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Gary's Kitchen

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308 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
(250) 725-3921
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Leduc, Canada
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our big family went to Gary's yesterday for my birthday supper while camping in Tofino. We were a bit sceptical at first but with all the great reviews gave it a try and it was AMAZING. Everything we ordered was delicious and we had some very picky eaters with us. The Shanghai noodles were my favourite. The staff were so... More 

Thank TheAugustRose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was "comfort food" great. If you usually order 3 dishes, order 2. The portions are generous. The server advised us we were over-ordering. We ended up splitting a "small" wonton soup and an order of almond chicken and almost could not finish. Atmosphere is similar to almost any small town restaurant serving ethnic dishes. Thoughtful but not fancy.

Thank IslandTraveler666
London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This was a lunch visit. When everything else in town was jammed and pricey, we came here for lunch. We had read the food was good. No...It was great and so was the service. Very reasonably priced...all in all a great experience!

Thank Gillian M
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Best szechuan chicken chow mein I've had in a long time. Will definitely eat here again on my next visit to Tofino. Mixed vegetables were great as well. Lots of broccoli and cauliflower, which is hard to find. Many places have mostly cabbage in the mixed veggie dishes.

Thank Kim C
Coarsegold, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Fried Prawns are exactly that Prawns, not large shrimp or the Medium variety you get in most other places. Plenty of food for the family, a little greasy on the fried items. Mixed Stir fry vegetables were a favorite.

Thank 356AndrewR
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We stayed in Tofino for four nights and after having dinner at Gary's Kitchen on the second night we just had to return for Chinese food again for our fourth night stay. Wish we had found it sooner as the menu has all types of food not just Chinese. Prompt service and very obliging. We are from Vancouver and this... More 

Thank Judy557
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Every time I'm in Tofino I eat here at least once quick great tasting food especially the ginger beef.

Thank Darren S
Kelowna, British Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Always try to get a meal in here as his cracked crab in black bean sauce is excellent. He is very accommodating and even picked the crab up for us. Small an cozy and alittle rustic but good grub.

Thank John W
Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We live in Vancouver and this is the best Chinese food we've eaten. Everything tasted delicious and the portion sizes were really generous. They even catered to a fussy vegan in our group. Bravo!

Thank Martin_the_Scot
West Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

The only place in Tofino where you can enjoy a plate of chow mein and a big burger. My family and I found the place quite clean, with a really interesting cross section of customers -- from fishermen, tourists, first nations families and locals. Food was pretty good, and we got good value.

Thank DDWong

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: (250) 725-3921

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?