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Bistro 161 - CLOSED

161 Kenneth St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1N5, Canada
+1 250-746-6466
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Mar 28, 2016
“Deliscious Salads”
Jan 15, 2016
“Bistro 161 is now Gourmet Gardens”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Canadian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
161 Kenneth St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1N5, Canada
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Reviewed September 14, 2015

Four of us went for lunch. Even though we booked ahead, most of the menu items were gone/ I had the quiche, which was tasteless and looked as though it had been bought from a manufacturer. Very disappointing. Others at the table had similar experiences....More

Thank TuckerVictoria
Reviewed September 2, 2015

We've been here a number of times and always enjoyed our meals. The menu offers many choices all of which come well prepared,tasty,and nicely presented. The seating both inside and out when the weather permits,is pleasant. It appears as if ownership is going to change...More

Thank eddyVictoria_B_C_
Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Came in with 15 minutes to spare, unfortunately we were informed that they were closed. Hopefully the new owners will be open when they say the are.

Thank Dan G
Reviewed August 30, 2015

This has been one of the most popular restaurant's in Duncan the past few years Sorry to see it go. Good food,good service and pleasant atmosphere inside and out.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

We were finished at the farmers market and ready for lunch. We walked by and looked into an attractive outside patio covered by grapes vines and decided to give it a try. The ordered 2 sandwiches which were fresh and delicious. The reason we give...More

Thank grapepop
Reviewed August 14, 2015

The food and service are wonderful. We always enjoy eating at the Bistro 161. The music is relaxing and it is a nice quiet restaurant where you can talk and hear each other.

Thank bethannyw
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Service and food were very good. Had to sit indoors - would have preferred outside but a severe wasp allergy prevented that!!

Thank Twotone69
Reviewed August 10, 2015

Stopped in here for lunch with a friend. We sat outside in the charming little front patio that is surrounded by foliage and flowers, and the sound of water from a fountain. The place was quite busy for 2:30 in the afternoon. I ordered the...More

Thank KJthe10snut
Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Decided to stop for dinner here on the way up island from Victoria on a whim. From the pleasant shaded patio on a hot evening to the friendly and accommodating service, it was clearly a good choice, and the food did not disappoint. We started...More

Thank GeoGeek-BC
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Our initial impression was a good one. Walking through a gate into an outdoor courtyard under cover of a grape covered trellis. On a hot summer day it offered a cool respite. The bistro was busy, which is usually a good indicator. Once we were...More

Thank Sittingback
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Kenneth St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1N5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Duncan
  • Phone Number: +1 250-746-6466
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