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The Schooner Restaurant

331 Campbell St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-3444
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“halibut” (197 reviews)
“seafood” (156 reviews)
“red snapper” (21 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
331 Campbell St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Went for a nice dinner and were very satisfied. Very good service, relaxed atmosphere. Enjoyed the salmon and halibut

Thank DebbiesNest
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a amazing restaurant food was delicious service was great and The restaurants upstairs so you had a nice view.

1  Thank lindamaes2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate twice there and had really great seafood platters. Very good service and nice location. We can recommend it absolutely.

2  Thank Maxi R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came there a day of October 1988 for late dinner with locals, and it was great. This summer 2017 I came back with a couple from UK and we enjoyed everything. This is the kind of place which values are transmitted from parents to...More

2  Thank thierry555
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make reservations because limited seating during the off season. Main dining upstairs. Good selection of seafood. Family run restaurant with attentive service and great stories from the original owner. Delicious food and a fun experience

Thank glu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good gourmet options for sea food, make a reservation always busy. Service is really good. They close early be careful.

Thank Haydee S
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We went here for a special occasion dinner while we were visiting from Surrey. The setting is lovely, especially at sunset. I had the messels and clams to start, my husband had the blackened tuna, which he said was excellent. We both had the halibut...More

1  Thank kwiiaas_13
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

The view of the mountains at sunset was incredible from our upstairs seat at Schooners. Classier and newer than the downstairs, the upstairs has lots of windows to take advantage of the world class view of harbour and mountainous silhouettes. Service was perfect, friendly and...More

Thank cocopep11
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We had a very nice dinner here.Nice views up stairs and atmosphere.Our server was very good and helpful with the menu. Food was really enjoyed by everyone and was fresh, blended with as much local fare as could be provided. First time here and I...More

Thank islandrockin
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We arrived without reservations and were made to feel welcomed and seated right away. I would venture to guess that reservations would be recommended and we just lucked out. I had a drink before dinner called the Cuban martini that was simply out of this...More

Thank Jo O
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Graham K
17 August 2017|
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Response from Leonard L | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't know either but the suggestion above seems sensible.
29 May 2017|
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Response from ellieKelowna | Reviewed this property |
The Ice House, Wolf and Fog and Shelter all offer seafood. It depends on what kind of food you like. The Ice House has a great setting and delicious, simply presented seafood. Wolf and Fog is much more of a "fine dining... More
5 February 2016|
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Response from Lou J | Reviewed this property |
Yes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Google The Schooner Restuarant Tofino BC.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 39
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 Campbell St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-3444
  • E-mail
Legendary Seafood & Steakhouse Locally owned, proudly destroying appetites since 1949. Casual dining, Fine dining, Oyster bar, Cocktails lounge and Tap house. Unrivalled ocean and mountain views. Great patio, centrally located.
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