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Bare Bones Fish and Chips

4824 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 5M1, Canada
+1 250-720-0900
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, British, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4824 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 5M1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

An excellent stop over for fish and chips, every last bite was absolutely delicious. If visiting during peek dining hours it may be a good idea to call ahead with your order. Would most definitely return.

Thank Lloyd B
Reviewed 2 days ago

In a wonderfully converted church setting we had a first rate seafood meal delivered with panache. This seemed to be a most popular place for local folk to eat and the ambience of the restaurant was refreshingly relaxed and comfortable.

Thank philipbA2410CR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was also excellent as we sat outside in the soft breeze off the inlet. At the bottom of Johnson Street heard West to Tofino. The eatery is in a old Church on the left just prior to the corner of 3rd.

Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, good service in a casual setting.Lots of choices in preparing the fish bt deep fried is the BEST!!!

Thank Juanita C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff here and really good food it does get busy. So much food to chose from the fish is sure good.

Thank figureskater13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a Friday night and the restaurant was very busy but the staff gladly served us a drink while we waited. Service was great and everyone there was very friendly. Food was fantastic and very well priced. The Halibut tasted fresh and was...More

Thank Moose1422
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a small restaurant that serves very good fish and chips in a old converted church. The one piece halibut fish and chips was ample for my liking. Liked this place so much are here again on our way back to Nanaimo.

Thank Cantal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Passing through town on a motorbike tour of the area and stumbled upon this place. Was impressed by the choices of fish and how it was cooked. The staff were lovely, friendly and the food was simply excellent. Pity it's so far away or I'd...More

Thank Christopher A
Reviewed May 18, 2018

We sat on the patio, were attended to right away, meal came quickly and all was delicious. Waitress today was the best. Love the way they do the menu so you can order just what you want. Would love to go back again if I'm...More

Thank wolvesmgr
Reviewed May 16, 2018

This is a very nice venue for families or couples or for take out.. They have fresh fish and large portions with a light crispy batter. There is a mix and match option with a few other seafood items so they will please everyone. Just...More

Thank JilliWith123
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July 13, 2015|
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Response from steve503 | Property representative |
We can grill the fish so it is gluten free. We also cook the fries in a separate deep fryer from the battered fish, so they are gluten free also. Owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$7 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4824 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 5M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-720-0900
Bare Bones: an upscale fish and chip restaurant featuring west coast halibut, salmon, cod and prawns. Sides include hand-cut fries, caesar salad and coleslaw. Try your fish grilled or choose our famous beer batter or panco bread crumb coating. Always fresh and delicious! Look for our patio on Johnston.
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