La Fogata Latina – BC’s Only Colombian Restaurant

 La Fogata Latina Corn ArepasBritish Columbia’s ONLY Colombian Restaurant is located right here in Victoria! 749 View St between Blanshard & Douglas. 

  • Unlike Mexican food, Colombian food is NOT spicy!  (unless you sauce things up yourself!)

Let your server know that you require a gluten-free, dairy-free or vegetarian meal and extra-special precautions will be taken to meet your needs – hands washed, work area cleared and sanitized, careful application of sauces.

• Homestyle offerings are hand-made with the freshest local ingredients.
• Most meals less than $10.
• Papas criolla/amarilla imported directly from Colombia.
• So authentic, Colombian tourists beat a trail to this very special restaurant.
• Soups when available – always gluten free.

MON-THURS Noon-7PM • FRI Noon-Midnight • SAT 2PM-3AM • 250-381-2233

 Ordering at La Fogata Latina

Open Monday – Thursday Noon – 7pm,  Friday Noon – Midnight, Saturday 2pm – 3am for the savoury snacks you crave!

La Fogata Latina Testimonials

  • “Laid back atmosphere, surprised that by the time I’ve turned around a beach hasn’t arrived. Love the food, real ingredients, nothing tastes store bought. Authentic and fantastic!”
  • “I am so happy my husband stumbled across this place. We have been going back ever since. Its small but the food is top notch every. single. time. The staff is friendly and welcoming …”
  • “Arepas are fantastic!!! We dropped in for a snack and ended up going back later for more food.”

 Arepas - Gluten-Free Corn TortillaCORN FLOUR AREPAS

  • Arepa (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈɾepa]) is a type of food made from ground maize dough
  • Prominent in the cuisine of Venezuela and Colombia.
  • Topped with choice of Chicken, Beef, Pork, Vegetarian or Cheese

Dedicated Gluten-Free Fryer

gluten-free-cassava-sticksCassava Sticks

  • Cassava is tuberous starchy root, high in carbohydrates. 
  • Also called manioc, yucca …
  • served with  ‘Pico de Gallo’ sauce – fresh tomato, onion and jalapeno


Anuncio Patacon Con Todo

  • Plantains are from the banana family, higher in starch – low in sugar
  • enjoy them topped with your choice of Chicken, Beef or Pork


Colombian Poutine

  • Straight from Colombia!
  • Celiac Scene Favourite!

 Plantain Sandwich

Plantain Sandwich

  • You guessed it!
  • Deep-Fried plantain and your choice of sandwich filling!

gluten-free beef-empanada

Gluten-Free Empanadas with Beef

  • An empanada is a stuffed bread or pastry that is baked or fried. The name comes from, Spanish verb empanar, meaning to wrap.
  • La Fogata Latina prepares gluten-free, corn-flour empanadas ahead of time, individually wraps & refrigerates them.

gluten-free-pupusasPupasas from El Salvador

  • Dough made from corn meal
  • Served with a refried bean spread
  • Side of cole slaw/red chili.

 Gluten-Free Papas Criolla

Papas Criolla/Amarilla – Creamy Columbian Potatoes

Papas Criolla/Amarilla – Creamy Columbian Potatoes

  • a small, thin-skinned yellow potato
  • much creamier than North American golden nugget potatoes

grilled-corn-mazorcaGrilled Corn Mazorca 

  • grilled corn with your choice of toppings

Flautas La Fogata Latina


  • ‘flutes’ of corn arepas wrapped around beef, chicken or cheese, then deep-fried until crisp!
  • Unbelievably good!


Colombian Style Shish Kabob

Colombian Style Shish Kabob

  • succulent chunks of beef skewered and papas criolla
  • served with corn flour arepas

 Exotic Juices from Columbia

Natural Exotic Fruits Juices from Colombia

  • Soursop (Guanábana) – a combination of strawberry & pineapple, sour citrus notes, creamy coconut-banana finish
  • Guava (Guayaba) – a super-fruit with unique flavour & tastes
  • Banana Passion Fruit (Curuba) – shaped like a banana, the flavour is deliciously passion-fruit!
  • Naranjilla (Lulo) – a refreshing citrus flavour, with hints of rhubarb and lime 
  • Passion Fruit (Maracuyá) – sweet and aromatic
  • Tamarillo (Tomate de Árbol) – one of the most popular fruits of South America
  • Papaya – fruit native to Mexico and Central America
  • Also available – Orange & Apple Juice – Minute Maid • Tomato Juice – Mott’s

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Mastercard • Visa • Digital Payments • Free Wifi • Parking on Street • Parkade  • Seating • Stand-Up • Takeout • Kid-friendly •

  • Celiacs and gluten-free diners: be advised that The Celiac Scene makes no claims/endorsements proffered by other directories. Links below provided at the request of La Fogata Latina Restaurant.