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Blue's Bayou Cafe

899 Marchant Rd., Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1B5, Canada
+1 250-544-1194
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“jambalaya” (45 reviews)
“cornbread” (9 reviews)
“crab cakes” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Canadian
$$ - $$$
899 Marchant Rd., Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1B5, Canada
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Lunch was ok. Other than having something with some sort of seafood, there was only one thing available to try. Husband had a dish with alligator in it. He enjoyed it even thou there wasn't much in it.

1  Thank Irene R
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This is a neighbourhood gem. It presents as a real casual atmosphere and you can certainly enjoy some casual creole food but wow, expect to be happily surprised with some delicious gourmet food with the dinner entrees. We love this wee spot in our gorgeous...More

Thank Kathryn-and-Rob
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Recommended by the Inn on Laurel Point boys... I was coming to scenic Brentwood Bay anyway so stopped in for a bite... food was very average, not sure I would ever try the crazy drive to the parking lot again to experience more of the...More

1  Thank Pam W
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Want to impress your sicnificant other? Take them here for diner then to the Buchart Gardens. In the summer get a table on the out door dock/patio. The food is amazing. Its a cajun inspired Restaurant . Ive eaten in many restaurants in New Orleans...More

Thank jar0sw
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We arrived early when they opened for dinner and had the entire place to ourselves for about 30 minutes. Then it began to fill up, as we knew that it would from other reviews. We shared a full rack of ribs and had cornbread and...More

Thank Gdalelovers
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We chose Blue's Bayou Cafe based on the Trip Advisor reviews and some friends' suggestions. While the place is truly funky with an exceptional view of the bay we found the food just alright. I started with the crab cakes which were certainly fresh but...More

1  Thank Findlak
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My wife and I have been here for lunch before and enjoyed it. We returned last night for dinner and were quite disappointed. We had their crabcakes, jambalaya, and phyllo wrapped chicken. All of it was pretty forgettable. The crabcakes were tasteless as was the...More

Thank MarkfromtheIsland
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We have lived in Victoria 30 plus years and this is our first time to this funky Restuarant. A must try when in Brentwood Bay. We had no idea what to expect assuming it was "just a cafe" to be surprised when walking into this...More

Thank familyofthreexyy
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Blue Bayou is right along the waterfront and built down into a hillside. If you arrive during the daytime, it will be easy to find. At night, you could be in for a bit of a search. That said, once you arrive, there's more than...More

Thank FunaliciousHammer
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Fabulous Cajun/Creole food, stunning harbour setting, and unique ambience! The jambalaya is second to none and the salad selections are fresh & delicious! Don't forget to top your meal off with the famous bread pudding uniquely served in a measuring cup. The perfect finish to...More

Thank Sue C
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17 July 2016|
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Response from Gina G | Reviewed this property |
There was plenty of selection on the menu. I believe you could view their menu online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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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