Eat, Shop, and Stay in the Alberni Valley

The Alberni Valley is home to a rich and diverse community working together to bring you incredible flavours, great value, artistic masterpieces, and comfortable and friendly accommodations. Discover the beauty of a community connected to nature.

Pacific Rim Shopping Centre

City shopping with small-town service. Pacific Rim Shopping Center, in Port Alberni, is where you can find your favourite national brands and big-box stores. Hardware, sporting goods, vehicle repairs, groceries, clothing, banking, pet supplies, restaurant and coffee shops. Easy to access and plenty of free parking. Get directions to Pacific Rim Shopping Centre

NorthPort Plaza

The last spot to shop before heading to the West Coast, NorthPort offers all your last-minute items. Groceries, books, souvenirs, liquor, sporting goods, hardware, vehicle repair, and several dining and fast food restaurant options. Keep right at the Visitor Information Centre junction. Get directions to North Port Plaza


The original city centre is being revitalized with boutique shops and various art galleries that are worth making the time to explore. Home to the Rotary Arts District with art displayed on the street in sculptures, banners, murals and even doors. Turn left at the Visitor Information Centre junction and follow the signs for City Centre.

Harbour Quay

A fantastic waterfront location with a delicious and delightful Farmers Market on Saturdays. Choose from various dining options from coffee and doughnuts to chocolates, all-day breakfast, lunch, or fine dining. Galleries and small boutiques offer an intimate shopping experience. Turn left at the Visitor Information Centre junction and follow the signs for Harbour Quay.

Central (10th and Redford)

Park and shop at this convenient collection of stores, with plenty of parking and all the basics: grocery stores, drugstore, liquor store, bank, and restaurants.

Farm Markets and Shops

Harbour Quay Farmers Market

This Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 9 am to 12 noon, in Spirit Square at the picturesque Harbour Quay, year-round. You will find locally grown beef, chicken, pork, lamb and emu products. Enjoy fresh, local seasonal vegetables, and fruits, with local artisans and crafters offering a wide array of locally crafted items. Learn more on the Spirit Square Farmers Market Facebook page.

Cherry Creek Farmers Market

If you can make it, bake it, or grow it, you’ll find it at the Cherry Creek Farmers Market. This market runs year-round, every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm. Located at the First Baptist Church, 6211 Cherry Creek Road. Booths are located under shelter and indoors. Assorted meats, early greens, fresh eggs, honey, home baking, handcrafted soap, woodwork, knitting and more. Learn more on the Port Alberni Farmers Market Facebook page.

Naesgaard’s Farm Market

A family-run market for over 40 years, with an eclectic selection of wares. Fresh fruits and vegetables, home and garden decor, women’s fashion and unique gifts, as well as fresh-cut Christmas trees, ornaments and all things Christmas during the holiday season. Known for the largest selection of clay pots on Vancouver Island and for their famous pot sale, Naesgaard’s is one of those places you can’t find anywhere but in the Alberni Valley. See Naesgaard’s Facebook page for current specials and events.


A-1 Alberni Inn

Our well-appointed one and two bedroom fully-equipt kitchen suites and standard double rooms with fridge, microwave and coffee maker are designed with your spacious comfort in mind. Family pets are also welcome for an extra charge

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Arrowvale Cottages & Campground

Sixty-Seven Magnificent Riverside Acres In The Heart Of Vancouver Island’s Beautiful Alberni Valley. The Arrowvale grounds has scenic riverside camp-sites and two luxurious cedar cottages. It is also located in close proximity to Collins Farm, which produces grass fed beef, local polyfloral honey, as well as fresh pumpkins and delectable Maple syrup seasonally. If that […]

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Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel

The largest full facility hotel in Port Alberni, BC offering convenience, comfort, and amenities to serve all types of travellers.  Our central location make planning your stay easy with access to many local attractions nearby. Walk and shop on the Alberni Harbour Quay, enjoy a snack or to watch the game on our big screen […]

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CEDAR WOOD LODGE – Bed & Breakfast

Cedar Wood Lodge Bed & Breakfast Inn offers 8 delightfully decorated guestroom suites featuring either 1 or 2 deluxe queen beds adorned in plush goose-down duvets. All of our guestrooms feature private en-suite bathrooms with Ultra-Spa jetted massage tubs and showers along with hot-air blow dryers. Each guestroom has a cozy natural gas fireplace for the […]

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Char’s Landing Public House

An affordable accommodation option in Port Alberni, follow this link more information Char’s Landing 19+ Public House is the heart of our community. Since 2010, Char’s Landing has earned a reputation as THE Live Entertainment Venue in Port Alberni, attracting performers in every field with a wide range of talents. Here, you’ll find musicians of […]

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Chims Guest House in Port Alberni 

Chims Guest House

Chims Guest House offers Indigenous Designed Accommodation with four choices to suit your needs: Čims (Bear) Guest House, Čims (Bear) Studio Suite, Quʔušin (Raven) Tiny Home, Saasin (Hummingbird) Tiny Home. All units sleep 4 and are located on Hwy 4 in Port Alberni.

