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“slow, lax service”
Review of Kuma Tofino

Kuma Tofino
Ranked #5 of 60 Restaurants in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese
Description: Kuma Tofino serving Japanese comfort food in a cozy environment.
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Description: Kuma Tofino serving Japanese comfort food in a cozy environment.
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The food smells and looks good here, but by the time they get around to your table, you might have lost your appetite.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dmlvirgo
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The food and the service are very nice. The only negative point is that there are long wait times. We really liked the Ramen. The fried rice was also very nice but it could have more beef.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank angelamariaBarcelona
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

So, after 4 years of coming up to Tofino for my birthday we have never tried this restaurant before. The locals all told us to try this place - as it was closing at the end of the month!

Boy - are we glad we did! It was truly the best meal of the week! If you have a lot of money please buy this place and keep it open - heck I bought a lotto ticket to hopefully win and buy it myself!

The chefs all worked like such a team - it was amazing to watch them cook. They have all been there for years and we could tell the passion put into making the food.

We had the edamame (amazing!) and chicken karaage (so good) to start.

We then had the House Ramen bowl and the Miso braised beef bowl - and shared them all.

Then we shared the green tea and white chocolate brownie and the chocolate pot de crem (like truffle pudding) with miso crystals.

Like - WTH?? These flavours were amazing! While we love the other local restaurants this one really stood out with its unique food and style - you can’t get this anywhere else in town . I can order a steak at 6 other places or a burger at 10 - but nothing like this.

It was so good that the wife forgot to order a drink. Yes - it was that good. I’m shocked too.

Wish me luck on the lotto folks!!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Amazing dinner here at Kuma. A line out the door til 9pm but worth the short wait. The speciality The Bear tuna is fantastic, a must! So delicious and great service.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Nicole S
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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We loved this place, the food was great and we would have gone back if we had had time. The best place to eat in Tofino, you should visit. The house Ramen was delicious, it is also really reasonable. They don’t take bookings so we arrived earlier to make sure we got a table! It was definitely worth it!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DKFH
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