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50-10 Street | Southside mall, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6L1, Canada
+1 250-716-8887
06:30 - 20:00
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Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We entered the restaurant and all the tables were cluttered with dirty dishes, so we had to wait until a table was cleared. We were served coffee and it all started out fine. Then the menu came and the price for bacon and eggs, $11.99 really? bUT we bit the bullet and decided since we don't do this often we... More 

Thank sharlo2016
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Smitty's was way better 3 years ago! I went there last month and the service stunk, and the pancakes I ordered were raw! When I sent them back then the burned them🙁 I wouldn't recommend going there:(

Thank Hailey B
Nanaimo, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I became ill a few hours after leaving the restaurant. I had returned my liver to the kitchen after two bites because the blood was running out of it. I had realised it could be a source of food poisoning undercooked, by then, and I think it was. The liver was replaced, but overall the portion had been, and still... More 

Thank Brenda B
Nanaimo, Canada
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Food was to say the least was unappetizing. The turkey in the hot turkey sandwich was like a board. and the other dishes could only be described as adequate. The service was indifferent. Had to ask for the check. NOTE - Address listed is incorrect... new address... 100 - 2980 North Island Highway, Nanaimo, BC,

Thank George W
Ladysmith, Canada
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263 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

My first experience with this restaurant was a breakfast back in 1999. The food, service, and attitude of the ownership then was so bad, I never went back.17 years later a friend had recently told us the restaurant had new ownership and had gone through a major overhaul. We had lunch here today. My wife and I both had the... More 

Thank fishingguy2015
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Went with girlfriend and her father for fathers day. Her father ordered off the menu we ordered the smorgasbord. His food was ok but the smorgasbord was absolutely horrible. We could not cut through the cold puck like english muffin on the egg bennys, hash browns, baccon, scrambled ham and eggs were all cold. We ordered extra holindays sauce at... More 

Thank daleols
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

I literally can't believe that they try and sell the stuff they do as food , these shredded hash browns and odd colored egg yolk eggs . Never eat here again . I bet they serve better in a prison .

Thank rawraw2016
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Service was good.staff friendly and helpful.I ordered the breakfast wrap with hash browns,you can also have it with fresh fruit .It was delicious,you can have your choice of shredded hash browns or cubed.My friend had a full breakfast with bacon which was cooked just right ,portions are large.As we got there at 11 am,some people were ordering lunch before we... More 

Thank Nancy P
Nanaimo, Canada
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Found staff very friendly, service prompt even though busy and food good for the price. Not expensive and much better then the previous Earls rest.

Thank gilb112016
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We had breakfast there and it was awful, the sausages tasted weird the bacon raw and insipid looking, dry potatoes and awful small rounds of ham. The eggs were very pale and small. The breakfast looked and tasted awful and cost us with coffee $40 plus tip. we were not impressed and felt robbed. It was awful institution food. Never... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50-10 Street | Southside mall, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6L1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-716-8887

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