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Hospitality Inn Port Alberni 

Hospitality Inn

The Hospitality Inn is a full facility, air conditioned hotel with amenities including covered, outdoor, salt water, heated pool and hot tub, plus fitness facility. Visit our hotel dining room serving a full complimentary buffet breakfast including a live omelette station. The hotel also has a private liquor store onsite. We also offer complimentary coffee/tea, […]

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Hummingbird Guesthouse

A world of wonderful possibilities designed to make you feel right at home, while at the same time , exceeding your every expectation. Reserve a little piece of paradise at the Hummingbird Guesthouse in Port Alberni. Nestled happily on the old Howitt Homestead property, along the banks of the Somass River. Here you will experience […]

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Howard Johnson Hotel Port Alberni 

Ocean Marina Hotel

Nicely appointed 42-room hotel conveniently located off River Road (HWY 4 to Ucluelet/Tofino). Walking distance to Fisherman’s Harbour, Clutesi Haven Marina. Perfect starting point for some of the best sport and commercial fishing in Canada. Creeker’s Pub Restaurant Liquor, Cold Beer and Wine store Special Rates Continental breakfast Close to Hwy 4 Meetings room Non-smoking […]

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Redford Motel & RV

Redford Motel is your one stop destination for all your accommodation, and RV needs. With 34 Rooms, ranging from kitchenettes to kitchen suites, single bed rooms to multiple beds per room, daily rates and large group discounts, we are sure you will find one that suites your needs.

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Riverside Lodge, Port Alberni, Alberni Valley 

Riverside Lodge

Within minutes of Port Alberni, this Vancouver Island vacation rental lodge can host up to 27 people! Located on the shores of the Stamp River system it also world famous for fishing during the fall. Only a few minute drive to Stamp Falls or Sproat lake and less than two hours from Long Beach.

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Somass Hotel + RV

Cottage Style Motel and Campground situated in the heartland of Vancouver Island’s Pacific Rim region. The Somass Motel’s mid-island location in Port Alberni makes it the perfect base for day trips throughout the Pacific Rim and Central Vancouver Island areas. We have a seasonal outdoor pool, basketball area and several garden areas where the younger set can expend some of […]

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Sproat Lake Landing Resort Hotel

Seeking your dream vacation plush with natural beauty? What if you could unpack just once, stay in luxury, and experience the very best of Vancouver Island by day trips from ONE place? For these reasons and more Sproat Lake Landing Resort is the Best Location on Vancouver Island. Indulge yourself in luxury at our Hotel […]

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Swept Away Inn

Come sleep right on top of the water with gentle swaying, 360 degree outstanding views. Enjoy our vintage 1944 tug boat with all the modern conveniences of home. A special place to relax and enjoy nature up front and personal.

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Timberlodge & RV Campground

Located on the outskirts of Port Alberni just five minutes from the city centre, Timberlodge RV & Campground is renowned for our hospitality and excellent service. We offer 22 recently renovated motel rooms, 39 RV sites with full hook-ups and a host of modern amenities for your comfort, including: Free high-speed wireless internet Indoor heated […]

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Alberni Sushi

Now licensed -We offer sushi rolls, sashimi and variety of Japanese food in good quality for cheap price. please contact us at 7784191117 if you have any questions or to make a reservation.    TAKE OUT or DELIVERY.

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Restaurant patio 

Bare Bones Fish & Chips

Bare Bones Fish & Chips offers Cod, Halibut, Salmon & Prawns to be done in your choice of either Traditional English Style Batter, Crispy Panko Breadcrumbs, or Open Fire Grilled. You also get to choose the sides for your meal Chips, Slaw or Ceasar Salad. Then we have 5 amazing sauces to choose from: Traditional Tartar […]

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Boomerangs is a locally owned, family run restaurant. They offer a little taste of Australia, along with some of your old favorites. Hours: Open 7 days a week (Closed some holidays) Sunday – Thursday: 6:00am-9:00pm Friday – Saturday: 6:00am-10:00pm

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Boston Pizza

We’ve got Meal Deals for everyone.  Available for take-out and delivery or stay in and enjoy one of our many  dining sections “family,pub or patio” Canada’s favourite place where food and life get shared. Proudly Canadian since 1964.

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Clam Bucket Restaurant

The Clam Bucket is a world famous seafood restaurant located at the heart of beautiful Port Alberni. The staff of the Bucket prides themselves on delivering the tastiest meals on the West Coast as well as providing the utmost in customer service.

