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Killer Whale Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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Boardwalk, Telegraph Cove, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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100 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Great Chowder to warm up to after a chilly day in the water. Hubby had fish and chips that were tasty as well.

Thank Eskape96
Parksville, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We've eaten at the Killer Whale Cafe a few times now and never been disappointed. This past visit we made sure we were there for their salmon barbecue night. It is amazing.

Thank Kathrynoflangley
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

i was surprised about how good the food was there. It was so good that we returned 3 times during our stay...Try the greek wrap and an icecold kokanee, it is heaven!

Thank Chansonnier13
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

As the evening weather was warm, we sat outside on the porch watching the activities in the small harbour. The menu was fairly limited, but had good choices and there was a good selection of beers. We had the salmon and halibut fillets with the prawns, but we were informed that these were not locally sourced!! The meal was well... More 

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Nice homely restaurant serving great salmon. Right in the heart of telegraph cove ì, not a loto of choice but this is worth a visit for dinner or lunch.

Thank Peppe G
Tofino, Canada
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177 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had breakfast here, and the portions were great - the toast was wonderful - scrambled eggs perfect ! we came back the next day with our package noodles after our whale watch, and the server gave us hot water in our bowl so we could make our own lunch ! Thanks !

Thank wolfcruise
Sidney, BC, Canada
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Ate there a few times with two others. Very good food along with good wines. Good Craft Beers plus the typical "crap" beers (big named) for those with cheaper palates.

Thank Duff P
Chilliwack, Canada
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

After a week of freeze-dried meals, we were looking forward to a real dinner. Garlic prawns were terrific, with enough prawns to satisfy a tired kayaker. The fish and chips were highly rated by my companion. The friendly waitress gets full marks for quality service.

Thank Sam P
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Let's face it, it's a bit of a captive market at Telegraph Cove - there's nothing around for miles. However, we had a really nice meal there for a reasonable price. Wonderful view out over the cove. Would definitely eat there again when we return.

Thank Jeremy H
Parksville, Canada
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We wanted a light lunch before we headed out on our Whale Watching Tour, so we headed to the Killer Whale Cafe. The view of Telegraph Cove's inner harbour was great, but unfortunately the lunch was not. The waiter was friendly and quick with our food, but the fish was over cooked and the coffee was warm at best. Thankfully... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boardwalk, Telegraph Cove, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Telegraph Cove
Telegraph Cove Resort

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?