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“hidden gem”
Review of Tacofino Cantina

Tacofino Cantina
Ranked #3 of 53 Restaurants in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: located in a bright orange catering truck at the back of parking lot complex. GREAT food. must be listed on here.,
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“hidden gem”
Reviewed August 28, 2014

If you can find this place it is well worth the long line up. Extremely fresh ingredients, fish tacos were the best.

Visited August 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Yeh, ok?”
Reviewed August 26, 2014

We came here because of the good reviews and because we had heard they are gluten free friendly.
They definitely know what they are talking about with gluten, but unfortunately the only option completely free from gluten contamination is the black bean taco, as the meats are either marinated in soy, tempura or grilled on the same grill as the other meats - so if you are intolerant you will be fine.
My husband had the gringas and enjoyed them, but maybe of late we have just been spoiled for choice with our mexican - we were left not completely convinced that it lived up to the hype

  • Visited August 2014
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Auckland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“They really are the best fish tacos”
Reviewed August 25, 2014

Just had fish tacos for lunch. The cod was very tasty but the albacore tuna was spectacular. Best we've had.

  • Visited August 2014
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed August 25, 2014

Amazing. Never had a taco like this before. It's not in the downtown core of Tofino so be prepared to drive or go for a lengthy walk. Ask a local - everyone knows where it is. It's worth the effort to get there.

Visited September 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lives up to the hype!!”
Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

After a day of surfing, this is absolutely the perfect way to satisfy a ravenous appetite! Despite my love of Sriracha, I recommend liberally applying the Valentina hot sauce all over their perfected fish taco and digging in! Get two if you're hungry, or just want to keep you tastebuds happy for that much longer!

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