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Genoa Bay Cafe

5000 Genoa Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5Y6, Canada
+1 250-746-7621
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5000 Genoa Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5Y6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

great views good food , worth the drive, watch out for the deer on the road ;) Fun to watch the boaters coming and going

Thank kat965
Reviewed yesterday

Four of us had a lovely lunch on the deck overlooking the calm waters and marina at this secluded and beautiful spot.

Thank c0c02018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came here based on TA reviews and were not disappointed. Food was tasty we had wine paired with our meals too. Staff were also very friendly. Need to book on busy nights as it gets very busy. They supply blankets so you can snuggle...More

Thank Travelisfun50_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sit out in the patio and watch the. oats come in and out. The location is the star but the food is pretty good too.

Thank windyridged
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy a great evening of food,wine and relaxation on their deck. The action in the Harbour is fun to watch - whether it be boats, people or water life. The service is excellent and personable. Highly recommend making a reservation as they are...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We so loved our dinner out at the Genoa Bay Cafe. A west coast representative selection to choose from, beautiful presentation and excellent flavour of every dish. Of course, the view of tranquil moorings added to our experience - as well as the Rodney Strong...More

Thank hollycl64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love going to Genoa Bay Cafe. The road to get there is so picturesque taking you through the rural Cowichan Valley where you are sure to see deer, Highland cattle grazing, and Eagles soaring over Mount Tzouhalem. The proprietors are so welcoming, especially Gord...More

Thank Jo-Anne S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service had gone down hill drastically in the last 24 months, this use to be a favourite restaurant of mine The charcuterie board should really be served with a good French baguette and it would help if the cheese was ripe! and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

After hearing and reading so many great things about this place we took a leisurely cruise up for lunch. Fabulous staff welcomed us and sat us on the rustic deck overlooking the harbour which would explain the high priced menu. Great choice of local beer...More

2  Thank Peter E
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The food is good. Not enough choices. Great spot except road signage could be improved, especially when coming from the north area.

Thank Arsenius M
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14 March 2016|
Response from Gord R |
Hi We are open Wednesday through Sunday and closed Monday Tuesday this time of year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 Genoa Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5Y6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Duncan
  • Phone Number: +1 250-746-7621
  • E-mail
Nestled in the tranquility of picturesque Genoa Bay on Vancouver Island, about 1 hour north of Victoria and only 20 minutes from Duncan, the Genoa Bay Café has rewarded guests with one of the most delightful dining experiences in the Cowichan Valley.
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