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Blue's Bayou Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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899 Marchant Rd., Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1B5, Canada
+1 250-544-1194
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:30 - 20:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Partner loved his salmon and I loved the canon oysters. Husband also enjoyed dark beer selection. The view was beautiful and it was 5 mins from The Lighthouse B & B. Very convenient, too.

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Thank L1p1
Olympia, Washington
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Food was good, as the title says it is not traditional anything Bayou or Cajun- food was good just the same. Nice setting on the dock overlooking the marina.

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Thank 503Ian
London, Ontario, Canada
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great setting on the water. Able to eat in or outside and great photo opportunities at sunset. Food was very good but be hungry. Staff attentive and friendly. A great dining experience.

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Thank Lawrence F
Planet Insectia
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422 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The cuisine is seen as exotic and maybe a bit overrated. However, if you have to have it, this place is fine. No doubt, the location is good once you find it. Nice pier location giving a fine view of the Malahat. Jambalaya is quite tasty though not particularly piquant. Not outstanding food wise but not too bad given everything.

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Thank YVRcockroach
Victoria, Canada
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Love the Cajun cuisine and the decor style in the restaurant. On hot days the patio is a great place to sit and enjoy the views.

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Thank Alina F
Seattle, Washington
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189 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Wonderful location, nice views of the harbor. Who would have thought that one could get Louisiana style food in Victoria! Nice choices of food. I wouldn't know if the food was really original not being an aficionado of this type of cuisine but I do know it was enjoyable. Well worth a stop. Not inexpensive but worth it.

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Thank DonJonovan
Sidney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome food service was fantastic and the view is to die for .Reservations are recommended and if you go on a Saturday evening you see the fireworks from Butchard Gardens

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Thank charlesdCanada
Victoria, Canada
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely late lunch. Food was great and nice location over the water. Open all afternoon in the summer regardless of the web site hours which are winter ones.

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Norwich
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I had lunch here with my dad and daughter, we had wraps with salad and it all tasted good, i added some hot sauce to mine! Dad had the bread pudding for dessert so we all tried some, it was yummy. We arrived on opening time at 11.30am and were the first customers, so got a good table with a... More 

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Thank Donniboo
Windsor, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Good place, good food but we were surprised that the poboy was beef. Also surprised that there were few fish dishes. Alligator sausage was very tasty and well done. The jambalaya would have been better had they used the alligator sausage or a similarly prepared item in it. Needed more chunks of fish, larger shrimp perhaps.... Nice drive to get... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 899 Marchant Rd., Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Central Saanich
  • Phone Number: +1 250-544-1194

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?