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Genoa Bay Cafe

) #1 of 86 Restaurants in Duncan $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Seafood
5000 Genoa Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5Y6, Canada
+1 250-746-7621
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Canadian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5000 Genoa Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5Y6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Quiet getaway dinner for two! A beautiful warm patio experience, the food was sensational and amazingly fresh tasting. Reservations are recommended and the patio was full all the time. The service was wonderful from our waiter Gord, who timed the serving of each dish very...More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A gem of a place tucked away in a beautiful corner of Vancouver Island. The food was amazing, and the staff was great fun. A definite recommend for both the wonderful drive in and of course, the restaurant itself.

Thank ThePez778
Reviewed 3 days ago

This wonderful restaurant sits overlooking a marina and fits right in. Although the restaurant was packed when we ate there, the service was nonetheless prompt and excellent. My pasta special was delicious and incorporated local seafood. A lucky find.

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I were there with another couple for lunch. Great service with wonderful food overlooking the marina. Resident heron made it even more interesting

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic lunch. Everything was delicious. We shared seafood chowder and crab cakes. Both were amazing.

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dressing on the side salad was exciting and fruity. The battered fish was tender and delicious with lemon juice/tartar sauce. The chips were not to my liking; a bit sad and soft. Overall I would recommend Genoa Bay Cafe.

Thank couponqueen66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommendable destination for boaters in Genoa Bay. Great menu, excellent chef, tasteful presentation. Friendly service. The desserts looked delicious, will try these next time

Thank firstclasscottages
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Greeted like old friends. Shaded table overlooking the water and a chance to watch Blue Heron fish for his lunch. Superb Shrimp Salad sandwich on light buttery bun and muscles in white wine sauce traditional sauce served with homemade frites. A go to favourite in...More

Thank Sande C
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Cafe in a charming Marina. Great food good wine. Try to get in the deck if it's nice out. The service was good. It's a but if a drive but all charming places are.

Thank timy912 .
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We have previously hiked along Mt Tzouhalem about three kms. (each way), by canoe from the head of Cowichan Bay but tonight drove from Duncan to Maple Bay and thence along an easy but winding road a further 3 kms or so to reach Genoa...More

Thank Andrew H
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Are you open this Monday,if so when do you open
14 March 2016|
Response from Gord R |
Hi We are open Wednesday through Sunday and closed Monday Tuesday this time of year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, 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
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
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
  • E-mail
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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