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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: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 78
    Very good
  • 20
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
If you are ever in Port Alberni...

I heard about this place when I asked a local about a good place for lunch while we were filling-up our cars. He did not steer me wrong. Very good and fresh food and quite generous portions. The atmosphere of the place has a really nice vibe. Would definitely return next time we pass though town.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
SandA85
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Ottawa, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Ottawa, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I heard about this place when I asked a local about a good place for lunch while we were filling-up our cars. He did not steer me wrong. Very good and fresh food and quite generous portions. The atmosphere of the place has a really nice vibe. Would definitely return next time we pass though town.

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Squamish, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Stopped in here and sat on the outside deck Good friendly and fast service Had a caesar Calamari and caesar salads and fries Everything we had was very enjoyable and tasted Really Good!!! Would stop by again for sure

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45 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
23 helpful votes 23 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Additional Information about Clam Bucket Restaurant

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

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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: Families with children, Dining on a budget, 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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