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Hilltop Bistro

102 - 5281 Rutherford Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
250-585-5337
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Ranked #3 of 277 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Nelson street
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We just returned from our first visit to the Hilltop Bistro for a 65th birthday celebration. We will be returning very soon for another delicious meal. The food was exceptional as was the service, the ambience, and the value. TEN OUT OF TEN!!!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We ate at Hilltop bistro for the first time last night. The food was fantastic, the portions were generous, the atmosphere was busy but pleasant. Our server was very professional and efficient. The chocolate dessert was terrific, the steak was perfectly done, the tuna was to die for good, the beet salad was very tasty, and the fact that they... More

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Vancouver Island
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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

First, the not great part - there was a large party of men eating at one table and their noise really affected the enjoyment of the rest of the restaurant. Everyone had to yell to be heard because they were not "using their inside voices." Now, that is not the restaurant's fault but I just mention it as we will... More

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My boyfriend and I went there for dinner last night. Our servers were knowledgeable and fun. Our dinner was amazing, was one of the finest meals we have had.

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BC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Anniversary Dinner was just what it needed to be. It was a interesting journey for our taste buds. Not a cheap night but more than fair for the 3 course meal prepared for us. You must try the donuts come desert time!!!! Small quaint location with a small but amply diverse menu. Our waitress made the evening as she presented... More

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British Columbia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We have eaten here many times and meals have been very good. This is a small, cozy place with a window into the kitchen so you watch the chefs' at work. Service is generally good but there have been a few times when it's been a bit slow, particularly for a smaller establishment. The food items have always hit the... More

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

My husband and I were able to walk to this restaurant from our home We were delighted with the service and the food. The staff were very attentive and knowledgable. The food was done to perfection Would recommend this restaurant to anyone

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Although we have a number of very good restaurants in Nanaimo, this one tops my list. The Casual but elegant bistro setting in a well treed area, excellent service and outstanding food combine to put it at the top of the list. The staff are pleasant, attentive and very knowledgeable. The amuse bouche was a lovely mango, mint, yoghurt drink.... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

After spending some time with my wife in downtown Vancouver, and now on the island, we have had a chance to sample some very nice restaurants and experienced some excellent meals. Tonight we enjoyed the chance to get together with my wife's mother and her husband, and chose the Hilltop Bistro, which was closely located to the hotel we were... More

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Fountain Valley, California
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125 reviews 125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our dinner! The steak was tender, the vegetables were fresh, the presentation was excellent. The desserts were amazing. We also experienced great service. The wine list is short but they do feature some local beers. The restaurant is located between a dental office and a dermatologist's office so we were not expecting such a wonderful meal.... More

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Additional Information about Hilltop Bistro

Address: 102 - 5281 Rutherford Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250-585-5337
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Contemporary

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