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308 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
(250) 725-3921
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Huge portions and variety!!

Gary's has become our first stop whenever we arrive in Tofino, after the long drive from Nanaimo...whether lunch or dinner, we always have leftovers for later in between our long walks on the beaches....midnight snack or brunch, you can't top Gary's for inexpensive and fab flavours!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Adreanna D
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Nanaimo
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English first
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Well when your hungover there's nothing better then getting some Gary's, C1 4 LIFE. It's fast, tasty, and you get almost two meals out of it. If your looking for a quick chinese food fix go here.

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Nanaimo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Gary's has become our first stop whenever we arrive in Tofino, after the long drive from Nanaimo...whether lunch or dinner, we always have leftovers for later in between our long walks on the beaches....midnight snack or brunch, you can't top Gary's for inexpensive and fab flavours!

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Saratoga NSW
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My husband wandered arount Tofino looking for a reasonable place to eat dinner. And chose Garry's because of the variety and it was resonably priced. My husband had a beer and the salmon, he said it was the best he has ever eaten. I had chow mean and spring rolls, total cost with tip $40. Probably eat there again tonight.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We had a really tasty dinner Monday, March 30, in a little modest little restaurant tucked around a corner from a main street. The service was friendly and they offer reasonably priced Chinese dishes as well as other dishes like steak and chicken. My husband had a chicken burger (actual chicken breast) and fries. I ordered one of the Chinese... More 

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

One of the cheapest places for us poor folks . Don't expect bread with your meal but you'll at least be full for under $20.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had some pretty good Chinese Food here. Fast, hot and plenty of it. I had ginger beef, fried rice and prawns. My hubby enjoyed his sweet & sour pork, chop suey with rice. We will be eating here again before we head home.

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Where do you eat dinner on a Monday in early January in Tofino? All the restaurant we wanted to go were closed. Gary's is small, on a back street and not the type of restaurant where you would expect to get anything other than very American Chinese Food. We got our order "to-go" and we're offered green tea while we... More 

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Nanaimo
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Customer service was awful from the moment we walked in the man was very rude to us and to a table behind us with 2 little girls and their dad. At our table of four barely any of us touched our plates as it was so gross. The rice was clearly burnt in the pot and when we brought up... More 

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Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is the worst restaurant. Rice was burnt and the meat is over cooked and over sauced! Just don't even show up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Was pleasantly surprised , fast service and exceeded my expectations, would recommend to others, one block up from the main town area.

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Address: 308 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 725-3921
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: 308 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: (250) 725-3921

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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