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ABOUT OUR ITALIAN FAMILY RESTAURANTS IN VICTORIA

ABOUT ROMEO’S

Dimitri Mavrikos and his two brothers, Steve and George, came to Victoria from Vancouver with the dream of opening their restaurant. They aimed to open a restaurant with excellent food, great service, and a fun, casual atmosphere. They wanted a place that felt like home, so Romeo's was established in the summer of 1974.

 

Their primary focus was creating signature pizzas and pasta from unique recipes, and techniques passed down to the family for generations. These staples propelled Romeo’s popularity and helped create a passionate local following throughout Victoria.

 

The menus included a variety of popular local dishes, such as steaks, chicken, veal, burgers, and salads, as well as many original dishes from their homeland, Greece. Over the years, our chefs have updated and improved all our dishes based on our customers’ feedback while keeping the original ethos of fabulous flavour and comfort food at the core. Delivery and takeout have proved to be a popular option as our patrons across Victoria respond enthusiastically to our delicious food and consistent service. Visit our family restaurant in Victoria today!

THE STORY OF ROMEO’S

Our family restaurant in Victoria, Romeo's, opened on Hillside Avenue and was warmly embraced by the people of Victoria. It was an instant success, and very shortly after, we opened a second location downtown on Johnson Street. This location was famous for lunch and dinner and is still remembered fondly for the fun-filled late-night meals and crowds. In the years that followed, the Mavrikos brothers branched out and opened more locations on Vancouver Island by adhering to the same philosophy that had brought them success initially. With the help of their growing young families and new franchisees Nick & Chris Kamaretsos, the company has grown into what it is today. Over the past 50 years, we have strived to offer our guests authentic Italian cuisine in a welcoming environment. We feel honored to have served our loyal customers for a long time and look forward to continuing to do so for many years.

 

 

OUR MENU

As one of Victoria's most famous Italian restaurants, we pride ourselves on offering great food and service at a reasonable price. Our pizza and pasta recipes continue to stand the test of time and have garnered many awards and accolades over the years. Head over to our menu page to feast your eyes on our specialties. From that page, you can also download PDF files of these menus:

  • Delivery/TakeOut
  • Lunch Dine-In
  • Dinner Dine-In
  • Beverage/Dessert

 

 

OUR LOCATIONS

It is also exciting for Romeo's family as we transition into the next chapter by opening newly remodelled restaurants.

ROYAL OAK

In 2014, we moved to the Broadmead Village Centre near the breezeway mall to better serve our patrons. Whether you're a small group or a large gathering, our venue is designed to accommodate you comfortably. Sports enthusiasts will be delighted by our numerous large TVs, ensuring you never miss a game while dining with us. Our team works tirelessly to cultivate a warm and inviting atmosphere for all our guests, making every visit to Romeo's at Royal Oak memorable.

 

HILLSIDE

Romeo's restaurant has been a cherished part of Hillside since 1974, conveniently located near the mall for easy access. Over the years, we've earned numerous accolades, repeatedly being voted Victoria's top pizza spot. Recently, we've spruced up our dining room with extensive renovations, making it even more inviting. We're delighted to accommodate larger groups of 30-60 people, ensuring everyone can enjoy our delicious fare together. Plus, we're thrilled to offer complimentary parking to all our guests, making your visit to Romeo's even more convenient and enjoyable.

LANGFORD

Located within the vibrant Westshore Town Centre, our Langford establishment, known as Romeo's, offers a contemporary setting ideal for intimate gatherings and large group reservations. With a recent renovation, the restaurant features a modern aesthetic and a brand-new bar, enhancing the overall ambiance. Since its opening in 1982, Romeo's has been a staple in the community, providing exceptional dining experiences. Moreover, our Langford location boasts a charming patio, perfect for patrons to relish the pleasant summer weather while indulging in our delectable offerings.

 

DUNCAN

For over four decades, Romeo's has been delighting patrons with mouthwatering pizzas and authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of Duncan. Conveniently located just off the highway, our restaurant is a popular destination for locals and travelers alike. Whether you're seeking a cozy spot to unwind after a long day or a place to catch the excitement of the big game, Romeo's in Duncan offers the perfect setting. During the warmer months, guests can bask in the sunshine on our patio or gather around our TVs for an enjoyable dining experience.

 

We have received a ton of positive feedback and thank our loyal customers for decades of support. As we enter a new phase for our restaurant group, we would love for you to visit us at any of these locations. See all our locations here.

OUR VALUES

Romeo’s is proud to be a favorite family restaurant in Victoria for over 50 years. We cherish diversity and inclusion, both in our staff and in our patrons. Our goal is to serve you fresh, home-cooked meals, each with a special touch from our chefs, delivered with a smile and warm hearts. Romeo’s also provides catering services for events and large groups so that you can relax and enjoy the day you have planned with your family and friends. Read our blog to learn about family and food that make our world go round.

 

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or suggestions. We’d love to hear from you!

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Ready to experience authentic Italian cuisine and warm hospitality? Visit Romeo's today!

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