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Nubo Japanese Tapas

739 Pandora Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
+1 778-265-9909
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (32 reviews)
“tapas” (37 reviews)
“maguro” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
739 Pandora Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Overall a great experience at this restaurant - would HIGHLY recommend the king salmon sashimi - literally melted in our mouth! We definitely ordered a lot of food for just the two of us - it was about a one hour wait on a Saturday...More

Thank Alyshah N
Reviewed 3 days ago

I’ve been to Nubo twice and both times I’ve been very disappointed, despite the favourable reviews I’ve seen. It has been busy both times, and the service is ok. However the food is mostly just mediocre, and in one case we couldn’t eat the roll...More

Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great food. Good ambiance. Good Service. The hype is right. Fresh fish. Found this place on Tripadvisor. We love eating Japanese food. Price is reasonable for the quality of food, would definitely go back here.

Thank Roxy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of only a few open restaurants at 900 on a Thursday I was pleased with everything we had. Funny enough Nobu had been recommended to us while hiking the West Coast Trail and 5 days of backpacking wiped the name from my memory. Fortunately...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've driven by this place plenty of times, and it always seems full no matter what day it is, even weekday nights. I figured that it had to be something special, and I'm happy to report that I was right - Nobu is special. While...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cruised in around 10pm our last night visiting Victoria and we were very happy we did! We ordered 3 different items that were delicious and perfectly sized and timed. Just as we wrapped up our delicious UFC Roll, our next item showed up. They were...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is the place where they say on the menu that they are serving you crab meat on one of their rolls but its imitation crab meat. and then they tell you that " In Canada that what crab meat means!". Here .. in Victoria...More

3  Thank Daniele M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You are able to book here but well In advance.....and that doesn’t always quite go to plan. We had booked a table for 3 at 8pm and it was 8.30 before we were seated, we were not alone in having to wait. So, why the...More

1  Thank Clare R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bar none the best Japanese restaurant in Victoria and the island!!! My wife being asian and our love for asian cuisine, we have been to them all, and none come close to the creativity, each dish is a work of art and the professionalism of...More

1  Thank terjeaudio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They do not take reservations over the phone but will take your name and number and put it on a wait list. The hidden gem is the Tapas restaurant next door (owned by the same people). It was not as busy so we went in...More

2  Thank 5hms71
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Kevin D
16 September 2018|
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Response from Helen R | Reviewed this property |
The last time I thought about it, rice had no gluten, fish had no gluten, veggies had no gluten...you can ask about the tempura batter and the noodles in the Korean bowls. Order sashimi and rolls and you should be safe.
28 August 2018|
Response from richard g | Reviewed this property |
Glad to hear you had a good experience!
1 April 2017|
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Response from Shawn l | Property representative |
sunday-Saturdsy which means 7 days a week:)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 11:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 11:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 11:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 11:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 11:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 11:45 PM
11:30 AM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 739 Pandora Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 778-265-9909
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