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About Lure Restaurant & Bar - Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe

Completely re-launched in June 2014, the new LURE Restaurant and Bar is casual, comfortable, and familiar with a new menu, cool cocktails, and amazing views!

LURE Restaurant & Bar is the place to be in Victoria. We offer a prime waterfront location with Victoria’s hottest patio. Chef Dan Bain creates amazing local bites and the bar serves up the Island’s best cocktails, wines by the glass, and local brews on tap.

Come any time! Breakfast, lunch, dinner or after work. Drinks, small plates or a full meal, we have it covered - not to mention the best views of Victoria in Victoria!

LURE Restaurant and Bar is located at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa, an easy 5 minute walk over the Johnson Street "blue bridge" from Victoria's downtown centre.

100 Harbour Rd
Victoria, BC V9A 6T3
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
International, Northwest, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
LURE Restaurant menu: 7 days per week, Breakfast 6:30am - 11:00am; Sunday thru Thursday Lunch and Dinner 11:00am - 10:00pm, bar open until 11:00pm. Friday and Satrday 11:00am - 11:00pm, bar open until 12:00am.

Cross Street:
Esquimalt Road

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(250) 360-5873

Website:
http://www.lurevictoria.com/

Parking Details:
Free underground parking for LURE Restaurant patrons.

Executive Chef:
Dan Bain

Private Party Facilities:
Lure is pleased to offer private dining facilities for groups up to 250.

Private Party Contact:
Corinne Chabun: (250) 360-5867

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Lure Restaurant & Bar - Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.1

ambience

4.4

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

77% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (18)
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Good for Birthdays (7)
Casual (7)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Good for a Date (6)
Romantic (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Bar Seating (4)
Cozy (4)
Business Meals (4)
Great for Brunch (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
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Fun (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Healthy (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Organic (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
People Watching (1)
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·Dined 7 days ago

Staff needed to be more attentive to their customers

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Dinner was great. There was a vegan dish available for me. The food was delish. The service was attentive without being intrusive. The view of the harbour and lit Christmas tree made the evening very romantic.

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·Dined on January 12, 2018

Excelente lugar, la vista a la bahía impresionante y mejor lugar para convivir con los amigos de viaje

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Food ranged from good (mussels) to dry and tough (chicken). The service was okay - our server was pleasant but inexperienced. Setting is beautiful with stunning views of the harbour. Restaurant is comfortable and tastefully decorated.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Birthday and xmas

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Service was slow and food was mid-grade. We were a few minutes early so our table wasn't ready. The host sat us at the bar which was fine but we were required to settle at the bar before moving to our table a few feet away. We had to then carry our drinks and belongings to the table and wait for our mediocre meal to arrive. Definitely a disappointment for such a lovely location.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 25, 2017

It was a good dinner with good food and drinks in a very enjoyable atmosphere. The only thing that I think as an improvement it is the number of servers. We had a good service from our waiter, but sometime it was a hard to talk with him because he was busy with some many tables he had to take care of.

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 25, 2017

The view is the best part of the visit. Food was good but not great. I was disappointing that the menu was more tavern (burgers, sandwiches, and pizza) than a nice restaurant. Nice cocktails but nothing special on food menu.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 24, 2017

I was very disappointed in that I had ordered a cake with happy 17th anniversary on it and we did not receive a cake very very disappointing

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·Dined on December 22, 2017

Food was good tasting. Sable fish dinner was expensive but worth it, good portions. The halibut and chips was a good value and batter excellent.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quick Bite, Great for Brunch, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Spicy, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Another wonderful experience at Lure! We were celebrating two birthdays so were delighted to be sat at the window. Our server was friendly and attentive and the brunch items we ordered were amazing! We decided we have to start having brunch at Lure more often, a great value in Victoria and did I mention the spectacular view?

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Booked online for restaurant, ended up with a table on pub side. Was for a birthday so wasn't ideal. Chicken wing not cooked through, charcuterie plate not explained, meals ok. Used to be a premium place to be but now that it's increased in popularity, wouldn't recommend as the service hasn't kept up with the demand.

Tags: Casual
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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Excellent food and service in a beautiful setting.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Good sized portions, good menu, very good service

Tags: Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Scenic View, Casual, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The view of the parliament building and Christmas lights was spectacular. The service was exceptional. I was a little disappointed with the menu choices. Wish there would have been more to choose from. We had a wonderful evening just the same.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on November 27, 2017

We went to Lure for an early Christmas celebration for my staff and their husbands. The atmosphere was nice as I have been here before many times for my birthday and love that I can book Online to reserve seats. This time was nice except one of my girls didn't finish her food(a whole steak). The server took it away and tossed it. Nothing was asked about having it for take out. $29 down the drain! We were a bit thrown off by this and it kind of put a damper on the night.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

It was so loud!

