Who doesn’t love a good mac and cheese? 

National Mac and Cheese Day was July 14th, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still celebrate it all year round!

If you’re looking to step  away from the boring, boxed macaroni and indulge in some restaurant-quality, cheesy goodness, we’ve got you covered. 

Here are 11 restaurants in and around Victoria to satisfy your Mac and Cheese craving: 

The Surly Mermaid 

Surly Mermaid’s take on mac and cheese is brie heaven! Brie, onion and panko make up this delicious dish. 

  • Location: 9851 Seaport Pl #1b, Sidney
  • Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday

Cenote

Cenote’s mac and cheese is topped with gouda and aged cheddar and served with garlic bread. 

  • Location: 768 Yates Street
  • Hours: 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday

Fork’n Pork

Fork’n Pork has take out macaroni and cheese, for when you need it on the go. Build your own or choose from their variety of options and flavours such as regular, poutine mac and cheese and butter chicken mac.

  • Location: 1221 Wharf Street
  • Hours: 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., Friday and 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., Saturday

Boondocks Bar & Grill

Boondocks Bar and Grill serves their mac and cheese baked! You can also add bacon or spicy beef to your dish for an extra charge.

  • Location: 9819 Fifth Street
  • Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Tuesday to Thursday, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday

Be Love

Be Love’s plant based mac and cheese is made with coconut cashew cheese sauce and includes field greens broccoli, sweet onion and a walnut and herb parmesan. 

  • Location: 1019 Blanshard Street
  • Hours: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday to Friday, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday

Frankie’s Modern Diner

Frankie’s ‘Diner Mac and Cheese’ is a creamy, three-cheese baked mac and cheese with parmesan and a focaccia crust. 

  • Location: 910 Government Street Unit 38
  • Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday to Sunday

Virtuous Pie

Virtuous Pie’s plant basked Mac & Cheese Skillet is made with macaroni pasta, creamy cashew cheese sauce, parmesan and parsley. 

  • Location: 530 Pandora Avenue
  • Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Tuesday to Thursday, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Sunday

Irish Times Pub

Irish Times mac and cheese is baked with roasted garlic in a five cheese blend, topped with

truffle bread crumbs and served with garlic bread.

  • Location: 1200 Government Street
  • Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Monday to Sunday

Darcy’s Pub

Both Darcy’s Pub locations serve their baked mac and cheese favourite. The dish is made with white cheddar sauce, bacon and topped with a garlic panko mix. 

  • Locations: 1127 Wharf Street and 737 Goldstream Avenue
  • Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., Sunday to Thursday, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m., Friday and Saturday

CANOE Brewpub

CANOE’s mac is a cheese lover’s dream, packed with cheddar, gouda, mozzarella and swiss cheese. The dish also includes poblano peppers, house made cheese sauce, paprika-parsley breadcrumbs and is served with focaccia. 

  • Location: 450 Swift Street
  • Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., Wednesday to Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Sunday

The Local

The Local’s Pancetta Mac and Cheese is made with a five cheese sauce, sundried tomatoes and pancetta and topped with fresh herbs and panko. 

  • Location: 1205 Wharf Street
  • Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Sunday to Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., Friday and Saturday

Did we miss your favourite? Let us know in the comment section below.

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