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240 Nicol Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
(250) 753-3535
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 13
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  • 22
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  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great meal out with the family

We had dinner tonight at the MGM in a large group of family members. The food was better than expected after reading reviews. I had a reuben with fries and gravy. YUM! My son enjoyed his lasagna and jello. My picky daughter devoured her kids chicken nuggets with cucumber slices (she doesn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
heatherbella
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Vancouver Island, BC
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San Antonio, Texas
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Please take my advice, and stay away from this place. I'm not a hard critique when it comes to food, but lord have mercy this place is disgusting. Service was below average with a 20 min wait time for our food and then the waitress proceeds to give us a bottle of AUNT JEMIMA butter flavored liquid sugar for our... More 

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Vancouver Island, BC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We had dinner tonight at the MGM in a large group of family members. The food was better than expected after reading reviews. I had a reuben with fries and gravy. YUM! My son enjoyed his lasagna and jello. My picky daughter devoured her kids chicken nuggets with cucumber slices (she doesn't like the standard fries). The strawberry milk shake... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My wife enjoy the atmospere of the MGM with the live music and access to a dance floor plus the good food. We have spent many a meal relaxing with our guests visiting us in the friendly surroundings. We can attest to the reasonable rates and pleasant service we continue to visit MGM.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Ok, MGM doesn't and won't pretend to be a real FANCY restaurant. But for us Seniors, all we want is great service, reasonable prices and delicious Senior Menu Selections! It's that simple really! With the high cost of living, eating out now is really a privilege that the average Senior can barely afford. We are grateful to the management and... More 

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Gresham, Oregon, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Picked this because it is next door to the motel. Fook good, service so slow that we abbreviated our order when he finally showed up. Too bad, because otherwise it looked like a good place.

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great all-day restaurant catering for most tastes. Have experienced breakfasts, lunches and dinners over several years, all good. Saturday nights with a live group are a special favourite; see link above and main website. Gets busy so reservations suggested!

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Campbell River, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I took my daughter out for dinner. The MGM was close to my motel and her home. I was looking at the Seniors menu and asked about the fish and chips. The waitress said that it was 2 large pieces of fish and chips. My daughter and I shared and we were both satisfied. The portion size was very generous.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Without a doubt, the best liver and onions I have ever eaten! As a Senior, I receive a great meal, including soup or salad, main entrée, dessert and coffee for $12.05 incl. tax! You can't beat it. The menu here is comprehensive and varied. I have never had a bad meal here and have been eating here on my visits... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I like all the things on the menu that I have tried. Chef Dylan is very creative and if he is cooking it is all good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Waited almost two hrs for dinner...the order was wrong and the server bitc...d us out for complaining ...she made the mistake.....owner went good on the bill.....server has to go.

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  • Address: 240 Nicol Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: (250) 753-3535

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