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“Disappointing food, beautiful location”
Review of Wickaninnish Restaurant - CLOSED

Wickaninnish Restaurant
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Durham
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Disappointing food, beautiful location”
Reviewed September 1, 2009

We decided to treat ourselves on holiday, and pay the expensive prices for what is quoted as exceptional ocean side dining, by the lonely planet guide. The location is incredible with views over to the pacific, however, the food really is not value for money. The starter of mussels was the smallest I have ever seen, the main course of halibut was nice, but the fish was overcooked! The dessert was lovely, but should it really be accompanied by cream from a can???? I would recomment this place for lunches of coffee, but find somewhere else for that special occasion!

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Maui
Level 5 Contributor
43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great view... food not bad. skip the smoked salmon though”
Reviewed May 10, 2009

The service was good, the restaurant was at a great location. The food was okay, the smoked salmon special appetizer was pretty disappointing... it was more like salmon jerky. The pickled salmon was surprisingly decent.

Anyway, I'd recommend it for the view and the location.

Oh, and you have to get a parking permit and walk it back to the car which is in a public lot beachside.

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Edmonton, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Perfect place for a small wedding reception!”
Reviewed April 16, 2009

I had my wedding reception at the Wickaninnish Restaurant. It was the perfect end to the perfect day. The food was incredible (thanks for recommending the crab cakes) and very reasonably priced. Good house wine and gorgeous view. The staff and manager (Brian) were very friendly and helpful. The service was definitely first class. I can't wait to come back! Thanks again for the beautiful evening! I will never forget the view!

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east anglia
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A perfect end to our stay in Ucluelet”
Reviewed August 8, 2008

We came to this restaurant on the recommendation of the proprietors of the motel we were staying at in Ucluelet. We went there for the evening meal of the last night of the holiday and it was like saving the best til last. The food was very good quality and the service was pleasant and efficient. The setting is beautiful and we went there on a sunny evening and watched the sunset over the ocean - it was out of this world! If you do go there get a reservation and request an table by the window. Highly recommended.

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Santa Fe, NM
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“beautiful setting, good food”
Reviewed July 26, 2008

We had a lovely lunch here in July 2008 - an unexpected pleasure. Excellent chowder! Service was a little spotty - new servers still in training - but very friendly and enthusiastic, and the manager was working well and appropriately on training them. We'll definitely come back here.

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