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Cowichan Bay Seafood

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
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1751 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N0, Canada
+1 250-748-0020
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10:00 - 18:00
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Had a horrible experience. Food was awful. Service was awful. I should have listened to the google reviews before wasting my time and money.

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Thank Grant S
B.C. Canada
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389 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Cowichan Bay Seafood is located in Victoria Public Market at 1701 Douglas St in downtown Victoria. It features a fresh seafood market and a small restaurant. Fresh seafood can be purchased to take home or they will cook it there for you to eat. They also, have a menu of seafood preparations that includes salmon, crab, seafood soups, fish tacos,... More 

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Mandi, India
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Cowichan Bay Seafood offers a selection of salads, sandwiches and soups featuring fresh seafood or organic sausages complemented by fresh, organic, local produce.

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Thank Footloose311
Oliver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

This place has the best fish tacos, and the oyster fry is incredible as well. Took home some live crab to have for supper. This place is a hole in the wall, but the food and service is fantastic.

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Thank rusticguy
Meridian, Idaho
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

We bought some of the smoked salmon and then a fillet to BBQ at home. Both were awesome and tasted completely different than anything you could buy at the grocery store.

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Thank Sue S
seattle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

A delightful and friendly cafe with a fresh seafood store. The fish tacos were our choice and they were delicious! Take a walk to the waterfront park and enjoy the views of the bay. An excellent day trip from Victoria. Enjoy!

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Thank archerSeattle
santa barbara, ca
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

We are traveling for 3+ weeks along the Pacific Coast and have sampled smoked salmon everywhere we go. The maple smoked salmon from Cowichan Bay Seafood, while expensive, is so far the best of show in this category. We got it to go and have enjoyed it in salads. Note: Katy's in Trinidad, CA was least favorite (despite the hype,... More 

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Thank annandned
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

My friend and I were in search of an awesome fresh fish taco and we found it at Cowichan Bay seafood. Fresh cod, veggies ,home made salsa and paprika aioli served on fresh tortillas and we were in taco heaven! Great local wine too!

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Thank Shelley O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

We shared a halibut and sole cake and a rock cod taco, both were equally as good as the other. The freshness of the seafood is a bonus. Our server was attentive and cheerful.

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Thank hunco
south carolina
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284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

Seafood is caught from their boats. We had a delicious lunch of dungenous crab, oysters, seafood chowder and fish and chips. All were so good and fresh. Could use more salt in the chowder. Staff were so helpful in making a selection. Loved this local gem!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1751 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Cowichan Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-748-0020

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?