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“lunch before heading back to Victoria”
Review of Shelter Restaurant

Shelter Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 52 Restaurants in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$24
Cuisines: Brew Pub, Canadian, American, Seafood
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Victoria, Canada
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4 reviews
“lunch before heading back to Victoria”
Reviewed 8 May 2014

we had lunch here after our stay in TOfino and oh my gosh the Tacos are sooooooooooooooo good! ambient is really nice and relaxing too

  • Visited May 2014
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Montreal, Canada
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Great food, bustling atmosphere”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Very good food, freshly prepared with care and in good taste. This is a happening place so expect to wait for a table inside or out. But the food is certainly worth it. We actually ate there twice on our recent visit. The lingcod burger was just fantastic. A large grilled piece of fish with tasty accompaniments. The Shelter salad was super. The cioppino was very good, but the mussels were average. Their mixed drinks are creative and worth the indulgence as well. In my opinion, price/quality is good.

Visited May 2014
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Victoria, British Columbia
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Busy Saturday night”
Reviewed 4 May 2014

My lady and I went to the Shelter for dinner on a Saturday night. After a wait because the staff were all in a menu discussion meeting we had excellent service and great food. Highly recommended.

Visited May 2014
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Manchester
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Not as good as we hoped”
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Shelter was recommended to us, and when we walked in we were really excited. It had a great atmosphere and lovely open fire. Service was nice, but sadly the food was not good. I'd go back for a drink but not to eat.

  • Visited April 2014
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed 2 May 2014

We spent another evening enjoying the food in this Resturant the food and the surroundings were good and the service did not disappoint

Visited April 2014
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Thank Stephanie B
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