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Cowbay Cafe

1721 Cowichan Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
(250) 746-0378
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Ranked #33 of 84 restaurants in Duncan
Most recent review
- Jul 15, 2013
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English first
Duncan, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Food here is great! Fresh and well prepared. The halibut fish and chips on special is to die for! Service, just average. Kitchen is very very slow, so be ready for a long wait for your food. However the view outside on the deck is to die for, so bring your friends or loved ones and just enjoy being outside... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

After eating here for the past 5 years on a regular basis, it's time for a review. Surprised to see only 2 reviews here so far. Sunday during the Prawn Festival, my partner and I enjoyed a lovely meal on their patio with the great view of the bay and Mt. Tzou. Cheapest pour of Guinness anywhere (when on special)... More

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Duncan, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Great place to eat. The food is excellent and so is the service. A great view from the deck. Parking is very crowded and not a pleasant experience.

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vancouver, bc
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42 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

We visit the Cowichan Valley 5 - 6 times a year and almost every time we go to Cow Bay Cafe. Their food is so good and the service friendly. I almost always have the chowder - award winning several years and counting - and we have also had their $5 burgers, fish and chips and wings. Every thing as... More

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