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The Pacific Restaurant - Hotel Grand Pacific
The Pacific Restaurant - Hotel Grand Pacific

The Pacific Restaurant - Hotel Grand Pacific Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.hotelgrandpacific.com
  • Phone: (250) 380-4458
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:30am, Saturday - Sunday 6:30am - 12:00pm; Lunch: 11:30am - 5:00pm daily; Afternoon Tea: 2:00pm - 4:30pm daily; Dinner: 5:00pm - 10:00pm daily.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Northwest, Afternoon Tea, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Rick Choy
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: The Mark private dining room offers a unique blend of complete privacy with dynamically styled cuisine influenced by the Pacific Northwest. The attention to detail in the décor and ambiance, this Victoria treasure boasts exclusive privacy and unsurpassed service. Whether you're planning a dinner for a business gathering or special celebration, the sampling of Vancouver Island dishes will surely please the palette. The Mark is available for seated functions up to 26 people. Food and beverage minimums will apply.
  • Private Party Contact: Lea Horsman (250) 380-4478
  • Entertainment: Every Friday and Saturday night in the lounge, from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
  • Special Events & Promotions: Please see our website for all upcoming events: http://hotelgrandpacific.com/your-experience/upcoming-events

Getting there

  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: We provide valet parking from the driveway at the front of the hotel. Underground hotel parking is located at the Quebec Street entrance, and there is elevator access to the dining room level. The parking charge is reimbursed when the bottom of the parking pass is brought to the dining room and presented before payment for dinner. Street parking is also available.
A word from The Pacific Restaurant - Hotel Grand Pacific
The Pacific Restaurant, harbourside in beautiful downtown Victoria offers a distinctive west coast casual appeal to its guests. With outdoor seating on the terrace, guests can take advantage of the sunshine while they relax and take in some of the picturesque views of Victoria's Inner Harbour.

Featuring Vancouver Island "farm to table" cuisine complimented by an extensive selection of local wines and a unique tea program, The Pacific Restaurant's menu provides a feast for the senses.
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Diner Reviews
  • "We found this was a good restaurant for a quiet dinner. Good selection of cocktails and wine. The food was fine and our server was very attentive. The prices were upper mid-range. We spent a little over $100 for our two meals, appetizers, one dessert and a total of 3 drinks. One entrance is off the lobby of the Grand Pacific Hotel, located about two blocks from the Empress Hotel. While nearly empty during our evening meal it is probably busier serving hotel guests during breakfast and lunch hours. The sparkling cleanliness of the silverware caught my attention. The restaurant staff obviously cares and pays attention to quality details. "
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "If you are looking for a "touch of Europe" close to the US, the Pacific Restaurant is an excellent choice! The quality and freshness of the food? Outstanding! The menu selection reflects the many cultural influences that make Victoria so unique! During our stay at the Grand Pacific hotel we enjoyed afternoon tea, and three dinners at the Pacific Restaurant and bar. Afternoon tea reflects a lovely Asian influence...the teas are superb!!!!Servers were kind and attentive. Ask for Patrick in the bar, Yuri or Martin in the restaurant...great! They are great and will make your dining experience at the Pacific Restaurant a pleasant one! Ask for the "Tap Merlot" to accompany your dinner. An excellent full bodied local wine! "
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "Great service, great great, great environment. We had a great time."
    Dined on 10/23/2013
  • "50 minute wait for entree, no offer for more wine, scallops cooked into oblivion atop a white glue-like substance, and we waited so long for dishes to clear we started piling at the end of our table. A really disappointing experience on a special night. Breakfast staff is great, dinner doesn't measure up."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "High Tea was outstanding in every way. The various delicacies were excellent and the wait staff was outstanding."
    Dined on 9/25/2013
  • "We had the breakfast buffet. While the service was excellent and the food was good, the selection was embarrassing lacking. Scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, beans, and some sort of quiche were the main entrees. There were some breads and pastries, a small plate of fish, some fruits, and some desserts. Where was the omelette bar? Where was the Eggs Benedict? I was quite flabbergasted at the relative of choices for such a classy (and relatively expensive) buffet. For shame..."
    Dined on 9/14/2013
  • "Afternoon tea at the Hotel Grand Pacific was disappointing. The tea selection was limited, and the tea was brewed and served in a metal plunger. It was weak and not very good. The food was delicious and varied, but we waited 30 minutes for a minute slice of quiche and 50 minutes for the tray of savory and sweet tea foods. I enjoyed these overall but inexplicably there were two pots of cream. So far as I could see the second was a space-filler. Ditto for the two candies on the tray. We paid almost $40 apiece and the hotel should serve high quality prepared foods. The prepared food was high quality and delicious, but the quality should carry through to every aspect of the experience, and that was not the case."
