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Mgm Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Canadian
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240 Nicol St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4T2, Canada
(250) 753-3535
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun - Tue 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Calgary, Canada
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wish we had found this place at the beginning of our holiday instead of the last day. We stopped in for a late dinner, we had been travelling most of the day, and that late in the evening not very hungry. My husband had a club sub, it had real turkey, ham and roast beef. He said that was one... More 

Thank Ingrid W
Nanaimo, Canada
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

I have been going there for years food has always been good and prices are fairly low. A good family restaurant.

Thank Bruce S
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We have tried to eat at this restaurant twice and both times we were not even served. We gave it a second chance after a bad expierence and nothing change the second time. We are not sure if this is a restaurant or a dance club. Music of oldies and people up dancing while you try to get the servers... More 

Thank Blair M
Hamilton, Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

The owner greeted us as we walked in to order a take out meal as we were staying in the motel next door and were exhausted from our long drive. He was so friendly and accommodating. The meals were made quickly and they were so good. I was pleasantly surprised that our meals were homemade and so delicious that we... More 

Thank michelle f
Edmonton, Canada
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

We were driving around Nanaimo looking for a place for lunch. We did not want something that we would find back home in Alberta. We came across the MGM and were very glad that we did. A very spacious restaurant - even with quite a few people there it was not noisy. It looked to us like many locals were... More 

Thank EMP1963
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

I would definitely reccommend this place. The staff were very good. Very friendly. Very helpful. The food was fantastic. Even though we had a very large family meal, they were still quick with all the food and drinks. They came around all the time to check on all of us. It was very refreshing to experience their friendly staff and... More 

Thank Standaniels
Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Nothing fancy but it is good value, decent service and quick with the food. Its dated inside but for what it is, its fine.

Thank Peter S
Garden Grove, California
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

We had dinner and breakfast here. It is located next to the Harbor Light Motel. Both meals were adequate and not expensive. The menu is large enough to provide something for everyone. It is a place where the locals frequent.

Thank ronald t
Nanaimo, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

I don't really expect much from a diner like MGM. I just wanted a decent, basic "hangover cure" breakfast for cheap. But the coffee was so weak it was like drinking water, my pancakes were undercooked and doughy, and my boyfriend got shrivelled up, wrinkly dry sausages. I didn't finish my pancakes because they were so gross, but I didn't... More 

Thank gretchen_290
Kalispell, Montana
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

We had breakfast there and the food was good. The service was prompt and friendly. She was also helpful when it came to telling us places to visit in the area.

Thank brucewhite2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Nicol St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4T2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: (250) 753-3535

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