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wildside grill

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1180 PACIFIC RIM HWY, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
(250) 725-9453‎
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch

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  • 36
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great little spot for a casual meal or snack

Great little spot for a casual bite outdoors. The kids loved the chicken strips, I thought the fish was really good. If you're really not counting the calories, finish up with something from Chocolate Tofino next door.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
BrianneMM
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Pacifica, California
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Pacifica, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great little spot for a casual bite outdoors. The kids loved the chicken strips, I thought the fish was really good. If you're really not counting the calories, finish up with something from Chocolate Tofino next door.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Ordered two piece cod and chips with cup seafood chowder the fish comes in panko breading which was over cooked on the verge of being burnt did not care for this coating at all beer batter fish is far superior in my opinion . The fish inside was moist and tender though the chips were home cut fries and very... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The Fish & Chips was a fresh and super moist ling cod coated in a tasty and crispy panko crust. The fries were hand cut and the tarter sauce was delicious. The Pulled Pork Poutine was outstanding, a great combination!

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Courtenay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Always great food, we have been back a few times, but never used the call-in order feature. This time we called ahead with our order and then slowly drove over (we were only staying at Jensen's Bay so very close) and when we got there the order was ready - I just went up to the order counter (past the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We stayed in beautiful Tofino for 3 days and I checked TripAdvisor to find a good restaurant for lunch, Wildside Grill was one of the best. We ordered two combo beef burger and soup (unfortunately I forgot its name) and salad. All $40 (Canadian)! Burger was awesome! One of the best I have ever had and the key was the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We tried out the Wildside Grill because of the good reviews and to avoid the wait at the "other popular eatery" nearby. I shared the two piece cod and chips with the missus and a friend ordered the chicken tacos. We didn't love the cod and chips as we found the panko crust too hard while the fish was somewhat... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Considering they are located by the godfather of fish tacos "Tacofino" you would expect healthy competition but sadly no!! We ordered fish tacos to give them a whirl and disappointment to say the least after a 45 min wait and watching others who orderd after Crab boy get their food and look satisfied finally Crab boys name was called and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The best fish and chips in BC!! A very busy place but worth the wait as the food is awesome!!! Not far to walk from the campground.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Burgers, tacos, and ciabatta sandwiches are the mains at this food shack (permanent food truck). The drift wood outdoor seating was appropriate for my summer visit. I recommend the fully-flavoured salmon chowder.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Super-fresh gourmet burgers and other upmarket fast food snacks. Enormous portions, great kids' menu (although you have to ask for it - it's not on display). Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1180 PACIFIC RIM HWY, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: (250) 725-9453‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?