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#4, 1759 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N0, Canada
250-746-1550
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Ranked #8 of 13 Restaurants in Cowichan Bay
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

There lacking a cook a chef would give them hell for such crapy food. Lacks Sirius imagination on a large scale.

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It was my fist time to the neighborhood. I found this place nice and charming. The food was nice. I still think the service could be better. had to wait for good 15 mins for my salad. other than that, this place is good.

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Regina, Saskatchewan
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61 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Not the best fish and chips in the world but very fresh and good! It is a little coffee shop near the water and a nice place for a short walk among shops. Not tons to do but the drive was beautiful and the service friendly. Glad we went.

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cobble hill
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

view of the marina interesting little village with other restaurants and a few stores - especially a very good bakery

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It seems the great fish and chips that used to be prepared at the Rock Cod has slipped in it's quality lately. I think the frying needs to be changed more frequently as I am tasting the breakdown in the food.

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Victoria, Canada
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17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

LOVE this dish - served very hot and crisp every time, with tasty spicy sauce, good noodles, and crisp veggies. Tried the appetizer - tiger shrimp grilled with choice of sauces. Very disappointed - they were grilled, then doused in teriyaki sauce. Did I misinterpret this? I did not ask or complain. I have been unpleasantly surprised a few times... More 

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Mill Bay, Canada
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Excellent Seafood Chowder. Love this place, nestled in the heart of Cowichan Bay. It is always packed at lunch and dinner time, so try to go between the lunch and dinner hours, then you have lots of room to chose the view

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Chemainus, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Had dinner at the Rock Cod Cafe earlier this evening with my wife and some friends. I had the calamari appetizer and the one piece halibut dinner, my wife had the one piece halibut dinner. The calamari was among the best I've ever had - light, perfectly done and delicious. The peppers, red onion and jalapeño slices, along with the... More 

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Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Stopped in late on a Friday night. Loved to see good gluten-free options - even beer! Dinner was tasty, good portion sizes and the waitress was friendly and helpful. Will definitely be back - Cowichan Bay is so quaint!

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Maple Bay
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Excellent fish and chips and very good service. This is a Cowichan Bay classic. Probably the best place for fish and chips in the Cowichan Valley and not far off the highway.

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Additional Information about Rock Cod Cafe

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
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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