We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Simonholt Food and Drink

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
6582 Applecross Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
250-933-3338
Website
Today
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 217 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 100
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 17
    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
Great Food - Great Patio

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Murray M
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
Add Photo Write a Review

217 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
vancouver island
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Qualicum Beach, Canada
1 review
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vancouver Island, Canada
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nanaimo, Canada
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The food is good but it is overpriced. The atmosphere is extremely loud and difficult to carry on a conversation. Not the place for an intimate meal.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Simonholt is an upscale dining experience. The service is excellent and the environment is very comforting. I love to go there.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My family went for lunch and it was just okay, I think it is a little over rated. Prices were high for what you got. I had soup and sandwich, the soup was horrible, I think it was supposed to be beef barley, but it was mostly broth and it tasted off and had a sweet taste to it, weird.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Just finished a wonderful Valentines dinner with my guy. Great food, wonderful service, fabulous evening. Coming back for sure!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Simonholt Food and Drink also viewed

Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
 
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
 

Been to Simonholt Food and Drink? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

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: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children, 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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Simonholt Food and Drink staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?