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Rock Cod Cafe

#4, 1759 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N0, Canada
250-746-1550
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Ranked #8 of 14 Restaurants in Cowichan Bay
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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San Jose, California
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138 reviews 138 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I have been going to the Rock Cod Café in Cowichan Bay for at least 15 years, if not longer. We visit every time we are on Vancouver Island. We keep going back for the fish and chips, both the halibut and the cod. They are the best fish and chips in the world, in my opinion. I keep thinking... More

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Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Went to the Rock Cod Cafe for my 48th and my aunt's 85th birthdays for a dinner celebration with 6 other guests. I had the Asian Halibut Bowl which I highly recommend especially if you like spicy food, however, I was disappointed with the chairs in which we had to sit on. They were rock hard :( Wooden chairs with... More

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Duncan, BC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

great place to eat if you like ocean side dining. food is good, large servings. Parking is a problem in the summer and on weekends as it is a narrow strip along the ocean,

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Victoria
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120 reviews 120 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It has to be the tourists that keep this place busy because it usually is quite full. The food is average at best. The fish and chips are their signature dish and truly are mediocre. There's far better ones to be had (eg Salty's in Duncan). 0+ People wait in line to get in here and then.... I dunno what...... More

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Seattle, Washington
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100 reviews 100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Didn't expect to find such a great restaurant in Cowichan. Fish and chips come with choice of three or four fish, breaded & fried or grilled. Choices for batter, too. We opted for an order of fish and chips with Cod and coconut batter (subtle coconut flavor and huge piece of fish), an order of fish tacos (rock cod, grilled)... More

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Chemainus, Canada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Everyone likes to stop at Rock Cod Cafe when they go to Cowichan Bay, BC. We have never been disappointed when we go to this Cafe for a meal. The fish is done to perfection and the menu has many options to chose from. Hope to see you there soon.

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I always love this place. I have been here about ten times and neither I nor my dining companions have been disappointed. Much of the seafood is oceanwise (sustainable) and the butter chicken is out of this world. They are very often busy, so I try to go at off times. I am not worried if I have to wait,... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

You know ,I used to frequent the rock cod quite often. I even gave gift cards away to my clients.I haven't been to the RockCod for over a year and a half now due to personal ties to the restaurant,. Yesterday however, I decided to go in for a seafood dinner. Upon entering I saw two of the most miserable... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great menu, very friendly service, good value, thoroughly enjoyed our meal and would certainly go back again.

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Fraser Lake, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We all loved absolutely EVERYTHING about the Rock Cod Cafe. We had dinner there twice on our week long visit to Mill Bay, and could easily have had every meal there!

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Address: #4, 1759 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N0, Canada
Phone Number: 250-746-1550
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Cowichan Bay
Cuisine: Seafood

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