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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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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:30 - 20:00
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Nanaimo, Canada
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110 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

If you like jambalaya, this is the place to go. The atmosphere is very New Orleans and just a fun place for dinner. The view is superb, the food tasty and the service is fabulous! A bit off the beaten track but so much fun, I love discovering these local spots.

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Thank J T
Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

After years of visiting Brentwood Bay, and seeing this place, I was finally talked into stopping by by my seven year old. Boy, am I glad we did! Funky, small, wicked good. In the words of my son: "what's with this crazy-good sauce?!?" We shared the HUGE Whistling Dixie, and the Cajun chicken and rice soup. Go!!

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Thank Donna H
Victoria, Canada
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

This restaurant is a definite favourite. The menu is small but everything is great. The restaurant sits on pilings over scenic Brentwood Bay and nothing beats that on a sunny evening. The service is professional and I cannot think of anything negative to say about this lovely little restaurant.

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Thank Dendroctonus
Saanich, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Lovely waterfront view, funky little place, great food. We were thrilled to find cajun food locally.

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Thank Carly B
Sidney, Canada
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The location and view is fabulous, unfortunately we didn't get to enjoy the patio as all the furniture had been cleared away. Fair enough, it's fall after all. The service was very attentive and friendly. We enjoyed the Jambalaya and corn bread, the wrap with cream cheese and chicken was rather average. All in all the menu could benefit from... More 

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Thank SwissCanadian79
Palatine, Illinois, United States
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87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

An outdoor patio type restaurant with water views. Best part was the jambalaya. Really very good. But I noticed that everyone seemed to be enjoying everything placed in front of them. Not pricey. A little hard to find but most people know where it is if they are locals and can direct

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Thank Donald A
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

A very trendy restaurant, in a beautiful location! There is a good variety of menu items to choose from. Sit on the patio if weather permits.

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Thank LovetheVenetian
Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Loved this funky restaurant with its good food. The location on the water provides a wonderful view of the Brentwood Bay as you dine. The laid back but efficient feel of the restaurant helps one to relax and enjoy the view.

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Thank laurelee p
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Really liked the Louisiana/Mardi Gras themed decor. There was a lovely patio overlooking beautiful Brentwood Bay and the nearby marina. We ordered a few dishes, but the one that we found most enjoyable was the Jambalaya and corn bread. This atmosphere was very casual. A nice spot to go for a few drinks and Louisiana based food.

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Thank June R
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

I am still thinking wow after returning home. The location beside the marina is scenic, tranquil and convenient for the parking lot. The welcome wash friendly and efficient. You get the impression the servers like working here. The food is fresh cooked to order and there is a good selection from the daily fish to steaks etc. but I haven't... 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
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
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?