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Gary's Kitchen

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308 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-725-3921
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La Conner, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Everything was fresh and not cloaked in heavy sauces. You could taste all ingredients in each dish. Great for a quick delicious bite.

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Thank Kathleen C
Kelowna, British Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Tofino is know for a lot of very good expensive restaurants and this is the hidden gem. We have eaten here the last 4 years when we visited and never disappointed yet. The owner is very friendly and when I asked him to bring in crab for our annual Black Bean Crab dinner he advised the prices were right out... More 

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Leduc, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

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 

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Thank TheAugustRose
Nanaimo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

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.

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Thank IslandTraveler666
London, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Gillian M
Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Kim C
Coarsegold, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank 356AndrewR
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Judy557
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

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

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Thank Darren S
Kelowna, British Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank John W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-3921

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