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Sour Pickle Cafe

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1623 Store St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-384-9390
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Ontario, Canada
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327 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our first morning in an AirB&B condo nearby, we needed a fast breakfast! the Sour Pickle, with its intriguing name, was just across the street. I asked an old gentleman coming out how it was, and he said he had been eating breakfast there for 20 years. So that's the kind of place it is; I imagine it has... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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383 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Ate here based on a recommendation, and got a nice breakfast of eggs and sausage with coffee. The food is good, served hot and quickly. They aren't open for dinner (just breakfast and lunch), and it might have 6-8 small table. It is right on the edge of Chinatown, so if you're walking around and aren't in the mood for... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We won't go anywhere else in Victoria for breakfast. Very pleasant owners and delicious food at a great price.

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Thank Lynda S
Toano, Virginia, United States
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is a very small place but the owners are very friendly and concerned with your satisfaction. Pretty standard breakfast fare but nicely done.

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Thank HDS757
Geneseo, United States
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We were visiting victoria bc. My wife and I always like beeakfast in Canada. Especially locally owned and operated. This was my favorite place so far. The owners were really friendly. Food was just like we asked for. The environment inside was cute, clean and had history. The out side from the street made my question it but it was... More 

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Thank Andrew R
Victoria, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

We really like this place for breakfast. The menu is easy to understand and not overwhelming. Omelettes are huge and can easily be shared, coffee is pretty good and the service is very accommodating. Great prices too!

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Thank hturtlevictoria
Edmonton, Canada
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

We had breakfast here on our recent trip to Victoria, the prices were reasonable and the food and service both very good.

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Thank Marcel L
Canmore, Canada
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

On our 2 week island vacation we ate out every meal.This place was the only disappointment.Service was rude and the food not good at all.Waitress told me next time I come I should order something else if I wasn't going to eat the hash browns..how about make them edible!Her other questions about our family were rude.Many better places within a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

We stopped here real quickly to grab two bubble teas to go. Both flavors were great and the lady who helped us was really nice. They didn't take credit cards but thankfully, we had cash (either American or Canadian is fine).

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Thank Layla W
Port Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Stopped in for lunch... omelette, chicken salad sandwich and a BLT were ordered. Solid portions great price. Soup of the day - cream of Mushroom. Delightful mom and pop operation. cool funky decor. Three people came in for Bubble tea to go. I got to try that stuff some day.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1623 Store St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-384-9390

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?