Victoria’s best new restaurants of 2022

Victoria’s best new restaurants of 2022

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Victoria is a hub of delicious restaurants, eateries and bakeries, and every year new and exciting restaurants pop up in and around the city. These are some of the newest restaurants to come to Victoria and they are all equally diverse and delicious in their selection of dishes and treats.

Ghost Ramen

Looking for delicious ramen, greens, bao buns and savoury fried dishes? Well, then look to Ghost Ramen; this local and informal Asian restaurant is the perfect place to bring your friends to enjoy tasty comfort foods that are both diverse and filled with a variety of flavours. At Ghost Ramen, their noodles are made in-house and are crafted with precision and care for ramen that will surely bring you back to Ghost Ramen time and time again.

1609 Store St.

Yua Japanese Bistro

Victoria is home to an ever-expanding Asian and Japanese food scene, and Yua Japanese Bistro is just one of the newest to hit the restaurant scene in the city. Bring family and friends alike to this Japanese cuisine restaurant for dishes that promise freshness and flavour with every bite. Try their Yua Sunomono with authentic crab, Shiraga (thin Noodles), daily garnish, and house-made vinegar sauce.

622 Fisgard St.

Eva Schnitzelhaus

Get a taste of Germany, Switzerland and Austria right here in Victoria. Eva Schnitzelhaus is the newest restaurant to come to Victoria where you can travel to other counties with your palate and never even step foot outside the city. At Eva Schnitzelhaus they use inspirations from German, Swiss and Austrian cuisine to craft a delicious and unique dining experience. Try their veggie Schnitzel, made with eggplant or their classic schweineschnitzel; with lemon. Every Schnitzel also comes with a choice of two sides. 

509 Fisgard St.


Who doesn’t love cinnamon buns, brownies and chewy cookies? This one-stop-shop bakery, Cinnaholic has all the treats you could want, with each bun, cookie and brownie crafted to be deliciously dangerous. This popular franchise from the states has officially made its way to the West Coast; at Cinnaholic you can customize your cinnamon bun to your liking or order one off their set menu. At this tantalizing bakery you, friends and family can indulge in gourmet, custom baked goods; all vegan, always delicious!

535 Yates St. Suite 102

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

The wildly popular American multinational chain has now officially come to Vancouver Island. Popeyes located just on Mckenzie Avenue serves savoury fried chicken, burgers, nuggets, drinks and more. Popeyes serves a punch when it comes to everything fried, and delicious. Find classic fast-food satisfaction and comfort at the ever-popular Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.

1646 McKenzie Ave.

Burger Crush

Burger Crush has been a popular food truck on Cook street in Victoria ever since its opening and now the popular eatery has opened up along Fort Street. This newest location for Burger Crush offers all the same delicious burgers, fries and drinks as its food truck but now your family and friends have the choice to venture to Cook Street or Fort for some legendary burgers at Burger Crush. Try their ‘veggie style’ vegan cheeseburger, served on a savoury brioche bun or their fun vegan nuggets made with deep-fried tofu and a choice of sauce. 

787 Fort St.

Superflux {Cabana}

The hottest late-night eatery to come to the city, Superflux {Cabana}! This chic and ascetically pleasing restaurant is the perfect place to bring your friends for classically delicious dishes, such as their Cabana burger. Find not just the classic comfort foods here though, discover interesting and equally delicious dishes such as Superflux’s ‘Griddle Pies’, a Cabana pizza snack with rotating cheese and meat, served with a savoury dipping sauce. Cocktails, savoury dishes, draft beer and more, all at Superflux {Cabana}.

804 Broughton St.

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Written by

Tessa Cowan

Writer at Tasting Victoria