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The Schooner Restaurant

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331 Campbell St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-3444
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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Arvada, Colorado
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate here our last night in Tofino, and got the crab legs. They were huge and fresh, and nothing like I have ever had before. The waitress was so sweet and the drinks were strong and reasonably priced.

Thank Chelseawesome
Broadbeach, Australia
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194 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a cold, snowy night, this was our choice to farewell Tofino. Welcomed and well seated by the friendly, bantering Justin, we were assisted with the menu, deciding on the signature Admiral's Platter, an excellent way to experience a range of seafood. Creatively presented, we enjoyed our dinner of seafood not usually available in Australia. Desserts were also enjoyable. It... More 

Thank Salma56
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great but a little on the pricier side, definitely a special occasion type of dinner. The visit is worth it just for the service alone. The staff are friendly and courteous. Had a great time.

Thank Rebecca W
Marseille, France
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good service, very good food, a wonderful view on the port and one of the place that serve quite late -that is 9 PM. The problem is the price which is high IMO.

Thank Made-In-Mars
Langley, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing lunch and Kyle was an excellent server/bartender. Everyone around us commented on the delicious food they were experiencing. We decided we had to come back for dinner. My husband's not a huge halibut fan, however the halibut dish is the "best he's ever had". The niso nori oysters were also amazing. Keven our server was also... More 

Thank TunasBride
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in watched the masters. Fantastic!! Had the cerviche also. Great view great food great staff

Thank Colette H
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience and enjoyed the evening. Try the blackened snapper it was delicious. Our server was helpful and attentive and there was a relaxed atmosphere even though the place was full.

Thank SazzyJ583
Kelowna, Canada
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127 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss this experience. The setting is amazing and the food is fresh. Try the fresh seafood dishes that are prepared by culinary masters.

Thank c0mpassi0nate
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome is the only word needed. All we had were 5 appetiser dishes at the bar and some beer and wine. Along with knowledgable staff and a pleasant atmosphere, it made for a great evening. The dishes were spectacular and ranged from scallops in bacon (plump and juicy) to a sublime dish of clams and mussels.

Thank 777SB
Colleyville, Texas
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332 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this place so much we came back for a second meal. Our driver had recommended it to us. They have a really nice variety in their selection of food. We had great fish and chips and chowder. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful. I would definitely come back here again.

Thank Frank M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 37
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 Campbell St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-3444
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?