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Smokin' George's BBQ

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Unit 5, 4131 Mostar Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great meat? This is the place!

You know what you're getting into when you walk into Smokin' Georges. This is a guy's restaurant but I took my retired parents here. We had good food, good portions and quick service. Plus George came to the table himself to welcome us. I'll definitely be back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Andy T
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

I've been told for years to go here for the best BBQ but I have to say I was really let down. My BF had the smoked chicken sandwich and it was the tiniest thing is ever seen. It was on a burger bun and was flavourless. I ordered the pulled pork tacos and again they were small, dry and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We are here last summer and enjoyed everything we ate. Pulled pork, brisket, poutine and most of all the FRIED CHICKEN! Couldn't get enough. Travelling through Nanaimo again this summer and plan to make the small detour off the highway for dinner. In fact, this ferry can't go fast enough! Mouth watering just thinking about it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I've tried multiple items o. the menu now, and have to say that to date the only item I was fully satisfied with was the bacon Nanaimo bar. The meat is under seasoned to my taste and the pulled pork was a bit greasy for my liking. I'm not saying its bad BBQ, it's decent for the area. Price wise,... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I have been to Smokin' Geroge's a number of times and have never left unsatisfied. The food is flavourful, the ingredients are fresh, and the service is top notch. Daily specials bring new twists to the already solid menu as well as continuing tradition such as Wing Wednesday. If you are in town and down for some BBQ goodness go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We eat at Smokin' George's whenever my business partner is in town. The pulled pork is fantastic - slow roasted with just the right amount of sauce, topped with coleslaw that has a ginger Asian splash to it. Fabulous west coast update on a classic. We'll be back again soon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I have eaten at Smokin' George's numerous times over the years and loved it so much that I have twice gotten them to cater my staff parties. The food is fresh, well prepared and delicious! I bring all of my out of town guests to Smokin' George's too. Also just wanted to mention that I have travelled and enjoyed bbq... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

You know what you're getting into when you walk into Smokin' Georges. This is a guy's restaurant but I took my retired parents here. We had good food, good portions and quick service. Plus George came to the table himself to welcome us. I'll definitely be back!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Pulled pork poutine = amazing Fried Chicken = George kicks the colonels butt Beans ? Please ! = better than your mama's chilli Fries = the best you ever had. I can eat them cold Wings = goodess, pure smokey goodness Quality, service, cleanliness = 100% everytime.

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Brandon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

We visit Smokin Georges every time we are on the island and we are always served fantastic BBQ. The staff are amazing. The fried chicken is my absolute favorite!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is the best BBQ joint that I've ever eaten at. My favorite is the beef brisket but I've tried everything else on the menu and haven't been disappointed once. Whatever I have I always get a side of their baked beans. I've tried them elsewhere but they are hands down the best.

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Additional Information about Smokin' George's BBQ

Address: Unit 5, 4131 Mostar Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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