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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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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5000 Genoa Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5Y6, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's rustic, sitting right on the bay. Great surroundings and excellent service. The food was a bit disappointing in the amount and the price. Some of us were still hungry after a $20 meal.

Thank Tom V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Genoa Bay this summer and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Great location. Great people. Great food! If you want a water view/friendly/ local-amazing food and service experience in the Duncan/Maple Bay Area,,, this is a must. It was super busy when we went, so...More

Thank Greg A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting (on a bay), the food and the service were all fantastic. We were a large group of 12 and were treated like royalty by the manager and staff. They made recommendations for appetizers and mains and even suggested the wine. We loved all...More

Thank DanoCanada
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Came here for our second anniversary dinner. We come every year and also on special occasions. The food is always amazing and fresh. The staff are professional and relaxed, making you feel very comfortable. Make a reservation when you go, especially in the summer months....More

1  Thank Blaire C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Went for dinner on a beautiful summer evening , I believe because we arrived on a Harley we were stuck in a corner (at least on the deck) and pretty much ignored after our drink and meal was ordered. The owner came out and spoke...More

Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

While showing out of province guests around this part of paradise we stopped for a quick lunch at Genoa Bay Café. All 4 ordered the seafood chowder and none were disappointed. Rich and creamy with a hint of bacon we were all pleased. Unfortunately the...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

During the summer 2017, we thoroughly enjoyed celebrating our wedding anniversary on the outside deck at Genoa Bay Café. We took the scenic Genoa Bay shuttle service/Greylag Boat Tours from Cowichan Bay to Genoa Bay - great option, only 15 minutes. The restaurant was busy,...More

Thank Sonja N
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We six had a fantastic lunch on the first day of Autumn on the delightful deck . You could not ask for more . Everyone is so friendly and helpful . The food proves to be consistently excellent , with great choices . We return...More

Thank Vanc0uverIslanders
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

views are best and patio awesome.. food is good but nothinv to crow about and on pricey side.. good coffees though

Thank John C
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

What a gem on this Island... the drive into this precious cafe is amazing in itself, then arrive to the cozy and most friendly ambience... enter the patio where you can enjoy a wonderfully cooked meal with the colors of ocean and mountains...❤ what an...More

Thank Bonnie P
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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
US$8 - US$22
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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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