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Sea Shanty Restaurant - CLOSED

300 Main St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-8811
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“monte cristo” (14 reviews)
“seafood risotto” (14 reviews)
“crab cakes” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Canadian, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
300 Main St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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11 - 20 of 444 reviews

Reviewed October 22, 2016

We had dinner here twice when staying in Tofino. The first night September 1st. It was very busy had to wait 30mins. Offered blankets while sitting. We enjoyed the meal, the salmon was great. Our last night in Tofino September 5th. We arrived too early...More

Thank Wellshot
Reviewed October 22, 2016

This is a well priced local food eatery. Service is friendly and quick. Restaurant offers stunning views. Fish and chips excellent quality.

Thank Lorraine A
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Even on an overcast day, the outlook over the Tofino harbour from this restaurant could not be better. And the food matched the view. Easy to find - - just head for the waterfront!

Thank Edna333
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

They have great baked Oysters and the wine was also food. The staff is very friendly and the view is amazing. You can watch the boats and the sea planes

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

The risotto was very tasty, service was great, waitress was very attentive. During the day it would be a great view out to the ocean.

Thank MrsCowden
Reviewed October 17, 2016

They gave us a window seat for dinner and the service was better than amazing.They gave us idea's where we should watch the sunset and at 705pm we saw the most amazing sunset..The perfect way to end the last night of our trip.The food was...More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We ate at this restaurant one afternoon and were pleasantly surprised. It was a rainy day (not unusual) but we had a table that looked out onto the water. The restaurant is fairly small but intimate. Our waitress was excellent - one of the best...More

Thank Russell H
Reviewed October 9, 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our water taxi driver, and it did not disappoint. We had to wait few minutes for a table, but it was a Sunday afternoon, and we waited less time than we were originally quoted. We sat with a beautiful view...More

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed October 7, 2016

We ordered the salmon platter for an appy. It was excellent. Seafood risotto was our main dish. Flavour was excellent but it could have been a bit creamier. Service started good but then was non existent after our meal came.

Thank lams45
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Nice place to grab lunch. Great views of the harbour with some outdoor seating. When we were there the staff seemed a little rushed and there were several couples standing outside the door waiting to be seated with no one seeming to be aware, or...More

Thank David H
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$3 - $23
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Main St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-8811
  • E-mail
The Owners Lewis & Cathy George would like to welcome you to the Shanty. We are very excited to offer a wide variety of seafood options. The best view in Tofino combined with great food and service promises you an unforgettable experience. Located on 300 Main Street Downtown Tofino on the waterfront.
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