Patio

6 must-try tuna dishes in downtown Victoria

We are heading into the tail end of August (gasp!) and although some people are starting to wonder about their fall wardrobe, or how to maximize two more weeks of beach days, we are here to tell you that your palette should prepare for some fresh tuna. From now until October, we are officially in prime tuna season on British Columbia’s Westcoast, so you might as well take advantage of it by maximising your tuna experience in Victoria with these six delicious dishes.

The ultimate patio guide to Victoria & Sidney

Patio season is here to stay, and with warmer temperatures and sunshine in the city, we’ve combined together the best patios in and around the city of Victoria and Sidney, where you can soak up some vitamin D and have a great meal with friends and family this season! Whether you’re looking to try out a new cocktail, burger, brunch or or an incredible view, one of the restaurants below is sure to offer the perfect meal and patio for you!

5 Waterfront Patios to Check Out in Sidney

Summer is just around the corner, and with the restrictions in place, the Tasting Victoria team has embarked on a mission of checking out as many patios as possible, to give you a list of our top picks in every Victoria neighbourhood. We’ve partnered with Sidney BIA to give away $150 in gift cards to a restaurant of the winner’s choice. Read on for contest details.

10 hidden gem patios in Victoria

Patio season has officially arrived—good food, refreshing cocktails, and sunny days await. Whether you want to sit by the sea, catch some rays, or enjoy the hustle and bustle of downtown, Victoria has a patio for you.

Eat, drink, and support local this spring and summer with our list of top Victoria hidden gem patios.

Best patios in Vic West you need to visit

With its perfect views of the city surrounded by water, Vic West is naturally a hotspot for stunning patios. All five of these top patio spots offer brunch, lunch, snacks, and delicious drinks, so no matter what you’re in the mood for, Vic West has you covered. Take a tour on foot or by bike to these five foolproof outdoor finds.

Westshore must-try patios this spring and summer

After what has felt like the longest winter, spring is here. It’s finally time to retire the sweaters and embrace the warmth of a West Coast spring. Whether you live in Colwood, Langford, or Sooke—or you want to explore outside of your neighbourhood—the Westshore has many fantastic patios to visit. From local beer and handcrafted cocktails to casual bites and West Coast-inspired dishes, there is a lot of great food and drinks to discover.

With another spring spent staying local and with our bubbles, ring in the warmer weather and sunny days with our list of top Westshore patios.

Best patios in Oak Bay, Fairfield, and Cook Street you need to visit

Spring is here and that means sunny days, blossoms, and patio season has now arrived. If you and your bubble find yourself around the Cook Street, Fairfield or Oak Bay areas, be sure to check out one of these patio spaces. With warmer weather and sunny days to come, sitting outside with your bubble at one of these restaurants is a splendid way to kick off the spring season. Each of these restaurants features a wide selection of menu choices. Whether you’re looking to try out a new cocktail, burger or want to enjoy brunch with your bubble, one of the restaurants below is sure to offer a patio and food-worthy service.

Downtown Victoria’s best patios you need to visit

It’s a well-known fact that Victorians truly enjoy patio season. With warmer temperatures and sunshine in the city, we’ve put together different series of guides of the best patios where you can soak up the sun and have a great meal this season!

Whether you’re after delicious food, a great drink, or an incredible view, here are our top picks for patios in downtown Victoria.
Follow along to see the best patios in other Victoria neighbourhoods.