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Clam Bucket Restaurant

4479 Victoria Quay, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 6G1, Canada
+1 250-723-1315
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (52 reviews)
“clams” (21 reviews)
“salad” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4479 Victoria Quay, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 6G1, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for a hockey tournament and wanted to check out something different than a chain restaurant. We came across the Clam Bucket and decided to try it. We arrived without a reservation and although we were told it might be a half...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One moment whit my friend of visiting port Alberni eat our lunch here, uff really good delicious I like

Thank Rhona T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife got a job today. Reason enough for celebrating. That being said, I decided we needed a meal out, as it's kinda been in-a-funk-city around here, of late. The Clam bucket, is unpretentious, lively with a warm cozy decor. West coast quirky. The fish...More

Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I had soup and a wrap here. The soup did not impress, either lacking in taste or tasting bad (memory is imprecise). It was quite busy with mostly local clientele it seemed. Service was mediocre too.

Thank BinColorado
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Stopped here for lunch on route to Ucluelet because our brother in law who lives on the island makes this a regular stop when in the area. Great place! Had the cup of soup of the day which was steak and potatoe. Very hardy and...More

Thank lucyl64
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent, the service was great and the quantities were large. Everybody had something different and everybody enjoyed what they had. When asked what order they said everything is good so looks like you can't go wrong at the clam bucket. It is...More

Thank Fastphilad
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Had diner with two young kids. Atmosphere is really easy going, salmon was a little dry and the kids meal had too much garlic in it. But decent food and relaxed atmosphere.

Thank thomas_vangils
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

They offer a sweet location and with close proximity to the water you’d expect much better. Had the mussels they were over cook and fishy tasting. Everyone else was also unhappy with their meals. We likely won’t return.

Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is the best restaurant around, from Nanaimo, Tofino through Cambell River. We never ate such good seafood, especially calamari. Need to be there at least once and I'm sure you'll return.

Thank RayMarc0
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We had a comfortable table for a group of five with some degree of privacy. Unfortunately there were no oysters available so we had the salmon dinner, cod and chips, and the shrimp dinner All of us were satisfied with the food and service was...More

Thank JCDown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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: +1 250-723-1315
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