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Tacofino Cantina

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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/Brunch
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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    Very good
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fish tacos....yummy

Fish tacos, with lightly battered ling cod, so tasty. Looking forward to trying everything else on the menu. A must when in Tofino, will not be disappointed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Lighty1966
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fish tacos, with lightly battered ling cod, so tasty. Looking forward to trying everything else on the menu. A must when in Tofino, will not be disappointed.

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Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Wow, do NOT miss this!! And know that there is a Tacofino in Victoria now as well!! Ever since my trip to Tofino (and that was the best food I ate while there), I've been frequenting the Victoria one too. It's just excellent quality food, lots of flavour, reasonable price, friendly staff. Pretty fun to order from a bus too... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Could not get enough of their fish tacos. So yummy and the 5 year-old gobbled them up, unbelivable. I bought a Tacofino sticker and now proudly display it on my truck!!

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I can only speak for the fish tacos, but my lunch was spectacular. At first I was sceptical because they use flour tortillas and I prefer corn tortillas. However, the tortilla was grilled to perfection, the tempura fish crispy and the salsa fresca very delicious. Overall a very successful dish.

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Victoria, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Every time I am in Tofino I stop and have some tacos at Tacofino. As always there was a constant 10 person line up but the service is fast clean and very friendly. Like always I have the regular fish tacos and the tuna tacos. I can't say any more than they are perfect after a morning hiking and walking... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I'm from San Diego and grew up on fish tacos, this was literally the best I have had. If you are in Tofino, you must go here and eat. You will be glad you did!

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I had the tuna taco and I've eaten a lot of tacos of the fish variety. Tacofino is the best I have ever had. Please move to Calgary and help the many people there with your food. Great job. I will be Back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is such a cute little place. Very unique. The food was so good, could use a few more tables cause they're always so busy, haha.

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Duncan, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Very over rated as a restaurant/food truck. Flour tortillas are not good and not close to tacos presented in Mexico or even South of the Border in the US. Have tried scores of places much better than this but not in Tofino...poor representation of fish tacos from any other perspective but West Coast BC. Always wondered why this place deserved... More 

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Vancouver. B.C.
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50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Picked up some lingcod fish tacos at this permanent food truck and took them to the beach for an impromptu picnic. The tacos were made fresh and simple and they were delicious.

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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

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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