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Firehouse Grill

7 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4N9, Canada
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Ranked #53 of 280 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Price range: $12 - $30
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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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  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Firehouse Grill doesn't live up to it's namesake and instead is an asian-fusion gastropub with a strong focus on sushi. It's one of the better sushi fare in town but the ambiance would lend itself far better to a pizza or pub-style restaurant. Burgers are good but not great. A high-end atmosphere that doesn't really hit the mark. An echo... More 

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Banff, Canada
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I recently had dinner at this place with my wife and a friend and all three of us thoroughly enjoyed the food, the service (Christy is amazing) and the overall atmosphere. The place was quite busy and for an appetizer, we all shared their tempura prawns and calamari - an excellent start. For dinner, my wife and our friend chose... More 

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Cowichan Bay, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

First off, the name of this restaurant is misleading , Its called the Firehouse Grill, it gives the impression of fire grilled food , But I don't even think there is a grill in the kitchen , At least not according to the menu , which is mostly Sushi and other Japanese inspired food which was not what I was... More 

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Cowichan Bay, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

First time ever going to this restaurant. It was my birthday dinner with my daughter and her fiance. The name "Firehouse Grill" would indicate the restaurant would actually have a great deal of grilled items on the menu; but this wasn't the case. There were a lot of seafood dishes on the menu, which I don't eat. Ordered a glass... More 

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canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I am pretty open minded and not one to complain but this place has it all wrong. From the outside you see the name in an old brick rustic building. Firehouse to me suggests use of fire (I know the history of the building being an old firehouse) however you still think it would have a fire based food in... More 

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Absolutely love this place! This old firehall turned into a restaurant is very charming to say the least. Soon as we walked in we were greeted by the sushi chefs and what turned out to be our wonderful server Christy. Christy turned out to be one of the best servers I have had in a very long time, much appreciated... More 

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Vancouver Island, BC
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Wish I could give this place a better review. It's such a great space and always seems to have a fun buzz about it but the food is not always there and the service is spotty. I'm not a great fan of their sushi, as I find it mostly over sauced, but their Tuna Tataki has been excellent! Unfortunately the... More 

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British Columbia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have been there several times and have always ordered sushi, which is all I can really comment on. It is very tasty and the portions are adequate. Parking is in the street right outside the restaurant, have never had a problem with service and all in all, it has been a good experience.

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Red Deer, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We shared one of the combination sushi plates and a bottle of house wine and found that that was lots for us. The sushi was very tasty and fresh, among the best in Nanaimo which has several excellent sushi places. Nice view and excellent service. The server looking after us really understood customer service, good advice and there whenever we... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The quality was OK but nothing special. Our table had a variety of entrees and while no one was wowed, it was satisfactory. I think we will keep looking for our special place.

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Additional Information about Firehouse Grill

Address: 7 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4N9, Canada
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 30

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