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Victoria Dining Guide

Victoria Dining Guide

Wondering where to dine in Victoria? I LOVE trying new restaurants, and I've been compiling my BIG list of favourite eateries for more than a decade. Click the fork-and-spoon image to read my Victoria Dining Guide.

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Cheap Drinks in Victoria: Where to Get the Best Deals Every Night of the Week

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JUNE 2, 2012: FULLY REVISED AND EXPANDED

Where do you go when you feel the urge to celebrate, but don’t want to spend a bundle on drinks? Well, it depends on the night of the week. Pubs, clubs*, and restaurants around Victoria offer various special . . . → Click to read full blog

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FREE Yoga Classes at Dockside Green: Victoria BC

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Update: May 11, 2011. Some terrifically positive feedback about these free, no obligation yoga classes from @DesigningRenee on Twitter this week. And an important correction on the location, which apparently is NOT #105 – 399 Tyee Road as advertised, but #103.

Renee writes: “Fantastic stressbuster! Loved trying Hatha Yoga last . . . → Click to read full blog

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Weekday Dinner Specials at Fiamo

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This week I received a message from Ann-Marie, my sweet, funny friend and neighbour, and a champion of my website since I launched it last June. Ann-Marie sent me this photo she snapped of the chalkboard at Fiamo Italian Kitchen to let me know about the restaurant’s weekday dinner specials. . . . → Click to read full blog

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Flying Otter Grill Offers Upscale Pub Fare and Money-Saving Specials: Victoria BC

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The Flying Otter Grill recently starred as the deal of the day on Groupon Victoria. Even if you missed the money-saving coupon, I can give you three excellent reasons to visit this cozy waterfront pub inside the Harbour Air Seaplanes terminal.

1. If you’re a fan of . . . → Click to read full blog

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Dinner Deals for Every Day of the Week: Victoria, BC

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SCRIMP ON PIZZA, PASTA, BURGERS, AND EVEN STEAK WITH THESE WEEKLY DINNER SPECIALS

When I count my blessings, one that always makes the Top 10 is the fact that my husband likes to cook. If it were up to me to feed us, we would spend a lot more . . . → Click to read full blog

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Murchie’s Tea & Coffee Gives Its Over-65 Customers a 15% Senior’s Day Discount

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SCRIMP ON TEA AND COFFEE AT MURCHIE’S: 15% OFF ONCE A MONTH FOR SENIORS

Here is a special exclusively for seniors. Murchie’s offers its over-65 customers a 15% discount on their purchases on the first Wednesday of each month.

I counted *102* varieties of tea in the nine categories . . . → Click to read full blog

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Cheapest, Hottest, Biggest, Best Chicken Wings in Victoria: Specials Every Day of the Week!

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Make no mistake, there IS a “wing scene” in our city. I found a website called WingsnBeer.com and two Facebook sites dedicated to the finger-lickin’ bar snacks in Victoria: Wednesday Wing Nights! and Chicken Wing Enthusiasts of Victoria. These people are serious about getting the best cluck for their . . . → Click to read full blog

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Milestones’ Wednesday Night Date Special: Scrimp While You Splurge with Your Sweetheart

Milestones has resurfaced on my list of recommended dining options in Victoria.

The Canadian restaurant chain lost favour with me after a few disappointing dinners at the Inner Harbour location. But I tried Milestones again when the Langford location opened and every dish since has exceeded my expectations—particularly the seafood . . . → Click to read full blog

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More Cheap Drinks Around Victoria: Cheers!

After my post yesterday on where to find the best drink deals around Victoria, I received a delightful message from reader Teresa S. This very helpful follower took the trouble to share each of her favourite weekday drink specials in several fun-loving restaurants about town. You can take advantage . . . → Click to read full blog

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Terrific Sunday-to-Wednesday Gourmet Pizza Deal

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SCRIMP>>How I envy pizza lovers who live near Fairfield Plaza here in Victoria. Honey and I have to drive all the way across town from Esquimalt to take advantage of the Sunday-to-Wednesday special at Oregano’s Pizza and Bistro. And we do it, because the deal—and the pizza—are so darned good.

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