No power, no problem. In the land of big trees, big surf and big storms, Tofino experiences the occasional power outage. A power outage is our West Coast version of a snow day, possible year-round, so take it in and have fun! For current (winter + COVID) business hours, please see What’s Open here.

These businesses remain open during power outages:

1909 Kitchen at Tofino Resort + Marina *Equipped with Generator.
Beaches Grocery *Equipped with Generator.
Bean at the Cove at Crystal Cove Beach Resort. Brewed coffee and baked goods. Cash only.
Bravocados Until food runs out. Cash only. Currently Closed.
Chocolate Tofino Open until ice cream runs out. Half price ice cream!
Coastal Bliss Yoga During daylight hours. Wear extra layers and check Facebook for updates.
Co-op Grocery & Co-op Hardware & Co-op Gas Bar *Equipped with Generator.
Common Loaf Bake Shop Until food runs out. Cash only.
Currents Restaurant at Black Rock Oceanfront Resort
The Driftwood Café at the Wickaninnish Inn *Equipped with Generator. Currently Closed.
Driftwood Gifts *Equipped with Generator.
Gaia Grocery Open until 6pm during power outages. Tofino’s Super Natural grocery store.
The Great Room at Long Beach Lodge*Equipped with Generator.
The General Store at Mackenzie Beach Resort *Equipped with Generator. Currently Closed.
The Hatch Waterfront Pub at Tofino Resort + Marina *Equipped with Generator.
LA Grocery *Equipped with Generator. Snacks, cold drinks, supplies including lighters.
Live to Surf *Equipped with Generator.
Method Marine *Equipped with Generator. Tarps, rain gear, fuel, marine hardware.
Pharmasave, Epic Pharmacy *Equipped with Generator. Full service including prescriptions.
The Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn *Equipped with Generator. Currently Closed.
Rhino Coffee House
Shelter Restaurant *Equipped with Generator.
Tacofino Cantina *Equipped with Generator. Closed January 5th.
Tofino Visitor Center *Equipped with Generator. Information, wifi, charge stations, bathrooms.
Tofitian Café *Equipped with Generator.
Tofino Brewing Co. During daylight hours. Cash only.
Tofino Distillery
Tofino Pharmacy *Equipped with Generator.
Wolf in the Fog *Equipped with Generator.

* Please note that menu offerings may differ slightly during a power outage.


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