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The Schooner Restaurant - The West Coast's Premier Seafood and Chop House

331 Campbell St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
250 725 3444
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Ranked #14 of 42 Restaurants in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Bucks
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10 reviews 10 reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Arrived in Tofino around lunchtime and started looking for somewhere to eat. Never having been to this area before we had no recommendations but liked what we saw as we drove past. We were not disappointed. The food and decking area were lovely. We enjoyed our visit so much that we went back for our first evening meal. We could... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Arriving in Tofino we were attracted by the great patio which is surrounded by glass which protects you from the wind. My husband started with the seafood chowder but had to share with the entire table once we all got a taste. It was chock full of seafood and delicious. We both had the fish and chips intrigued by the... More

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the ambiance very much! As well the food was just great. but the calamari was the best! Will return next time!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We had a wonderful dinner at Schooner. We both love seafood and our choices were wonderfully prepared. My husband was into the cioppino and the Windy Bay version was wonderfully prepared here, flavourful and light, the seafood perfectly cooked.The service was attentive and very friendly. Really loved it!

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Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Our meals were fabulous. Crab appetizer was very good. Halibut dish stuffed with crab and shrimp was delicious. My husband loved his steak with crab. Service was great. Our dinner at the Schooner was a very enjoyable evening.

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Issaquah, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Very solid meals all around. Frequently when I order the steak and my wife fish, she ends up stealing from my plate. But not here. Their signature fish dish was downright fantastic (and the steak was good, properly cooked and seasoned, but not superb). I ended up stealing from *her* plate this time around. Sides were good, as was the... More

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Calgary
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

We loved the food and the service. Had to be moved to a different table because of the gale force winds coming through open windows.

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Vancouver, WA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Friendly service and great hot soup meals on a cold rainy day. We stopped in for lunch and enjoyed the seafood chowder and the TomGai soup.

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Lethbridge, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Must go place to eat! Food was mouth watering, drinks were plentiful, and service was exceptional! This place was incredible all around!

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We dined here on a midweek afternoon so was not too busy. Service was good and everyone enjoyed their meal, was the best restaurant we visited on Vancouver Island. Pecan pie was amazing. If you can get a seat on the deck on a sunny day it's really nice

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