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2232 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, BC V8R 1G5
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Ratings & Reviews - Vis-a-Vis

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October 2, 2021

Great Food and Ambience! Reliable. Good People.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 1, 2021

Never disappointed.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 1, 2021

Dilapidated furniture. Tables too close and environment very noise. Onion soup was mediocre at best. Extra charge for bread. Service not great either. Absolutely no atmosphere to speak of. Overall very negative experience. Will not visit again.

Ambiance: 1/5

Cuisine: 1/5

Service: 1/5

September 17, 2021

A lovely lunch with a friend. Great ambience, food and service!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 23, 2021

We were celebrating my husbands Birthday and this restaurant did not disappoint. Fabulous 25 Ounce Steak that really was equal to or better than Hys. Roasted garlic, Chimichurra Sauce on the side, Parmesan Steak Frites and vegetables of the day made this Entree more than the two of us could eat. Well worth the price! They have a great selection of wine available by the glass as well. Service was top notch. Thank you Vis-a-Vis. We will be back.

Ambiance: 1/5

Cuisine: 1/5

Service: 1/5

August 13, 2021

Always amazing

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 12, 2021

A limited menu but the food was very good and the service was excellent.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 23, 2021

Staff and service are great - menu options are reduced due to Covid related staffing challenges, but what is offered is excellent. Presentation, quality of ingredients, and consistency have improved substantially in past year. Patrons need to be patient as restaurants continue to struggle with many challenges so service can take a little longer than normal. Understandable in the circumstances. Highly recommend as currently the best choice in Oak Bay.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 22, 2021

The service was friendly and the food was delicious (best quiche, ever!) . Given these challenging times, Vis a Vis is doing an exemplary job of creating a relaxed and pleasant dining experience for their guests.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 14, 2021

On a Challenging Short Staff Day- the Menu was modified- Food was Delicious as Always-and a Good Time was had by ALL 5

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 26, 2021

Awesome staff! Lindy Bremner

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 13, 2021

My Favourite Local Lunch/ Drink/Dining Place. Great Food, Staff, Ambience, Great Flowers ...and dare I mention the 'Head" ?! On this occasion, surprized and delighted at the management's concern re a "tight booking spot..... Highly Recommended

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 13, 2021

We waited 45 mins for our food. My Partner's salad had no flavour and her water glass was not refilled. The salad was taken off of the bill but she had no time to re-order as she had to go to an appointment. My side salad did not have much flavour either. I had the quiche which was very tasty. Our waiter was polite but seemed to have too many people to look after properly. This is my second disappointing lunch here and I will not be back.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 2/5

June 10, 2021

Great service. Great gluten free options and protocol. Food was very good. Good options for the two teenagers. A very good evening.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

March 23, 2021

Get the 25oz steak. You’ll have no regrets! Service was excellent, and our table wasn’t quite ready at reservation time so we got complimentary drinks at the bar while we waited. Highly recommend and hope to visit again soon

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 8, 2021

We actually ended up on the Penny Farthing side.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 3/5

February 6, 2021

Fantastic meal and great service. Pleasant atmosphere. Coq-au-vin was the best I've had. Oyster we're amazing and the mussels were perfect. Fantastic wine selection. Will definitely be back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 5, 2021

Excellent service that was both thoughtful and engaging. Thank you Janice!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 2, 2021

Dine Around Menu. Excellent meal. Wine pairings were great.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

January 26, 2021

Great night out!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 24, 2021

Excellent, as always. Thanks to Maeve for a great chat re: wine! Looking forward to our next visit -

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 22, 2021

Loved this cozy little place. Food was terrific, service even better. Try the Salad Nicoise, its divine and I can't say enough about the fries!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 10, 2021

Always wonderful and last night was really exceptional service.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 7, 2021

Everything was perfect as usual!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 2, 2021

Excellent dinning experience . Thank you Janice.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 24, 2020

Great food, great staff!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 23, 2020

Everything was excellent - as we expected it to be.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 17, 2020

Excellent Food, service and atmosphere. Highly recommend a visit!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 4, 2020

Excellent Service, Fantastic Food and an enjoyable evening

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 1, 2020

Love Vis A Vis! The food is always fabulous, service second to none and the atmosphere truly wonderful! Hope you are keeping the hanging plates.... they add to the privacy and quietness!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

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