Best Restaurants in Sooke

If you’ve lived in the Greater Victoria area for any length of time you know what a special place Sooke BC is. It’s a little wild, overflowing with character and beauty and is the quintessential portrait of Canada’s stunning west coast.

If you were in Sooke 10 years ago it may not have been your first stop for culinary experiences but in recent years the tiny oceanside community has elevated its pallet and has become a destination for excellent food and drink.

Wild Mountain

Wild Mountain restaurant is founded on Slow Food values and relies on the Sooke seasons, local harvests, foragers, farmers, and fishers. Their drink menu is entirely made up of local winemakers, distillers, and brewers and their staff are like a big family. If you’re looking for something truly unique, fresh and gives you the full West Coast experience, this is the place.

Mom’s Cafe

Mom’s Cafe is a local favourite and throws you back into the decades with a true diner experience. Come here for the endless coffee, traditional diner breakfasts and homemade pies and stay for the quaint ambiance. Mom knows almost everyone who walks through the door andthe place is always bustling. If you are looking for comfort and comfort food, Mom’s has you covered.

Smokin Tuna

Smokin Tuna is right on Beecher Bay in Sooke and serves some of the best tuna the ocean has to offer. The restaurant’s digital footprint is minimal but this means it’s a hidden local gem that will make you feel like you are in the know. Their specialties are the pan-seared and panko-crusted tuna, the salmon spring rolls and a dealy rack of lamb. Go on an excursion and find this secret hideaway.

Little Vienna Bakery and Marketplace

Little Vienna Bakery and Marketplace could be a quick stop or place for a leisurely lunch. If you have a sweet tooth and crave a great cup of coffee then pop in for a slice of cake or pie but breakfast and lunch are options as well. If’s not fancy but it’s always fresh and smells heavenly. Not to be missed on your jaunt through Sooke.