"Ferris’, which has been in business since 1990, is a bit of an institution with downtown diners and justly so. ... See – even though Ferris’ is cool it’s not snobby. I mean, this is bar food. But great bar food."
Dining Out, Times Colonist
One experienced eater explained the charm: “An old favourite that always provides “the most for the least” and an experience that is a real ‘local’ in every sense of the word. Personable, long term wait staff with no pretense, most of whom make great martinis. The owner is not afraid to be host, waiter, or chef if need be and tells great jokes.”