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Gary's Kitchen

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308 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-725-3921
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, we'll start with the positives because we're Canadians and not Americans. The food was good! and the portion size was great! ...stop reading now becuase its downhill from here. The first thing that hits you as you take a deep breath is the smell of grease. I'm not sure the ventalation was working. Gary, (we're assuming) was chowing down... More 

Thank Marty V
Franca, SP
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

A very nice chinese food as a long time I had no eaten... Pleasant and simpler place but very nice... We asked food for 5 people... It came six different kind of delicious Chinese food .... Fair price...

Thank jobatis
Vancouver, Canada
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193 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Generous portions at this basic Chinese restaurant, and reasonable prices. We had Hot & Sour Soup, which was rich and hearty and very warming (chile flakes) on a cold and very wet night, but a little salty. Sweet and Sour pork was chunks of boneless pork with sweet and sour sauce, prawns and vegetables in black bean sauce was quite... More 

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Hinton, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal of perfectly cook Halibut and Chips. Lower end of fish prices on island but by far best meal. 100%

Thank Bob7802014
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103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Loved Gary's Kitchen. Really good Chinese food, good selection, huge portions! Fresh, in season veggies. 'Canadian' food section on menu too.Friendly owners/staff. Wish we had a similar place in our community! We'd eat there often!

Thank kathiann
La Conner, Washington
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Everything was fresh and not cloaked in heavy sauces. You could taste all ingredients in each dish. Great for a quick delicious bite.

Thank Kathleen C
Kelowna, British Columbia
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Tofino is know for a lot of very good expensive restaurants and this is the hidden gem. We have eaten here the last 4 years when we visited and never disappointed yet. The owner is very friendly and when I asked him to bring in crab for our annual Black Bean Crab dinner he advised the prices were right out... More 

Thank John W
Leduc, Canada
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8 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Our big family went to Gary's yesterday for my birthday supper while camping in Tofino. We were a bit sceptical at first but with all the great reviews gave it a try and it was AMAZING. Everything we ordered was delicious and we had some very picky eaters with us. The Shanghai noodles were my favourite. The staff were so... More 

Thank TheAugustRose
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Food was "comfort food" great. If you usually order 3 dishes, order 2. The portions are generous. The server advised us we were over-ordering. We ended up splitting a "small" wonton soup and an order of almond chicken and almost could not finish. Atmosphere is similar to almost any small town restaurant serving ethnic dishes. Thoughtful but not fancy.

Thank IslandTraveler666
London, Canada
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This was a lunch visit. When everything else in town was jammed and pricey, we came here for lunch. We had read the food was good. No...It was great and so was the service. Very reasonably priced...all in all a great experience!

Thank Gillian M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Chinese, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-3921

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?