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Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Full Bar
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Reviewed March 22, 2021

This was the only restaurant open during our visit in March. The service was excellent, friendly and professional. We had lunch and dinner on day one which was very good. On day two we had dinner and it was excellent. The chef knows how to...cook a steak. The vegetables and baked potato were also well prepared. We chose the carrot cake for dessert and it was also excellent. We would definitely recommend this restaurant!More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed September 27, 2020

We had a delicious family dinner. Safe social distancing. Food would rival anything from the big city. Chicken parmigiana and lamb shank specials. Service was quick and very friendly. Can’t wait to enjoy another meal here!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 21, 2020

Our dining experience was marred by poor service and inconsistent food provided on the same special. For example, the Chef provided toasted garlic bread to the table next to us and no bread at all to us, even though both tables ordered the same special....The desert menu lacked most of the listed items, even though we ate before 6 pm on a Friday night. The waitress appeared disinterested and untrained in hospitality. The veal was inexplicably too dry for my taste. The bone marrow was very good, and the appetizers were good, but the portions were far too small. The special was overpriced by 40%, compared to the top prices of everything else on the menu. There should have been fresh fish on the menu, especially since this restaurant is on an island with huge amounts of fresh salmon that is caught daily in early September. This was a serious flaw. Quality food, prepared by a good chef, but marred by too many mistakes.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 6, 2020 via mobile

Ordered the halibut and was a bit concerned about horseradish in the sauce but it complimented beautifully!! Vegetables and rice pilaf completed the meal! Great food...highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 21, 2020

This was one of only a few places open during the covid pandemic. The food and service were really good, social distancing and safety measures in effect, and the service was excellent. A million dollar view too!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 4, 2020 via mobile

We stopped in for a dessert. We went for the deep fried ice cream!!! Highly recommend. It is like one of the tiny donuts you get at the PNE wrapped around vanilla ice cream. The view from the restaurant is wonderful and our waitress was...great. Next time we are in town will definitely go for dinner.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 2, 2020 via mobile

We had a great visit and a good meal. Our service was exceptional. She was able to serve the entire room and make us all feel that we her only customers. The room overlooks the bay and is bright and comfortable. Our meal was served...and we were all pleased with our choices.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 26, 2020

We ate here all three nights we were in Alert Bay. The view of the waterfront is absolutely amazing.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed October 24, 2019

There aren't many restaurants in Alert Bay so visitors are lucky to find this one, situated upstairs with a great view of the water. We've eaten there four times in the past two years and the food always has been excellent. I'd recommend the veal...cutlets and the mussels and frites. While we didn't try dessert, others have recommended them and one pie was already sold out when we arrived. While reservations aren't required, the dining room fills up, so make one if you can.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed October 8, 2019

Alert Bay is an unusual place. Everything closes between 5pm and 6pm. Finding food is scarce. Luckily this little gem was open. We enjoyed a nice meal with a great view on the water (or fog depending on the moment). There were trivia cards on...the table which added a fun twist. The food was delicious and they even had a vegan option for me.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Pass'n Thyme is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4