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Have you guessed it yet?

The Courtney Room, one of Victoria’s newest dining destinations in the Magnolia Hotel and Spa, has received praises and plaudits aplenty in the past.

Now, it is the only Victoria restaurant to make it to the “Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants 2019” list, coming in at #94 amongst fashionable eateries across the country.

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This ranking is compiled every year by food critics, leading chefs, restaurateurs, elite diners and food fanatics from across the country.

The 2018 catalog for “Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants” also included only one Victoria eatery – Agrius on Yates Street, at #93.

Last year, The Courtney Room which first opened its doors in Spring 2018, placed #10 on Air Canada’s list of 30 best new eateries in the country.

These are Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants in 2019:

1. Alo – Toronto
2. Joe Beef – Montreal
3. Toqué – Montreal
4. Langdon Hall – Cambridge
5. St. Lawrence – Vancouver
6. Le Mousso – Montreal
7. Buca Osteria & Bar (Yorkville) – Toronto
8. Montreal Plaza – Montreal
9. Giulietta – Toronto
10. Edulis – Toronto
11. Hawksworth – Vancouver
12. Raymond’s – St. John’s
13. Le Vin Papillon – Montreal
14. The Restaurant at Pearl Morissette – Jordan Station
15. Bar Kismet – Halifax
16. Kissa Tanto – Vancouver
17. Mallard Cottage – Newfoundland
18. Dandylion – Toronto
19. Liver Pool House – Montreal
20. Bar Isabel – Toronto
21. Shokunin – Calgary
22. L’Abattoir – Vancouver
23. Quetzal – Toronto
24. La Banane – Toronto
25. Atelier – Ottawa
26. Scaramouche – Toronto
27. Canis – Toronto
28. Model Milk – Calgary
29. Pigeonhole – Calgary
30. Milos – Montreal
31. Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar – Vancouver
32. L’Express – Montreal
33. Skippa – Toronto
34. Cioppino’s – Vancouver
35. Aloette – Toronto
36. Maison Publique – Montreal
37. Nightingale – Vancouver
38. Pastel – Montreal
39. Botanist – Vancouver
40. Café Boulud – Toronto
41. Jun I – Montreal
42. River Café – Calgary
43. Damas – Montreal
44. Elena – Montreal
45. Buca (King Street) – Toronto
46. Canoe – Toronto
47. Ten foot Henry – Calgary
48. Monarque – Montreal
49. Don Alfonso 1890 – Toronto
50. Vin Mon Lapin – Montreal
51. Riviera – Ottawa
52. Club chasse et peche – Montreal
53. L’aterier Joel Robuchon – Montreal
54. La Quercia – Vancouver
55. Bullion Bilk – Montreal
56. Kiin (tied) – Toronto
56. Segovia (tied) – Winnipeg
58. Von Der Fels – Calgary
59. Bearfoot Bistro – Whistler
60. Savio Volpe – Vancouver
61. Biera – Edmonton
62. Fireworks at the Inn at Bay Fortune (tied) – PEI
62. Brothers (tied) – Toronto
64. Il Covo – Toronto
65. Alo Bar (Yorkville) – Toronto
66. Avenue – Toronto
67. La cabane d’à côté (tied) – Quebec
67. Shoushin (tied) – Toronto
67. Actinolite (tied) – Toronto
68. Bridgette Bar – Calgary
71. La Palma (tied) – Toronto
71. L’Initiale (tied) – Quebec
73. Marconi – Montreal
74. Maison Boulud – Montreal
75. Fogo Island Inn – Newfoundland
76. Pilgrimme – Galiano Island
77. Foxy – Montreal
78. Masayoshi – Vancouver
79. Rossmount Inn – St. Andrews
80. Montgomery – Toronto
81. Cabane PDC – Quebec
82. Calcutta Cricket Club – Calgary
83. Ile Flottante (tied) – Montreal
83. Restaurant Battuto (tied) – Quebec
85. Candide – Montreal
86. La Chronique – Montreal
87. Ancora – Vancouver
88. Bauhaus – Vancouver
89. Rouge – Calgary
90. Impasto – Montreal
91. Chabrol – Toronto
92. Little Oak – Halifax
93. Bundok – Alberta
94. The Courtney Room – Victoria
95. Uccellino – Edmonton
96. Provision – Quebec
97. Les Brumes Du Coude – Moncton
98. Stofa – Ottawa
99. Richmond Station – Toronto
100. Fauna – Ottawa

The Courtney Room

  • When: Sunday – Thursday, 6:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
    Friday – Saturday, 6:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Where: 619 Courtney St