February 1st
Spinnakers legendary pulled pork nachos. Photo ItkasanImages/Victoria Buzz

Nachos, the epitome of pub food, and the perfect plate to share on a summertime patio. We asked you, our readers, to tell us your go-to locations to grab nachos around town and after sampling (a very difficult task!) narrowed them to our favourites. Here in no particular order are our picks for the best nachos in Victoria:

The Local

The Local NachosThe Nachos: There’s no skimping on the ingredients with cheese and toppings layered through out: jalapeño peppers, green onions, tomatoes, olives, cheddar and jack cheeses, fresh cut salsa, sour cream and guacamole on the side. Options to add chipotle lime chicken or maple pulled pork.
Address: 1205 Wharf St, Victoria

Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub

Spinnakers nachosThe Nachos: Spinnakers Nachos are layered with cheddar cheese, malt vinegar pickled cabbage, TOPSOIL green onions and piled high with their house made Cascadia Dark Ale BBQ pulled pork! Served with a generous side of house made salsa and sour cream.
Address: 308 Catherine St, Victoria


Tacofino NachosThe Nachos: Tacofino adheres to a philosophy of fresh food, made fast. The corn chips are made fresh every morning and baked with a blend of Monterey jack and aged white cheddar cheese. Then they’re topped with generous portions of salsa, sour cream, queso fresco, cilantro, jalapeños and your choice of chicken, pork or bean. Dine in or take them to go, these nachos are sure to satisfy!
Address: 787 Fort St, Victoria

Prairie Inn Pub

Prairie Inn Pub NachosThe Nachos: Generous toppings of cheese, peppers, black olives, jalapeños, tomato and chives, with an option of spicy beef or chicken, or pulled pork. They come in three sizes, perfect for sharing or just enough for one!
Address: 7806 E Saanich Rd, Saanichton

Moon Under Water Brewpub

Moon Under Water Pub NachosThe Nachos: Baked in two separate pans to ensure the half pound of mozzarella and cheddar cheese is melted throughout, the Full Moon Nachos are created with the customer in mind. Packed high with banana peppers, kalamata olives, corn salsa and topped with cilantro. Served with sour cream and pico de gallo salsa. Option to add guacamole, beef, chicken or pork.
Address: 350 Bay St, Victoria