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Big Daddy's Fish Fry

Certificate of Excellence
Seafood, Fast Food, Canadian
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Lwr 411 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-725-4415
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Vancouver, Canada
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314 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Finally made it to Tofino's home of top quality F&C. Strictly "Tofino" - outdoor seating or take away. Cash only. One piece of cod F&C is $11.50 while two pieces is $15.50 - comes with tartar sauce AND a deep fried pickle garnish ! Big pieces of fish (I should of had one instead of two). Extensive menu of snacks,... More 

Thank ed3339
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed May 14, 2016

I get it, fish can be expensive. but for the price I expected more fish and less batter. tasted ok. but way too costly to enjoy.

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Ottawa, Canada
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753 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Had lunch here today in the beautiful sunshine. I had three tacos - salmon, cod and prawn - breaded, deep fried served on taco shell with great salsa and some lettuce. My wife and son shared a platter that included coconut prawns, cod, popcorn shrimp and French fries. Dining is outside on picnic tables.

Thank bwimpyow
Petersfield, United Kingdom
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325 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Nice portion size and plenty of menu choice. You can sit al fresco or takeaway. Charming server. Food hot and plenty of relish to add.

Thank Mike G
Montreal, Canada
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 9, 2016

I stopped by for a quick clam chowder. Very tasty and good size serving. I went back for fish & chips (cod). Really good. Quick and friendly service.

Thank SharonMacRady
Winnipeg, Canada
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

We had stopped in for lunch one day, had fish and chips. It was great. So we went back two days later and had lunch again. I would highly recommend this place.

Thank Lawrence T
Kitchener, Canada
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Arrived in Tofino- out walking & thought we needed a Fish Taco- perfect stop - very friendly totally enjoyed - great menu- but we did not need at the time- tacos were perfect- thought of this lady when sitting in the Boathouse in Vancouver- & ordered fish tacos- they were not anywhere near as good as yours . You have... More 

Thank CanadaThe2Js
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2016

We have just returned from another trip to Tofino. It also included two visits to Big Daddy's which was just as good this year as it was a couple of years ago. Well done and keep it up. Great value still.

Thank BelisariusUK
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110 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016

Perfect stop for fish and chips in Tofino. Just they need put some containers in the station for ketchup or salsa.

Thank Paula L
Vancouver, Canada
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140 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2016

It's a nice little place but can be hard to find a seat as there is only a small outdoor patio with five or six tables. It was a warm sunny day when we were there, but on rainy days you'll probably want to get takeaway. Lots of kid-friendly food on the menu and prices were affordable but not rock... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Fast Food, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lwr 411 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-4415
If you like fish and burgers this is the place to go! We serve fresh cut fries, halibut, ling cod, salmon, prawns, tempura batter, homemade tartar sauce, popcorn shrimp, scallops, coconut prawns, fish & beef burgers, chicken, chowders, appys, ceasar salad, oysters, beef and polish dogs, deep fried pickles, and we have 7 meals for kids!

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