    Dined on 8/10/2013
  • "The tea was the best I've ever had & the food was unique, delicate & oh so delicious ! Many thanks for an elegant experience.."
    Dined on 7/5/2013
  • "An excellent place to go if you have a wheelchair/walker situation. Food was excellent specially the halibut and chips, and the fish burgers. The staff were very helpful and polite. Must return to try out more dishes."
    Dined on 6/29/2013
  • "We went to the pacific restaurant for afternoon tea. The service was not great, the restaurant was next to empty and the food was also overpriced! Not even brought out milk or sugar for tea!"
    Dined on 6/21/2013
  • "Make no mistake - this is gourmet dim sum, no carts, not the ordinary. However, the chef has turned run-of-the-mill dim sum into a culinary delight. The menu is limited and needless to say, carts are nonexistent. But we cam out pleasant full and with the memory of some wonderful, and unusual, unique takes on the basic bites. And the coconut tart was to die for. Tea selection is also excellent - I had the jasmine white tea, which was delicate and flavorful. Price was reasonable for all this. Next time you're in Victoria, look this one up."
    Dined on 6/1/2013
  • "Went with a larger group which I was very happy at how well they accommodated us and provided multiple servers. I enjoyed my meal but a few people in the group complained their portion size was too small, especially for the steak. Overall I was happy. Just order an appetizer before your main meal if you are hungry."
    Dined on 5/25/2013
  • "This restaurant Is a great place for celebrating a special occasion. In particular, the service was excellent."
    Dined on 5/24/2013
  • "Excellent service. Portions were small, but presentation was elegant."
    Dined on 5/20/2013
  • "The service I had this day, it was a late afternoon, was tremendous. It was such a pleasure to eat in this hotel, and many thanks to the server who was very considerate and helpful throughout."
    Dined on 5/4/2013
  • "The service was a bit "spotty" overall. There appeared to be a bit of miscommunication amongst the staff, with delays, especially when it came to serving the birthday cake. However the Hostess and waitress were pleasant and eager, and the food was well presented and quite tasty. I do feel the prices were a tad high, though."
    Dined on 4/13/2013
  • "We had our two main meals at the hotel, breakfast, and dinner. What you may give some thought to is a seniors portion, while the meals were excellent we found the amount of food is more than we are used to."
    Dined on 2/14/2013
  • "We booked the Afternoon Tea Service. The server was excellent and very professional. The food was a mix of traditional tea fare and unique twists on old favorites. The cost was slightly overpriced but well within the normal range of prices for such a meal. Recommended for couples looking for a romantic spot with a nice view of the harbour."
    Dined on 2/14/2013
  • "There were 9 of us and we all enjoyed the experience very much. This was the second year for us as I our first visit was very good. The food was great. We found all staff very professional and will definitely return."
    Dined on 1/1/2013
  • "They were able to adjust the five course me for me as I am a vegetarian. Service was wonderful. The ambiance was nice until the jazz band started up - not that they were very loud, just that they were not very good. Besides that it was very good."
    Dined on 12/31/2012
  • "We were there on Christmas Day. The food was good but the waitress was straight out of a fifties roadside diner. The rest of the staff were excellent but we got the short end of the straw. At those prices it would have been nice to have a server who had some manners and knew what she was doing. Most of the other patrons were geriatric and we felt like we'd barged into an old-age home. It may have been the holiday that attracted the preponderance of eighty year-olds, so I don't know if that's their regular crowd."
    Dined on 12/25/2012
  • "the waitstaff was very helpful and very friendly. a good breakfast spot for victoria tourists."
    Dined on 10/28/2012
  • "If you like constant attention this restaurant is for you. The food along with the presentation of it was immaculate ."
    Dined on 10/8/2012
  • "The food was pedestrian. Eggs Benny was cold, sausages tasted like they had lain in the straw the animal slept on, baskets for breads and pastries were empty, potates were soggy from sitting to long in the salvo. The orange juice was the only star offered on the whole brunch. Over all an underwhelming brunch. Probably will not go again, and definitely will NOT recommend to friends. Sorry."
    Dined on 8/12/2012
  • "We had a breakfast there. Made a reservation for 8am and at first there was plenty of empty tables, but they got filled up pretty fast."