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Family visitors in town. We all loved the food and service

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 20, 2017

My third visit and I was disappointed after two previous good experiences. We came for lunch but had to raise our voices to be heard over the too-loud "background" music, even though there weren't many people in the restaurant. I asked for the awning to be lowered because it was too sunny. It was and it made a big difference, but then I noticed someone raised it again a few minutes later. I asked again, but the lowered blind did not fix the problem. I finally gave up and endured the glare. My meal tasted as though it had just been defrosted and heated up. I suppose it was, but if I visit again, I shall try to order something that has not been frozen. My guest ordered a sandwich. It was made with bread sliced way too thick, and then toasted, making it very hard to eat. Try chewing through two toasted slices of very thick bread with very hard crusts. She broke a dental crown. Luckily she was able to retrieve it. It was not the pleasant lunch I had hoped for. Come for the view; be careful what you order.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Afternoon Tea, Waterfront, Scenic View, Romantic, Casual
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We had a really lovely evening here - food was great, view was stunning, table service was excellent— but we felt a little adrift upon arrival - there was no one to greet us for 3 or 4 minutes as we claimed our reservation - seems petty to mention it since we has such a nice time!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Scenic View, Waterfront, Romantic, Special Occasion, People Watching
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Loved the place as it was my first time. Great that they accommodated my window table request via Open Table.

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Everything was great and the service was excellent, my only complaint is that the food portions are too small. When I left the restaurant I was still hungry after eating my dinner. For the amount of money you pay for the food the portions should be bigger that is why I would only go there every once in a while or for a special occasion. I would recommend the restaurant to a friend but I would warn them that it is expensive and that the food portions are small.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Food was top notch. I have heard that this place is expensive but it’s actually not compared to some fine dining’s around victoria.

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·Dined on September 16, 2017

When we advised we needed a minute to decide on a drink, the server would often not return for nearly 30 minutes. Almost every time we ordered drinks, they wouldn't arrive for seemingly 30-40 minutes, or not at all. Reminders had to be frequently given. Glasses for water were dirty.

At one point, the group of us went to the bar to order drinks because it was seemingly far quicker. Once these were ordered our server informed us that the bar bills couldn't be combined with our table bills. This necessitated an additional tip at the bar on top of the mandatory gratuity at the table, as well as added inconvenience. The bartenders barely paid attention to us as it was.

I don't consider myself high maintenance when it comes to dining, but i expect service to be relatively prompt, especially when there's a mandatory gratuity. Will not go back.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Loved our dinner at Lure, appetizers, dinner and dessert, all of it was fantastic, definitely a must go when in Victoria. Views are amazing, loved it.

Tags: Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Scenic View
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·Dined on September 9, 2017

We enjoyed the buck a chuck on Friday night - 24 oysters. Yum. We asked for a window table and were given one with a spectacular view of the inner harbour. We share a few small plate items and a bottle of wine. Delicious and good portions for two of the items. Not enough veggies for the veggie dish. We were not rushed and enjoyed a leisurely paced dinner. It is a lovely location for dinner... good energy. I wouldn't recommend it necessarily for a quiet romantic dinner as reservations are not required... some folks just want to get loud and celebrate!

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Scenic View
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on September 4, 2017

This is a fabulous play with a fabulous view

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 3, 2017

We have eaten at Lure many times and we are always very happy.
On this occasion, I chose it for a family lunch, with relatives from Great Britain.
They loved it!! Thank you to all. We'll see you again.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Waterfront, Scenic View
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 (Calgary)·Dined on August 29, 2017

We went for my birthday, but had to leave early because my fiancé was starting to feel what turned out to be a bout of a 24hr stomach bug (don't worry, he hadn't eaten anything yet). The crab cakes were super yummy, and my chicken sandwich was pretty good. I wish I had gotten the steak sandwich though. Service was good, and they got us out of there super efficiently when my other half was feeling iffy. Beautiful view too!

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·Dined on August 27, 2017

Our food took an hour to be served from the time we ordered.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Really nice hotel restaurant. Our server, I think Tricia was great. The view and seating options are wonderful. I really liked the salad with salmon. We are had great chicken sandwiches and fries.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Healthy, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

the food & appetizers were great! Server was fantastic and food came from the kitchen quickly too. great view of the inner harbour!

Tags: Seasonal, Organic, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Waterfront, Healthy, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 13, 2017

We had reservations and upon arrival we told the hostess that we were not in any hurry therefore we were very well treated and food was really good! Everyone enjoyed dinner with a view... Looking forward to going back on my next visit!

Tags: Waterfront, Tapas, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (Toronto)·Dined on August 11, 2017

The food was a huge disappointment. Service okay. I would not recommend. Overpriced as well.

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on August 2, 2017

Service is excellent! Friendly and well explained menu! Oysters are very fresh, can order other sauce for mussels cooking (since my wife does not eat spicy). Money worth for eating there!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, Tasting Menu
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Good overall but service can be hit or miss! My mom's entree was rung in as the wrong thing and she had to wait 25 minutes for her dinner.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on July 23, 2017

The experience might have been improved had the waiter remembered our entire order. This is NOT a seafood restaurant. Who fries halibut in an expensive restaurant? I can get fish and chips on the street. Shameful.
Upside is the oysters were divine, as were drinks.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 23, 2017

I made a reservation for my mother's 70th birthday dinner and added a note for the occasion in the reservation with a request to be seated in a booth with a view. We were seated at a large table with a view as there likely were not any booths large enough accommodate our party (6ppl).

Service was OK - Surprised we had empty drink glasses and empty food plates & soup bowls that were never cleared from the table even through the end of enjoying dessert.
Food was OK

There was no recognition or mention of the my mother's birthday from the staff. Considering the restaurant was in a hotel, I was surprised we weren't even asked if we were visiting from out of town....

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Fantastic views of the Victoria Harbour. Service was good and prompt. Food was just ok. We had the fish and chips and there were way too much batter on the halibut. Free parking was a nice touch.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on July 13, 2017

Amazing food and service! Will definitely be back.

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