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“Nice Sunset dinner”

Ice House Oyster Bar
Ranked #12 of 60 Restaurants in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $26
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Ice House is located on the historic Tofino Fish Company pier. This is an operating ice house supplying local fishermen with ice. Tofino Fish Company is a registered and operating Fish Buying Station and buys fish used at the Ice House from local fishermen. Dock to Dish, literally! The Ice House dining room is the former cold storage room for fish. We have added windows, a kitchen, great people and wonderful food to make this an exceptionally special and authentic west coast experience. We look forward to hosting you! Alan
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We had a nice dinner watching the sunset where the Ice House has a great location for. Food was ok but the service was less attentive then we expected on the patio. Inside at the bar where we had oysters to start was excellent. Nice spot maybe for a drink watching the sunset.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

In our short visit to Tofino we ate here two nights because we enjoyed it so much.
The oyster selection was out of this world, fresh and shucked right in front of you if you sit at the bar. The crab was great as well. The location of the restaurant, right on the water, is second to none and just amazing at sunset. If you visit Tofino you must eat here.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Highly recommend going to this restaurant. The setting is gorgeous, the room is all wooden and the oysters are iced & shucked behind the bar so you know they are so fresh. We watched the sun go down while we ate our dinner. The food was delicious. We got oysters, 1/2 crab, fresh bread & the potatoes and everything was incredible! We loved everything and still talk about it today. Service was attentive and polite, the price point was great, and it was a wonderful dining experience. Thank you so much.

Date of visit: August 2018
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1  Thank Savannah M
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

Creative, unique, complex flavours made with local fare. The chef here is fantastic. We were so impressed the first night we ate here that we came back the next night for more. The mushroom toast with local chantrelles and celeriac puree was exquisite.

The place doesn't look like much from the outside but is just right inside and has a patio that is stunning.

Server the first night was wonderful and helped to make the entire evening memorable. Server the second night was horrific and were it not for the amazing food the evening would have been a bust.

Get ready to be wowed by the skills of the chef here. Food snobs will not be disappointed. We have owned our own restaurant and are very fussy eaters who set the bar high. We would eat here again and again.

Date of visit: October 2018
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1  Thank N240YWclaired
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stumbled upon this place by chance and glad we did. Many different choices of oysters and great wines to go with them made for a very relaxing evening out. The service and other food was very good as well. They were super busy when we got there but got us in quickly and did not rush to get us out. A great evening and we would definitely go back on our next trip to Tofino.

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Wayne P
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