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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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“coleslaw” (67 reviews)
“cod” (66 reviews)
“fresh fish” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Canadian
$$ - $$$
4824 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 5M1, Canada
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

A great place for fish and chips. In an order of two pieces you can mix up the breading/batter and or have your fish baked not fried! Don't forget to try the many dipping sauces. Wasabi is my favourite!

Thank mema98
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This restraunt only serves seafood. They have a very minimal menu, but they do it well. It's very busy, always full whenever I go.

Thank Kieko55
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely late lunch at this unique historical spot. Our server was friendly and had great recommendations. My Ceasar cocktail had a delicious surprise of a panko crusted prawn on the rim and for only $6! The fresh salmon was wonderfully seasoned, perfectly...More

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Loved finding this place, wanted some good fish and chips and was directed here by a local. We opted for 2 piece cod, and we got 1 traditional and one panko. Although I usually don't like my battered fish messed with I really loved the...More

Thank Jamison1234
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Holy moly! I will never forget how delicious the food is at that place!!! Salmon fish and chips is just outstanding! I used to work as a tour guide in western Canada, a local told me to come here (that was in 2011). Since that...More

Thank Tomi B
Reviewed August 14, 2016

ordered 2 fish and chip 1 w Cesar 1 w coleslaw (coleslaw no flavor no dressing..Fish was dry and plain.The young lady came twice to get my wife's plate when she was not finished sorry if you have a small place but do not rush...More

2  Thank pajim20
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Amazing grilled salmon. Reasonable prices. Great atmosphere as converted old church. Quick service..

Thank katemelchiorre
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic fish and chips. On holiday from England and have to say their grilled halibut was the best I've ever tasted and chips were great too. Thoroughly recommend this place...

Thank George S
Reviewed August 4, 2016

By its name, you can guess that the menu will be minimalist. They serve fresh fish (daily catch) one of three ways at your request - broiled, baked or deep fried. Staff are friendly and will make suggestions, if you like. There is usually a...More

1  Thank J9269VSbrians
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Fish and chips were great...but cant say the same about the very bland coleslaw..service was also great

Thank Doris P
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $16
Seafood, British, Canadian
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
Kids, Families with children, 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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