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“Good meal during the sea festival days.”
Review of Pass'n Time

Pass'n Time
Ranked #2 of 7 Restaurants in Alert Bay
Cuisines: Canadian, American, Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Davis, California
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good meal during the sea festival days.”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

We had lovely clam chowder and a fresh halibut dinner while listening to a local band play 40's-'50's tunes. View of the harbor, since it is across the street from the water in this tiny town.

Visited July 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very friendly staff”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

We had dinner there twice. Although it's true, there weren't any other choices in Alert Bay to dine out - it was a great experience. Food is fresh, delicious prepared. Outstanding friendly and funny female owner (sorry, didn't ask for her name). And the view is spectaculare. Every second I was expecting to see whales from our dining table.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Alex68Zurich
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Australia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Super Salad”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

My Beef Salad was what I call a salad. Not only greens but everything I am used to in what I call a Salad. Tasty. The menu read well, service with a smile. Thank you

Visited July 2013
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Courtenay, Vancouver Island
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Passing Time at Pass'n Thyme”
Reviewed May 22, 2013

The name on the sign is "Pass'n Thyme", a play on words that might belong to a cute little bistro. But in the small town of Alert Bay, in the far north of Vancouver Island, Pass`n Thyme is anything but upscale. Even though the restaurant is ranked #1 for Alert Bay on Trip Advisor, a number of reviewers have criticized Pass`n Thyme`s slow service, high prices, and the quality of the food. My wife`s and my experience at dinner supports these criticisms. The menu lacks any touch of originality, the food is mediocre and pricy, and the service was distracted. It is clear that Pass`n Thyme is rated the best restaurant in Alert Bay because it has no real competitors for the tourist market. The village of Alert Bay has a lot of charm , and a lot of potential for the development of tourism, but it badly needs a few good restaurants.

  • Visited May 2013
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Derbyshire, UK
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Decent food, nice welcome”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

A pleasantly laid-back, welcoming atmosphere - nice and low-key. The food was nice, quite pricey for what it was but because it's on a tiny island settlement the prices were perfectly reasonable considering the amount the ingredients must cost in the first place. Nothing fancy - we had a good burger with salad - but certainly a recommended eating option in Alert Bay. We would return.

Visited October 2012
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