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“Fresh fish and seafood”

Big Daddy's Fish Fry
Ranked #22 of 52 Restaurants in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Fast Food, Canadian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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!
Ottawa, Canada
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fresh fish and seafood”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2014

After reading other reviews decided we would stop here. Glad we did. One of had a cod burger which is rated very good. 1/2 crab was very good and cod fish tacos was very good. Never had fish tacos before so can't compare but they were very fresh. Extremely messy.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank KarenP184
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Debbie M, Owner at Big Daddy's Fish Fry, responded to this review, September 29, 2014
Thank you for your review! I am very happy to hear you enjoyed our food! Yes indeed, the fish tacos sure are tasty but will require a napkin or two!
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Boulder, Colorado
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169 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Good, basic fish & chips”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Well worth a visit for a quick, inexpensive lunch. The fish and chips were very good but a bit greasy, and did not include cole slaw. The fish taco was equally good. Pretty quick service on a busy Saturday. We would go back again.

Visited August 2014
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1 Thank Ron G
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Debbie M, Owner at Big Daddy's Fish Fry, responded to this review, September 29, 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased to hear your experience was a pleasant one. Sorry to hear the fish was a little greasy for you. We hope to see you again!
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Merrickville, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Fish and Chip Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2014

They have a large variety of food selections avaliable. Great take-out place with outdoor seating avaliable . Affordable good food compared to many places in Tofino. Staff are great!

Visited July 2014
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Thank tplovesducks
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Debbie M, Owner at Big Daddy's Fish Fry, responded to this review, September 29, 2014
Thank you for your review! It is much appreciated. We are very pleased you enjoyed our food and service! Please come again soon!
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best chowder ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014

My boyfriend and I went to Tofino for 3 days...and ate chowder twice at Big Daddy's! You can choose what seafood or fish you want in it. It's very good and served with deep fried bread to dip in the chowder. Delicious and very affordable.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Veronique F
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Debbie M, Owner at Big Daddy's Fish Fry, responded to this review, September 29, 2014
Thank you for your review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed our chowder, a local favourite! We hope to see you again next season!
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great little restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014

The fish and chips were very good and the swimming scallops were good. The seating area fills up quickly at lunchtime but there is room to stand at the bar around the outside of the property.

Visited July 2014
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Thank cy1867
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Debbie M, Owner at Big Daddy's Fish Fry, responded to this review, September 29, 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your experience soon, please come back soon!
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