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Seahorses Cafe

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American, Cafe, Canadian, Soups
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799 Verdier Avenue, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M1C5, Canada
+1 250-544-1565
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09:30 - 16:00
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Wed - Sun 09:30 - 16:00
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canada
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96 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had brunch here on a Saturday. They were offering Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon as a primary ingredient, it was an amazing combination. The hash browns were home made and they had a selection of fruit on the plate. We had Eggs Bennie a few times in our October travels & this cafe did the best job. You are... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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1,144 reviews
659 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 470 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They are friendly and welcoming. We stopped while on a walk in the area. We each had drinks and some snacks. The zucchini strips were great to share. There are plenty of windows with great Bay views.

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Thank kpatters
Cochrane, Canada
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89 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seahorses Cafe is a great spot in Brentwood Bay- absolutely stunning location! Great food and service as well. The crab cakes were amazing as was the salmon burger and seafood chowder. My husband had the mermaid wrap, which was also very tasty. The portion sizes are big, which is nice when you're hungry! You can tell the owner takes a... More 

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Thank AB004
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Seahorses Cafe is located right beside the ferry at Brentwood Bay. You go down a ramp and quickly see the coloured umbrellas. Now we had been doing an informal search for good fish and chips on the Saanich Peninsula, and it was proving to be quite a depressing process until we found Seahorses. They have a pretty basic menu overall... More 

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Raleigh
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Found this for lunch in Brentwood Bay and it was great! Sat right by the water. It started raining and it was hitting the table. No problem! We just scooted in some. The Salmon salad and pulled pork sandwiches we awesome.

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Thank Fin G
Montreuil, France
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Cooking was so excellent that we visited this restaurant twice. We particularly enjoyed the home made crab cakes that have a very well balanced flavor, and also the clams chowder. The restaurant has one dining room and also outside tables with umbrellas to enjoy a pleasant moment. The new owners are very friendly. The restaurant actually serves until 4pm but... More 

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Thank Frediiiinho
Central Saanich
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Took my cousin and her son from Alberta to Seahorses to enjoy an oceanside meal... they loved the fish and chips and lingered at our superbly situated table set directly on the wharf. Friendly service. I highly recommend it. Also perfect for those waiting for the Mill Bay Ferry!

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Thank biancam595
Comox Valley, Canada
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109 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

While waiting for the ferry, we decided to have a drink and bite at the Seahorses Café. What a convenient location with a beautiful view. It's a small place with a big heart. Owned and operated by mother Diana and daughter Lexy, both lovely. Service was good, food was great. I'd recommend this place to fellow travellers. Cheers Paul

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

In our search for place to have lunch after spending 3.5 hrs. at Buchart Gardens, we found this suggestion via trip . A little gem, very scenic, and alongside a small ferry terminal. We enjoyed the sun, the food and the friendly staff. A good choice for lunch!

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Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

The location is nice, my friend and I sat outside. We were given menus and ordered drinks. We waited for our drinks. And waited. The drinks finally came and only then did the server tell us if we ordered food it would take about 40 minutes and did we still want to order.... Why would you wait until drinks are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 16:00
Thursday
09:30 - 16:00
Friday
09:30 - 16:00
Saturday
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 799 Verdier Avenue, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M1C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Central Saanich
  • Phone Number: +1 250-544-1565
Description
We are a local Family owned lunch restaurant located on the water in Beautiful Brentwood Bay. We offer a diverse lunch menu with gluten friendly options, and a breakfast bun to satisfy you egg lovers out there. We cater to private events/functions, and are fully licensed making our picturesqu venue a perfect spot for your special event.

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