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Spotted Bear - CLOSED

101-120 Fourth St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-2215
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
20 Jan 2015
“Fab service, unusual menu”
7 Jan 2015
“Great alternative to the Wolf”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
101-120 Fourth St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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11 - 20 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 8 October 2014

Not the most opulent restaurant by any stretch, but the food was spectacular, the service was fabulous and the ambience was perfect. Without question, the best restaurant in Tofino!

Thank Daddygord
Reviewed 3 October 2014

My husband and I tried the Spotted Bear on a whim and were very happy with our dinner there. The restaurant is nicely decorated, with friendly helpful staff, and best of all, fantastic food. My husband said his salmon was the best he had ever...More

Thank flyer74
Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

Popped into here on our first night arriving on a recommendation from the B&B owner. We were the first for the evening and had their new fall menu. We had the burger and a fish dish. Both were very tasty and filled a hole after...More

Thank daglesj
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Our beet and goat cheese salad was great, but I don't think I've ever had better ling cod, and the tagine-spiced vegetables were to die for. My husband's slow-roasted short rib was excellent, too. Another plus: it's slightly cheaper than some of the very over-priced...More

Thank Canadian017
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Listed as cedar planked salmon, this pale imitation of salmon was served on a small board that bore no sign of being used to flavor the fish. And the fish bore no taste of the plank- other than the fish was very dry. This was...More

2  Thank Liz4882014
Reviewed 10 September 2014

After having one of our best meals of our British Columbia trip the night before at the Ice House, we were looking forward to a repeat experience, especially based on the TA reviews. It wasn't bad, but nothing special. The menu is pared down and...More

3  Thank Mikeb1Falmouth_MA
Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. We started with the delectable smoked mussels which, to our surprise, we served essentially room temperature not hot as in other establishments. Over a local IPA and a glass of Argentine Malbec we continued on. My husband loved his...More

Thank mtdrpm
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Very small, intimate space. Food is adventurous with out being over the top, good value, fresh ingredients, generous portions. Really enjoyed watching two people - one server and one Chef- attending to the full dining room and each guests' needs. Highly recommend. Fine food without...More

1  Thank Darlien P
Reviewed 6 September 2014

We had an excellent meal here. No doubt about it. It fell short of a five star meal but I would give it a good 4 1/2. This is a tiny place with a few outdoor tables. There is an open kitchen. Everything is locally-sourced...More

1  Thank Marfak
Reviewed 4 September 2014

We loved the food and the intimate ambiance of this place. The hit of the evening were smoked mussels and so were the burgers and the tuned up shepherds pie.

Thank Elke C
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101-120 Fourth St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-2215
  • E-mail
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