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Shelter Restaurant

) #6 of 36 Restaurants in Tofino $$ - $$$ , , American
601 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-3353
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Brew Pub, Canadian, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
601 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a busy place & we were lucky to get a table. We heard that the evening was fully booked. Moderately priced. Good menu. Friendly & efficient service. Definitely recommend.

Thank Lisahereagain
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dropped in for a late lunch and were seated on the patio. It was still which is always a good sign. Our server was great and lots to choose from the menu. My wife had the pacific cod burger and I had the kale caesar...More

Thank Smoltman
Reviewed yesterday

Passed by earlier in the day and wanted to book but all pre-bookable tables were taken. Arrived about 7.30 and waited about 10 minutes. Turnaround seemed quite quick, even for larger parties. Parked across the street in someone else's car park but no one seemed...More

Thank Kathryn K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good view. Food was good. Service was slow. Parking is limited. Usually a wait of ten to twenty minutes unless you have a reservation.

Thank 228Traveler2011
Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant was really busy when we turned up but the staff were very friendly and happy to accommodate we had to wait for 15 mins for a table but gave us a free drink nice touch. I had the burger which was amazing and...More

Thank Jessups
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recommended by Adam from Torino Surf Adventures, and all 4 of us loved our meals and drinks! Awesome burger, bowls, calamari and fish and chips. They catered to our gluten free daughter and it was all delicious and Hugo our server was fantastic!

Thank Crazycara11
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Walked up lone cone mountain and went for food at shelter restaurant very modern with outside heaters, polite staff and very nice good

Thank Familyguy38
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The place is nice but too many people The service is not so brilliant The menu is quite small, not a wide variety We have eaten quite well Nothing particular

1  Thank lulunamibia
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good atmosphere, nice to sit outside under awnings & patio heaters if needed. Service nice & friendly and great food. would go there again if we returned to Tofino.

Thank BristolSteved
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super easy fun restaurant with lots of choice for all eaters! went with a big group and everyone was very satisfied. Excellent service.

Thank Zozotravels
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Questions & Answers
18 July 2017|
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Response from alanvh | Reviewed this property |
Yep, by phone. Booked two different meals on Canada Day weekend by phone from UK and they had both reservations when we arrived.
29 December 2016|
Response from VickieandDewey | Reviewed this property |
Hi Hilary, I think you sent this to me by mistake. I'm not Molly. Best regards, Dewey
7 December 2016|
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Response from Les S | Reviewed this property |
Our lunch at the restaurant was most pleasant in every respect so we had no need to meet with the chef. I believe the language and general tone of the traveller's outburst should be ample evidence of what the problem was.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-3353
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