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“Best veggie burger of my life!”
Review of SoBo

SoBo
Ranked #9 of 57 Restaurants in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $36
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Fresh local food made with love in Tofino, BC.
Reviewed October 28, 2013

Visited Sobo twice for lunch and once for dinner during a recent weekend away in Tofino and was very impressed with the amount of vegetarian options on the menu and reasonable prices. Love the decor and outdoor fireplace. The veggie burger with a side of kale chips is the best I have ever eaten and the roasted autumn vegetable soup with cornbread was delicious too.

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Thank AJF90
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

We went there twice during our stay and enjoyed both times.
Large selection of vegetarian dishes, but also enough meat and poultry plates making it the perfect place for me and my bf to go to.
Service was ok and the food usually came quite fast.
On the downside- do not come with your best clothes because you will be smelling of food when you leave - at least if you're sitting by the kitchen area.

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Thank ElviraBuster
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Reviewed October 17, 2013

On a short trip to Tofino a couple of years ago, we found the food to be so good at SoBo that we had dinner there twice. Unfortunately the meal we had this past September was not even close. We both started with the seared scallop appetizer. The kitchen is either lacking in skill or in attention to detail or both. The pan in which the scallops were cooked was not hot enough to produce any sear. The scallops were pale on the outside and cold on the inside. The pan-seared wild salmon main was equally disappointing. Half of my piece of salmon was properly cooked but the other half was close to raw. I don’t know how this could happen unless the salmon had been previously frozen and was not properly thawed. I didn't expect to be served frozen salmon when other restaurants in town have fresh. The salmon was accompanied by a medley of chard, farro and mushrooms which was under-seasoned and totally lacking in flavour. Sadly we’ll be giving this former favourite a miss on our next visit to Tofino.

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2  Thank 2BBandBeyond
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Reviewed October 15, 2013

Way too good seafood. Fresh and flavorful. A bit on the pricey side, but so what. You only live once. Loved the huge, huge scallops and clam chowder.

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Reviewed October 15, 2013

I would consider Sobo to be a perfect example of Pacific Northwest feel. As you walk up the stairs to the entrance there is a full on wood burning fireplace, outside, to greet you. The food was fresh with local ingredients and you left feeling fortified for an afternoon of exploring or adventuring. Would definately stop in there again.

Thank Lorrie B
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