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Smokin' George's BBQ

Unit 5, 4131 Mostar Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #51 of 273 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Stopped by to take out some bbq to a friend recovering from surgery. It wasn't what I expected, $20 ish dollar brisket basket had 8 ounces of meat, slaw, beans and cornbread. The brisket was dry and lacking flavour, who cares about the rest, its all about the meat and it wasn't up to it. If you've ever had Texas... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My husband and I are new to nanaimo and wanted to try smokin George's after reading the reviews. It's quite a small restaurant but we managed to get a table. It is counter service so you have to go up to the till to order and you pay before you get your food. The good came quick and hot. I... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I wasn't keen to go here - I had tried it once before and we don't eat much beef and pork. They had recently remodelled so it was time to give it try.We were shopping at Windsor plywood, ready for lunch and decided to give it a go. Hubby had the special - crunchy chicken taco, and I had the... More

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Calgary, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Our family of 4 dined here with friends while in Nanaimo. Our friends frequent George's fairly often and I had seen the restaurant featured on Food Network Canada's "You Gotta Eat Here." Between the 4 of us we tried: the pulled pork sandwich, the smoked chicken sandwich, the beef brisket sandwich and the combo plate. For sides we had the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

we went there for lunch it was my first time going i had never herd of the place but my cousin recommended it we have the pulled pork and crispy chicken tacos and fries they were the best tacos i have ever had and it was like the $20 for both of us

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

You sometimes think these food network shows might lie a little. How can all the restaurants be so good. Smokin George's was better than advertised. Staff was incredible and food awesome. Order the feast to try a bit of everything. Highly recommended.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is my guilty pleasure during the week when I just don't feel like sticking with my clean eating plan. The pulled pork sandwich is the best and the fries with the paprika mayo for dipping is KILLER! Love, love, love.

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Nanoose Bay, Canada
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Love this place, food is delicious and staff are always friendly. Smoking George is just as entertaining in person as he was on tv in "You Gotta Eat Here" on the food network! My favourite sandwiches are the smoked chicken and beef brisket...yummy! The fried chicken is the best I have ever had! The fries are perfection, crispy on the... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Smokin George's is by far a favorite of mine . If you havnt been here before you need to . Great friendly staff . Clean restaurant inside and out. The food is to die for . Pulled pork poutine is the best !

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you are looking for some fantastic eats, you gotta go to Smokin George's. There barbeque sauce is awesome. I enjoyed the ribs, & the brisket, make sure you get some extra sauce on the side, to dip the brisket , yummy. Coleslaw was okay, but the beans have quite the bite to them. If you like barbeque you will... More

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Address: Unit 5, 4131 Mostar Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
Cuisine: Barbecue

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