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The Tropical Island Restaurant

#1-3690 Shelbourne Street | Bc, Victoria, British Columbia V8P 4H2, Canada
+1 250-477-2538
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
#1-3690 Shelbourne Street | Bc, Victoria, British Columbia V8P 4H2, Canada
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for some excellent Asian dishes. We love the tropical fish and beef dishes. The spice on them is unbelievable. They also have some excellent curry dishes. The service is always very good and friendly. The staff are young and try...More

Thank Keith H
Yu R, Customer Service Manager at The Tropical Island Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you so much Keith H for your nice review and being a long term customer. We are really glad to know that you enjoyed our food and service. We will try our best as always. We are looking forward to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Delicious Asian foods, nice atmosphere, courteous servers. We stop by a few times a year. This time I was disappointed to discover that the portions had shrunk. A fair bit, too. Meaning I don't get a nice reheated lunch tomorrow. :(

Thank Peregrinations_in_E
Yu R, Customer Service Manager at The Tropical Island Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank you Peregrinations_in_E for your review. We are glad to know you enjoyed our food and service. We will always try our best to do our job. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Relaxed and inviting with Asian accents, mirrors on the walls to make it appear larger. Their menu has a variety of foods from a variety of Asian cuisines (Thai, Malaysian, Singapore and Chinese ). What I like is that the food is always fresh and...More

Thank FUBSYWOMAN
Yu R, Customer Service Manager at The Tropical Island Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you so much FUBSYWOMAN for your nice review and being a loyal customer. We are so glad that you enjoyed our food and service. We truly appreciate you support.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

the service people were friendly and they were effecient the food choices were quite different with as the name suggests tropical varieties Japanese Korean Chinese hawiin. I had a seafood platter that was excellent the calamari were done perfectly my wife had a crispy noodle...More

Thank geoiii2015
Yu R, Customer Service Manager at The Tropical Island Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you geoiii2015 for your nice review. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed our food and service. Hope to serve you again soon in our restaurant.

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Everything we tried on their extensive menu was excellent. Menu items are mostly Indonesian, Malaysian and Thai based. In addition the their regular menu they often have specials depending on what ingredients they are able to obtain.

1  Thank Molycat
Yu R, customer service manager at The Tropical Island Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Thank you Molycat for your nice review. We are so happy to know that you liked our food, service and the new version of our menu. We will try our best to serve as always. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 18 May 2017

We've been coming here for over 5 years! The food is always fresh, the service is friendly and attentive. Always our first choice for place to eat. Highlights from the menu: Spicy Basil Ribs; Pad Thai; Honey Garlic Chicken; Singapore Curried Noodles; Green Beans in...More

Thank Dorrie P
Yu R, customer service manager at The Tropical Island Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you so much Dorrie P for your nice review and being a loyal customer. We are so glad to hear that you liked our service and food. It is our pleasure to serve you. We are looking forward to see you soon.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Delicious food in a nice, laid-back atmosphere. All the dishes we tried had something special in them that elevated their flavour profile. The green chicken curry was light and citrusy, the tropical beef is tender, and the mushroom platter is like nothing we've tried before....More

Thank Treava K
Yu R, Customer Service Manager at The Tropical Island Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you so much Treava K for your nice review. We are happy to know you enjoyed our food and service. We are looking for ward to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 21 April 2017

We dined at the Tropical Island again last evening. It was better than ever. We lived in South East Asia for over 30 years and know what the authentic version is. We had a variety including one of our party who ate vegetarian only. Personally,...More

Thank Ian P
Yu R, Customer Service Manager at The Tropical Island Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you so much Ian P for your nice review. We are very happy to know you and your friends enjoyed our food. We hope to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We eat here all the time and really enjoy it. They have a blend of various Asian type spices. I love their signature tropical island fish and beef dishes. They also have a great red curry chicken dish. Spring rolls and shrimp rolls are also...More

Thank Keith H
Yu R, Customer Service Manager at The Tropical Island Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you so much Keith H for your nice review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our food every time. We would love to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were looking for somewhere for a quiet lunch - which we found with Tropical Island....... The new menu looked interesting and we both chose "F" from the lunch menu. However, although tasty, the downside were the two chicken kabab skewers as a fair percentage...More

Thank PenelopeW
Yu R, Customer Service Manager at The Tropical Island Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you PenelopeW for your review, your comment is always important to us.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #1-3690 Shelbourne Street | Bc, Victoria, British Columbia V8P 4H2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-477-2538
Description
The Tropical Island Restaurant is a Malaysian, Thai, Singapore and Chinese Fusion of Culinary Art full of surprises served to Perfection from our Chef and Owner. Free delivery within 5km for orders over $25. Cash or Credit Cards only.
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