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370 Trans-Canada Highway, Ladysmith, British Columbia V0R 2E0, Canada
(250) 245-7933
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Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Slow Service with Sub-Par Food

I came to Ricky's with a friend during Vacation to Ladysmith. It was a Wednesday evening, and there were perhaps 1 or 2 other tables filled, so it was fairly empty. We were in no hurry whatsoever, but were surprised by how slow the service seemed to be. I ordered a Caesar salad with grilled... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Jessica J
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Riverton, Utah
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Riverton, Utah
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I came to Ricky's with a friend during Vacation to Ladysmith. It was a Wednesday evening, and there were perhaps 1 or 2 other tables filled, so it was fairly empty. We were in no hurry whatsoever, but were surprised by how slow the service seemed to be. I ordered a Caesar salad with grilled chicken, and the salad was... More 

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Great Prime Rib on the weekends but no seniors discount :( otherwise generally good food value. Patio is good if you are with a dog as it is completely in the shade.

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Nanaimo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The restaurant is run down and dirty. There is substantial dust/dirt and cobwebs in visible areas like lighting, trim/facia and pony walls. The booth we sat at had duct tape concealing a rip in the vinyl. The service was mediocre, and food was just okay. I will not be visiting this location again.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Four of us stopped in for dinner and I think we all enjoyed each other's company. However the service at this location was not good. First they did not have a menu item that I wanted to order (blueberry pie). Secondly, when my uncle went to order nachos they said they were just kettle chips which was lame. Thirdly the... More 

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Ladysmith, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My wife and I went for dinner one night. I was in the mood for breakfast for dinner so I ordered the eggs breakfast bowl. The meal was awful, way too salty, to the point I ate less than half of it, very little ingredients in it, toast was stone cold. When I mentioned this to our server, the response... More 

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Ladysmith, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Going to the Ricky's in Ladysmith one shouldn't expect a lot however the food takes way too long to get out and the food is mediocre at best. Had their eggs hollandaise during a bad hangover and I can confidently say that it was a terrible decision.

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Ladysmith, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stopped a week ago for light supper with friends.Food was ok but service needs to improve.We had just came back from a month of travelling in Virginia Tennesee Alabama Georgia and N&S Carolina. The food was great and lots of variation of food.Guess I was a little spoiled and expected to much from a local restaurant.

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Lone Butte, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Very disappointed, the wait was to long . I don't know if there is just not enough staff but we were not greeted very quickly. When we finally got our order,our coffee was empty and had to wait and ask for it. Poor service.I was comparing to Nanaimo where you are greater seated served and taken care of. Coffee is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Possibly the worst food experience I have had anywhere... considering they charge high prices for compete rubbish.

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Ladysmith, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Typical franchise food. Nothing special. A bit pricey for what you get. Also frequent changes in the menu are not helpful.

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  • Address: 370 Trans-Canada Highway, Ladysmith, British Columbia V0R 2E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Ladysmith
  • Phone Number: (250) 245-7933

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