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Firehouse Grill

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7 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4N9, Canada
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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St Helier Jersey
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On our way to catch our next flight after four nights in north Vancouver island we stayed in Nanaimo this worked out amazingly well the hotel was a quarter the price of the equivalent in Vancouver (Bastion Court) and we found the unbelievable Firehouse by chance I avoided Tripadvisor ratings and boy am I glad we did this is a... More 

Thank steevb
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First time visitors to Nanaimo and randomly selected Firehouse Grill. Good choice. Great atmosphere, nice decor and great service. Service was prompt, food and drink was very good. Nice location with good views of downtown Nanaimo. Will come again if we come back to Nanaimo.

Thank Manjait D
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We started with the seafood avocado ap then moved on to three different sushi dishes all freshly prepped and rolled out. Broad selection of local craft beer helped to wash things down. The historic building that originally was home to the local fire brigade is well appointed on two floors with a friendly and efficient wait and bar staff.

Thank Ken H
Nanaimo, Canada
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with wife, baby and parents for birthday supper. Great selection of local beer and wine. The ladies enjoyed well prepared cocktails. Pleasant service and atmosphere. The food was very good, but not quite great. The sushi was creative, delicious and well prepared. A great place for groups, perhaps a little loud for older couples etc. Thanks!

Thank David S
Vancouver Island, Canada
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238 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grill has a varied menu to suit everyone. Great sushi but also burgers, halibut and steak. Casual atmosphere, good service. Nice wine list and tasty beers on tap. A place I like to bring guests to the city.

Thank Harry J
Guelph, Canada
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food eclectic choices seafood, Fish, sushi, steak sandwiches etc 3 of us dined 1 had sushi 2 sandwiches all enjoyed their food

Nanaimo, Canada
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice and modern restaurant. The food was wonderful (I can highly recommend then blackened chicken caesar salad, and my partner had the grilled salmon which was perfectly done and served with fresh vegetables and roasted potatoes). The sushi was good as well although nothing unusual. The children's plates were a little disappointing (very expensive considering the portion size)... More 

Thank Oddduck
Vancouver, Canada
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193 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Came here several years ago and then again yesterday for a late lunch. Firehouse did not disappoint. The Kitchen Sink Salad was good as was the Chicken Burger. The décor is funky-modern, as is much of their eclectic menu. The chairs are a little uncomfortable -- grab a booth. Our server was welcoming and engaging. I can't believe they charged... More 

Thank John S
Brea, California
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

My family was looking for a place for dinner and ran across this restaurant in an old firehouse. We were warmly greeted and seated. Our initial seats were a bit too chilly for us being under the A/C so they moved us immediately. Our family of four found a lot of choices on the menu. My cream of mushroom soup... More 

Thank MarisaS1995
Castlebar, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Lovely building and probably the best to stop on your way through nanaimo. Good food, lovely decor.. pleasant servers. Very enjoyable evening.

Thank Alice M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
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?