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Genoa Bay Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Nestled in the tranquility of picturesque Genoa Bay on Vancouver Island, about 1 hour north of Victoria and only 20 minutes from Duncan, the Genoa Bay Café has rewarded guests with one of the most delightful dining experiences in the Cowichan Valley.
$9 - $29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Cafe, Seafood, Canadian
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Mom’s birthday on a quiet Wednesday night in Dec resulted in us getting the whole restaurant to ourselves. As always we were treated like royalty and humour, and our meals were to die for. We celebrate all of our special occasions at Genoa Bay Cafe,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kharley2016
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Myself, son and daughter inlaw had a lovely afternoon drive to Genoa Bay the day before new years eve, a Sunday. . We had not been that way for a year or so. The scene at the point was so peaceful. a Otter was catching...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank honeybunny2014
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The atmosphere is so friendly and warm as soon as you walk in , the food was excellent and would recommend to anyone. The staff was excellent

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jeankempthorne
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The staff and food are very good . Love this place ! Thx staff for all your professional work and tasteful food

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gabe1011
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Enjoyed sitting at a water-edge table and a beverage to celebrate our anniversary. Unfortunately when the meals arrived my medium-rare steak was extra well-done and the server was in agreement. I insisted my partner go ahead and eat rather than have her meal get cold....More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Now they serve some of their "plates" on a cheap, fast food style plastic baskets! Really?! Does that spell "nice eating experience"? Does if you are a chicken joint - if we want the fast food experience, that's where we'll go. Smaller portions too, but...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gary A
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Our favourite place in the valley! Definitely worth the drive out - great food and such a friendly establishment. We keep coming back!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robyn G
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Really bummed Trip Advisor page clearly says open today ...some others in area mention closed Monday but not these folks! Drove WAY out here to find it closed.....totally upset

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pennstatetraveler
Reviewed October 1, 2018

It is worth the drive to get here along a narrow winding road because it is such a lovely spot overlooking the harbour and then an excellent meal to top it off.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank catherinecolinl
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Lovely location and worth the drive. Food is great and so is the service. Sitting outside is the best.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shauna Y
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March 14, 2016|
Response from Gord R |
Hi We are open Wednesday through Sunday and closed Monday Tuesday this time of year.
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