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Shelter Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , American
601 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-3353
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (254 reviews)
“tuna stack” (35 reviews)
“mussels” (121 reviews)
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Brew Pub, Canadian, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
601 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

As I was walking to Shelter for our last night, I was gutted I hadn't booked wolf in the fog for a second visit because i didn't think anything could beat eating there again. But I was wrong, had an amazing meal here! Every course...More

Thank HannahRosa2488
Reviewed yesterday

We were not very happy with the menu and the wine was a bit expensive. We couldn't decide on what to order so just had a drink and decided on another restaurant. It seems popular because very crowded.

Thank dlaw2007
Reviewed yesterday

We sat around the fireplace in the covered patio, it was a great atmosphere! Our server was fun and attentive. The warm goat cheese salad and brussel sprouts were incredible! Looking forward to eating here when we return to Tofino!

Thank mcbouwman
Reviewed yesterday

We were in Tofino a couple weeks ago and stopped by Shelter on our last night and I'm SO glad we did. We started with their infused vodka Caesars which were absolutely fantastic, especially after a long day fishing! After reviewing the menu, we couldn't...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Shelter has a wide range of food to meet most expectations. The crispy squid appetiser was perfect, and the rice bowl with salmon perfect after a long day on the water.

Thank kevino124
Reviewed 4 days ago

Six of us ranging in age from 30-70 all enjoyed great meals here on a Sunday night. Lots of variety and a superb kitchen. a I would definitely go back although probably not for supper: it was jam packed and incredibly noisy with a loud...More

Thank dmac08
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

4 of us came here for an early dinner without reservations. We were seated promptly and courteously. Our group had a beef burger, tuna stack and a couple cod burgers. I also had the truffle parm fries. The manager came to Che k and ask...More

Thank InToonwithWife
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late dinner. Great service, roaring fire, amazing sour dough bread!! Really enjoyed our meals - we had the Cod sandwich and the rice bowl with salmon. Our server was terrific!

Thank Archerorama
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Extremely reliable for a great meal at lunch or dinner. Favourite for many including locals and visitors. Tuna stack, fish tacos standout lunch, steak frites, surf bowl at dinner. Local beers on tap. Exceptional kids menu for health conscious parents and kids.

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is too noisy. We found it very difficult to talk to each other. We had a couple with us who are vegetarians and they were very disappointed in what they ordered. The Shelter has a good reputation, yet not sure why. The crowd...More

Thank donnacederwall
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Suzie S
7 March 2018|
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Response from J0an123 | Reviewed this property |
I actually took photos of the menu from our first visit there, back in December of 2016. So the menu won't be the same, but this will give you an idea of what they offer. Lingcod burger, 12.5 Beef burger, 11.5 Chicken... More
19 July 2017|
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Response from alanvh | Reviewed this property |
Yep, by phone. Booked two different meals on Canada Day weekend by phone from UK and they had both reservations when we arrived.
30 December 2016|
Response from VickieandDewey | Reviewed this property |
Hi Hilary, I think you sent this to me by mistake. I'm not Molly. Best regards, Dewey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 25
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-3353
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