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Tim Hortons

Canadian, Cafe
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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Ladysmith, BC
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017

The Wallace street location (downtown) drive through is a reliable and pretty good choice for lunch if you work close by or are just passing. The real stars here are the staff at the drive through. They are friendly, helpful and just make the whole experience pleasant. The food is consistently fine - its not gourmet quality but the hot... More 

Thank Susan G
Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

The debit machine is filthy. I told the clerk and she didn't care or wipe it clean but she sure brushed off my comment. (Store 102611 November 12 2016)

1 Thank VI10987654321
Vernon, Canada
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236 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

After an exhausting travel day topped off by a long wait on the BC ferry, we stopped into the Rock City Road/Island Hwy location, before continuing our trip up island. Our server who was a trainee was very pleasant and our order was served up quite efficiently. Always a good place to stop.

Thank EagerB
Nanaimo, Canada
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115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I've been inside for orders in the past, but just recently went thru the drive thru at the Bowen Road location. And it was terrible. Rude service and mistakes on the order and prices. Poor attitude from the workers at the window. I may go back for counter service but I will not go thru that drive thru again.

Thank Sexton5
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Cant enjoy tables outside too damn smoky..the smokers are inconsiderate!!!I want to sit outside....bur cant...its horrible..and Trudeau is going to allow Pot ..cannibus smoking..sickening..i truly hope this is not going to take place in public..areas..

Thank sherryd594
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for quick coffee before work at Wallace st location. Had 1/2 hour to kill so decided to sit in. I sat at one of the only tables that weren't covered in crumbs, soup, etc. Dirty trays and dishes on one. The floor was filthy. I sat for 30 min. No one came to wipe anything. There were only 2... More 

1 Thank foodaholic58
Everett, Washington
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191 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016

The servers here were most efficient and got us in and out very quickly much appreciated and coffees were good as was tea and timbits.

Thank Ken W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

I had gone thru drive thru with my daughter and the person taking the order couldnt understand what it was we were trying to order we had explained and he still didnt get our order and try to explain again he cut us off and we had to say your not listening..we finally make our order and person at window... More 

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Qualicum Beach BC
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148 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

Tim's train their staff well, and you are always assured of a smile and excellent service. Many of the franchises in the Parksville/ Nanaimo area have undergone renovations recently and are bright and clean. They introduce new menu items fairly regularly and its easy to get a tasty lunch or snack. You always get fresh coffee!

Thank Westerham
West Vancouver, Canada
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

Had to kill three hours before a ferry sailing. Went into Tim Hortons for a meal. First it was not busy. The tables were covered in used and leftover meal plates, cups and paper wrappers. The staff, of which there were many, were standing around talking to one another and not really interested in the customers. No one was interested... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nanaimo, British Columbia, 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?