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Simonholt Food and Drink

6582 Applecross Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
250-933-3338
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Ranked #33 of 277 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $25
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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English first
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I was due for jaw surgery in the morning which meant no real food for 3 weeks, so my husband told me I could have whatever I wanted. I was thinking I'd like steak and we'd been wanting to try SimonHolt so, I dressed up a little and off we went. We both liked the atmosphere and our waitress was... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Not from Nanaimo and searched on line for gluten free. looked Ok so decided to try it. We had an excellent meal. Our server Lucas was excellent, attentive but not intrusive and knowledgeable for my gluten friend. Lots of gluten free choice a very enjoyable meal. We will return for sure!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

I met with a couple of friends, the service was horrible, the food and drink was extremly overpriced and I ended up with food posioning. The one good thing about it was the live band that was playing were really good. I have not and will not go back

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Nanaimo, Canada
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25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Portions a little small for the ticket price. I like to see the meat on my burger. Fries were good though.

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Waco, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We ordered take-out from Simonholt to take back to our hotel after a long day. The wait staff were very kind and they were able to accommodate my gluten-free needs, which is wonderful! My husband got a burger with poutine and I got a gluten-free burger with a salad. Unfortunately, both burgers were very dry and had very little 'dressing'... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Went for dinner a couple of nights ago. Have tried it before and was not impressed but it was handy to where I live, so thought I'd give it another chance. But the noise was still incredible even tho it wa far from full and we were not impressed with the food. Unfortunately I felt ill all night. So won't... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

As a locally owned, non-chain restaurant Simon Holt has been one of my family's favourites here in Nanaimo for years. In the past year, we have stopped going every weekend as we used to because the service just wasn't what it used to be, and the food quality has been slipping. I used to be blown away by how attentive,... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Always consistently great food and service. This is were we bring our out of town "very picky" friends (which loved it).

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Menu changeover with a new chef meant limited menu selections. Server Lucas Andersen was excellent . Group of seven was entertained by this young man.Dragon bowl was flavourful and filed with shrimp and scallops in a creamy curry rice.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

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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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
Average Prices: USD 1 - 25
Cuisine: American

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