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“Lively, good position, good food”
Review of Santiago's Cafe

Santiago's Cafe
Ranked #144 of 1 285 Restaurants in Victoria
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: James Bay
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Close to where we stayed, so popped in for dinner. Nice place, friendly staff. Big menu, Mexican of course but with a few options. Food was good, tasty, not amazing but inexpensive.

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Thank lazigirl
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Nothing really outstanding or fancy. This was just an inexpensive simple Mexican meal. Booth was comfortable, and the service was good.

Thank Polly F
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Went here in a large group for dinner and there was only one other table with people. The food is mediocre at best - the Sangria tasted like chilled red wine without much flavor and the dishes didn't seem to have much care put in them. Coming from California, I don't expect Victoria to compete with Mexican or Central American foods, but still this was pretty bad. For the (very) high prices I expected more. This place must cater entirely to tourists because the staff don't seem to be very excited or interested in their work. I guess if you're a tourist in town this is an OK place, but there are so many good restaurants in Victoria in this price range that I can't recommend it.

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Thank tfnr_11
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

The food, atmosphere service and price were simply amazing. Great variety of food choices. Our couples san gria drink was made from scratch and was delicious like our dishes

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Thank WhiteOverlord
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Livvy asked for Mexican food and after sorting out potential places based on location and reviews, we selected Santiago’s, near the ferry terminal. There were selections from Latin America, broader than a Mexican place. I was very happy with my ceviche! Debbie had the daily special and Livvy had a chimichanga and they were both pleased.

Our host was friendly and made us feel welcome. We would go back to this colorful place with tasty food again.

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