Fishhook

Fishhook looked like something new and different. Fusing seafood with Indian spices, how can you go wrong? You can’t. People in Victoria must agree because they’ve opened a second location at Mermaid Wharf.

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Happy hour is everyday from 3:00-5:00pm.

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Chalkboard sign outside the front door.

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The menu is split into tartines, soups, mainstays, shares and salads. Some items are pretty pricey but it’s mostly seafood.

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Their beverage menu had some interesting things (pomegranate sangria and ginger-lime radler caught our eye).

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Order at the counter, grab a seat and they’ll bring your food out when it’s ready. Cutlery and water is self-serve. There’s a couple patio tables outside but they weirdly face the inside counter seating area.

Chai of the tiger ($3.50)
DSC03382Could have had more chai flavour to it but decent.

Fishhook chowder ($4.00 for 8oz)
DSC03383Thyme-chili roasted potato, coconut milk smoked fish broth, wild fish confit and salmon belly bacon. Seemed like everyone was ordering a soup. Good chunks of fish. Worth trying a small bowl.

The Cure ($8.00)
DSC03384Cured sockeye lox, chive cream cheese and shaved daily pickles. That was sliced radishes, carrots and jalapeños. Careful because there were a few seeds in those jalapeños. The open faced sandwich was delicious and fresh. The bread was fantastic!

The Pondicherry ($13.00)
DSC03385Mixed wild seafood keftas, black mustard moong dahl and golden basmati. You get two keftas and they’re hefty.

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Good spice level to them. Mix the basmati up with the dahl and sauces for best effect. Thought this was a great dish.

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Found a place that finally does fusion right! Quality ingredients, tasty spices and good portions. I’d come back to try more.

Fishhook
http://fishhookvic.com/
805 Fort Street
Victoria, BC
(250) 477-0470

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