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Bennett Bay Bistro

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
494 Arbutus Dr, British Columbia V0N 2J1, Canada
+1 250-539-3122
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (5 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 8:30 pmAll hours
Canadian, Seafood, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
494 Arbutus Dr, British Columbia V0N 2J1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice dinner at Bennett Bay Bistro. Very friendly and helpful server. Really enjoyed the salad bar.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

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 October 2017 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 2 October 2017

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 15 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 9 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
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Questions & Answers
30 November 2016|
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
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 28
Canadian, Seafood, Contemporary
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, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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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