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1909 Kitchen

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Sat, 4/20
8:00 PM
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RATINGS
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Food and ambience

Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

About
Honouring the history of our coastal locale, our restaurant was named after the year Tofino got its name. With a fresh take on local ingredients, our shared plates are devised by up-and-coming chef with an impressive pedigree, Paul Moran. Unwind off the water with wood-fired bites or a libation inspired by the tides.
PRICE RANGE
$9 - $26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best sea food in Tofino, definitely! Great services and atmosphere, I am always coming back for more :)))

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michaela P
Marianne V, Manager at 1909 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Michaela P, Thank you so much for dining with us recently and sharing your kind review! We can't wait to welcome you back in the near future to try more of Chef Pauls' amazing creations! All the best, The Tofino Resort + Marina Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on March 23 rd and had dinner reservations for 6:30, Chef Paul Moran came out to greet us and we settled on the Manilla clams appetizer, Cod dish as the main and for desert a de constructed sea buckthorn tart. The food was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Marianne V, Manager at 1909 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Debra T, Thank you very much for dining with us recently and for taking the time to share your experience. Your feedback is a big compliment to our work throughout all departments. We are thrilled to hear about your satisfaction with your dining experience...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for breakfast on a beautiful sunny morning In Tofino It wasn’t busy and we had Nice seats looking over the water and the docks of Tofino As others have mentioned not sure why the music was so loud and heavy metal first thing...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Marianne V, Manager at 1909 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear islandrockin, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your dining experience. We are thrilled to know you were satisfied with the location, atmosphere and food! We appreciate your feedback about the music and will use it to fine tune our operations....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second time having brunch here. What a treat! Atmosphere was bright, cozy and friendly. Our server Colleen was the best! I had the Baja Breakfast Burrito, and it came with a side of rosemary hash browns. So yummy! Pro tip: order a side of their...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank VanIsleMonkey
Marianne V, Manager at 1909 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear VanIsleMonkey, Thank you for dining with us recently and sharing your wonderful experience! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed all the amazing food you and your friends ordered! Your feedback about our staff is appreciated greatly, I will ensure to pass...More

Reviewed February 25, 2019

Our 3 day trip to Tofino from the Sunshine Coast to celebrate my birthday was 'open' in terms of dining. Once we arrived it was a typical west coast winter day ... cold, raining and lots of recent snow around so for the first nights...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank HarrySelig
Marianne V, Manager at 1909 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Dear HarrySelig, Thank you so much for dining with us and sharing your experience! We are absolutely thrilled that you had such an amazing time at our 1909 Kitchen. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and a huge compliment to Chef Paul and his team. We...More

Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

Unbelievable from beginning to end, the food, drinks, service, view, smell of the wood fire oven. An overwhelmingly amazing experience, Chef Paul Moran and his team really know and love what they’re doing.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Toneeweilly
Marianne V, Manager at 1909 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2019

Dear Toneeweilly, Thank you so much for dining with us and sharing your wonderful experience! We are all so thrilled that you had such an amazing time. If you ever come back to Tofino, please come dine with us again, the menu evolves with each...More

Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely amazing meal. Service was impeccable and the atmosphere unbeatable. Would go back any night of the week. Sean went above and beyond and surpassed all expectations with sincere service. Lovely meal. Five stars absolutely recommend.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Davis R
Marianne V, Manager at 1909 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2019

Dear Davis R, Thank you so much for dining with us and sharing your wonderful experience! Your feedback about our staff is appreciated greatly, I will ensure to pass it on to Sean and the rest of the team! If your travels return you to...More

Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

From being seated, served, and warmed to the soul this was a stellar experience! Sean's (our server) wonderful energy welcomed, informed, calmed and comforted. Our meal was a tribute of respect to us, the food and the place it was being served. Every sence in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Donna W
Marianne V, Manager at 1909 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

Dear Donna and Megan, Thank you so much for dining with us and sharing your amazing experience! Your feedback about our staff is appreciated greatly, I will ensure to pass it on to Sean, Chef Paul Moran and the rest of the team! We are...More

Reviewed January 17, 2019

Good things first: excellent service, great wine list and cocktails, lovely room and outdoor patio, stunning views.Not so happy with: entrance is overlit you feel like your walking into a hospital - crazy bright- should be dialled back by a lot. Music- completely inappropriate for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Sylviannethesaint
Marianne V, Manager at 1909 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Hello Sylviannethesaint, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such detailed feedback on your experience. We were disappointed and regret that your recent visit to 1909 Kitchen was not satisfactory. We work hard to create an exemplary culinary experience, and if we’ve...More

Reviewed January 14, 2019

Don’t know how long this place will stay in business.The waitress explained that the items on the totally ala carte menu were intended to be shared by everyone at the table, ( which indicated to me we should be in the bar) and immediately caused...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank cheryl g
Marianne V, Manager at 1909 Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2019

Dear cheryl g, We were disappointed and regret that your recent visit to 1909 Kitchen was not satisfactory. We work hard to create an exemplary culinary experience, and if we’ve come short we’d like the opportunity to make it right. We have discussed your comments...More

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