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Firehouse Grill

7 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4N9, Canada
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (149 reviews)
“volcano roll” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
7 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4N9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Celebrating our friends “59th” birthday we decided to go to the Firehouse. We went early for we were going to the theatre and we were seated right away. Our waitress and all the wait staff were terrific. The food was fresh and full of flavours....More

Thank Smoltman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live in Nanaimo and this place is honestly my favourite restaurant. It has something for everyone. My favourite is the Firehouse roll, it’s amazing. It’s my “go to” restaurant. You can also call ahead and order for pickup. You’ve gotta try this place.

Thank HbroManzilla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for dinner one night at the suggestion of one of the people I was working with. Very good sushi and a small but good selection of craft beers. i had the west coast sushi and a raspberry wheat beer. very good.

Thank Commander1812
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have driven by this restaurant many times and loved the uniqueness of the building. The four of us were celebrating a birthday. The waitress shared a birthday with our birthday girl and treated us royally. The noise level is high in this old high...More

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you live in Nanaimo and have never eaten here, shame on you. This place has something for everyone. The flavours are great and the ambience is cool (even if it can get a bit noisy someyimes). If you are not from town and are...More

Thank GoodEatsNanaimo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an early supper this evening with some girlfriends and from the greeting to the finishing it was a wonderful experience! The drink menu was so fresh and reasonably priced. I had the mango mojito delicious. We all chose sushi for our mains and 2...More

Thank JJPen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There was almost nothing on the menu that was vegetarian (let alone vegan), and the prices of the food were very high. The service was friendly, and the sunny windows were lovely during sunset. Overall tasty, but they don't seem conscious about changes food preferences....More

Thank Taisa A
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Well it was lunch time but the noise in general was deafening. The burgers were overcooked and the service slow (servers were great but short one person) compared to other local restaurants. We'll try at 11 AM next time, to see if it improves. Not...More

Thank Gillian M
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This restaurant has everything I am looking for in a dining experience. Great building and atmosphere, wonderful staff and food beautifully prepared, but for some reason, I just haven't found anything I like here despite several visits. The sushi is wonderful but it is all...More

Thank TiaHawkins
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This restaurant is a must visit! Classy and in an old fire station. Service was awesome and they've got a great selection of sushi. Very creative and unique! I came here with a friend and we ordered two different kinds- one was absolutely delicious and...More

Thank SunnyHeidi
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7 April 2018|
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Response from Terry L |
you can call them I believe they have it as a special, however do not recall it on their regular menu.
Cynthia S
9 February 2017|
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Response from Glenn C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! We had a friend who is celiac when we visited and she was pleased. It's not for me but their sushi menu was quite extensive as well.
Mimi C
6 October 2015|
Response from Sasha G | Reviewed this property |
I think they would definetely have the space but you may have to rent out the entire restaurant. I believe they have an extra upper floor extra to their main dining room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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