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    What to Expect

    As the tour starts, you’ll enter the eclectic Rhino Coffee House where you’ll get to sample their freshly brewed coffee. Not only will you get to perk up with some coffee, you’re going to get to try a sample of one their signature doughnuts which are freshly made in-store each and every day.

    Tasting 2: SOBO

    As the tour continues, you’ll find yourself dining at the award-winning restaurant – SoBo. It’s here where you will taste Crispy Shrimp & Cod Cakes paired with Hoyne Brewing Co. Dark Matter beer. 


    The Schooner Restaurant is Tofino’s oldest restaurant dating back to the 1960’s when it was first opened by the Bruce family. Here you’ll get to sample their Old School Clam & Bacon Chowder. 


    On Main Street, you’ll get a chance to view Clayoquot Sound from the spacious back deck of Tofino Sea Kayaking. It’s here where you’ll be presented with samples of heavenly meats, cheeses, and other treatsthat are made in-house at the renowned Picnic Charcuterie. 


    Here you’ll get to taste locally caught salmon that has been smoked and flavoured in a few different tasty varieties. Trust us, after you try a couple of bites, you’ll be hooked and wanting more.

    After your tasting, you’ll also have an opportunity to walk around the House of Himwitsa First Nations art gallery and store.


    As the tour winds down, you’ll find yourself at a true Tofino gem that will have you wanting return again and again. The Ice House Oyster Bar offers an uninterrupted view of Clayoquot Sound in a historic warehouse that is still an operational ice facility for local fisherman.

    Here you’re going to get a real treat – a full-sized serving of their special Umami Tsunami Oystercombined with a glass of crisp sparkling apple cider. During your tasting, the views of Clayoquot Sound will have you wanting to park yourself at the Ice House Oyster Bar for the remainder of the day. It’s truly a magical place.


    Goodbyes don’t always have to be sad. As the tour wraps up and we say our goodbyes, you’ll be given a voucher for a heavenly scoop of gelato from Chocolate Tofino. You can pop into Chocolate Tofino at your convenience and enjoy this delicious treat that will surely put a smile on your face.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Rhino Coffee House, 430 Campbell St, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0, Canada
    Departure Time
    Departure Time: 2:30pm 
    Tour Dates: Tuesday thru Sunday

    Please arrive 5-10 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
    Return Details
    Ice House Oyster Bar, 81 West St, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0, Canada
    • Beverages - water, spritzer, sparkling cider & beer
    • Food tasting - Samples from 6 restaurants plus a voucher for gelato
    • Local English Speaking Guide
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup/drop-off
    • Additional food purchases outside of tastings
    • Food substitutions for food allergies or dietary preferences ie. vegetarian, gluten free, etc.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Minimum age is 19 years old
    • Operates in all weather
    • Maximum group size: 6 people
    • Food menu is subject to change
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 8 June 2019

    What a great way to spend the afternoon! Adam was a very friendly guide and obviously loves living in Tofino and the food produced here. Although the food tasting was obviously a big part of the tour Adam also gave us a good insight into...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Smithy0629
    TofinoFoodTours, Owner at Tofino Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2019

    We're so pleased to hear that you had a wonderful afternoon on our food tour. You're absolutely right - we do love living in Tofino for all of the reasons that you and other tourists like to visit the area. We're super passionate about this...More

    Reviewed 24 May 2019

    Had a great afternoon food tour with Adam - a most engaging and informative guide. Even though we had been to Tofino many times before, we learned so much more about the local history and culture of the area on this tour. Along the way...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Gweebarrabridge
    TofinoFoodTours, Owner at Tofino Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2019

    Thanks for your kind comments and for spending an enjoyable afternoon with us. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed all of the local history and stories combined with the delicious food that we're lucky to have available to us here in Tofino.

    Reviewed 19 May 2019

    Our tour started at the Rhino Cafe where we indulged in great coffee (and I'm not a coffee drinker) and delicious donuts.From there we went to Kayak Cafe where we had a lovely charcuterie tray from Picnic, and soaked in the beautiful view of the...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank 3Geegee333
    TofinoFoodTours, Owner at Tofino Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2019

    It was so nice to take the three of you out on your own private tour. I'm so happy to hear that you all enjoyed the delicious food Tofino has to offer along with all of the history of our tiny village. Glad that you...More

    Reviewed 24 April 2019

    My husband and I joined Kate from Tofino Food tours over Easter weekend. It was great value for money and Kate was very knowledgeable about the area and the food scene in Tofino. We enjoyed donuts, smoked salmon, fish taco and fish cake, chowder, kombucha,...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Bethstraveltips
    Reviewed 16 April 2019

    This tour was a wonderful opportunity to not only learn the history of Tofino, but also taste the myriad of the true essence of the town. For its size, Tofino has a population dedicated to a variety of flavours and cultures. Within a four block...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank xtsa_tsax
    TofinoFoodTours, Owner at Tofino Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2019

    Thank you so much for your super kind words! I'm extremely happy to hear what a wonderful time you both had on the tour. We take a lot of pride in providing our guests with not only some of the best food in Tofino but...More

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    28 September 2018|
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    I would say it's appetizers or snacks. Most people would probably want a meal after a spell.
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