosecco, then ordered homemade sausage on polenta with a killer tomato sauce! I was trying not to eat wheat but their bread had such a perfect crispy crust and fluffy soft inside, there was no way that tomato sauce...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank ArielT120
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

thank you very much! see you soon

Reviewed January 9, 2018

This is a place to treat yourself to. The restaurant is glassed with light, huge glass walls, in a contemporary BC Ferry Building right in the heart of downtown Victoria. The food is oh so Italian and oh so good; si, si. No, the food...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank joseph445
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

Dear Joseph445 Grazie Mille for this fantastic review. I will make sure to share with the Team See you soon Yann Frizon de Lamotte

Reviewed January 7, 2018

We had walked past Zambri's many times because we live close by and decided to try it out because we love going out but wanted to venture away from the usual fav's. The atmosphere was trendy and upbeat and the server was personable but really...More

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank westcoastergirl11
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Dear Westcoastergirl11 My name is Yann and I am the General Manager at Zambri's. I am sorry our food wasn't to your taste. I understand our Manager on duty checked on you twice, that you asked for salt and you ate the entire lamb dish...More

Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation for four, we were seated by the kitchen against a wall. We asked to be seated against the window instead (there were four tables for four available). The hostess said “no”. No explanation, no accommodation.More

Date of visit: January 2018
5  Thank RayLarsonJr
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

Dear RayLarsonJr My name is Yann and I am the General Manager at Zambri's. I apologize for the behaviour of our hostess. She should have informed you that we guarantee table but not location of table, that we always accommodate all requests to the best...More

Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Great service and good food. We really enjoyed the antipasta plate and their house made bread was very very good. Good pizza and pasta. We will definitely return.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank rosst661
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

thank you Ross for taking the time to share. See you soon! Yann Frizon de Lamotte

Reviewed December 27, 2017

Went for brunch with friends the weekend before Xmas. Food, as always, was terrific, but the service was so poor that at least one member of our party has vowed never to return. Drinks took way too long to arrive, had to ask for coffee...More

Date of visit: December 2017
4  Thank beansmum2017
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Dear Beansmum2017 Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback. We view it as an opportunity of growth and challenge ourselves to do better. I am sincerely sorry for the poor service you experienced during brunch. I can assure you that...More

Reviewed December 23, 2017

We had the pleasure of dining here two weeks ago while in town visiting our son. Absolutely everything was perfect. The food, the service, the atmosphere, there was no room for improvement it all was that good. Anyone who berates this jewel of a restaurant...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Travellers015
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2017

Thank you for this amazing feedback! see you next time you are in town cheers Yann Frizon de Lamotte

Reviewed December 18, 2017

The menu lays out your choices beautifully - not too many, and described so you want to try them all. Our meals were excellent and the well-curated wine list made sure we paired well. A great meal.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank boltuprightCanada
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2017

thank you for these kind words We do like to keep it easy it simple, just like food you would find in Italy! Cheers Yann Frizon de Lamotte

Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Stoped by at 5pm on a week night. No reservation but no lineup so we were seated right away. Nice table near the window. Excellent service, excellent meals, decent decor. Enjoy

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank haroldw148
ZambrisVictoria, General Manager at Zambri's, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2017

Thank you Harold See you very soon Cheers 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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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