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Darwin's Cafe

1084 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-2247
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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1084 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting place, worth a stop for a snack, coffee and a look around the gardens. We had an interesting chat with the knowledgeable owner about Darwin

Thank _rhianhead
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

My intention for this review is not to be rude. I'm usually easy to please, but this place is too pretentious for what it is, really. First of all, be quiet while you're there. This is a library, no skyping, don't use your cell phones....More

2  Thank LisaSues1989
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This café is in the Botanical Gardens - and I cannot believe that there are not more reviews - we enjoyed the gardens and decided to have lunch --- relaxed and comfortable - staff was very friendly ---- and the food was a pleasant surprise...More

Thank dunc7906
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We went to the Tofino Botanical Gardens that is located in the same place. I read the reviews of the Darwin's Cafe so we were looking forward to having a latte after our walk. To our dismay the young man behind the counter said he...More

Thank nlance2016
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Darwin's is attached to the Botanical Garden, itself a charming place. The service is a bit slow, but the coffee and baked goods are worthwhile. The ambience is very agreeable.

Thank operalover939
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This cafe is at the Tofino Botanical Garden. Even if the gardens aren't your thing, come here for coffee and a scone (or other pastry). This was the best coffee we had in Tofino.

Thank Anna V
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Serve coffe, tea, cakes and some hot food. Located in the botanical gardens and on Friday evenings there is a jazz night which we found to be excellent. The drinks are of the hire sets quality and the service is even better

Thank JohnDoherty1999
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We had a very light breakfast at the Cafe before going into the botanical garden for a tour, the coffee was awesome. I had an Americano. I had a cream cheese and blueberry muffin which was pretty good, it had a pat of cream cheese...More

Thank Cadbury_Hapsburg
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This cafe is in the botanical garden. you pay for the pass once and you can go back as often as you want to. The cafe has free wifi, good smoothies and good coffee. The hot dog was... well...a hot dog, but good quality meat....More

Thank Jeanne W
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I love the Tofino Botanical Gardens - this sweet little café is part of the charm. Delicious soups and salads and some yummy baked treats - you can't go wrong. Only issues is that it is hard to find it open, though it could be...More

Thank Nicole M
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Breakfast, Lunch
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 1084 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-2247
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