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DINNER: 5PM - close

RONIN WEDNESDAYS - food & drink specials

Take-out available.

We keep all our tables open for walk-ins.

(Bear photo by JEREMY KORESKI

Kuma is a neighborhood eatery serving humble Japanese-inspired comfort food in the heart of Tofino.


Our food is made to share with your favourite people, eaten with sake and great local craft beers. Many dishes are old family recipes from the Kawai family, who have been creating real food experiences for the last 30 years. Made expertly by head Chef Simon Burch, he has crafted his own unique dishes including a flavourful shio ramen and a spicy kimchi udon. A sister restaurant to Shika Provisions on Bowen Island, both are rooted in a love of the outdoors and good food made with the best ingredients available, local when possible.

We keep all our tables open for walk-ins.

Crafted for locals, we hope you'll feel at home with us. 

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