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“Great appies” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cactus Club Cafe

Cactus Club Cafe
#801-5800 Turner Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6J4, Canada
(250)729-0011
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Ranked #66 of 282 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Gabriola Island, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great appies”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

While all Cactus Clubs have the same menu, the appies are great and have a west coast flavour. Some of the appies are outstanding.

Visited May 2012
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Kelly L, General Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this review, October 29, 2012
Thank you for the review! Glad you enjoy the appetizers, with a wide variety of them there is something for everyone. We hope you come back and enjoy them again soon! Which appy is your favourite??
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  • English first
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English first
nanaimo bc
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Great service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Good atmosphere, great for that special date or company dinner. Our server was excellent as well as very easy on the eyes. They have the best looking staff in town. Menu changes regularly so theres always a good variety of choices. Thier Chef is in control of the line and dishes are timely and well presented.We held our christmas party here. 20 in our party. Excellent service and everyone was very happy.Beautiful fireplace for pictures too.

Visited December 2011
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Kelly L, General Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this review, October 28, 2012
Hello,

Thanks for the great comments! It's nice to know you enjoyed the food, service and overall atmosphere. Maybe we will see you this christmas!
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Vancouver
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“When is a chain not a chain...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

After years on the road putting up with the likes of Earl's (deteriorating) and Milestone's (improving), the Rob Fennie touch isn't lost on this well appointed, North Nanaimo spot. A party of four, four different entrees, all very well served, piping hot and truly delicious. A chain restaurant in name only. Highly recommended...

Visited October 2012
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Kelly L, General Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this review, October 28, 2012
Thanks for the great comments. Although Cactus is technically a chain, we like to consider ourselves a restaurant collection as each location is always looking for ways to better serve their market. Every Cactus strives to provide consistent food and service in its own unique atmosphere. We hope to provide you with another outstanding experience in the near future!
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Nanaimo
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55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Always tasty”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Went for lunch. The menu is always changing so there are new choices constantly. Service was great. The patio is private.

Visited September 2012
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Kelly L, General Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this review, October 28, 2012
Glad you enjoy the food, service and patio! We try to keep our menu fresh and exciting and just added four new seasonal dishes last week. Come in to try them soon!
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Puerto Vallarta
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8 restaurant reviews
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“Great Experience All Around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Went with a group of 5 to celebrate mother's 80th. This was not our first time here, but we hesitated to go back due to a couple of our own negative experiences, as well as negative feedback from friends; however, decided to give it another chance and were very happy we did. The food was delicious without exception - we sampled several menu items. Lobster ravioli was especially tasty. The wait staff worked as a team and all were personable and attentive from hostess to busperson. HIghly recommend.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kelly L, General Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this review, October 28, 2012
Thank you so much for choosing us to celebrate your Mother's birthday! It is great to hear we were able to surpass your previous expectations of Cactus Club. We are always trying to improve food quality and service to serve you better. We hope you choose Cactus again soon!
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