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“Good food, pleasant service”
Review of Pass'n Time

Pass'n Time
Ranked #2 of 7 Restaurants in Alert Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Canadian
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good food, pleasant service”
Reviewed 9 September 2013

The ambiance is modest, the water views excellent, the food good and the servers quite pleasant. The prices are reasonable.

Visited August 2013
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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135 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Wouldn't recommend this unless...”
Reviewed 6 September 2013

...you have a lot of time to spend waiting. Waiting for the server to bring you a menu, waiting for a glass of water, waiting for your order to come - just plain waiting! We Went there for dinner and while they were very busy having just served a large group, they were all leaving when we arrived. Not sure anyone saw us sit down as we weren't greeted and probably wouldn't have gotten a menu if we hadn't asked for one. The table behind us had been waiting for 45 minutes for a piece of garlic toast and joked that this was 'island time'. Running a restaurant on a small island might be a reason for the higher prices but it is never an acceptable reason for poor service. We did get our meal - however never got our starter salads - including the one that came with the special. We mentioned to our server to not worry about the salad, but it still showed up on our bill. This was corrected at the till thankfully. Great view of the waterfront and the food was okay - but due to the service and the fact it didn't seem to matter to the owner, we won't be back.

  • Visited August 2013
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2 Thank tourismrocks
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Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“still wondering what happened to the sandwich”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We did a quick trip to Alert Bay by ferry and wanted to grab a good lunch. Went to Passin Time and they had an egg salad sandwich with corn chowder special. We ordered 4 specials, waited 35 minutes and got 3 of the specials of weak chowder and some egg between stale bread. The fourth sandwich had something happen to it and was another 20 minutes in coming to it.

  • Visited August 2013
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2 Thank brian d
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White Rock, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere, view and food!”
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Local travel info place recommended Pass'n Tyme and it exceeded our expectations. We were welcomed by friendly staff, classy First Nations art, and a menu with lots of choice. To our surprise, a band, the Sugar Beetles, were playing so not only did we have a great view of the water, a tasty meal, but we were thoroughly entertained. Enjoyed it so much we came back for a scrumptious seafood benny breakfast! Thanks for your hospitality.

  • Visited August 2013
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Davis, California
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good meal during the sea festival days.”
Reviewed 5 August 2013

We had lovely clam chowder and a fresh halibut dinner while listening to a local band play 40's-'50's tunes. View of the harbor, since it is across the street from the water in this tiny town.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Senior650
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