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bwilliams17OntarioSince May 6, 20072 Reviews
Average Rating
4 (4)
  • Food4 (4)
  • Service2.5 (2.5)
  • Ambiance3 (3)

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Pescatore's Seafood & Grill614 Humboldt St, Victoria
Very Good Food By An Experienced Team
Submitted Monday, May 7, 2007 - 10:05am [Dine in]

It is clear from the outset that the people working in this restaurant have been doing it for a very long time. There is clearly a seasoned team in the kitchen, given the full tables and timely delivery. The food was excellent, the menu diverse but focused on seafood of course. Halibut with King Crab was well received. Salmon special was grilled to perfection and even the risotto (difficult in a restaurant at the best of times, and shrimp no less) was good as any I have had. Prawn and Scallops were properly cooked and not lost in sauce. Pot de Crème made a chocolate lover very happy and the Crème Brulee trio was a classic with two very nice variations.
The ambiance was hard to judge on a very busy night because of the noise. Reservations recommended if dining after 7.
Service was generally very good, although disappointment with inexpensive local wine choice was painfully obvious. Apparently the second bottle mended some fences (I’ll refrain from editorializing about wine in restaurants). Regaling us with tales of how much food one person can sell in a night was unnecessary and rude. I would return and recommend it without hesitation.

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Sanuk625 Courtney St, Victoria
Well Fused
Submitted Monday, May 7, 2007 - 9:45am [Dine in]

Found the food creative and excellent quality. Décor was interesting and the menu small but diverse. Small plate/Large plate options give some pause for thought but our waiter offered some help in deciding what to do. Sadly our close-shorn friend seemed to lose interest in us after that, with long delays between appetizers and mains and again for our coffee and the end of the meal.Ginger Chili Carmel Glazed Chicken was outstanding; Albacore Tuna with Nori Roll was distinctive but perhaps a little expensive. However hotel restaurants seem to always do that, maybe to cover overpriced rent, but they'll never admit it.
Decor is a modern Asian feel that is pleasing for the departure from the norm while not being uncomfortable. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a change from the usual seafood preparation.

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