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Rock Cod Cafe

€€ - €€€, Seafood,
#4, 1759 Cowichan Bay Road | Suite 3, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N0, Canada
+1 250-746-1550
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“rock cod” (66 reviews)
“fries” (70 reviews)
“halibut” (69 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00 Hours
Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
#4, 1759 Cowichan Bay Road | Suite 3, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N0, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Rock Cod Cafe
1. Great Location
"Perfect spacious cafe on the waterside."
Tamsyn E
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2. Excellent food and service
"The food was excellent as was the service"
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3. Award Winning Seafood
" We had the clam chowder - best I've ever eaten."
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1 - 10 of 430 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't speak to much on the menu, but there was a good variety; the salmon burgers were good. I like that they offer an option of 1 larger side, or 2 smaller sides. The bar had a decent beverage selection, and I was able to...More

Thank billybab1
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Whenever we go down island, we always try to time it so we can hit the Rock Cod Cafe for lunch or dinner. What we really like is the 1/2 orders of the side, so you can order fries and a salad, or soup and...More

Thank shirls-ann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with my aunt, husband and 20 month old and was pleasantly surprised at how accommodating they are for little ones! Lots of high chairs, coloring pages, and even toys for them to play with! The menu was good and had a lot of...More

Thank Seosta
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I've been here a couple of times and the best I can say is at least it's not really pricy. Last time there I had the mushroom burger. Literally disintegrated on my plate. All the mush n cheese slid right off, the bun turned to...More

Thank D H
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Went here for s family lunch! Great food as usual. Love the fish tacos! Habanero mango salsa is delicious! Great friendly service! Good value for the money.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Had dinner on the way home. This restaurant is not fancy, but makes the best fish and chips on the island. My better half had the curried cod special, which was excellent, and oversized. My crisp fried cod was delicious. The service was good, will...More

Thank Henk W
Reviewed 5 April 2018

The Better than Beef burger was delicious. Great to see a viable choice on the menu. The fries were crisp and the R/C salad fresh and tasty.

Thank Wade P
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Stopped for lunch on a quiet Tuesday. The oyster burger, and seafood taco's were great. The service was great, large portions, and more than enough food. Had to take some home. Near the water, but not a great view.

Thank GRK5335
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Fantastic Halibut Fish Tacos. They let you choose between battered or grilled with is really nice and they have many great sides to choose from. Friendly service, great location.

Thank ruminate99
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Our food was cold and took a very long time to arrive. I consider the prices reasonable, but our food was mediocre at best. There are much better places to go in the area.

Thank Meyniac
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Response from Alan H | Reviewed this property |
We use Canadian dollars up above the 49th but they accept American dollars also and American Visa and Master cards......
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #4, 1759 Cowichan Bay Road | Suite 3, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Cowichan Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-746-1550
  • E-mail
Family-friendly seafood restaurant in an eclectic seaside village. Ocean Wise (Vancouver Aquarium recommended) & Marine Stewardship Council sustainable fisheries seafood. Local produce & bakery products. Celiac menu. Friendly, down-to-earth service. Great food!
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