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Clam Bucket Restaurant

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4479 Victoria Quay, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
250.723.1315
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 69
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  • 77
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good spot for lunch

Had two lunches here going to and from Ucluelet and Tofino. Seafood salad was very good. The Oysters Rockafellow were awesome two giant oysters on one large shell on top of lots of yummy spinach and a marvelous sauce over baked to perfection. We had several of these. Also had tomatoe basil chicken... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Had two lunches here going to and from Ucluelet and Tofino. Seafood salad was very good. The Oysters Rockafellow were awesome two giant oysters on one large shell on top of lots of yummy spinach and a marvelous sauce over baked to perfection. We had several of these. Also had tomatoe basil chicken soup, very good but hardley any basil.... More 

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Vancouver Island, BC
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The Clam Bucket is a MUST see stop in Port Alberni. Great food, great decor. On this visit we had calamari and a 2 piece fish & chips. The calamari was amazing. It was cooked perfectly and came with plenty of Tzatziki. The fish was also cooked to perfect. The tartar sauce was tasty. We left very full and satisfied.... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I have been looking for a restaurant that makes as good calamari as a hometown restaurant we had growing up back in the 80's and this is it! The decor inside is that perfect blend of comfy and kitchy. Service exceptional and food even better. Very generous portions that do not disappoint. House dressing is amazing. We will be back... More 

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Port Alberni, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Comfortable, easy to relax into. Great service! We had a large table and everyone got exactly what they ordered!

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Port Alberni, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We always enjoy our meals here. Visitors always request going back. Meals are large portions so you don't go home hungry. LOVE the house salad dressing...and the crochettes...love it all!!

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Abbotsford, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This restaurant is situated along the alberni canal at the north [part of town There are many seafood dishes with huge portions the salads are excellent there was live entertainment

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The Clam bucket was a funky spot. The food and service were very good. Can't wait to try it in the summer months.

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Vancouver, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stopped here in our way to tofino for lunch. We had a great meal and the staff was very friendly. Meal portions are huge and neither one of us could finish our meals.

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Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Clam Bucket repeatedly satisfies our craving for good food and a warm dining experience every time! I am always impressed with the consistency of both the food and the service for many of the times I have eaten here with family gatherings or simply a meal with my wife. It can be busy and I would recommend a reservation on... More 

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My partner took me for a late birthday Valentine's date. This place was not at all what I expected. Kind of trendy without trying and very good service.We played trivial pursuit which was on the table. Iiked that the tables are not too close together and there were booths as well. The food was fantastic and reasonable price wise. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4479 Victoria Quay, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: 250.723.1315

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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