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Blue's Bayou Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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899 Marchant Rd., Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1B5, Canada
+1 250-544-1194
Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:30 - 20:00
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London, Ontario, Canada
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great setting on the water. Able to eat in or outside and great photo opportunities at sunset. Food was very good but be hungry. Staff attentive and friendly. A great dining experience.

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Thank Lawrence F
Planet Insectia
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415 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The cuisine is seen as exotic and maybe a bit overrated. However, if you have to have it, this place is fine. No doubt, the location is good once you find it. Nice pier location giving a fine view of the Malahat. Jambalaya is quite tasty though not particularly piquant. Not outstanding food wise but not too bad given everything.

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Thank YVRcockroach
Victoria, Canada
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Love the Cajun cuisine and the decor style in the restaurant. On hot days the patio is a great place to sit and enjoy the views.

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Thank Alina F
Seattle, Washington
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186 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Wonderful location, nice views of the harbor. Who would have thought that one could get Louisiana style food in Victoria! Nice choices of food. I wouldn't know if the food was really original not being an aficionado of this type of cuisine but I do know it was enjoyable. Well worth a stop. Not inexpensive but worth it.

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Thank DonJonovan
Sidney
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome food service was fantastic and the view is to die for .Reservations are recommended and if you go on a Saturday evening you see the fireworks from Butchard Gardens

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Thank charlesdCanada
Victoria, Canada
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely late lunch. Food was great and nice location over the water. Open all afternoon in the summer regardless of the web site hours which are winter ones.

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Norwich
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102 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had lunch here with my dad and daughter, we had wraps with salad and it all tasted good, i added some hot sauce to mine! Dad had the bread pudding for dessert so we all tried some, it was yummy. We arrived on opening time at 11.30am and were the first customers, so got a good table with a... More 

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Thank Donniboo
Windsor, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Good place, good food but we were surprised that the poboy was beef. Also surprised that there were few fish dishes. Alligator sausage was very tasty and well done. The jambalaya would have been better had they used the alligator sausage or a similarly prepared item in it. Needed more chunks of fish, larger shrimp perhaps.... Nice drive to get... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place to dine overlooking Brentwood Bay. The food and service was exceptional and can recommend it. It was just a short walk down to the Resturant from where I was staying at Brentwood Bay Lighthouse B&B.

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Jamul, California
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We were a party of 3, all ordered something different and we each enjoyed our meals very much. We also had the fried green tomatoes with shrimp and found that very tasty. I had the gumbo and was quite impressed. The Jambalaya was delicious. All 3 meals were very good, but I must say the Amaretto infused chocolate mousse was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 899 Marchant Rd., Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Central Saanich
  • Phone Number: +1 250-544-1194

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?