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Seahorses Cafe

799 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
+1 250-544-1565
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (30 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (12 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
799 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Delicious salads with seafood and avocado, just perfect for summer lunch. Lovely views of the bay and the busy workings of the BC Ferry. Friendly service and great value.

1  Thank AMC450
Reviewed 10 July 2017

What a beautiful spot to stop for lunch, the menu is varied and very reasonable. We had the soup of the day which was delicious.

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Came to this restaurant for lunch after visiting Butchart Garden (thanks google map). It was a very pleasant surprise! A quiet cafe by the habour with excellent food and services. The clam chowder and crab cakes were the best ones that I had on the...More

Thank snowyyz
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We went to this cafe on a whim and were well pleased with the food and the service. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Great view of the bay next to the pier you can eat your meal inside or outside on the patio....More

Thank Mrchips17
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, location and service! I highly recommend it. A great place to sit outside for lunch. The fries are amazing!

Thank OceanGirl99
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Hidden jewel! Friendly customer service & a great view! Would definitely recommend the deep fried macaroni.

Thank Jacob M
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Well it is coming close to the anniversary of our engagement and we will be returning to Seahorses where we had a family engagement celebration. Should be a very good time!!!!

Thank Lloyd J
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We ate at this cute little restaurant, located right by the bay, and had a tasty late lunch which included poutine, focaccia bread, and seafood chowder. The owner is a friendly person, and made us feel right at home. The chowder was especially lovely, with...More

Thank Random709
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Very easy to do, rented 2 single kayaks recently for $20 each plus tax. They supplied the paddles and life jackets but didn't give much guidance or assistance to launch them into the water. They may have assumed we had experience, which I suppose we...More

Thank robby321
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

As the title says the fish n chip special was tasty and well-priced. Hand-cut fries are a necessity and are well done here. Food can be inconsistent though and service has seemed a little harried on both our visits.

1  Thank threedogknight
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4 July 2017|
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Response from Wendy H | Reviewed this property |
You mentioned that you think this is the same place as Blue Bayou. They are two different places. Seahorse is to the right of the Mill Bay ferry terminal while Blue Bayou is on another part of the bay further down to the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 799 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Central Saanich
  • Phone Number: +1 250-544-1565
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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