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Seahorses Cafe

799 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
+1 250-544-1565
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (34 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (13 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
799 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Brentwood Bay…. Woke up grey and rainy. The weather, not me….. A guys gotta eat breakfast however…. Thought we better see what was available off the resort. Found Sea Horses only a few steps away down on the water….. quaint, comfortable, friendly. Truly it is...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly service. Good food. Nice stop after visiting Butchart Gardens. Soup was delicious. Raspberry bar for dessert was a sweet touch.

Thank Dee G
Reviewed 15 October 2017

What a fabulous spot ... it was a bright, sunny day so we enjoyed the outdoor patio and the amazing views! Loved the crab cakes! Staff are very friendly and the service was great. A delightful place.

Thank Plenderleiths
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch twice while staying at Brentwood Bay Resort. This place is great. The views of the Harbour are perfect. The atmosphere is casual and relaxing. The fried mac and cheese bites are phenomenal! Their clam chowder is also delicious. I have...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped there for lunch, had seafood chowder which was delicious. Really friendly and welcoming atmosphere and service. Definitely place worth visiting even if you only have time to grab coffee to go.

Thank Banff2013
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We dropped in for lunch before visiting Butchart Gardens. So happy to have found this little gem overlooking the water. Friendly service and great food...especially the crab cakes.

Thank suzanne s
Reviewed 7 September 2017

On a lovely walk with the dog. Outside spot at end of patio has a divide to tie up pet, complete with water dish. Great seafood chowder and bread! Right on the pier so a spectacular view of Brentwood Bay. Friendly staff.

Thank Frolander
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

A spur of the moment stop after a lovely visit to Butchart Gardens where all the restaurants were busy busy. So glad we made the stop - 7 min drive from Butchart Gardens. Open patio looking onto bay. Staff so friendly and food great. Crab...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

A fun little bistro right beside the ferry to Mill Bay. It was busy and we were warned that the food would be about half an hour, but drinks came promptly, the service was friendly and the food was worth waiting for! Large portions -...More

Thank milkmaid44
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Looked for something close to Butchart Gardens and found this lovely cafe on the pier overlooking the ferry dock & Harbour. We shared a delicious, creamy, loaded clam & salmon chowder and their crab cake appetizer which came with a garden salad. Perfect portions for...More

Thank JCzapski
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5 July 2017|
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Response from Wendy H | Reviewed this property |
You mentioned that you think this is the same place as Blue Bayou. They are two different places. Seahorse is to the right of the Mill Bay ferry terminal while Blue Bayou is on another part of the bay further down to the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 799 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Central Saanich
  • Phone Number: +1 250-544-1565
We are a local Family owned lunch restaurant located on the water in Beautiful Brentwood Bay. We offer a diverse lunch menu with gluten friendly options, and a breakfast bun to satisfy you egg lovers out there. We cater to private events/functions, and are fully licensed making our picturesqu venue a perfect spot for your special event.
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