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Willie's Cafe and Bakery - CLOSED

537 Johnson St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1M2, Canada
+1 250-381-8414
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (36 reviews)
“pancakes” (44 reviews)
“french toast” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
537 Johnson St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1M2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 573 reviews

Reviewed October 2, 2018

we decided to try out this restaurant for brunch after having dinner the previous evening at il terrazo. I guess we were expecting more since it was advertised sharing the same bakery. It was very busy when we went, the service wasn't great and the...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank nicolerN15OS
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Can't say enough good things about this place: Food was sooo good, service was outstanding, waitress fun and engaging, gluten-free biscuits awesome, bacon and potatoes... yum!!! This place definitely requires a return trip or 3.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank VanjaMom
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday morning and we had just a 10 minute wait for the 4 of us. We all had excellently prepared breakfasts and our waitress was both fun and efficient. Very good value.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BucksTraveller2010
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We love Willie's. The location is great if we are staying downtown and the food is amazing. Healthy portions of everything you love for breakfast. Sitting "outside" on a warm summer morning just adds to the experience.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Darren S
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

The food was okay, with the typical array of brunch and breakfast dishes. I had the bohemian skillet, with poached eggs. When I got it served the eggs were poached hard. The waitress apologized and got me new properly cooked poached eggs. Overall it was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 847bernieg
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Eggs cooked properly, fresh baked bread, nicely prepared potatos, excellent chorizo patty.....and terrific coffee. Great way to start the day. Expect a line first thing in the morning and again at lunch.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank peterbJ2738MM
Reviewed August 11, 2018

I don't write reviews on restaurants often but couldn't pass up the chance to say how much my husband and I LOVED the breakfast and service at Willie's. We were only in Victoria for 2 days last week and just by chance we came to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank D C
Reviewed August 8, 2018

The service was not the best, but the food was definitely worth the waiting. It was the best I´ve ever tasted. You would honestly not regret your visit.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Linn B
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We chose to have breakfast at Willie’s having read it was one of the best breakfast places in Victoria. When we arrived we had to queue for a few minutes - which we took as a good sign. Unfortunately after we had ordered we had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank adamoethomas
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A nice little spot about a 15 minute walk from the inner harbor. Both indoor and outdoor tables. Food was quite satisfactory.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SteveE145
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 537 Johnson St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1M2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-381-8414
  • E-mail
Willies Bakery is the oldest bakery in BC, Canada. Proving bakery such as breads, muffins, scones, cookies, cakes, buns, soups, etc and coffee, tea, and other drinks.
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