FOOD + BEVERAGE SERVICES
The only Tofino resort with fully-equipped kitchens in every suite, Pacific Sands is made for big family dinners or romantic time for two.
When easy and effortless is on the menu, we offer a variety of convenient Food + Beverage Services:
Enjoy the ultimate Tofino Surf + Turf, steps from your suite!
Since 2008, commercial fisherman Jeff Mikus and chef Jesse Blake's Wildside Grill has been a favourite eatery for locals and loyal visiting fans.
And now, we're excited to announce the boys have opened Surfside Grill - a sister location right here at Pacific Sands.
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From mouthwatering fish and chips made from fresh local cod, to fish tacos, burgers and catch-of-the-day specials, enjoy fresh, classic beach food sourced from local waters and Vancouver Island farms.
Located next door to Surf Sister Surf Shack, take in the surf and turf vibe with scenic outdoor seating around picnic tables, a 14-foot communal table, and 4 fire-pits.
Or order take-out to enjoy at the beach or in your suite.
- 11am to 7pm Sun to Thurs
- 11am to 8pm Fri & Sat
- Daily from 9am to 9pm
Considering catering for an upcoming event, family reunion, or wedding at Pacific Sands?
Enjoy authentic, Tofino-style onsite catering by Surfside Grill!
Taco Bar - includes beef and your choice of cod or salmon with all fixings: fresh house made tomato crudo sauce, our house made blend of avocado and tomatillo sauce, chipotle mayo, cabbage, 6 inch 100% corn tortillas, and your choice of salad (Caesar or coleslaw). From $25 per person*.
Burger Bar - includes your choice of 2: beef, chicken and/or salmon. All the fixings: lettuce, tomato, onion, cheese, mayo, house made smoked tomato relish, fresh corn relish, and your choice of salad (Caesar or coleslaw). From $25 per person*.
Catch-of-the-Day Dinner - can include local salmon caught off our own boat, grilled seasonal vegetables, your choice of baked, scalloped or mashed potatoes, and your choice of Caesar or green salad. We can also customize your menu with additional courses including: smoked salmon, Clayoquot Sound Spot Prawns, local oysters (raw or cooked) and Dungeness Crab. From $35 per person*.
* Prices subject to taxes and catering terms & conditions.
Enjoy a delicious surf n'turf BBQ catered by Surfside Grill on Saturdays, all summer long.
A perfect way to relax, soak in the view and let someone else cook for the whole family!
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Enjoy relaxed seaside fun and a mouth-watering BBQ menu every Saturday night (weather permitting) in July & August from 5:30 to 8:00pm at the new onside Surfside Grill.
- Your choice of local Sockeye salmon OR the feature grilled meat special
- Baked potatoes
- Corn on the cob
- Caesar salad
- Soft drink
$25 per person*
Simply show up and grab a seat at Surfside Grill between 5:30 and 8:30pm!
* Plus taxes. Gratuities not included. Bring your own beer/wine.
As deliciously aromatic as it is convenient, swing by the Espresso Bar at the Surfside Grill for specialty coffees, teas and hot chocolate to enjoy on your beach walk.
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Hang out with other guests on our outdoor seating or grab a newspaper, breakfast sandwich or other treats and head back to the comfort of your suite.
Open fall/winter from 11am; spring/summer from 9am.
Need a salad dressing mixer bottle to whip up your favourite viaigrette? A stoneware baking/serving dish for your family's favourite casserole? How about a waffle iron for a delicious weekend brunch?
Check out our Gourmet Pantry for additional kitchen gadgets, bakeware and appliances you can borrow during your stay.
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We have most kitchen basics covered for culinary adventures during your stay but if you need something special, visit Guest Services to borrow any of the following Gourmet Pantry items.
Subject to availability:
Tools & Gadgets
• fine zester/grater
• 4-sided box grater
• ice cream scoop
• meat pounder/tenderizer
• rolling pin
• 32oz glass measuring cup
• hand citrus squeezer
• pizza cutter wheel
• salad dressing mixer bottle
• oyster shucking knife
• basting brush *
• garlic press *
• potato masher *
• salad spinner *
• seafood cracker set *
• leave-in meat thermometer *
Pans & Bakeware
• 7x11” pyrex baking dish
• 9x13” pyrex baking dish
• 9x13” stoneware baking/serving
• veggie steam basket
• 9” square metal cake pan
• 12 cup muffin pan
• 14” pizza pan
• 13” paella pan
• crab pot *
• roasting pan with rack *
• coffee grinder
• rice cooker (16 cup)
• waffle iron
• panini maker
• food processor (10 cup)
• crock pot (5 quart)
• electric hand mixer *
• blender *
• 7x14” porcelain platter
• 11x17” porcelain platter
• 18” oval family style salad/pasta
* Standard in Beach Houses & Signature Suites
Out of eggs or butter? Like a ready-made lunch or lattes for your walk?
From groceries and freshly frozen Vij's To-Go entrees to specialty coffees from Beans on the Beach Espresso Bar, you'll likely find just what you need at Guest Services.
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In Resort Groceries
When you just want to “get here” and not worry about stopping to shop, we can help! From OJ, milk and eggs to bread and bacon, we have the basics and more to get your fridge stocked. A convenient way to provision your suite, effortlessly.
We also offer ready-made favourites including:
- Asian foods
- Gourmet ice creams
VIJ's Curry To-Go
Hand-crafted at world renowned Vij's Restaurant in Vancouver, these frozen ready-to-eat Indian dishes are freshly roasted with ground Indian spices free of any preservatives, artificial flavours, or colours.
Lunch & dinner menu items:
- Coconut Beef Curry
- Punjabi Lamb Curry
- Chicken Curry with Kalonji Spice
- Mild Chicken Curry
- Caremalized Onion and Ginger Lamb
- Saag Paneer
- Punjabi Daal
- Chicken in Vij's Masala
- Mother-in-law Pork
Staying with us over Easter? Lucky you! Relax and enjoy a ready-to-eat holiday feast catered by our onsite Surfside Grill.
Enjoy a ready-to-eat feast perfect for your seaside holiday dinner on Easter Sunday, April 10th prepared by the Easter elves at Surfside Grill.
- House Smoked Ham
- Mixed Artisan Green Salad
- Garlic & Rosemary Oven Roasted Potatoes
- Broccoli & Cauliflower with Spinach Bechamel Sauce
- Fresh Baked Dinner Roll
Pick up at Surfside Grill from 5:30-6:00pm on April 16th.
KIDS' EASTER EGG HUNT: The Easter Bunny will be scattering magic eggs around the Resort for a fun group egg safari on Easter Sunday, April 16th! It all starts at 9:30am at Guest Services.