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Firehouse Grill

$$ - $$$
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Canadian
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7 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4N9, Canada
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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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British Columbia, Canada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely food. fair prices. Always a good experience here whether it's with family or a date night. Great view of old downtown Nanaimo. Love it here, recommend the sushi and mojitos!

Thank JamDem
Duncan, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the reservation contact person to the staff at the restaurant we were treated awesomely. Food was tasty with good portions. Server was very accommodating and attentive to our needs. Menu had a good selection of items from main courses to appys. If you like sushi they will not disappoint. Thanks for a great evening!

Thank Glenn C
Parksville, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent atmosphere along with amazing food is always a good time. Such a varied menu with lots of delicious meals to choose from. Our server was happy and very friendly. They were very attentive and met all of my needs as a guest, Even though they were fairly busy at the time.

Thank streeson
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This converted firehall/restaurant has an incredibly fresh sushi menu and restaurant entree menu. Food is fresh and plentiful. Loved the food, service and atmosphere. Can't wait to return to try new flavor of Sushi next visit to Nanaimo.

Thank Debra Lynn H
Nanaimo, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always treated like a queen here! Super friendly, knowledgeable staff. great location for private parties or open parties. atmosphere is spot on, great views of the downtown, great up cycle of the old firehouse into an restaurant. the food here is amazing! large and beautifully arranged and spectacular ingredients for the sushi, i only come here to feast on sushi!... More 

Thank shell_e20
Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food. Sushi is outstanding and they have the best fish and trips. Highly recommend you stop by for lunch or dinner. Sooooo good!!!

Thank mmworthington
nanaimo bc
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132 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Love the old building ambiance. Staff were pleasant, could have been a bit more attentive. Tampura veg for Appy, very very nice and light. I ordered the jambalaya. It was just ok, nothing exceptional. The sushi my friends ordered was wonderful. Well prepared, great variety and tasty. Desserts were lovely good variety to choose from. More children at late sitting... More 

Thank kittcarter
Edmonton, Canada
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We visited the Firehouse Grill with a friend from Victoria. The location is right along the TransCanada Highway so is very close to the water. We had the salt and pepper squid and crab cakes for a shared appetizer. Both were excellent. For lunch, one ordered the seafood fettuccini, one ordered the Miyagi prawns and I ordered the halibut and... More 

Thank Dean L
Nanaimo, Canada
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

The name "firehouse grill" is deceiving. I have been to the firehouse dozens of times and to be honest the western food is okay but the sushi is to die for . If you are in Nanaimo and want sushi try out the firehouse. It is my go to place for sushi. You won't be disappointed if you are a... More 

Thank Bruce S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

On my first visit to Nanaimo since childhood, my resident friends recommended dinner at the firehouse grill. The antique building with a modern feel inside and spectacular elevated view of the downtown core started the evening off on a great note. I had the "jambalaya" which had a great balance of spice, bold umami flavouring of the creole sauce with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4N9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo

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