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Tacofino Cantina

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Mexican, Seafood
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1184 Pacific Rim Hwy, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Description: located in a bright orange catering truck at the back of parking lot...
located in a bright orange catering truck at the back of parking lot complex. GREAT food. must be listed on here.,
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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One of a number of first class and very distinctive eateries in a small marketplace near Tofino. Get there by 11:30 am or you will have a wait. Still worth it though as the fish, tuna and beef tacos are extraordinary!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Jim S
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

One of a number of first class and very distinctive eateries in a small marketplace near Tofino. Get there by 11:30 am or you will have a wait. Still worth it though as the fish, tuna and beef tacos are extraordinary!

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

Best fish Tacos ever,the line ups are long but well worth the wait the flavour of the fresh ingredients keep you coming back again and again for more.Once you try it you are hooked and crave the taste I could eat here every day and we did on our trip to Tofino.This food truck is set back in the far... More 

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Georgetown, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

This food truck has long line ups, but don't let that hold you back! It's worth waiting for the best fish tacos and burritos you will ever have! The freshies and licuados are fantastic drink accompaniments to the perfect mexican fare. You have to eat here!

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

Kind of a weird location, it's located in the back parking lot of Live to Surf, just a few minutes before actually getting into Tofino. But once you find it you won't regret it. We got there just after 1 pm and the line up for placing your order was about 20 deep and after that it was about a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We made it here twice on our trip to Tofino. Both visits were delicious. The second was better because the wait was not as long -- we arrived about 6:00 PM on the dot and there was no line. For a post-surf lunch, we waited about an hour. Here's our Texas/California Mexican food lovers' view of the food: 1. Gringas:... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is the best food truck Mexican food you will find, possibly anywhere. The setup is simple - order your food, wait with growing appetite as you see others pick theirs up, pick up yours and enjoy. Quick service, staff are so friendly and the crowd of people around you should indicate the demand for Mexican deliciousness. Its not glamorous... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Again, I can only agree with others - a crazy long line up but the young guy in the cab taking orders and payments was handling it all with enthusiasm and class. Really great tacos and so glad they have outlet now in Vancouver, but love the tucked away location in Tofino.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

By far the best fish taco and burritos I have ever had. A great experience and worth waiting in line. This is the one place I was told to visit and it didn't disappoint. Wish I had gone there the first night because I would of had every meal there...two thumbs up...

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Awesome food truck experience! Good size portions & very reasonably priced. I had one fish taco for $5 and it was huge! The burritos were very tasty as well.

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Saskatoon, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I had the beef burrito and it was by far the best I've ever had. Other people in our group had the fish tacos and apparently they were very good as well. The only downside was the wait. The line gets pretty long so unless you are there early, you are looking at a 45 minute wait for your food.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1184 Pacific Rim Hwy, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood

Description

located in a bright orange catering truck at the back of parking lot complex. GREAT food. must be listed on here.,
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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