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Nubo Japanese Tapas

739 Pandora Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
+1 778-265-9909
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (25 reviews)
“tapas” (34 reviews)
“maguro” (6 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 5 days ago

This restaurant is amazing! The food, the service, the atmosphere, the traditional Japanese greeting from all the staff (kitchen & front of house) when guests walk in the door - it's awesome! But call for reservations ahead of time or get there early, this place...More

Thank AnnaFranTravels
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to Nubo for Dinner after hearing great things. The food was excellent but service was very slow even though the room is small the server kept walking right by us. We tried several dishes and shared, enjoyed everything.

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 1 week ago

As my wife is Japanese, we have tried many Japanese restaurants in Victoria. We decided to try Nubo for dinner and it is the best we have come across. Their Tempura is absolutely the best we have ever had, including many, many restaurants we have...More

Thank CoolCouple99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. Food was fresh but my salmon sushi and sashimi was farmed. This was confirmed with the waitress and wild salmon is extra. If you're planning to go be prepared for a wait and allow to spend an hour. But worth the...More

Thank snowgirl2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole staff welcomed me upon entering everytime I went and the food was consistently delicious. 10/10 would recommend everytime

Thank Mariano A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stood in line outside of Nubo at 11:20 am on a Wednesday waiting for the restaurant to open. We were seated quickly and we chose the lunch menu at 15 dollars. The lunch is a set menu and you choose your main. I chose...More

Thank Teri113
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious daily specials! This place has fresh Japanese food and beautifully presented! Every item we tried was done really well! It's a smaller restaurant with limited seating so you may have to wait a bit for a table. It was worth it! I would definitely...More

Thank Renee L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant sushi. Second to none. A great place for acdate or to go with close friends. Will be back for sure!

Thank Bryan E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy little restaurant. Sorry cannot name all the dishes we have had in my 3 visits here but everyone was unique and delicious.

Thank BonzBC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had high expectations after reading the stellar reviews. Service was good,restaurant is not huge,did seat us very quickly. The foo was good but not great-I felt that some of the sushi dishes were not that fresh. Same goes for the sashimi. Nevertheless still a good...More

Thank kiwisteve57
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Questions & Answers
1 April 2017|
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Response from Shawn l | Property representative |
sunday-Saturdsy which means 7 days a week:)
14 March 2017|
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Response from KenJennings1 | Reviewed this property |
There were groups of all sizes happily chatting away, so I don't think you would have a problem. Was more 'vibrant' than 'Noisy'. Definitely a happy place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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