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Reviewed February 1, 2021

This is my first time writing a review for a restaurant, just extremely disappointed with my latest experiences. I've been religiously eating at Tacofino for the past three years but the last two times ordering from them have been a huge disappointment. I ordered from...them a few weeks ago and my yam tacos were fish. I have a fish allergy and did not notice until I got home. They usually never mess up so I just gave them to my roommate and moved on. Tonight my roommates and I ordered from their new location and it was very displeasing. This time we were missing a taco and our gringas were missing the cheese on them. I called to express my complaints and I got a very passive employee who did not seem to care at all and said I could just get $7 back within the 48 hours. It's not about the money, it's about the lack of consistency and quality for me. Now looking for new taco recommendations in Victoria.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed December 21, 2020

I still feel the taste of the food whenever i think or name it. Amazing recipe for the burritos and tacos. love it love it!!!.will recommend and has recommended to my friends and family.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 2, 2020 via mobile

This place is smaller than their Gastown, Yaletown, and Kits locations but the tacos remains the same. Strong customer turnover but their kitchen is pretty efficient complimented by good front of the house service. Their Fish and Crispy Chicken Tacos are the tastiest tacos ever....Definitely one of Tofino’s best exports to British Columbia’s culinary scene.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed March 8, 2020

I had heard that this is a must try spot in town so I stopped by for fun and picked up the crispy chicken burrito, yam taco, rice and bean bowl, and a Diablo cookie. I wanted a taste of everything and I must say...the crispy chicken burrito was sooo good! So much flavor and a huge portion. The yam taco was also pretty big for a taco and fun to have a sushi influence to hit that craving too, yum. However, I would not get the rice and bean bowl again, so dry and bland and whatever rice they use they should switch because it is far away from being any type of Mexican inspired style rice, long grain I think they use, kinda odd. The Diablo cookie is rich, chewy, and delicious! I still have leftovers the next day and would love to return to try more tacos.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

On my trip to Victoria, Tacofino was an absolute must do. Friends and family raved about it so I made sure I went. It is definitely a very small place that was packed on a Friday night. Service was quick as we waited to take...out our food due to no where to sit. Was even crowded to stand and wait. We ordered traditional fish tacos. I also ordered a side of guacamole. Tacos were just ok. Fish was good but it almost seemed like the were slapped together and didn't really taste that great. A dollop of mayo ( yes mayo) and undressed coleslaw were added with the fish on the tortilla and that was that. I didn't enjoy the mayo at all and was very disappointed that this was what they used as a dressing. I won't return, nor would I suggest to anyone that this is a must do on their trip. Disappointed.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 10, 2020 via mobile

I love tacofino. I always get the crispy chicken burrito but I wasn’t super hungry so I got the crispy chicken tacos. Haha pretty much the same thing but still so flippin good

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 10, 2020 via mobile

Quite simply one of the best meals of my life! Fish tacos are off the charts amazing! Place is packed unsurprisingly! A must visit!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 6, 2020

My wife and I enjoy strolling downtown Victoria and Fort Street businesses are unique. We stopped at this quick eatery to refuel and we enjoyed our food choices. My wife particularly enjoyed her crispy duck taco. There is limited seating but the food makes up...for that. Service is fast and prices can fit any budget.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 12, 2019

The ling cod tacos are amazing, and I had to have them every day of my business trip. The location is easy to get to, clean/simple establishment with not a lot of seating, but perfect for a quick bite.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 3, 2019

Went in for lunch today we had a great lunch. This is a small place no airs and graces. Go here for the food you will not be disappointed. Too many people get hung up on the ambiance. Food is what it is about simple....Staff was very pleasant.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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  • Tacofino Victoria is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 3