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“Dont waste your money”
Review of Pescatores - CLOSED

Pescatores
Price range: US$12 - US$41
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Cross street: Government
Transit: There are many bus stops on Douglas Street which is one block East of us.
Description: After 20 years located on the beautiful Inner Harbour in Victoria, BC. Pescatores has just completed major renovations and re-surfaced with a brand new look, offering three new distinct dining experiences. Whether in the mood to meet up with your friends for a casual afternoon in the Commons, enjoying Victoria's freshest sashimi and oysters in the Raw Bar or a quiet, refined seafood dinner in the Kitchen, Pescatores offers you the best our local waters have to offer with the ambiance you prefer.
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Pescatores has changed its name to The Kitchen. I went to the beautifully remodeled restaurant with great expectations only to be disappointed with the service and the poor quality food. My partner and I ordered the clamari appetizer only to find it chewy and masked in a curry sauce. My partner had the roasted duck thinking it would be a delight. It turned out to be under cooked and fatty and had to be sent back. On the second try it was better. I had the curry lamb and had to send it back as the basmati rice was hard and not cooked, and the lamb was cooked in curry that was old and lacked any of the flavor that curry is known for. I sent it back and ordered the seafood fruitt de mari which was marginally better. They did apologize for the poor food, but it turned out to be expensive aggravation. Mc Donalds would have been a choice..

Thank Glen F
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We had just an aperitif at the bar before going to one of their dining places. Nice place and tranquil to sit, degust the drinks and have small talks

Thank Leon W
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

This was one of the best ever meals. The Kitchen dining room at Pescatores is well designed with booths for privacy but still with the buzz of a busy restaurant. The meal was halibut, as fresh as could be and perfectly cooked so still very moist and full of flavour. The vegetables were outstanding. Picked (surely that day) from the restaurant's own farm they were absolutely delicious and a real highlight of the meal. Accompaniments were perfectly matched, altogether a mouth watering experience - and the waiter was a gem as well!

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Thank Margaret H
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Excellent food, good service - on the pricy side of things but worth it. High attention to quality food, and, when we asked, served very quickly. Nice bar too.

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Thank Manalani
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

We stopped by for lunch and had wonderful hamburgers. The service was great. It was a good place to stop by because it was right there on the corner and across the street from the Empress Hotel.

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Thank Diane H
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