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Victoria Grand City Private Tour and Craigdarroch Castle
"Travel in a private 10-passenger van as you explore Victoria known for its historical venues and scenic landscapes. Your 1.5-hour tour starts with pickup from your Victoria-based hotel or lodging. After meeting your driver and guide you will make your way to the downtown core near Victoria's inner harbour. Visit the Royal British Columbia Museum which features artifacts galleries and collections of British Columbia's natural modern and human history. Afterwards
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Victoria Self-Guided Audio Tour
"Tour the romantic and exciting city of Victoria on a self-guided tour and learn about the city's fascinating history and how it has progressed into the capital of British Columbia. This lovely audio tour will show you the incredible Royal BC Museum where you are able to see many exhibits and features that make up Victoria. Walk through one of the oldest and vibrant Chinatown's in North America. Then visit other stops such as the Inner Harbour Centre BC Parliament Building Emily Carr House Bastion Square Fan Tan Alley the Fairmont Empress Hotel
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Victoria Bird and Sea Lion Tour
"October through to April is still a little early to see the resident pods of killer whales or Orcas as they are still out in the open Pacific Ocean hunting salmon. However because nature is unpredictable there is always a chance that these majestic marine mammals will be in the area when you are out on your adventure. You might also be lucky enough to see some members of the transient killer whale population who are also known to swim in the waters near regardless of the chances of seeing an Orca there is a tremendous experience awaiting you. California sea lions weighing in at 500 pounds (225 kilos) lie on the rocks catching the last rays of the sunshine after a hard day of fishing. Dall's porpoise speedily dart to and fro off the bow of your boat. Bald eagles swoop down and land on a rock face overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Victoria BC
From CAD110.00

The Noodle Box Tips (6)

The Noodle Box: HOT! HOT! HOT!

Southeast Asian food. The black bean noodles were incredible. The spice levels go from Mild to Suicide! I just wish we had a Noodle Box in San Diego!

Favorite Dish Black Bean Noodles. Great taste of black bean sauce, veggies; spice level I chose was spicier than I thought: Hot

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Jun 19, 2010

The Noodle Box: Busy Noodle Bar

Let me first say, the noodles here were great. Having said that I would also add that, on this day, they were extremely inefficient at getting the food out to the waiting customers. We saw several dishes getting cold on the counter because customers didn't hear that their names were called. In other cases confused customers picked up the wrong orders. The food took a while and it seemed like the staff was a bit overwhelmed. Still, the noodles were delicious.

Favorite Dish Black bean and garlic stir fry.

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Nov 18, 2008

The old spaghetti factory: Do you like spaghetti?

This restaurant has been open since 30 years ago and is a must-eat-in place while in Victoria. Besides pasta, the menu also includes chicken and seafood. Feel free to browse around even if you don't want to eat there, inside of it you will find antiques and furnishings like a living museum of Canada's colourful past.

Favorite Dish Spaghetti with mushrooms sauce

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May 16, 2008

The Noodle Box: Stirfry Heaven!

The Noodle Box used to be a street vendor but in the last couple years they moved indoors to a location right on the outskirts of Chinatown. They are a TAKE-OUT restaurant- there are a handful of tables but they do not provide knives, forks or table service.

Noodle Box serves a variety of stir-fries and curries in cute little takeout containers. I happen to have their menu right in front of me so I can list their different meals:

- Tom Yum Soup
- Singapore Cashew Curry
- Cambodian Jungle Curry
- Thai Green Curry
- Malaysian Lamb Curry
- Black Bean and Garlic Stirfry
- Thai Style Chow Mein Stirfry
- Teriyake Box Stirfry
- Spicy Peanut Noodle Box Stirfry
- Noodle Box Chili Plum Stirfry
- Malay Style Fried Rice Stirfry
- Kids Noodle Box

All meals can be ordered mild, medium or hot, and most are adaptable to chicken, pork, tofu, prawns or a combination (prices vary). Most can also be served with rice in place of noodles. If I had to narrow down my favorites, I would go for the Spicy Peanut Noodle Box and the Singapore Cashew Curry, both mild.

UPDATE: Noodle Box has opened a second location! Fantastic! Located at 818 Douglas Street, this new location has more room for dining inside the restaurant, but still doesn't provide table service or utensils. They've also added a website!

Aug 05, 2006
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The Noodle Box: Fast, Fresh and Fairly Frugal

This new and trendy spot features a variety of Southeast Asian noodle dishes as well as soup. All food is served in take-out containers (including soup) and with plastic utensils. Watch your meal being prepared in one of the three woks over a high-intensity gas flame or people watch from the front window seats. The small seating area is abuzz with the sizzle of cooking and full of the aromas of coconut milk, Thai curry, soya sauce and spices. It's a hopping spot and you'll have to wait for a seat at busy times.

Favorite Dish Any of the dishes are good but I like the ones with a bit of heat (meaning spice not temperature) and coconut milk.

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Aug 27, 2004

The Old Spaghetti Factory: Not bad at all

I heard that there is a chain of restaurants with this name around Canada, but what a shame there is no one in Saskatoon.

Favorite Dish Larry's favorite french onion soup was just perfect.

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Feb 21, 2007

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Things to Do Near The Noodle Box

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Miniature World

It is located next to the Empress hotel. According to its brochure, its highlights are the world's largest dollhouse and the world's longest model railroad. Other exhibits include miniature scenes of...
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Maritime Museum of British Columbia

Victoria possesses a very good maritime museum that is housed in an old courthouse. It is worth visiting for the building itself, an attractive, historic structure complete with one of the oldest...
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Bastion Square

Bastion Square is located in an area that was originally established by the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1843 as Fort Victoria. From this Fort the Hudson Bay Company traded with First Nations people to...
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Market Square

Market Square dates from the late 1800s. This was a time when Victoria was enjoying rapid growth and prosperity due to all the gold prospectors passing through on their way to seek their fortunes in...
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Harbour ferries

Well known for its charming city center the picturesque harbor, is a manageable on walking and explore the charming harbor and main city streets without paying for needless tours. The harbor area...
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Fisherman's Wharf

FIsherman's Wharf is Victoria's hidden treasure waiting for discovery! It's so close to downtown, and has a vibrant atmosphere with funky floathomes, fishing vessels and marine life! You get a front...
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Getting to The Noodle Box


626 Fisgard Street


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