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“Lovely meal!”

Clam Bucket Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 96 Restaurants in Port Alberni
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely meal!”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

We decided to treat ourselves this week and went to the Clam Bucket in Port Alberni! Sat out on the deck facing the river. Beautiful venue, quaint with really nice views. The service was excellent, the food portions very good and wow was it tasty! Highly recommend this place

  • Visited June 2014
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Victoria, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great Lunch!”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

This is our go-to restaurant every time we come up to Port Alberni. Funky decor, friendly servers, and an outside patio across from the Somass River in the summer.
DH always checks the menu to make sure his favourite Paella Chicken Burger is still on the menu, then looks over the rest of the menu, and then orders the Paella Burger! A great combination with chicken breast, prawns and chorizo sausage. I had the Cod Rice Bowl on my last visit, which had a nice mild teriaki glaze on the fish and lots of fresh veggies, including carrots, celery, mushrooms and onion. A nice balance of fish to sauce to veggies to rice. I have had the salmon burger, seafood club, and several daily wraps over my visits. My favourite thing is that they offer a 1/2 salad, 1/2 fries option with their burgers and sandwiches. A very generous portion of both (the 1/2 fries order is the size of some restaurant's regular fries). The soup of the day is always good.
At first glance, the prices might seem a bit high, but the portions are generous, and everything I've tried has been very tasty.

  • Visited May 2014
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Vancouver Island, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A Must Stop in Port Alberni”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

It is not often that you get all 3 things at a restaurant. We did when we had lunch here. The service was great, the food outstanding and the décor excellent. We had the ling cod and would have it again. It is a very busy place which speaks for itself. If you are on your way to the West Coast it is a great place to stop.

  • Visited February 2014
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London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
348 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
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“Good customer service”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

We asked for our food to be prepared differently from the menu (which is a bit on the heavy side, a lot of things are fried) and they did it. The wait was long as it was busy but when the food arrived it was nice.

Visited June 2014
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Thank Granduelle
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Port Alberni, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Clam Bucket”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This restaurant is very good. The food is well prepared and you are served alot. Always take some home. The view is , one can sometimes see black bears fishin across the inlet.
nice across the street from the inlet

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Rhyll25
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