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Bridgemans Bistro

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
740 Handy Rd, Mill Bay, British Columbia V0R 2P1, Canada
+1 778-356-3568
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, Seafood, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
740 Handy Rd, Mill Bay, British Columbia V0R 2P1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here with a friend for a day time drink. The bistro is in a great place in Mill Bay with outstanding views. We ordered our three drinks which came to $14.88, I gave the server a $20 note. She asked did I need...More

Thank 49Pam
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is placed on the Ocean Marina and so is a lovely place to sit and view the Marina and the Ocean. The food is hit and miss but never terrible!. I think they should change the menu more too.

Thank Luciana D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled onto this place overlooking a marina. The staff was very attentive, the food was excellent and the view was beautiful.

Thank VAtraveller_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service and a nice atmosphere on the whole, maybe a little crowded. I enjoyed the dinner special of Salmon carbonara and my husband and others had the fish and chips which they said was good with the exception of the coleslaw ( I think...More

Thank 4jillie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sept 8. Ordered the Steak and Mushroom Panini with sautéed onions. I like onions so imagine my surprise when I saw 3 pieces of onion, if combined the size of a toonie. I complained to my server, who first argued with me that 3 pieces...More

1  Thank Gee W
Merle E, Manager at Bridgemans Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This review has been posted to several different sites and I have replied in a private message to the writer elsewhere. We did find a problem with that particular batch of paninis which was rectified immediately and the staff have been all been reminded of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never been to Mill Bay before, only had 1/2 hour for lunch. Got a nice table with a harbour view, were told fish and chips was the fastest, so we ordered one for the two of us. Perfect - two pieces of fish. The wine...More

Thank 8Peter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met a group for lunch in August at Bridgeman's, the food was fabulos, the staff incredibly friendly and helpful. The view....outstanding. I think most people would be able to find something on the menu that they would be happy to have as a meal.

Thank camovictoriabc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy a super dry/stale brioche bun and previously frozen Presidents Choice brand patty burger for a mere $17.25! Add processed cheese for $2! Sub the fries for one of the most overly seasoned, amateur tasting, worst seafood chowders known to man despite our ocean front...More

1  Thank craigzlistcreeper
Merle E, Manager at Bridgemans Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I notice that you are re-posting your comments as I read this very same review not too long ago. I read the reviews here, and most often I let the negative ones pass as I tend to respond to the folks who take the time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy place with lots of hard surfaces and the resulting din. The walls are glass and the view over Mill Bay is great. Had sangria to start. This was light and fruity - everything a sangria should be. Spouse chose chicken wings with a...More

Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were hoping for more from our visit here. It's wasn't bad by any stretch of the imagination just not memorable. We received, wtihout asking, a table by the back pier window, a great spot. Thoroughly enjoyed the views of the marina, watching the boats...More

Thank Pastorash
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 740 Handy Rd, Mill Bay, British Columbia V0R 2P1, Canada
    (Mill Bay Road)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Mill Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 778-356-3568
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