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Smokin' George's BBQ

Unit 5, 4131 Mostar Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #42 of 282 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have ate at smokin George's maybe a dozen times now since they opened. Every time has been an enjoyable experience. With great service, very yummy food :-)). Best deep fried chicken I have ever had :-).

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Medicine Hat, Canada
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

i cannot say enough good things about this restaurant. Our son recommended it to us and he was bang on when he said that the food was delicious. We arrived about five minutes to closing time and the owner told us to come on in and take as much time as we wanted. We all had the BBQ ribs and... More 

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Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We found out about this place through "You Gotta Eat Here!" on Food Network Canada. I must say their Pulled Pork Poutine is absolutely scrumptious.

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Calgay, Alberta Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We heard about this place that was featured on the show "You Gotta Eat Here" and all I can say is ... You gotta Eat Here ! It's VERY small location with only a few tables but the Smoked BBQ meat & food that comes out of the kitchen is amazing & delicious ! I had a smoked chicken sandwich,... More 

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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

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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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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