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Bennett Bay Bistro

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
494 Arbutus Dr, British Columbia V0N 2J1, Canada
+1 250-539-3122
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (13 reviews)
“curry” (5 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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Canadian, Seafood, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
494 Arbutus Dr, British Columbia V0N 2J1, Canada
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This bistro is at Mayne Island resort and highly recommend. The tuna and seafood burgers were fantastic. The salad bar looked good and came with the main course. The setting was great overlooking the ocean. The resort was built in 1910 and the character remains....More

Thank Daphne C
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We had dinner at the Bistro both nights of our stay at the Mayne Island Resort. The food and service were excellent. Reasonably priced and a really good wine and beer selection, too.

Thank Lynda R
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Great food & service. The "Ginger" server with a music degree, excellent server and great personality asset to the Bistro!

Thank Dianne J
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Big and tasty wings - we had Korean flavour but we should have asked the kitchen to do half and half flavours. The cheese and nuts and bread tray was less than inspired though. The chef of the day likely couldn't have put less effort...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Don't let the lack of ambience fool you! Delicious food, attentive and friendly service. Highly recommend!

Thank szaradic
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Very nice dinner at Bennett Bay Bistro. Very friendly and helpful server. Really enjoyed the salad bar.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great menu and lovely food overall. The service was good and the ambiance was excellent. They were very flexible with letting us enjoy our tea even when they closed.

Thank Hilary D
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This was such a nice place to eat after exploring the island, the two women working there were so friendly and approachable. It was just my husband and I in the restaurant and we weren't sure if we could get the food to go, after...More

Thank Chantel W
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Mayne Island is a beautiful place and, like many of the smaller islands off of Vancouver Island, has limited dining options. This shouldn't deter gastronomes from exploring the Gulf Islands as there are some real gems to be found. Bennett Bay Bistro isn't one of...More

Thank SambucaSpirit
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Services was quick and friendly. The food was good. Make sure to make reservations on weekends. The views from the main dinning room are beautiful.

Thank Alice W
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30 November 2016|
Response from Bennett_Bay_Bistro | Property representative |
Good afternoon. We will be serving a traditional Christmas turkey dinner from 5-7 on Decembrr 25th. Reservations are required as we only do one seating!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Canadian, Seafood, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 494 Arbutus Dr, British Columbia V0N 2J1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Mayne Island
  • Phone Number: +1 250-539-3122
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Mayne Island Resort
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