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Beachfront Bistro

1119 Pacific Rim Hwy | BEST WESTERN Tin Wis Resort, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-4445
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Canadian, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1119 Pacific Rim Hwy | BEST WESTERN Tin Wis Resort, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at the hotel and read the reviews but thought we would give it a shot...... well complete let down on all fronts except the beer which is hard to mess up thank god. The calamari was so salty almost couldn't eat it with out...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a typical restaurant in the area. Selection was limited, they had the same special on two nights in a row. Found them a wee bit pricey. Typical prices, for this area.

Thank rwberg
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Oh man alright so i'm not usually one to frequent the Beachfront Bistro but i heard a new chef was running the kitchen and changed up the menu so my partner and i decided to give it a shot. We were definitely not disappointed. The...More

Thank Kendra D
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Always knew the bistro to be so-so, has changed so much this year, all for the better. Finally making proper use of a wonderful location right on the beach. Atmosphere certainly leans more to the romantic side than casual fare, but the menu was accomodating...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed October 25, 2017

The service at this restaurant is very good. The breakfast is very good but Id skip dinner. The food was not very well presented and was not all that good.

Thank NewMexicotraveler37
Reviewed October 20, 2017

.... so we gave it a try as it was just down the road from the beach house we rented. The service is super slow (at 11 am on a week day morning in late September). The coffee was great and we both ordered a...More

Reviewed October 18, 2017

The restaurant is beautiful and located in a gorgeous setting, the food was mediocre and the service was absolutely awful. The Food and Beverage Supervisor wasn't able to answer any of our questions about the menu without checking with the kitchen. He was non engaging...More

Thank Luna2na
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We ate at this restaurant in early October, 2017. It was a beautiful sunny day and we watched the sun go down in this most idyllic environment. The restaurant is attached the Best Western resort in Tofino. The entire property is very well maintained and...More

1  Thank Russell H
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Halibut tacos, amazing!!!!!! So far in my life, fish tacos have only achieved an "aiight". Spinach dip is a 5/10. If you are an avid spinach dip orderer, this score is high enough for you to order and be satisfied. It was a little thin,...More

Thank Kyla M
Reviewed September 17, 2017

My wife and I recently attended the Beachfront Bistro for dinner. Sad to say, this was not a good experience. We eat out a lot, so when we have a less than good experience, we try to focus on the positive aspects. There really wasn't...More

Thank pdunks5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1119 Pacific Rim Hwy | BEST WESTERN Tin Wis Resort, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-4445
  • E-mail
The Beach Front Bistro at the Tin Wis Resort offers a stunning view of McKenzie Beach and surrounding area. We are a fully licensed restaurant with an outdoor patio. Our Breakfast, lunch and dinner menu's offer a large selection of all types of cuisine. The prices are affordable and both the facilities and menu's are family friendly. We take reservations and group bookings and always make room for the last minute guest. Please visit us at our TinWis Website, online to view all of our menu's and other resort information.
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