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Pescadores Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Canadian, American, Seafood
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5093 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 5L6, Canada
+1 250-736-1100
8:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 am
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staff here are amazing! Breakfast available all day. Food is locally sourced and beautifully prepared. Large portions of delicious foods.

1 Thank Lorraine A
Comox, Canada
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have driven by numerous times enroute to a Tofino getaway. I was looking for a White Spot restaurant when my wife said let's give this on a try. A bright friendly and clean place. I ordered the smoked meat sandwich on rye and on first bite my taste buds were doing the happy dance. The cheese and bacon soup... More 

1 Thank Patrick P
Port Alberni, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the special : Ling Cod fish and chips, the fish was very good, light batter not greasy. The batter was thin and crispy. the fries were good just like English fish and chips. My husband and I just moved here and we will definitely go back and try another dish.

1 Thank jan y
Qualicum Beach, BC
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the Eggs Benny for lunch a couple of weeks ago. Our food was excellent and really delicious. Great service from cheerful Laura who was very efficient and most accommodating. Thank you Laura....well done!

1 Thank Gema28
rainforest, northern bc
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have the eggs benny that start with a crab cake instead of english muffin and then a beautiful placed egg, crab and shrimp topping and home made hollandaise sauce, met a couple regulars who come at least once a week for this treat. I loved the fish taco's. A nicely sized portion of fresh perfectly cooked cod and not to... More 

1 Thank Susan M
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very creative place to eat. Get the full order of crab cakes, having the half order would've normally been plenty, but it was too yummy -- I wanted more!

1 Thank Judy B
Saanich, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Sproat Lake for a Dragon boating race. We wanted to have breakfast with the kids and our team mates. This was such a fantastic meal. Great service, everyone loved their food, the decor was eclectic. I will definitely return next time we are in town.

1 Thank Carly B
Victoria, BC Canada
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185 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived around 1:30 for lunch and it was busy. We were seated right away, and our orders were taken quickly. Unfortunately, it took quite some time for our food to arrive. I don't believe this had anything to do with our server, who was a very pleasant gal. The servings were ample, and we all enjoyed our meals. I would... More 

1 Thank snoopy647
Port Alberni, Canada
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

I visited Pescadores for lunch with a friend recently and found the service to be exceptionally friendly, helpful and efficient. There were lots of menu options to choose from. We enjoyed sharing the Coconut Prawns appie and each had a salad, both of which were fresh, beautifully presented and delicious.

Thank islandgurl2
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We travelled to and from Tofino from nanaimo and stopped here both times First time we had a very nice lunch freshly made with lots of vegetables Second time we had breakfast which was awesome. I had the 2,2,2 which was a full breakfast and my wife had pancakes with blueberries Nice spot to stop

1 Thank ib2468

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $15
Canadian, American, Seafood
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5093 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 5L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-736-1100
A favorite in Port Alberni, British Columbia, Pescadores Bistro offers a unique menu boasting a wide range of dishes sure to satisfy the most simplistic or adventurous pallet. Our award-winning menu offers fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced locally from the Alberni Valley. Farm fresh veggies, local meats and Pacific Rim seafood are all on the seasonal menus. We also have plenty of healthy, low-fat, vegan and gluten free options available so you don't have to leave your picky friends at home.

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