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“Nice surprise” 4 of 5 stars
Review of SoBo

SoBo
311 Neill Street, Box 813, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
250.725.2341
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Ranked #11 of 43 Restaurants in Tofino
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Manchester
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
“Nice surprise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The food here was delicious and we would definitely go back. We wanted to try so many things on the menu that sounded so good. The prawns were amazing! Food came quickly which was great. Definitely check it out!

Visited April 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Romantic Dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We loved the service, the food was great. Salad was so fresh, so outstanding, ahi was perfectly "just seared", loved the halibut and scallops ceviche. Prawn dish was overspiced and overpowered the taste of the prawns. Don't miss the key lime pie. Yum! We'll go back for sure.

Visited May 2014
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Luton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great service and location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The standard and service of this Resturant was excellent and the food did not disappoint. Even the earthquake that took place did not effect the pleasure of the evening

Visited April 2014
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Victoria, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Looking forward to our next meal here...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We had dinner here on the Saturday before Easter and enjoyed it very much. The place was packed and we had to wait for a table for quite awhile but the wait was worth it. So many selections looked tempting but we had been told the smoked wild fish chowder was a must have so we both ordered a bowl. Slightly spicy and full of perfectly cooked fish and vegetables , it lived up to its reputation. After that and a shared appetizer of smoked salmon dip, we were feeling full so we passed on the mains and had another starter each. My husband relished his fish taco and I loved the chickpeas that came with the very fresh calamari. Great wine selection as well.

I must comment on the service. Everyone we dealt with was friendly, efficient and attentive.

A good reason to return to Tofino! And I would definitely get a reservation next time.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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UK
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74 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“A real favourite in Tofino.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Our favourite of the restaurants in town. Service is welcoming, honest and friendly and the food fantastic - fresh, local, healthy options and a welcome variety to a BC venue. The best in the area for vegetarian options. Great pizzas - we had these take out back on hotel balcony for sunset. Delicious thin crust and toppings. Excellent dinner too, with special melt in your mouth beef and a great quinoa and haloumi cheese salad. Wonderful, intimate and modern setting, with kitchen on view. A favourite for locals clearly as well as visitors.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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