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Genoa Bay Cafe

5000 Genoa Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5Y8, Canada
250 746 7621
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Ranked #2 of 89 Restaurants in Duncan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $28
Cuisines: Canadian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Nestled in the tranquility of picturesque Genoa Bay on Vancouver Island, about 1 hour north of Victoria and only 15 minutes from Duncan, the Genoa Bay Café has rewarded guests with one of the most delightful dining experiences in the Cowichan Valley.
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English first
Mill Bay, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Great little place to go and unwind, and see all the wild life. It is a cute little place that is a ways out of Duncan, but well worth the drive. Gord will make sure you get what you want! This is a must to go and check out the Cafe!

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Duncan, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We eat here fairly often as it is in out neighborhood. The lamb burgers are the best! The menu is a little pricey but sitting on the deck in beautiful Genoa Bay is worth paying a little more!

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Victoria, BC Canada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Wonderful lunch with friends on a sunny Saturday in November. Genoa Bay Cafe is tucked away in a charming Marina location. The Genoa Bay area is in the beautiful Cowichan Valley, around a 20 minute drive from downtown Duncan. The restaurant is small, and offers both inside and outside dining. Our gracious host, Stacey, offered us their Signature Calamari, that... More 

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Duncan, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Even the drive to Mile 0 is outstanding and worth every short kilometre ... This is a very special place to relax over a superb meal.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you are in the cowichan valley, or visiting the valley you MUST eat at the Genoa Bay Cafe! Four of us kayaked there from Cowichan Bay and it was a great paddle and the food was amazing. This was one of my favorite experiences in the Valley.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

good food-well presented and at a reasonable price-throw in the view/atmosphere and what else would you want?

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Duncan, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a 'sweet' spot nestled away in beautiful Genoa Bay! No matter what the weather is doing, it will always be a gorgeous place to visit. The drive in is winding but well worth it to get to the scrumptious, tantalizing taste sensations! The food is worth every penny but the bill sneaks up fast~ maybe it was the... More 

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Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Genoa Bay Cafe is our favourite restaurant in the Cowichan Valley. It is where we take visitors, where we go for special occasions and just to go out. Food is always good, good wine selection, great service and beautiful location. Highly recommend.

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Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We have been to Genoa Bay Cafe a number of times and really enjoyed the service, atmosphere and the food. The food is delicious and beautifully presented though the menu could use a change to keep it interesting. The view is spectacular and you won't find friendly owners or staff. It's a beautiful drive to and from the cafe, well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

As someone who has special dietary needs, the Genoa Bay Café bent over backwards to accommodate me. The food was excellent and the service was suburb. We'll certainly return again.

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Address: 5000 Genoa Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5Y8, Canada
Phone Number: 250 746 7621
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Duncan
Average Prices: USD 10 - 28
Cuisine: Canadian

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