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Bennett Bay Bistro

) #2 of 3 Restaurants in Mayne Island €€ - €€€ , Seafood,
494 Arbutus Dr, British Columbia V0N 2J1, Canada
+1 250-539-3122
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:30 - 20:30All hours
Canadian, Seafood, Contemporary
€€ - €€€
494 Arbutus Dr, British Columbia V0N 2J1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you haven't had the cheesecake here, do it... now! It's made in-house and is beyond words. Amazing texture, creaminess and taste. A++

Thank LordRetaxus .
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most popular, good staff, good food and great desserts. Fabulous views. And if you are stying at Mayne Island resort you can get take out. Yum Yum

Thank kaconnors
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife an I stayed at the Mayne Island Resort in May, 2017. We had lunch at the Bennett Bay Bistro and everything was great. Both the service and food was very good. We had the fish and chips and the BLT. They were excellent....More

Thank WestCoastD2105
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Probably the best restaurant on the island. A bit on the too-pricey side but the food and service were very good. At least the portions were sizable. Everything was clean and classy so it was a nice experience.

Thank K L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Dave & Colleen operate an amazing kitchen - we ended up eating there every meal during our stay at Mayne Island Resort as the menu had a wonderful selection, the servers were friendly and attentive and the food was so delicious!

Thank Sally L
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

With a small child in tow, we arrived early at the Bistro. Just as well, because within half an hour, the place was filling up, and we noted a fair number of tables had been reserved. No matter, a high chair was produced and orders...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We visited the Bennett Bay Bistro a couple of times but we chose to visit a bakery and take out food from the grocery store after. It is okay but the staff do not appear to be happy and in one instance there was a...More

Thank burnsk2017
Reviewed 8 May 2017

It is a bistro, I think some of the reviewers expect too much. Had lunch, dinner, drinks at the bar and takeout. The prawns with lime first rate, the soups homemade delicious and clearly labled. The staff were fun, and enjoyed chatting at the bar...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was Loud . Was hoping for a quiet dinner with a view . Instead found myself wincing at the shrieks from the child at the table next to me and the din of voices and dishes of other patrons . Food was mediocre....More

Thank MrsSJF
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Dave, the chef, has an extraordinary gift of bringing great flavors to a dinner menu. We tried several items and were so delighted with all the amazing tasty combinations, it was a given we would come back the second night to experience another whole dinner...More

Thank Chowell951
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Are you serving a Christmas dinner?
29 November 2016|
Response from Bennett_Bay_Bistro | Property representative |
Good afternoon. We will be serving a traditional Christmas turkey dinner from 5-7 on Decembrr 25th. Reservations are required as we only do one seating!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Canadian, Seafood, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 494 Arbutus Dr, British Columbia V0N 2J1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Mayne Island
  • Phone Number: +1 250-539-3122
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Mayne Island Resort
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