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Beefeaters Chop House and Grill

American, Canadian, Seafood, Greek
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1840 Stewart Avenue | next To Bc Ferry Terminal, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4E6, Canada
250-753-2333
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Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very serene and peaceful right by the water, and about 5 min. walk from the ferry terminal. We didn't mind the slow service as we were in no rush and already in vacation mode. The Caesar's drink was a wise choice to cool down during the sunny afternoon. The burger and fish and chip were as ordered, so they were... More 

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Thank San R
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14 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a friend's birthday dinner! We were told as soon as we arrived to hurry up and order we have another big table coming tgin so hurry up and order or we don't know when we can get to you reservations we all ready made I hade the cheapest thing on the menu fish / chips what a mistake!... More 

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Prevost, Canada
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Nice location by the marina, but lacks some personality. Some background music and more comfortable chairs would be a good start. Nothing spectacular or innovative about the food, but you can get a very decent meal for a reasonable price - good variety of fish and seafood, steaks, burgers, pasta. I had the scallops (came with roasted sweet peppers, pilaf... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The place was quiet on a Wednesday evening. The staff were friendly and the food tasty. Not a cheap night pou however value for what we had.

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Four of us family went to dinner here , the view was great , the service was good but the food was not great , we had the Fillet Oscar , it was overcooked and had really no taste to it , I had mind with garlic mashed potatoes and again , no taste to it . For the prices... More 

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Ladysmith, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Just happened to be a Sunday afternoon when I was there and caught the brunch at first they asked if we had a reservation and we replied no, then of the hostess said there was a spot. So we sat and odered brunch and the food was really good and left the place full and would like to try lunch... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Beefeater's is located next door to the ferry terminal in Nanaimo. We missed our ferry and had a 2 hour wait for the next one. Once we figured out how to get out and re-enter the terminal, we went searching for a place for a snack and a drink. We found Beefeater's. It was a real find. We sat on... More 

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Thank Brent G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

So this restaurant has been around for a while and the comments heard are that it is a bit on the "old School" side of restaurants. Old school can be fine, who doesn't love classic food? But when the menu reads as a delightful culinary experience and you receive a mediocre interpretation of that menu item disappointment ensues. The menu... More 

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Crofton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Had dinner. My husband and son ordered the specials and were pleased with their meals. I ordered the one piece fish and chips. The presentation was very unappealing. Fish tasted fresh. Batter was a bit soggy and cool. Chips were not chips...they were some oddly cut potato things. My son had crepes for dessert. Odd...two crepes (not rolled), some blueberry... More 

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Invermere, Canada
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124 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

On the recommendation of the hotel front desk we stayed at, we visited Beefeaters for dinner one weekday evening. We arrived without a reservation and fortunately the restaurant was only about one third full so they were able to accommodate us. The restaurant is upscale, with tables nicely situated along the large windows overlooking the harbour/waterfront. A really scenic setting!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Seafood, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1840 Stewart Avenue | next To Bc Ferry Terminal, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4E6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: 250-753-2333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?