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Pescadores Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Canadian, American
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5093 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 5L6, Canada
+1 250-736-1100
08:00 - 03:00
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Port Alberni, Canada
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with friends for lunch. Coffee is good. Had the Fish Tacos and they were fantastic. The sign says the Best Fish Tacos in Town and they truly are. Our friend from Parksville agrees.

Thank Marilyn H
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stop especially on the way to the west coast good portions and good service varied menu best pancake in town and their burgers are excellent

Thank N6352KEwilliamg
North Vancouver
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We went to Long Beach / Tofino for a holiday recently. We stopped at Pescadores Bistro in Port Alberni for a quick lunch while driving through. The food (and service) was so good that we compared it to every other meal that we had the entire holiday. The food at our"four star" hotel came up short. We could not wait... More 

Thank timgS4788YI
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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165 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We stopped on impulse on our way back from Tofino and we're very glad we did as this will be our "Go-To" whenever we are in Port Alberni. It's a smallish restaurant and appears to be very popular with the locals. It was crowded when we arrived but we got seated quickly and the waitress, a really personable lady took... More 

Thank FarFlungStarling
Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Stopped on a whim travelling to Ucluelet. Used tripadvisor for ideas. Best food of the week. We both had seafood luncheon special. Fabulous shrimp, calamari & oysters. $12 Tiny cozy place, huge servings, friendly staff,

1 Thank masmurfhasretired
Everett, Washington
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136 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

It was Sunday at 11:30 am and was very busy. The table was all full but we were able to get seated within 10 minutes, that took us to 11:40am. Then waited another 10 minutes for a wait staff to get our orders. There were only two waitresses for the entire place that was full. Once the orders were placed,... More 

1 Thank Mei Y
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Stopped in on the way to Tofino for brunch. There were four in our party and all gave a good review of the food. My husband and I had eggs benny - just delicious! Busy bistro with friendly staff. Highly recommend. We stopped in again on trip back from Tofino and again had delicious lunch.

Thank Shirley V
Port Alberni, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I have been here many times, and keep going back for their Seafood Bennie! Two poached eggs on crab cakes. Divine! My husband always has their Beaver Creek Bennie, which is two poached eggs on pulled pork. All is smothered with Hollandaise sauce, of course. Large portions, and consistently good. Great service! Friendly staff.

Thank toadstooldiva
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Staff here are amazing! Breakfast available all day. Food is locally sourced and beautifully prepared. Large portions of delicious foods.

2 Thank Lorraine A
Comox, Canada
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We have driven by numerous times enroute to a Tofino getaway. I was looking for a White Spot restaurant when my wife said let's give this on a try. A bright friendly and clean place. I ordered the smoked meat sandwich on rye and on first bite my taste buds were doing the happy dance. The cheese and bacon soup... More 

2 Thank Patrick P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Canadian, American
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5093 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 5L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-736-1100
A favorite in Port Alberni, British Columbia, Pescadores Bistro offers a unique menu boasting a wide range of dishes sure to satisfy the most simplistic or adventurous pallet. Our award-winning menu offers fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced locally from the Alberni Valley. Farm fresh veggies, local meats and Pacific Rim seafood are all on the seasonal menus. We also have plenty of healthy, low-fat, vegan and gluten free options available so you don't have to leave your picky friends at home.

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