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Blue's Bayou Cafe

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899 Marchant Rd., Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1B5, Canada
+1 250-544-1194
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“jambalaya” (43 reviews)
“cornbread” (9 reviews)
“crab cakes” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
899 Marchant Rd., Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1B5, Canada
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We were a party of 3, all ordered something different and we each enjoyed our meals very much. We also had the fried green tomatoes with shrimp and found that very tasty. I had the gumbo and was quite impressed. The Jambalaya was delicious. All...More

1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

At 12.30 pm we went for lunch at Blue's Bayou Cafe. We sat outside on their patio with a limited view onto a small marina. The weather was great. We placed our order and our drinks arrived right away. After over ONE hour wait, we...More

1  Thank M M
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great lunch. Started with baked oysters. Had the gumbo and shrimp melt. Hubby had the jambalaya. All was delicious, mild spicy but a couple hot sauces at the table. Cheese cake. was fantastic Staff was very friendly

Thank LParkCalgary
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We walked to this adorable Louisiana style shack from our Hotel at Brentwood Bay Resort. This place is right on the water and has a ton of local flavor. I came for the Jambalaya and was a bit dissapointed but my husband's stuffed cannelloni was...More

1  Thank solcater
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We enjoyed a perfectly smoked rack of ribs that fell off the bone! The whisky bread pudding was outstanding. Everything on the menu looked good. Great service and atmosphere.

Thank Gina G
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This place was recommended to us by the tour boat operator at the Butchart Gardens. It was everything he said it could be. The food was incredible and portions were large. My wife and I had Cannelloni stuffed with seafood and my son had Jambalaya....More

Thank steve r
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I know it is supposed to be the Bayou, but the food did not live up to the prices and even the bathroom was located outside and around the back. Sorry guys!

Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The outside looks a bit iffy..... But once you step inside the front door it is like stepping into the New Orleans culture, food was excellent

Thank topher6970
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Good food and a lovely location and view in a great little community. Worth the trip to Brentwood Bay.

Thank Colleen j
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Love the fried green tomatoes. I have to admit that although I try to order something else for a change I can't NOT have them. My friends give me a taste of their meals but I am reluctant to share mine!

Thank webbyj
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have some items that are not too spicy as one of our diners cannot eat a lot of spice?
16 July 2016|
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Response from Gina G | Reviewed this property |
There was plenty of selection on the menu. I believe you could view their menu online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
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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