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Float Lounge

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American, Bar, Canadian
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596 Marine Drive, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
+1 250-726-4800
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15:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 15:00 - 22:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

The food selection was excellent. An wonderful meal can be created from two appies: calamari (the best I have tasted) and Long Ribs with salad.

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1 Thank PeterfromCanada
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this review

Hello PeterfromCanada, I truly appreciate your feedback and I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We have recently had a new Chef join our team and his new menu has been a really big hit. I will be sure to forward your kind words back to him. Please stop in and visit us again on... More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

The view was beautiful, but if a good view is what you want, take a walk on the Wild Pacific trail. I had the "award winning" seafood soup in a cream-based broth. The broth was a sticky, overly thick sauce. The mussels and shrimp were fine, but all the other seafood (scallops and fish) were overcooked and not quite fresh.... More 

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Thank Karen W
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this review

Hello Karen W, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent visit to the lounge. I understand that you were disappointed with your meals. Please accept my apology on behalf of the kitchen that you did not receive a top notch culinary experience. We do strive to always offer fresh and delicious seafood. I have passed on your feedback to... More 

A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The bar is a great place to "get it all".... drinks, seafood dinner, rockin' 70's tunes, and a fantastic overlook of the Pacific! Did I mention the awesome fireplace and "ceiling wave"? A must stop on your visit.

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nanaimo
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

I hesitated 3 days before writing this because I always like to start with all the positives. The location is the only one, and it is insanely beautiful. The lounge is situated adjacent to the rocky shores and wild ocean spray, etc etc...fabulous. I don't want to write a paragraph on all the " bad" things about this lounge so... More 

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Thank foodaholic58
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Foodaholic58, I appreciate you taking the time to leave us your feedback on your recent experience in the Float Lounge. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit or appreciate our decor. I can certainly understand your thoughts on the decor as it may not be to everybody's tastes. My sincere apologies that you were... More 

Comox Valley, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Excellent spot to enjoy a cool drink after a day hiking on the Wild Pacific Tail. Lovely setting with floor to ceiling windows to take in the spectacular view.

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1 Thank Beverley K
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Beverley K, Thank you for your kind words! We really are very lucky to be located in such a beautiful spot! I am glad to hear you were able to enjoy the view and a nice cold drink after your hike. I look forwarded to hopefully seeing you again the next time you are in the area. Enjoy your... More 

Toronto, Ontario
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

The happy hour was a good value, the hamburger and fries were amazing. The Pulled Pork Poutine was fantastic.

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1 Thank nancyfries
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this review

Hi Nancyfries, Thank you for your review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your Happy Hour features! The burger and poutine really are delicious and I have forwarded your feedback to our Chef. Hopefully I will see you during Happy Hour again! Cheers! Katherine Cooper Float Lounge Manager More 

Vancouver Island, BC
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

We went to the Float Lounge twice over the course of a family wedding weekend. Both times, service was slow. I would contribute this to management as they did not staff according to the events of the weekend. There was a large car convention at the hotel, as well as a wedding. The wait staff were friendly and did the... More 

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Thank mitca
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this review

Hello Mitca, Thank you so much for taking the time to review the lounge. My apologies that you did not fully enjoy your experience. As a resort our goal is to always offer the absolute best service. Porsche Club weekend is a very busy time for us and we can be stretched a little thin. I am sorry that this... More 

Cobble Hill, Canada
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

It was my birthday dinner but we didn't want formal and we did want seafood and a view. The servers were exceptional; both Emily and Connor (I think he was the bartender). I had the seafood chowder and a garden salad (which was not on the menu but they made for me anyway), and it was great. Hubby had the... More 

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1 Thank Gingerwoolf
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this review

Hi Gingerwoolf, I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your birthday! Emily and Connor are both such great assets to the resort and I have shared your feedback with them. Thank you so much for the kind words and I look forward to seeing you again. Happy belated Birthday :) All the best! Katherine Cooper Float Lounge Manager More 

Lloydminster, Canada
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

For the price and the fact the menu is served in the Fetch restuarant at lunchtime expected that the fish would have crispy batter and the chips would be hand cut not frozen ones.

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Thank sue123183
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Sue 123183, Thank you so much for your review. I understand that you were not satisfied with the Fish and Chips you received on your visit. It is not general practice for us to serve soggy batter with our fish. Being on the West Coast we do strive to have delicious seafood! We have also been trying out different... More 

London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

The food we were served was good, but the evening we went, it took a good 40 minutes for it to be served. I don't know if the kitchen was slow, or if the staff were doing double duty at the other restaurant (Fetch) too. Either way, my boyfriend's chips were cold, and the rest of our food was lukewarm.... More 

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Thank Rebecca S
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this review

Hello Rebecca S, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am sorry to hear that you and your boyfriend did not enjoy your meals. At the time we were training up all of our new Summer staff which may have contributed to longer wait times than usual. I have forwarded your comments to the Chef... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:00
Monday
15:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 22:00
Thursday
15:00 - 22:00
Friday
15:00 - 22:00
Saturday
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 596 Marine Drive, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Barkley Sound  >  Ucluelet
  • Phone Number: +1 250-726-4800
Description
Sharing Spirited Cocktails and Ocean Views in Ucluelet, British Columbia
Surrounded by the natural beauty and energy of Vancouver Island, Float Lounge in Ucluelet, BC offers a casual, contemporary atmosphere where city blues float away as easily as the tides. Cozy up to the glowing fireplace and relax with house inspired cocktails and spirited beverages. Our 50-seat Float Lounge features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the mesmerizing Pacific Ocean, perfect for sunsets and storm watching. Watch waves crash on the rocky shoreline from the comfort of your seat under the remarkable wave inspired bar- no wetsuit required! Enjoy our light snack menu specially created for sharing with friends and family over warm conversation. Surrounded by West Coast nature and beauty, you'll find a welcoming contemporary atmosphere awaits you at Float Lounge in Black Rock Oceanfront Resort.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?