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Clam Bucket Restaurant

) #6 of 70 Restaurants in Port Alberni $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Soups
4479 Victoria Quay, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 6G1, Canada
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (46 reviews)
“clams” (20 reviews)
“maple salmon” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Soups, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4479 Victoria Quay, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 6G1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

I am a picky and small eater: this cafe/restaurant took my 'odd' order and delivered what i asked for. The meal was hot and the fish, yam fries and salad were fresh. Later in the day after watching the 'bears at play' from just over...More

Thank Yendel G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's easy to find this restaurant: it is in front of the the nice ossevation point near the new harbour. The quality of the food is high, we tasted different kind of salmon and the portions were big. I also appreciate the irony on the...More

Thank Amrod_x
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was predictably good, but not outstanding. I like the building and the way it's decorated, but the NOISE was unbearable, between wait staff who seem to need to shout at customers (and each other), and some kind of annoying music? on the speakers,...More

Thank Rosemarie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner tonight with my family. Service was a bit slow but the funny thing is we walk in and there is a sign that says "sorry- no oysters". Ok so a seafood restaurant doesn't have oysters - no big deal. But when we sit...More

Thank BriWerner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure if we came on an off day, but was not impressed with this place. The food was just okay, we were expecting a lot more, and hoping for some great seafood. We were disappointed and found that this is just a typical mediocre...More

Thank Hipjunkies
Reviewed 1 week ago

Five of us went for dinner, four of us ordered fish and chips, to tell you the truth I was not impressed. The fish coating was dark and I think the oil needed changing because it should have been golden not brown, One person ordered...More

Thank jan y
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by our guesthouse host. Because of the day and time of evening it was, we were able to be seated right away. We found the food and service to be very good, although a tiny bit pricey. The restaurant...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the clam bucket with my family because I had heard it was the best place to eat. I was a little disappointed, nothing that made me go " this is so good!!". I tried the classic chicken of the sea (i think that's...More

Thank Athena R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good lively atmosphere in a convenient location in Port Alberni. The staff were friendly and very efficient. We were told that there would be a half hour wait but in fact it was less and the staff treated us very well. Good selection of fish...More

1  Thank Kathy4745
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on way to Tofino. Had the shrimp clubhouse toasted. Was a very dry sandwich with not much shrimp. Had the loaded potato soup...which was ok, not alot of flavour. Server was friendly. I have had better lunches at this restaurant in the past....More

Thank Daphne D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4479 Victoria Quay, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 6G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: 12507231315
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