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Gary's Cafe

308 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
(250) 725-3921
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Ranked #39 of 42 restaurants in Tofino
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 28, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Nanaimo
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

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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2 reviews
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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Nanaimo, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We went for the soup. I had the Hot and Sour, my wife had the Wor Wonton. Huge bowls, hot and savoury. We also shared some deep fried vegetable rolls. Everything was good, arrived quickly. We thought it was a little pricey until we realized that even the smaller bowls could serve two. There is a lot of soup in... More

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Victoria, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We have come here before and the food is so good, I had to write a review. Situated on a back street in Tofino, there is no view, so we got take out and had a picnic on Chesterman Beach - which we have done before. Food was excellent and still hot when we got to the beach. The only... More

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B.C.
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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This certainly is the best Chinese food and you get value for your money. I have ordered this dish every time I'm in Tofino. The meal consists of prawns, beef, chicken vegi's and noodles. It is soooo good, Mmmm,mm !

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Burnaby
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Excellent location and accommodating staff.Cooked up our catch to perfection, particularly the Salmon in the black bean sauce.

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Kamloops, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013 via mobile

Talk about bang for buck......6 years later and we are still talking about our dinner there. I had a three course chinese dinner special.....my husband had the t-bone steak dinner. It was delicious.

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

if you want decent canadianised chinese, Gary's got it. I had it after surfing the day away and it did the job filling me up and kicked that fried goodness I was looking for (mind you, I ordered fried prawns and ginger beef and fried rice). Would go again

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Victoria, Canada
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14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

I'm another traveller who like their Chinese food fix, and "Gary's Cafe"(actually, Gary's Kitchen) fills the bill well. Definitely the usual "western" Chinese fare, but well prepared and tasty without being greasy. We ordered take-out: min order was Dry Garlic Pork, Chicken Chow Mein, and BBQ Pork Chop Suey, my travel partner ordered French Fries with gravy. While not outstanding,... More

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