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#8941 Ismo07

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Posted 25 June 2024 - 12:56 PM

Emmaline's, the new bistro at Quadra & Kings is set to open this week, as per a post on the local FB hospitality group.

 

Which space is that?



#8942 conga

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Posted 25 June 2024 - 01:33 PM

Which space is that?

 

Previously the home of Bubby's Bakery and Pizza



#8943 Matt R.

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Posted 25 June 2024 - 08:01 PM

Good pedigree. Industry folks are excited.

https://scoutmagazin...quadra-village/

#8944 conga

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Posted 29 June 2024 - 10:04 AM

As per their instagram, Emmaline's will be open today for brunch.


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#8945 aastra

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Posted 29 June 2024 - 02:22 PM

Patiently awaiting conga's review...


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#8946 Matt R.

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Posted 29 June 2024 - 02:48 PM

Better get in line.


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Posted 29 June 2024 - 02:49 PM

Saxe Point Pub has set their opening day to July 6.


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#8948 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 03 July 2024 - 10:27 PM

Incredibly unique opportunity to take over a waterfront restaurant. This restaurant has a fully vented kitchen and a capacity of over 100 guests. What makes this free-standing Harbour-front Restaurant unique is the 70-person patio that overhangs the water providing stunning views of the marina. The business is profitable and has shown continued sales growth and has ample room for further growth through extended hours and days as it currently operates only 5 days per week. The restaurant has always operated semi seasonally allowing the owner to close for two months of the year. The business is well-loved by the local community. There is an opportunity for the next operator to continue the same concept or re-brand and create a new fresh concept for this unique waterfront restaurant. Great lease in place at $5000 per month. Do not visit without setting up an appointment. 

 

$110,000

 

https://www.realtor....941/see-remarks

 

 

 

https://www.lidobistro.com/about-us/

 

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#8949 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 09 July 2024 - 05:50 AM

Chef Dave's Dugout a hit with Saanich ball fans

 

Concession stand run by executive chef gets cooking for Little League provincials in Ambassador Park
 
 
 

Edited by Victoria Watcher, 09 July 2024 - 05:50 AM.


#8950 Matt R.

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Posted 09 July 2024 - 09:09 AM

He was my boss when we opened the Marriott all those years ago. Heck of a guy!

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Posted 09 July 2024 - 09:45 AM

 

Chef Dave's Dugout a hit with Saanich ball fans

 

Concession stand run by executive chef gets cooking for Little League provincials in Ambassador Park
 
 
 

 

 

Food at many baseball concessions have changed from hotdogs and burgers..  It's really been great.


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#8952 m3m

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Posted 09 July 2024 - 11:01 AM

Better Acres ice cream has opened in the former Irish linen shop space in government street. It looks nice :)

This is now an ice cream-heavy street.

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Posted 09 July 2024 - 08:48 PM

Yeah, Better Acres is such a sweet looking place. (Fun colour scheme, great tiling, also pun.) And it’s a knock-out location with the cruising hoards climbing off busses out front. The staff is super friendly but too bad the acoustics are terrible, terrible, terrible. 

The ice cream is really good, made in Brentwood Bay, soon to be made in store. Maybe it’s not quite as good as Overboard, which is that new place under Breakwater Bistro. 

Acres is across from Favoris, which sells a goopy candy-coated soft concoction, and it’s almost next door to the gelato place where they claim they serve locally made gelato. (Is it? Could be, but it’s difficult to know what’s true and what’s not in that row of businesses with perpetual close-out sales.) 

Government Street is going to become even more ice cream-heavy if Cold Cones ever gets around to opening, down by the soon-to-open LuLu Lemon.  



#8954 aastra

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Posted 09 July 2024 - 09:44 PM

Should we start referring to it as the ICD (ice cream district) or would "ice cream row" suffice?

This is not a trivial point. There's only so much room on those wayfinding signs. The last thing we need during this hot weather is an easily preventable ice cream-related tragedy.



#8955 aastra

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Posted 09 July 2024 - 09:45 PM

^But I remain unconcerned about ice cream-related tragedies that would have been difficult to prevent.



#8956 Matt R.

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Posted 09 July 2024 - 10:02 PM

Need I say more?
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#8957 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 11 July 2024 - 11:34 AM

Exciting opportunity to own a highly rated turnkey bubble tea shop located in bustling Downtown Victoria and join a world-renowned Bubble Tea Franchise. Xing Fu Tang originates from Taiwan and it aims to create an extraordinary cultural experience and bring the most authentic and original Taiwanese beverages to all bubble tea lovers. Since the Victoria store opened its doors, its exceptional and high quality menu offerings have continuously attracted locals and tourists alike. With its central location, high foot traffic, amazing leasehold improvements, updated equipment, and strong franchise support, this bubble tea shop holds immense potential for aspiring entrepreneurs. Great lease in place, one designated parking.Franchise is offering great incentives and discounts on royalty fee and inventory supplies for the future owner of the shop.The sale includes exclusive franchise rights of Vancouver Island.Great cash flow, strong franchise support, call to find out more!

 

 

$220,000

 

 

100 608 Broughton St
Victoria, British Columbia V8W1C7

 

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#8958 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 11 July 2024 - 11:35 AM

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$850,000

 

Turnkey Vietnamese Restaurant for Sale in Langford! One of the most authentic Vietnamese restaurants on the island, located in the heart of Langford. Nestled in a bustling strip mall, it offers excellent exposure to foot traffic. The restaurant boasts a strong reputation with a well-established customer base. Inside, you'll find an inviting atmosphere that's perfect for casual dining, family meals, and everything in between. Ample parking is available. Don't miss this opportunity to own a thriving restaurant. Come make it your DESTINED business! Please do not approach staff and owner regarding sale of business.*

 

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Posted Yesterday, 03:05 PM

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Frickin Doughnuts, 600blk Yates, announces closure.

#8960 Victoria Watcher

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Posted Yesterday, 03:22 PM

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Frickin Doughnuts, 600blk Yates, announces closure.

 

The store said it would not be able to continue operating unless it took on “considerable debt,” and that owners felt that wasn’t a prudent decision.

 

“We keep referring to this challenge in operating as ‘a time,’ but alas, it is time to accept that this is no longer ‘just a time,’” wrote the donut shop.

 

“It is our reality, and we no longer see a sustainable way to keep going in this business.”

 

The store asks that people refrain from offering business suggestions on how to stay open, as owners say they reviewed all the options available to them, and came to the decision to close with a heavy heart.


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