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All 43 Tofino Restaurants

Tough City Sushi

350 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
250-725-2021
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Ranked #19 of 43 Restaurants in Tofino
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Perhaps I'm spoiled by Victoria / Vancouver but I was surprised the sushi at this place wasn't a lot better - especially given the price. I am totally down for paying $12 for a roll of sushi but I expect the quality to be commensurate to the price. (1) Too much rice (2) not enough ingredients - e.g. I'd like... More 

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Aberdeen, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice sushi, good beer, nice view from the back deck seating area. Take your binoculars, cameras with telephoto lens for between bite photo ops.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Myself and my wife frequented Tofino for our vacations. Year after year we stayed in the Tofino area- 9 years in a row. I proposed while on a kayake day-trip and we were married on Chesterman Beach (near South Chesterman Condos). Every year we made sure we had our annual sushi-feast at Tough City. Only one year were we disappointed... More 

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Don Lorenzo
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90 reviews 90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Perched on a rise overlooking the Tofino harbour, Tough City is the ideal place to enjoy a quality sushi meal. The staff is helpful and friendly and makes sushi of quality ranging from the traditional to more modern dragon rolls and etc. The unobstructed view of the harbour below also provides the ideal setting for a seafood bonanza. Don't miss... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We enjoyed our meals here on 2 evenings though regarded them as not particularly special though I think this a reflection not on the Inn's shortcomings but simply we are not "sushi people". The staff were enthusiastic, friendly and helpful and the place itself worth a visit regardless of any food. Even if you don't want to eat well worth... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had a great time here- lovely staff, great views of the water where we sat on the balcony and watched seals play in the water. The sushi was also excellent. I recommend the oysters sushi style the vinaigrette was amazing.

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Victoria, BC, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

While browsing the shops in Tofino, we came across this delightful "Inn" overlooking the water. We didn't know that it was a Sushi restaurant until we went in to check it out. We were lucky enough to get a table on the deck, overlooking the water and Meares Island, a truly delightful setting. After ordering our sushi, it came promptly... More 

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Vancouver, WA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Excellent sushi, sashimi and nigiri ! The view of the inlet is gorgeous, they have a deck to sit outside in nice weather. Don't miss this gem while you are in Tofino.

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Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Went to The Inn at Tough City.. TERRIBLE SERVICE. Took over an hour and half to get sushi for 1 and 1 order of yakitori. The place was far from full or busy. The food was not worth the wait at all, I would have expected more from the way the puffed up there food upon walk in. It took... More 

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Haines, OR
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

1st time tourist in town. Husband is not fond of sushi & went in for me. Found plenty of good tasty things we shared. Tempura platter replacing the shrimp for salmon, gyoza, edamane & I personally ate a large dynamite roll will fresh dungeness crab, salmon & prawns. It tasted as though it had just come out of the ocean,... More 

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Address: 350 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250-725-2021
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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