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Fish Tales Cafe

) #15 of 42 Restaurants in Qualicum Beach $$ - $$$ Seafood, , British
3336 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2B3, Canada
+1 250-752-6053
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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Seafood, Canadian, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3336 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2B3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

5 years ago we came here and it was fantastic...well it is far from that now. We sat outside which was a horrible idea with all the wasps. Service was quite slow to order however food arrived quickly. Calamari was rubbery and WAY TOO OVER...More

Thank garlicspamsam
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed the traditional fish and chips dinner I ordered and the chowder was very good. My wife and mother in law had the grilled halibut dinner with fresh vegetables and rice. Although it was well prepared it didn't really suit their tastes.Service was...More

Thank Blackduck59
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were guided to this restaurant and were promised that the food was fantastic, not so much. I had the deep fried oysters, but to be fair I never had them before, so I did not know what to expect, the were not to my...More

Thank Glen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food, the service and the locale are wonderful. I've been here before and always look forward to returning. I got two very large halibut fillets, perfect fries and great wine. The service was professional and attentive. It's not possible to say enough about this...More

Thank Gent47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant while visiting the area. The menu choices were pretty good . We did not have a reservations but was seated immediately. The seafood was awesome, the staff was excellent. The portion sizes were adequate. Would definitely recommend and visit again....More

Thank dallazman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, quick service, good selection of food...i had the Fish Tales Platter!! Yummy! Reservations recommended...either for eating inside or outside ... great atmosphere and comfortable surroundings!!!

Thank SuzieBorneoIsland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great visit here! The food was great! Fish and chips were delicious, I had the Mesclun salad with a piece of fish, I was jealous of everyone's fries but my salad was yummy!

Thank thebenns4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a late lunch with family and all 6 of us ordered the "all you can eat fish & chips". We did not have to wait overly long for our food which was delivered by the friendly wait staff and wad piping hot. The batter...More

Thank Hans S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reservations are necessary and I can see why. This restaurant was recommended by our hosts at the Eagles' Aerie rental cottage. We were seated in a comfortable outdoor area looking into a verdant garden. The service was excellent and the fish and chips that we...More

Thank murrayloomis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An ole favourite to visit when we are in Qulalicum. Has a lovley ourptside garden eatry as well as inside sitting.

Thank clbunny2017
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Questions & Answers
Terry D
14 February 2016|
Response from Vanc0uverIslanders | Reviewed this property |
Hope it worked out ? No idea . I am in Maui , eating local fish ! They've been there a while , and do a good job .
6 February 2016|
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Response from Harold E | Reviewed this property |
When we were there I spoke with the owner and if I remember correctly they were from Calgary and have had the restaurant for quite a few years.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3336 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-6053
Why not treat treat yourself to a traditional English favorite:Fish & Chips, we pride ourselves on offering the best Fish'n chips on the Island as well as an extensive selection of seafood, steaks, chicken, salads, homemade soups & daily specials. Enjoy the ambience of an old English country garden setting, just steps away from the beach.
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