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Firehouse Grill

7 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4N9, Canada
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Ranked #30 of 268 restaurants in Nanaimo
Price range: $12 - $30
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The food is excellent and plentiful, and the drinks & wine are generous and reasonably priced. We enjoy sitting at the bar and interacting with the young, enthusiastic sushi chefs and watch the flow between the front counter chefs and the kitchen. The “Kitchen Sink” salad is just what it sounds like, and its delicious. Corn bread instead of croutons... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

you have to go there and try the sushi!! It is so fresh and if you leave it up to the chef you will be pleasantly surprised as what he will put together for you!!! There is much more then sushi served here as well. The service is great and the restaurant is beautiful. (the bathroom is super tiny however)

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Nanaimo, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The Firehouse Grill offers good service and a good menu. It also offers a good selection of sushi which I have not yet tried and it has a very good view of down town. The one problem is that I could not find handicapped access.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We go to the Firehouse Grill every few weeks, and have the Chef's choice which always a surprise! Food is always fresh and seasonal. It can quite noisy so book reservations and if you are lucky get a booth which is quieter, Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable about the different food items.

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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308 reviews 308 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

came here with friends after a golf game, on a week night. had been here once before, a long time ago, for lunch, don't recall being enamored by it. it was busy and noisy, possibly due to the lovely warm, sunny spring day, which added a good feel to it. as described by the name, it's in an old firehall,... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Food and service were excellent; however it is difficult to carry on a quiet conversation due to the acoustical properties of the building. (love that you can order 1/2 servings)

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Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Everything was good but found it a little noisy for talking. Food was plentiful and very attractive.

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Montreal, Canada
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178 reviews 178 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

Blackened chicken spiced just right. Caesar dressing quite good, not too fishy. Will come back for sushi, supposed tob a treat.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I love love love this restaurant. I've never had a bad experience or bad food! Make sure to come here on Valentine's Day, as they have Lobster Spaghetti...to die for! I normally get the Seafood Fettuccini which is just as good! I don't like sushi but my boyfriend does, so this place is perfect because it has many options! This... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Amazing atmosphere! in an ol firehouse; a hot spot for foodies, marvelous presentation, mixed crowd, fantastico! . The place rocks.

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