We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Clam Bucket Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
4479 Victoria Quay, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
250.723.1315
Today
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 180 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 75
    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
happy anniversary

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
julietelfordfarm
,
Abbotsford, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
Add Photo Write a Review

180 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Port Alberni, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Abbotsford, Canada
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Salt Spring Island, Canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Port Alberni, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visit this restaurant for over 25 years and are about to speak very well. Large portions and good admosphere and good service.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Port Alberni, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food is usually consistently good but service can be very slow. That is about all I have to say however I must type 100 characters hence this last sentence LOL!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Port Alberni, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

One of my all time favorite restaurants ... Great food,service and portions!!! Just make sure to make reservations cause they are always hopping

Was this review helpful? Yes
Port Alberni, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very friendly service, good value. The food is excellent! Everything cooked to perfection and presentation wonderful. A bit cramped in the booths, but they do have tables.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Clam Bucket Restaurant also viewed

Port Alberni, Vancouver Island
Port Alberni, Vancouver Island
 
Port Alberni, Vancouver Island
Port Alberni, Vancouver Island
 

Been to Clam Bucket Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Clam Bucket Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?