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The Schooner Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Legendary Seafood & Steakhouse Locally owned, proudly destroying appetites since 1949. Casual dining, Fine dining, Oyster bar, Cocktails lounge and Tap house. Unrivalled ocean and mountain views. Great patio, centrally located.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $37
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Canadian
FEATURES
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Schooner Restaurant is the oldest Restaurant in Tofino and the food is fabulous. Owner Chef Mare has a flair for flavours and innovation without being too trendy. The restaurant now occupies the upper level of the historical red building on Campbell St. The views...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank HairyTofino
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went for dinner last night with my wife and though we did not order full meals it was certainly the right choice for the evening. I enjoyed the oyster starter, 3 varieties and it was superb. Trish had the chowder meal, which I sampled, and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Rudi W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best meal I’ve had on this trip to Canada and best salmon I have eaten. Good service and would definitely return if I had another night here!

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Julie F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the prawns and they were some of the best prawns I’ve ever had and a delicious cocktail that I wouldn’t have usually chosen but the waiter recommended. If I’m ever back in Tofino I will definitely be back here!

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank gfhfgdjhfr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with our toddler for supper recently. The menu was quite diverse, though, as a seafood/steak place, there were only so many vegetarian options. The options available looked appealing, though. There is a sizeable wine list, and this place features some great local...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank jasperspoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The entire experience was wonderful from the moment we arrived through the completion of a delicious meal. We were greeted by a waiter with a disarming smile and promptly seated. Our waitress was amazing and was charmingly funny. The seafood was fresh and beautifully cooked....More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank danimary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cosy atmosphere, was not too busy, still considered winter season I believe. Great menu, loved the oysters, had the halibut and the salmon, both very good! Great desserts as well, we are not big drinkers, but others in the restaurant seemed pleased with the selections...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Denis p
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

OMG,what a memorable meal we enjoyed upon our return to this old survivor. The oyster and smoked salmon appetizers started off our amazing culinary journey. One of us ordered the house special of Bawden Bay halibut. Another the fish and chips and the third the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Bentley333
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Best seafood in town I guess?! We had a halibut and red snapper, which was very good. Also the beer and the desert was great. The price was a little higher than somewhere else, but I would say still in the frame.

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank 247melliz
Reviewed January 24, 2019

We had heard good things so thought we would try it on our first night in Tofino. It was great! The mains are a little pricey but you get what you pay for, healthy sized portions seasoned to perfection! Can't afford to eat here all...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank island-guy250
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GrahamK304
August 16, 2017|
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Response from Leonard L | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't know either but the suggestion above seems sensible.
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ontheroad2006
May 29, 2017|
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Response from Y5868MAellenb | Reviewed this property |
The Ice House, Wolf and Fog and Shelter all offer seafood. It depends on what kind of food you like. The Ice House has a great setting and delicious, simply presented seafood. Wolf and Fog is much more of a "fine dining... More
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February 4, 2016|
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Response from Lou J | Reviewed this property |
Yes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Google The Schooner Restuarant Tofino BC.
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