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Little Jumbo Restaurant and Bar
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Ranked #18 of 1,278 Restaurants in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$19 - US$27
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: We focus on exceptional customer experience through providing fresh fine food (international), a deep wine and spirits list, and exceptional cocktails. Knowledgeable service staff will impress and guide your experience. Often described as a 'hidden gem', look for the neon purple elephant on lower Fort St. near Wharf St. in Victoria's 'Old Town'. We are 'down the hall'.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is hard to find but I recommend visiting, at least once. A bit pricey though. You will need an extensive palate

Thank Rick M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had a nice meal at Little Jumbo during our visit to Victoria in August. The atmosphere is cozy and inviting. The waitress was among the best - ready to discuss oysters or craft gins, knowledgable and quick-witted. The food was good (though the oysters are certainly small), but not exceptional. We did have a gin&tonic each and some wine by the glass. The final bill (including a decent tip) surprised us: $180 US. This is substantially more than we paid for other good meals in Victoria.

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Reviewed September 6, 2018

We went here after a movie and found it really hopping, and busy. The staff are very friendly and the bar tender is superb.

Their cocktail list is not long but they have some wonderful unique ones and we both loved what we chose. Along with some Fries and Parmesan with truffle mayo....ahhh the perfect finish to a great day!!

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Thank Cucina58
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

We came here as a family of 3 with a ten year old with a coupple of friends from out of town and had a fantastic meal here! We started with some delicious cocktails from a menu that was actually entertaining to read! We each had different ones to start ranging from the exotic "Wakanda Forever" to the "Share Pojnt Break" (with the latter being the favourite and a few more being ordered). Dinner was fantastic - starting off with oysters on the half shell as well as the truffle fries - YUM! We all had different main courses - duck was a treat as were the risotto and the flatiron steak and frites. Luckily we did leave room for dessert and left full and satisfied!

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Thank Michael C
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Obviously caters to the late night crowd. Only SEVEN Main dishes on menu and of course they were out of what we wanted to order. Duck was overdone, really for $35. Waitress did not ask how the steak was to be cooked. Two thin, charred pieces of baguette served with the clams.

Thank Beentheredonethatbc
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Intrepid2010, Owner at Little Jumbo Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

We encourage prospective guests to view our seasonal menu on-line.as the selection is broad and generally gets rave reviews.. Thank you for your feedback, we will make sure there is a check-in on steak in the future, generally we default to med-rare if guests do not
make a request as this optimizes taste and tenderness.

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