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Cypress Restaurant, Port Alberni, Alberni Valley 

Cypress Restaurant & Lounge

Located in the Rimrock Casino, the Cypress Restaurant & Lounge is open Tuesday to Thursday from 11:30 AM to 9 PM, Friday & Saturday from 11:30 AM to 10 PM. Reservations are recommended, call 250-724-7629. Our menu is globally inspired with a combination of regional and fresh ingredients. We strive to bring you quality meals […]

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Doki Doki Alberni

Asian Restaurant in Port Alberni Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday: 11:30a.m.–2:30p.m., 4:30–8p.m. Wednesday: 11:30a.m.–2:30p.m., 4:30–8p.m. Thursday: 11:30a.m.–2:30p.m., 4:30–8p.m. Friday: 11:30a.m.–2:30p.m., 4:30–8p.m. Saturday: 11:30a.m.–2:30p.m., 4:30–8p.m. Sunday: Closed

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Donut Shop

Fresh IN STORE made donuts in a variety of 24 flavours including Maple Walnut, Lemon Coconut and our newest flavour – Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup. Fresh coffee and selection of teas and cold beverages as well, or come by for a hot or cold sandwich, or an ice cream treat. Port Alberni owned an operated […]

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Drinkwaters Lounge, Port Alberni, Alberni Valley 

Drinkwaters Lounge

Drinkwaters Lounge is the perfect place to share time, drinks and plates with your family and friends. This is an amazing community and we are happy to welcome everyone to share in this beautiful place. Whether you have a seat on our patio, or stay indoors, we would love to see you. Reservations available, but […]

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Golden Dragon Restaurant

Located on the corner of Johnstone & Margaret in beautiful Porn Alberni, we combine authentic Chinese cuisine with contemporary delicacy. Offering quality Asian food that is aromatic, flavourful, colourful, and reasonably priced. From a wide selection of northern Szechuan to southern Cantonese and traditional style BBQ meats. Port Alberni residents have the opportunity to indulge […]

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J & L Drive In

Burger Joint. Hours: Monday: 10:45a.m.–9:45p.m. Tuesday: 10:45a.m.–9:45p.m. Wednesday: 10:45a.m.–9:45p.m. Thursday: 10:45a.m.–9:45p.m. Friday: 10:45a.m.–9:45p.m. Saturday: 10:45a.m.–9:45p.m. Sunday: 10:45a.m.–9:45p.m.

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Restaurant Storefront 

Little Bavaria

Little Bavaria is restaurant with great history that offers Canadian hospitality and the best German and European foods and drinks. Most people in the Alberni valley are very familiar with the wonderful service from the staff and many of whom have been with The Little Bavaria for many years and of course the cuisine is […]

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Maehem Spirits

Opening Soon – Port Alberni’s newest craft distillery and cocktail lounge! Opening 2021  – Join their email list to get the latest updates and exclusive offers

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Pastimes Sports Bar & Grill

Come grab a drink and watch all your favourite games on our large screen.   Serving  lunch, and dinner. We will tempt your pallet with exceptional West Coast dishes and daily features. 19+   Featuring a terrific outdoor patio with large screen TV Located in the Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel.

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Pescadores Bistro

At Pescadores, we aim to keep you coming back for more. From our award-winning breakfasts to our famous fish tacos, we have the recipe for a fun and enjoyable dining experience. Our unique menus boasts a wide range of dishes sure to satisfy the most simplistic or adventurous pallet. We do our best to utilize […]

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Pizza Factory

The Port Alberni Pizza Factory is a localy owned and operated pizza shop. We use the freshest ingredients available. Our main suppliers are local business’s who employ members of our community. Our goal is to create and prepare the very best pizza possible. Our sauce is hand made inhouse, placed on top of our scrumptious […]

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Porto Taco

Nowadays tacos are everywhere, but a great taco can be hard to find. At PortoTaco you can bet taco connoisseurs’ will leave thirsting for more! We offer a community setting for people to gather over tasty Mexican food with fresh salsas and homemade hot sauces. Not to mention, our intimate patio is the perfect place […]

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RimRock Casino

At the RimRock Casino we like to believe we can showcase the beauty and magic of the west coast rainforest to our guests in an unexpected indoor environment. From the towering 1500-year-old cedar trees to the massive Douglas firs, we have incorporated every species of wood found in the coastal rainforest in our indoor decor. […]

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Starboard Grill

The Starboard Grill is Port Alberni’s only on-the-water restaurant with a patio overlooking the harbour and down the canal. Enjoy a fresh, west coast style lunch, dinner or snack with a view from every table. Located in the heart of the Harbour Quay, The Starboard Grill will be the place to relax among friends and […]

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