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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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Cowichan Valley, B.C.
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222 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not a vast menu but good array of seafood standards. Our two mains were well-prepared. Salad veggies and cooked veggies were fresh and didn't appear to be "frozen and from a package" and the overall experience was sort of like an Earls or Moxies. Service was pleasant and view was ... boaty.

Thank jhsheep
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mediocre seafood is something I would expect from a random pub in downtown Toronto. It is absolutely unacceptable in North Vancouver island, where you are literally surrounded by fresh seafood straight out of the ocean. The fisherman's platter was a huge disappointment. The fish was flavourless, and the salmon was obviously Atlantic salmon by the colour and flavour. Serving Atlantic... More 

Thank jenapotamus
Edmonton, Canada
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100 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 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 28 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 45 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 

1 Thank Kitwe50
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 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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184 reviews
68 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 21 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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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, Kids, View, Child-friendly
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?