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Pescadores Bistro

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5093 Johnston Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia, 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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Vancouver, Canada
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extensive menu, good service, good size portions. Chicken panini was excellent. Just off highway but nice outdoor patio.

Thank Jammer05
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were served by Sherri. She has a beautiful smile and is an excellent server:) The food was supperb! We can hardly wait till our next visit!

Thank Caroline J
Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were travelling from Parksville/Nanoose Bay in the morning, stopped for a hike in Cathedral Grove - and then made it to Port Alberni for lunch time! Pescadores Bistro was a PERFECT place to stop -- it is right on the main highway (if you are going west on Highway 4 - you will hit a T-intersection, where you are... More 

Thank DrNurse
Victoria, Canada
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97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of course order the eggs Benny on crab cakes or the oyster burger but there is a lot of food on your plate. A little harder to have a lite meal. French fries served without heat this time--but pleasant service even though they were real busy. Is there any other place to have a healthy meal in Port Alberni?

Thank Barbara L
Langley, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunny day meant their lovely outdoor patio was very busy. We sat inside inside and enjoyed looking at all the special, interesting decor as we enjoyed our coffee. One of the owners took our order and was more than happy to chat with us about Port Alberni, she was born and raised there. The service was excellent and the food... More 

Thank gmadonna2016
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quaint little restaurant with a very comfortable vibe. The menu is quite varied and the service was good. We had panini sandwiches with salad which were fresh and tasty.

Thank Betsviews
Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dinner service at this cute little place was recently suspended so they could focus on what they do best....Big breakfasts, Brunches, and Lunches. (...so if you are passing through after 3:00, look elsewhere.) We had an omelette that was actually fluffy, served with truly pan fried potatoes. ( ....instead of the normal deep fried.) Our poached eggs came as... More 

Thank Beanaroundtwice
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the quaint decor of this location. Only steps from the water, the views are decent too. Food wise, I had a lunch soup and salad. Quite delicious in flavour but needed a bit more seasoning. The jalapeno soup is quite good. Not too spicy, but, enough bite to make the soup interesting. Would consider this place for lunch... More 

Thank Tammy P
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111 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Stopped here again when we were in town. We ordered their special and it was tasty, fresh and the service was wonderful as well. Will definitely be going back next time we're in P.A.

Thank MaxBC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten pretty much everything on the menu, it's all been great. The wait staff very friendly and the food portions are huge. Love this place. Probably my favourite in the valley.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $15
Canadian, American, Seafood, Mediterranean
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
Local cuisine, Families with children, 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 Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?