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Earls

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$$ - $$$
Downtown
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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1199 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3M9, Canada
+1 250-381-1866
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11:30 - 00:00
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Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food was good... until we all witnessed a mouse run by are table underneath the booth, Couldn't eat after that... you know theres never just one mouse. Told a server what we saw and he didn't seem very surprised or concerned.

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Thank dantimp
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

came in a few of weeks ago with some friends for dinner and drinks. started at the bar and the bartenders were more interested in each other and not very friendly, also had very loud inappropriate discussions that should be kept out of the work environment. also noticed the bartenders free pouring drinks instead of measuring them out which is... More 

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Thank SunnyyyDaysss
Waterloo, Canada
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Easy to find on Government street in downtown Victoria. Nice decor with good ambience. Busy on a Thursday lunchtime. Service was fast and friendly. We ordered the bacon cheese burger with fries. Burger was good but the meat a little bit grisly. The fries were very much McDonald's type fries which was disappointing for a full service restaurant. However they... More 

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Thank canawacky
chawkshaw, Manager at Earls, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review! I am so disappointed to hear about your burger, it should definitely not be grisly. My Head Chef has read this comment as well, and he is going back with our protein prepper as well as our head office team to look at the quality of the meet. We look forward to seeing you... More 

Montreal, Canada
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This was our second time at an Earl's (our first being in Jasper a few days earlier). We sat at the very modern bar for dinner. Bartender was friendly. Pizza and burger were very good and the drinks were drinks. Definitely recommend.

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Thank Travel_junkies_66
chawkshaw, General Manager at Earls, responded to this review

Thats for the awesome comments! Looking forward to seeing you soon! More 

Victoria, British Columbia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

We saw a mouse run across the floor and under our feet in the lower lounge. The lettuce in our salad was browned. Wings were good though. Makes me think there is likely mice in the kitchen also.

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1 Thank 32farahc
chawkshaw, General Manager at Earls, responded to this review

Hi, I am so sorry to hear of your feedback. We take a lot of pride of our food quality and cleanliness of our restaurant, and we did not deliver. I was hoping you would allow me the opportunity to follow up with you personally so we can turn this expereince around and ensure you that we have no mice... More 

Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
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134 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We ate dinner here because the pubs on Govt. St. were full of Robbie Burns celebrants. Although the music was loud, it was lively and it was not bagpipes, and we were grateful for that after listening to bagpipes and a salute to the haggis at the pub across the street. The servers were efficient and friendly and it was... More 

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Thank Wendy V
chawkshaw, General Manager at Earls, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. We love our ribs and wings and are glad you do too! We look forward to seeing you in the future! More 

Victoria, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Meal we both had were bacon cheeseburgers and they were tasty. I found the menu smaller than I expected. I found it a bit pricy for the food and wine

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Thank Noreen H
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We ate here twice during our stay once at lunch time & once for dinner. We had a toddler with us and we were made to feel very welcome although it's quite a trendy eatery. The food arrived quickly and was very tasty.

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Thank TeamW00d
Windsor, Canada
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1,577 reviews
765 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 488 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I went here for a lunch in August and was in 'breakfasty' kind of mood. It looked a bit upscale, but not overly fancy so I decided to give it a try and it was very good. The food was excellent and staff friendly and helpful. They even had Wi-Fi which was working ok. I didn't find it very expensive... More 

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Thank James A
London, United Kingdom
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284 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Earls is a bright modern chain restaurant. The food was ok, nothing too special, but a decent quality and quantity.

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Thank Davetheaddick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1199 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3M9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-381-1866

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