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Blue's Bayou Cafe

899 Marchant Rd., Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1B5, Canada
+1 250-544-1194
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Canadian
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899 Marchant Rd., Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1B5, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Will definitely be returning to this restaurant. We stopped in for lunch after a visit to the butchart gardens. Apart from the delightfully authentic and simple space, the food was excellent. I had the crab cakes appetizer which was perfectly adequate for lunch. My friend...More

Thank gjw16
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Looking for a secret place to enjoy a romantic dinner? Blue's Bayou Cafe is our favorite restaurant in Victoria and has been for 19 years now. Great Caesar salad, all the entrees are fantastic and Laurel makes the best pecan pie I have ever tasted....More

Thank S4238CBjimb
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Great patio located right on the ocean with a wonderful view of Brentwood Bay! Excellent menu and Chef, they play funky blues all day long! Friendly neighbourhood type service with a smile!

Thank Dangus1
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Very quiet restaurant at lunch - only two tables. The waitress who is possibly the owner?? leaves a lot to be desired when it comes to 'service with a smile'. She has a take it or leave it attitude which we've noticed on more than...More

3  Thank PenelopeW
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the food but this is more of a summer restaurant. I️ found it to be quite cold. Lots of windows and nice ambience but I️ had to wear my coat.

Thank TravellingShell2016
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Now I've always wanted to go to Louisiana and check out the cajun food but I've never yet made it beyond the 32nd parallel, I will one day but I definitely can't claim to have a benchmark to follow. Never the less I really enjoyed...More

1  Thank 5cottie
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We saw the sign for the cafe as we were driving towards the Brentwood Ferry. There were no cafes at the ferry dock so we doubled back to the cafe. There's parking in a large, free car park it's a short walk up the small...More

1  Thank 49Pam
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A great find in Brentwood Bay! Very friendly staff. The mussels & oysters were greatly enjoyed as was a seafood pasta dish.

2  Thank Frolander
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Over the years we have adapted the saying "great view, so so food". That doesn't apply to this place. Food was excellent, well prepared and well presented. I had the roasted corn soup. Flavorful and not starchy. Then the crab cake appetizer. The too were...More

1  Thank Bonjsc
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We came for lunch. If you have a run about (i.e. small) boat you can tie up at the public dock. This is the best little cafe. Kinda funky, kinda fun, great music, great service----and the food is the best as well. On a sunny...More

1  Thank Marilyn B
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17 July 2016|
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Response from Gina G | Reviewed this property |
There was plenty of selection on the menu. I believe you could view their menu online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 899 Marchant Rd., Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Central Saanich
  • Phone Number: +1 250-544-1194
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