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Simonholt Food and Drink

6582 Applecross Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
250-933-3338
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Ranked #20 of 269 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $26
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Nanaimo, Canada
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

excellent menu with great options! food is very satisfying and delicious! amazing staff who weren't afraid to go above and beyond!! lots of fun!! love this place entirely!!!

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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The dragon bowl (I think this was the name) used to be super flavourful and my favorite. I have not visited for over a year due to poor service. We went back to try out their rooftop patio this summer which was beautiful. The young guy that served us was great, but the food was bland.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had amazing service and the food was delicious. They are able to modify for gluten free and other dietary needs. We sat outside for one meal and ordered take-out for another! Lovely!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Treated well every time we enter. Can let your server know what you like and it arrives as if you thought of it yourself. Very tasty.

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Vancouver Island
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I have eaten here a lot as I work close by. When they first opened food was a little inconsistant but now is great. I really like their salads as they are different from every other place - smoked quinua salad very good. Also their seafood chowder and longboard chicken sandwhich and burgers are great.

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North Nanaimo
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The food was just ok. Nothing special, nothing horrible. Just nothing delicious, or exciting enough for a return visit. The service was good. The staff were cheerful. Love the atmosphere.

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Nanaimo, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The best lemon pepper wings that I have had in a while! The wings were so crunchy!!! I have a garlic allergy and they were very accommodating. Most items are made fresh on site so I could trust them and their suggestions. Ordered fish and chips and found the fish a bit greasy. Overall an excellent experience and will be... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

We went for our 36th anniversary dinner. We were treated very well. The manager even came over to chat with us which we thought was very nice of him. The waiter was very efficient which hovering over us. We chatted with him and we thought he was an experienced waiter but he told us he was new at it. Good... More

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Nanaimo
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Recently (April 2014) my friend ordered soup. We both leaned forward to peer at the smallest portion of soup that we had ever seen. Smaller than a cup of soup. My "special of the day" was very small also. That was fine for me since I was not hungry, but a larger, hungrier person would not have been happy. A... More

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B.C.
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I can't give this restaurant a favorable review. The service was slow, the table needed to be properly cleaned, and how, really, is it possible for a restaurant to serve undrinkable coffee? It should be a nice place to eat--the restaurant is attractive and the menu good, but the little things, like service, and attention to the customer, seemed lacking.... More

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