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Pescadores Bistro

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5093 Johnston Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-736-1100
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Great restaurant in Port Alberni, British Columbia.

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  • 68
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food

Excellent food sat on the patio on a nice summer day We had the blackened cod, tuna, calamari and clam chowder Our friends had the chickhen and fish pasta

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Susan P
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Victoria, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Excellent food sat on the patio on a nice summer day We had the blackened cod, tuna, calamari and clam chowder Our friends had the chickhen and fish pasta

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Vancouver Island, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We ate here recently without two kids as part of a larger group. The food was quite fast considering what a large group they had to cook for. I was quite impressed. Of course it never feels THAT fast when you're with a 2 and 5 year old an hour before their bed time! At any rate, we were very... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Delicious ribeye steak! We came in at 8 when the kitchen was supposed to close, and they let us in. Nice waitress. Would def go back.

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Vancouver, BC Canada
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Okay for a quick stop while on the road (good location for that), but nothing to write home about. The seafood chowder was pretty good, but the Calabrese salad had tomatoes on it that I wouldn't have served, personally. A third weren't ripe and another third were on their way out. Not horrible, but not the greatest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I travel every week on business we stopped here had breakfast was wonderful. Oatmeal with Strawberry wheat grain bread.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Earlier this week, I stayed in Port Alberni for two nights and, after I read the reviews, decided to visit Pescadores Bistro for dinner (on August 10) with my mom and niece. First of all, we were served by Laura and she was very polite, friendly, and professional. I ordered clam chowder and chicken wings (I asked the server to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A group of us had dinner there the other night, August 2015. Ordered lots of food, including appetizers and mains. Overall, the food and service was good; however every one of us who had a seafood meal, or as part of our meal, found the fish OVERCOOKED. Everyone knows that you can't overcook fish as it turns into rubber shoes.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Every once and a while you get a craving for some good old surf and turf. This is the place to go as you will not be disappointed. Mix it up a bit and add a lobster tail. Always cooked perfectly. No complaints from this girl. Yummy

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Oliver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Charming smaller restaurant serving good quality food, reasonably priced with friendly staff. It is on the channel so you can go for a nice walk after dinner.

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Stopped in on Saturday afternoon (8/8) and the restaurant was a ZOO. Lots of people in town for the Drag Races that were NOT happening on Saturday because of the rain. Without a reservation we only waited 5 minutes for a table. We both had water.......and shared a fully loaded omelet first($13). HUGE and delicious and we chose the homemade... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5093 Johnston Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-736-1100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

Description

Great restaurant in Port Alberni, British Columbia.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?