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Montana's BBQ & Bar

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4715 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5S5, Canada
+1 250-758-2388
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You cannot get most(meat) meals without that extra sweet BBQ sauce. I am not a big fan of spicey sugar BBQ sauce, no way to tell the quality of the meat they are serving since it is smothered in it. Service was good. We have not tried the steaks yet.

Thank acropolis1
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had not been to Montana's in quite a while and decided to go for lunch with family. I can not say I am a fan of the new decor. I much prefer the old look. The service was good. We were greeted & seated promptly. Our server was friendly & outgoing. Food was great although it did take a... More 

Thank Island_Guy82
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited to take advantage of the steak special. Two of the steaks were perfectly done while the other was overcooked and considerable hard to digest. The chicken and shrimp dinner was okay - the chicken was quite bland without any seasoning. Did not enjoy it. Might visit again.

Thank billandwendy
Crofton, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very friendly and courteous staff, food was excellent, very nice 'cowboy' interior design and the barbeque sauces were delicious.

Thank Jerome R
Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Came for dinner with the family and the wife had a steak and I had the fajitas. For was great, the service was awesome and the atmosphere was more than just good. I would recommend this place to anyone.

Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Very tasty food for a good price I was very happy and content my server was understanding and helpful

Thank linnyr23
Nanaimo, Canada
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I've found the chicken here to be pretty good. My girlfriend really likes the fajitas. Ordering the all you can eat ribs sounds great, but it's honestly a huge mistake. The first batch of ribs that they give you always seem good, but if you go for seconds or thirds, which most people would when ordering all you can eat... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I have eaten there many times. I enjoyed myself very much. Their food excellent. I recommend this restaurant .So I recommend that you try it.

Thank sigridur73
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This restaurant was just taken over by new owners and they bent over backwards for us. It was during Xmas so it was busy and a reservation was a must. The steak was fantastic and both my son and I commented on how good it was cooked. My wife had chicken which was also cooked to perfection. The service was... More 

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This was the Worst Family dinner!!! People got seated before us that came in after us..They separated a table for 8 and sat a couple at it, Then they tried to sit 7 of us at a 4 seater booth.. We got management, explained what had been happening they saw us cramped into that booth, they moved us.. We have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4715 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5S5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-758-2388
Montana’s is all things BBQ to all people. Whether you’re in the mood for southern style in-house smoked ribs and pulled pork or looking for some Canadian BBQ flavour across our burgers, steaks and sandwiches; Montana’s has the perfect atmosphere to bring the family or meet up with friends. Fire up the good times at Montana’s BBQ & Bar!

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