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Bennett Bay Bistro

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
494 Arbutus Dr, British Columbia V0N 2J1, Canada
+1 250-539-3122
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (5 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Seafood, Contemporary
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
494 Arbutus Dr, British Columbia V0N 2J1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Lovely views, great service, a wide ranging menu for the whole family. Close to Bennett Bay beach and park.

Thank alpine52017
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Had 4 dinners at this wonderful restaurant with outside tables overlooking Bennett Bay. The chef had an amazing gift for melding flavours - the Cashew Chicken had a delightful tang to the sauce, the Salmon was spectacular, and the Bacon-Wrapped Sirloin was the most tender,...More

Thank tigerlily154933
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We arrived at 3:30 on a Monday afternoon. The restaurant kitchen had just closed to prep for dinner. The server invited us to stay on the patio and have a drink while we waited. The view from the patio, even with the haze from the...More

1  Thank Cerim204
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Our family of four enjoyed our supper but were very frustrated with the slow service. It was the long weekend and mostly full but we waited well over an hour for our food.

Thank Ramona J
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We stayed for a couple of nights at the Mayne Island Resort. It was fantastic. I highly recommend it. For $170 a night during peak season, you can't beat it. Anyway, we also had 2 dinners and a fantastic lunch at the Bennett Bay bistro....More

Thank Silverwoods
Reviewed 28 July 2017

When you stay at the Inn you can access this restaurant for lunch and dinner. Great patio and food is top notch for the value. Great sport to get your island fish and chips feed!

Thank Sue B
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334Jean23
30 November 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Cuisine
Canadian, Seafood, Contemporary
Meals
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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
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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