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6582 Applecross Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
250-933-3338
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 102
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A great little meal close by to our b & b

we decided to check out this restaurant at the suggestion of the owners of the b & b we were staying at (Long Lake Waterfront b & b, great place by the way!). we just wanted a simple, tasty, uncomplicated, reasonably priced meal that was close by our b & b, without having to driving into Nanaimo... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
dante1956
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north bay
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Scenic view
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Nanaimo, Canada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

You know I realize that a restaurant can have a bad night so I withheld my review until I had given it multiple visits, 3 total over the course of a year. Service all 3 times has been abysmal, seems our waiters, or waitresses, just forgot all about us after taking our order. The food was slow in getting out... More 

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north bay
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

we decided to check out this restaurant at the suggestion of the owners of the b & b we were staying at (Long Lake Waterfront b & b, great place by the way!). we just wanted a simple, tasty, uncomplicated, reasonably priced meal that was close by our b & b, without having to driving into Nanaimo. and that's exactly... More 

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kelowna
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Three of us walked up to the front door and it magically opened for us by a smiling hostess and things only got better from there. Serena was our server and she was very knowledgeable and educated us on the fact that every thing except the ketchup and hot sauce is made fresh in house. We shared Halibut Tacos and... More 

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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My husband and I were excited about trying the food and listening to some live music. The decor is beautiful. We waited 25 minutes before someone even approached our table, despite our attempts to catch the attention of a server. We ordered drinks, a caesar salad to start, which arrived without drinks and was not fresh, nor did it achieve... More 

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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We were given a gift certificate to this restaurant by friends and we are very glad they did. We have always enjoyed our meals at this restaurant. The staff are very friendly and the service is good. It can get a bit noisy if there is a large group celebrating a special occasion. The real beauty of this place is... More 

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vancouver island
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Restaurant not busy. Got our table in the corner of the patio, which was nice due to the fact we had two young children with us. It seemed the server staff were in a hurry to get us in and out. Drink order came and ordered appys. Before appys came, server wanted to take out entree order. Really good appys,... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We had a reservation for a group of 11 for a friend's birthday. Our reservation was for 6:30 and we didn't get our food until 8:30. We were under the impression that when you make a reservation, they should be prepared for you. When we finally got our food, my husband's fries were so cold they were shrivelled up and... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My birthday lunch consisted of a very well cooked, served, and presented Quinoa salad with prawns, (optional extras included chicken, or salmon too). Along with my partner and daughter. All three meals were of good quality and certainly of more than sufficient quantity. We did share Yam fries with chippotle dip at a starter, more than enough for 3. Our... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great fresh food, well presented. We met family for a birthday lunch here. The service was 110%! Very attentive from sitting us down, finding a quiet booth to talk in. The server was full of suggestions and followed up through out the meal. When we arrived the woman sitting us, found out we were waiting for my brother-in law, and... More 

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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Had the Mac and cheese, was ever so decadent. had the Dragon bowl? Was really delicious and very flavourful. Atmosphere was warm and friendly. I have eaten here a few times and not once disappointed

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Additional Information about Simonholt Food and Drink

Address: 6582 Applecross Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250-933-3338
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 23
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6582 Applecross Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: 250-933-3338

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?