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Sea Shanty Restaurant - CLOSED

300 Main St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-8811
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“monte cristo” (14 reviews)
“seafood risotto” (14 reviews)
“crab cakes” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Canadian, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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300 Main St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 444 reviews

Reviewed 29 March 2017

We were dam hungry and didn't have plan to go to Sea Shanty. We chose this restaurant because we stopped our car right in front of it. The food was delicious and the service was quick. We will highly recommend this place.

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I'm getting homesick for the Sea Shanty just thinking about it. The location is wonderful in that you have a view of the water and if you go for dinner, you'll hopefully be treated to the fantastic sunset that we were. Oh, and the food...More

1  Thank SugarKane62
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Dinner was ok. We were surprised about the small dinner menu.The lunch menu had more choice. There were complaints about the freshness of the mussels and clams from another table while we were there. Glad we hadn't ordered them. The food we had tasted fine...More

Thank kathiann
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The wife and I stopped in here while on vacation and were not disappointed. The fish and chips and fish tacos were great. If we are ever back in Tofino we will be coming back here!

Thank JoeT1096
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This restaurant is wonderful. The view is amazing, the service is fabulous, the food is the best!!! We go here to eat every time we go to Tofino. If we stay for 3 days then we will end up here, 3 times! We haven't had...More

Thank banff9
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Sea Shanty was the first restaurant we went to upon our arrival in Tofino. GOOD CHOICE. The location is filled with local color, the seating outside with heat lamps pretty as well as warm, the view pleasant, the server attentive and fun, and the food...More

Thank JMS23
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Fortunately we discovered this place the first day of our stay and we went back for lunch several times, always wonderfully fresh and tasty seafood

Thank HJ E
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here one evening in October. From the start the service was welcoming & efficient. Cozy dining room. Lovely views of the harbour and the shuttles going back & forth- including an intrepid kayaker! Wine by the glass was very good as were...More

Thank ice_rider
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

By the time I send this, it will be closed for the season. It is very good with a great view. Brian the waiter was excellent. We had seafood linguine and it was full of sea food. Highly recommend

Thank susan c
Reviewed 25 October 2016

4 of us had lunch at the Sea Shanty today. One had the fish tacos and a bowl of chowder pronouncing both delicious. One ordered the stuffed mushrooms and chowder, again delicious. Our third had the very large bowl of Malaysian style fish soup: he...More

Thank Lanons S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 23
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Main St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-8811
  • E-mail
The Owners Lewis & Cathy George would like to welcome you to the Shanty. We are very excited to offer a wide variety of seafood options. The best view in Tofino combined with great food and service promises you an unforgettable experience. Located on 300 Main Street Downtown Tofino on the waterfront.
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