For a relatively small town, Ucluelet features some remarkable west coast food featuring local and international flavours. Discover your next favourite restaurant here.
Located in an old home on the main drag in town, Heartwood has a fantastic menu that features local bistro-style fare in a renovated cottage. We especially love visiting Heartwood for brunch on their patio, watching the city from the beauty of their gardens. Located at 1682 Peninsula Drive.
The Blue Room
A local favourite, the Blue Room is a west coast bistro located in the heart of downtown Ucluelet. Mostly known and open for their breakfast, they also have a stunning patio with picturesque views of the Ucluelet harbour. Our tip? Order the caesar, you won’t regret it. Located at 1627 Peninsula Drive.
One of the newest restaurants in town, Yayu Caféoffers an entirely plant-based menu that features healthy, locally sourced, organic and gluten-free options. They also have a coffee and smoothie bar – with to-go treats as well. Located at 250 Main Street, beside Zöe’s Café.
Floathouse Patio & Grill
Located in the marina, the Floathouse is a floating harbour restaurant that’s known for having the best chowder in town. The unique restaurant also offers burgers, BBQ, snacks and more- with a full bar and a patio view of the marina. Located at 200 Hemlock Street.
Pluvio restaurant + rooms
Celebrating the natural elements of the west coast, their luxury menu features the best local products with a professional flare. It’s an award-winning restaurant that’s innovating the food scene in Ucluelet and beyond. Reservations are recommended. Located at 1714 Peninsula Drive.
Currents at Black Rock Oceanfront Resort
The view can’t be beat at Currents. With some of the best food in Ucluelet, it’s hard to compare what’s better – the views of Big Beach and the Pacific Ocean or their culinary experience. We recommend visiting at sunset for an experience unlike any other. Located at 596 Marine Drive in the Black Rock Resort.
Abbondanza Wood Fired Pizza
Wood-fired pizza lovers rejoice- Abbondanza is what you’ve been dreaming of. With a full-menu of creative pizzas and specials, make sure to call ahead for your order as there’s sure to be a wait by this locally-loved hotspot. Located at 1971 Peninsula Road.
Unpretentious and warm, Frankies feels like a bit of home. Primarily focusing on BBQ, meat, seafood, and pasta – they have a kick-ass poutine that’s not to be missed. Try to hit happy hour for some great deals on rotating craft beers. Located at 1576B Imperial Lane.
Jiggers Fish & Chips is a takeout food truck that features fresh local seafood and homemade burgers. Catch them in the summer with fresh daily fish – and be prepared to leave with your belly full. Located at 1685 Peninsula Road.
Bakeries & Cafés
Zöe’s Bakery & Café
Local-favourite Zöe’s Bakery and Café is a bakery at the heart of a town. With daily-made soups, sandwiches, and delicious treats – they also have an extensive takeaway menu for oven-baked treats at home. Located at 250 Main Street.
The Barkley Café is a warm and laid-back cafe that offers an abundance of breakfast and lunch options. It’s a great spot for grabbing a coffee and snack before you head out of town. Located at 1-1620 Peninsula Road
Gray Whale Deli
Long-time local deli gray whale has been serving Ucluelet since 1985. Featuring ice cream, deli meats, an espresso bar and more – they also have some awesome BC products and speciality foods to bring locally-made gifts home to the family. Located at 1950 Peninsula Road.
Only open in the summer, Ukee Scoops is a simple shop that offers delicious ice cream, sweets, and crepes- serving both locals and tourists alike. Catch them while you can! Located at 1705 Peninsula Road.
Ucluelet’s answer to David’s Tea – Thay Tea provides pure, organic loose leaf tea and an abundance of tea accessories for the tea-lover in your life. They also often have a soup or curry special on that’s not to be missed. Located at 1627 Peninsula Road.
Foggy Bean Coffee Co.
Family-owned and operated, Foggy Bean is a small coffee bar and roastery located under the Ucluelet Brewing Company in the centre of town. A great spot for grab and go coffees. Located at 1601 Peninsula Road.
Hello Nature Adventure Tours recognises and supports the indigenous rights and title of the Hesquiaht, Ahousaht, and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations, Ucluelet, Toquaht and Tseshaht - the first peoples of the lands and waters now called Clayoquot Sound and Barkley Sound.