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“Awesome Seafood Chowder!”

Big Daddy's Fish Fry
Ranked #17 of 57 Restaurants in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery
Description: If you like fish and burgers this is the place to go! We serve fresh cut fries, halibut, ling cod, salmon, prawns, tempura batter, homemade tartar sauce, popcorn shrimp, scallops, coconut prawns, fish & beef burgers, chicken, chowders, appys, ceasar salad, oysters, beef and polish dogs, deep fried pickles, and we have 7 meals for kids!
Reviewed July 17, 2014

Number 1 of my top 2. Big portions and great taste. Deep fried halibut is excellent as well! Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank georgec92
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Debbie M, Owner at Big Daddy's Fish Fry, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2014

Thank you very much for your review! I am happy to hear you enjoyed your experience at Big Daddy's. Come again soon!

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Reviewed July 2, 2014

We were strolling Tofino main street when we came across this restaurant. I had a craving for fries so in we went.
The fish (halibut) was fantastic and I'm not even a fish lover. Prices were comparable to home (nearby Victoria, BC) but the quality of the food was far better than home.
No lineups, meal was ready in about ten minutes, staff were efficient...
Recommended.

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1  Thank Mike_Laplante
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Debbie M, Owner at Big Daddy's Fish Fry, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2014

Thanks for your review Mike! We're happy to hear the halibut was to your tastes! Come visit us again soon!

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Reviewed June 25, 2014

After trying "real" restaurants in Tofino, BC, we passed by Big Daddy's Fish Fry on the main street of Tofino. We were attracted by the picnic tables outside the modest structure with a counter and a menu on a wall next to it. If you want a really fresh and tasty seafood experience, this is a perfect place for it. We had a prawn taco, some popcorn shrimps with dipping sauces and fried sailor bread. The food came at the counter, we took it to one of the tables - to be shared in case of need - and we ate it while enjoying the pleasant breeze outside and watching the passers-by on the street. I especially loved the two large slices of fried sailor bread. The long menu included tacos (with 5 choices), chowders, fish and fries, even chicken, burgers and hot dogs for the non-seafood customers. Ice creams and milkshakes completed the rich menu. Bon appetit!

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Thank Kasuta
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Debbie M, Owner at Big Daddy's Fish Fry, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2014

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your time and meal on our patio. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed June 20, 2014

Great place to stop for some good ol' fish and chips while exploring downtown Tofino. Not fancy, but delicious!

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Thank Sapphire_Daisy
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Debbie M, Owner at Big Daddy's Fish Fry, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2014

Thanks for your review! We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal at Big Daddy's Fish Fry. We hope to see you again next season!

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Reviewed June 12, 2014

You order at a window outside and wait to pick up your order. The portions were huge and I would highly recommend the halibut fish & chips and the fish tacos. I loved eating my fish and chips outside while enjoying the sunshine and people watching!

Thank MrsAK2009
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Debbie M, Manager at Big Daddy's Fish Fry, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2014

We are stoked to hear you enjoyed our little patio! Thanks for supporting Big Daddy's Fish Fry and for leaving a review! We hope to see you again soon! Cheers

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