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Genoa Bay Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, Seafood,
5000 Genoa Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5Y6, Canada
+1 250-746-7621
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
5000 Genoa Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5Y6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 428 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Nestled at the end of the drive to Genoa Bay, this little restaurant offers a large menu, patio dining and great views. On our recent trip, we arrived not knowing what to expect so we did not make a reservation. But the patio dining right...More

Thank Via_girl
Reviewed 5 days ago

As the title says, the fries were excellent. Perfectly crisp with just the right amount of seasoning. Both my husband and I ordered the Angus burger. I grew up on the prairies, so I know what an Angus burger should taste like. These burgers tasted...More

Thank PurrFound
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really? The place is half empty (or half full if you wish), it's seven in the evening and there are no crowds attempting to come in. So while you check to see with the boss if there is spot for us, and nary a "Hello"...More

Thank Mommasbest
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a very small kitchen. We got there at 7pm and were told we could only order fish and chips because the kitchen could not make anything else, since they had reservations using up all the kitchen.

Thank CountryJane
Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to make an annual summer tour of some of the great restaurants and wineries in the Cowichan Valley on Southern Vancouver Island, and be assured that the Genoa Bay Cafe is top of our list of places for a great all-round experience. Our...More

1  Thank RnRVacationing210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard about the Genoa Bay restaurant and marina for a long time. Last Saturday the Temperature was 27 degrees. It was a perfect day to visit the Genoa Bay Cafe. The restaurant was packed. We sat at a lovely table on the patio....More

Thank Peter o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Following an afternoon of adventuring around the Cowichan Valley, we decided to grab a bite to eat at the Genoa Bay Café on a Google recommendation. We had to follow our GPS as the café is a little off the beaten path and not located...More

Thank CFVet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We revisited Genoa Bay Cafe for lunch having experienced it last time we visited the island and were not disappointed. It is situated in such a lovely location quiet, picturesque and peaceful. The lunch menu was interesting if not as much as the dinner but...More

Thank David-and-Theresa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You must make reservations the day before. Who would have thought you could find such good food and wines tucked in this little cove! Best restaurant in the area! Nice and romantic too!

Thank Sylvia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all loved this place! The food and service are excellent, and add to that some spectacular scenery. We tried several fish dishes (salmon, halibut, and a tuna special) and each was superb. We really enjoyed the bread and hummus they gave us to start....More

Thank D M
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Kiltie5
14 March 2016|
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Hi We are open Wednesday through Sunday and closed Monday Tuesday this time of year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 20:00
Saturday
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 Genoa Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5Y6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Duncan
  • Phone Number: +1 250-746-7621
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Description
Nestled in the tranquility of picturesque Genoa Bay on Vancouver Island, about 1 hour north of Victoria and only 20 minutes from Duncan, the Genoa Bay Café has rewarded guests with one of the most delightful dining experiences in the Cowichan Valley.
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