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Seahorses Cafe

799 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
+1 250-544-1565
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
799 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

This is a great little spot that is often overlooked. It is located just to the right of the Mill Bay Ferry ramp in Brentwood Bay, Victoria. It has nice outdoor seating and the service is friendly and accommodating. It also has cute indoor seating....More

Thank SVict2004
Reviewed August 18, 2015

We walked on the Ferry to Brentwood Bay for lunch! Right as the ferry was pulling in we saw a restaurant right beside it! What a perfect location! The service and food was great! The view was outstanding you could watch the boats go by...More

1  Thank amanda5805
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Good food and great views of the area describe this restaurant. We stopped for lunch at this cafe located on the boat dock and enjoyed a wonderful lunch, mostly sandwiches. Some did order dessert. Staff was friendly and pleasant. We enjoyed watching the samll craft...More

1  Thank Joanne H
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Right on the bay with open windows on nice days, the seahorse is a relaxing replace to enjoy a beverage or two and have a great dinner. Small and unassuming, great food, service, and view. Can't ask for much more.

3  Thank whistler4me
Reviewed June 22, 2015

errible service and terrible, over priced food. I don't blame the staff, they were obviously overwhelmed and not properly (or at all?) trained. I blame the owner for allowing this to happen and for just not caring about his customers. The final insult added to...More

3  Thank Simon W
Reviewed June 14, 2015

Good food,and a very frindly staff. A slightly more formal dresscode fo the waiters would be nice. Anyway we will be back.

Thank Britt K
Reviewed June 10, 2015

The Seahorses Cafe is adjacent to the Brentwood Bay ferry dock. It's on the waterfront, actually over the water at high tide. The predominant view is of the dock and beach below. There's lots of seating inside and outside. I was part of a group...More

Thank Bob2885
Reviewed May 27, 2015

My wife and I had a bit of desert here. The ambiance of the restaurant on a dock was splendid. Fantastic brownies!

1  Thank David M
Reviewed May 23, 2015

please avoid this restaurant ! My sister & I were looking for a nice place to go by the water and in the sun ! We have been to the Seahorse previously and enjoyed our light meals there. We got to the Restaurant at approx...More

Thank 65Susan1948
Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

After some hit and misses as to them being open it now has new owners and the help of an experienced chef. The food is first class and things will improve as time goes on. Give it try

1  Thank Lucien F
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July 4, 2017|
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Response from Wendy H | Reviewed this property |
You mentioned that you think this is the same place as Blue Bayou. They are two different places. Seahorse is to the right of the Mill Bay ferry terminal while Blue Bayou is on another part of the bay further down to the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $14
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 799 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Central Saanich
  • Phone Number: +1 250-544-1565
We are a local Family owned lunch restaurant located on the water in Beautiful Brentwood Bay. We offer a diverse lunch menu with gluten friendly options, and a breakfast bun to satisfy you egg lovers out there. We cater to private events/functions, and are fully licensed making our picturesqu venue a perfect spot for your special event.
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