    Dined on 7/29/2012
  • "We came for a Jazz Festival concert. The restaurant is attached to a lounge and extends out into the hallway. There is a limited menu in the fine dining style. With the fine dining restaurant the Mark just a few feet away, the menu needs to be scaled down and expanded in offerings to aim for mid-range patrons. Although the food was good, with so many outstanding restaurants in the city offering so much, it was a bit disappointing that the Grand had nothing special to offer. This restaurant could have been located in any city hotel across the continent. It needs an identity of its own to make it a destination. It seems to be limited to a few hotel guests. Service was good, the desserts nice, but had limited Island wines."
    Dined on 6/27/2012
  • "was unsure about the new-to-me extremely attentive service style at first but appreciated the art of this and the great timing it facilitated. all parties loved the silk road tea cocktail and would go back just to try another sometime. overall, a nice treat:)"
    Dined on 6/25/2012
  • "Was top notch food & service. Will be back and will suggest to friends & co-workers."
    Dined on 5/13/2012
  • "The food, the service and the atmosphere were absolutely first class. The food presentation (Halibut) and our server, Susan, added so much to the experience. The dining room lends itself to intimate gatherings as it is quiet and thoughtfully arranged, e.g. tables are far apart as to create a sense of privacy, and NO distracting music! It's an OASIS!"
    Dined on 4/18/2012
  • "The chef and its crew go out of their way to spoil you with fabulous foods, fine service and a sense of WELCOME! Their foods are locally sourced and presented in a visually attractive way."
    Dined on 4/18/2012
  • "Breakfast buffet was poorly. Room was outdated and in need of a renovation. Service was indifferent."
    Dined on 3/2/2012
  • "My starter and main were tasty (bouillabaisse and duck confit)although the broccoli puree was a strange addition to the plate,3 green dollops that tasted like olive oil. My husbands main of a shredded beef pasta was just lacking any interesting flavour. It was very blah. The desserts were nothing special either. Each of our plates had a fresh sliced strawberry and then inexplicably a strawberry that seemed to have been thawed out,in other words a slimy blob. Very confusing in contrast to the fresh one.Service was off as well. For an evening out that we had been looking forward to, it was disappointing."
    Dined on 2/24/2012
  • "Spectacular Valentine's menu. Best restaurant in Victoria!"
    Dined on 2/14/2012
  • "The saving grace for the restaurant during our lunch was the view. Otherwise the food was ho hum and sparse with more lettuce than anything else. Service was timely as there was snow in Victoria and not a lot of people downtown. However the servers and atmosphere all seemed a bit tense. I was disappointed as I had recommended the venue to my visiting business guests and I know there are other restaurants that would have made their visit memorable."
    Dined on 1/18/2012
  • "There were 10 of us in the party and we all enjoyed the brunch. Your selection was excellent. I myself found your eggs benie excellent. Our server, Tina was great ensuring that we all had enough coffee; water and juice. Also she was very attentive to removing plates from our table after eating. This was the first time for us and we will definitely attend again for meals."
    Dined on 1/1/2012
  • "This was the first time having brunch at the Grand Pacific, I was very impressed."
    Dined on 12/23/2011
  • "Tasty American Thanksgiving dinner with an International flare. Wondered if we would be satisfied with an upscale version of the traditional - came home even with enough for leftovers. Great staff, also."
    Dined on 11/24/2011
  • "We had their American Thanksgiving 3-course menu. The appetizers were tasty - comforting yam & pear soup and a flavourful pork terrine with pickled vegetables. This was followed by memorable mains. My wife had the traditional turkey dinner highlighted by silky, savoury gravy and melt-in-your-mouth sausage stuffing while I enjoyed a succulent piece of trout and a bacon bread pudding. Finally we were served dessert which produced both a home run and a surprising strike-out. The home run was a creamy sugar pumpkin pie with a satisfying molasses chocolate sauce and the unfortunate miscue was a dry, overcooked ginger cake with a dried up caramel smear. Overall, it was a very good meal that was very close to being outstanding."
    Dined on 11/24/2011
  • "Get a cozy & quiet corner as requested on our reservation. The services provided by both the manager and the servers are great. Dinners ordered are well presented and delicious. We (four of us) totally enjoyed the atmosphere, the service as well as the food."
    Dined on 9/26/2011
  • "A ho-hum meal for what was to be a showcase meal. I'd not do it again."
    Dined on 5/22/2011