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Simonholt Restaurant

) #16 of 233 Restaurants in Nanaimo $$ - $$$ , , American
6582 Applecross Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 0A4, Canada
+1 250-933-3338
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai seafood” (4 reviews)
“hot pot” (9 reviews)
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Bar, Canadian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6582 Applecross Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 0A4, Canada
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I like the seafood chowder which offers good size and prawn& fish& smooth creamy, cozy booth seat, High recommend. :)

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We've been a few times in the past and it was great but is going downhill. The last time, couple weeks ago we went and thought we had entered an art class not a restaurant. You don't turn half your restaurant into an art class....More

1  Thank hotntropical
Marilyn_Holt, Guest Relations Manager at Simonholt Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

So sorry for your experience at Simonholt. We hold a Paint Nite every Tuesday. It is a new phenomenon right now and a very popular event. In the late fall we will have a rooftop private room with Ocean and mountain views and it will...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

delicious food and nice service!enjoy our lunch and dinner! we will try again if we have more chances to go there.

Thank laury_luoli
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The meat in the crispy bun was to die for, tender, perfectly cooked and big enough for two meals for me.

Thank mbeighton
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This restaurant needs to learn that Black Pepper is not a basic food group. My wife is allergic (not anaphylactic) to black and white pepper. The server said there is pepper in "pretty much everything". All their meats, poultry and fish are pre-seasoned. They had...More

Thank Capnhi9er
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great farewell party for George... Have been here many times before and the food has rarely disappointed.... First time as a large group and food is as good as ever.... Getting the bill was slow but in this case wasn't in a rush...More

1  Thank Andygone2017
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Arrived in time for posted Happy Hour. We were seated in a booth and were told the Happy Hour rates apply only if you sit at the bar. Problem was the bar was full. I have never seen such a rigid rule as it applies...More

Thank Comonsense
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Had dinner with friends here and enjoyed our experience. The service was attentive and the atmosphere was warm and relaxing. There were many things I wanted to try on the menu, but had the snapper and it was delicious. My spouse had the chicken and...More

Thank SKTraveler09
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This was our first visit, with 6 friends, on a Friday night, very busy, good for the restaurant, but it was very loud with lots of little children running around. Dinner was delivered in stages, two meals brought out, then another, and so on. One...More

Thank corrih137
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Friendly attentive service. The baby back ribs were tender, meaty and sauced just right. The Dragon bowl was a terrific mixture of vegetables and rice. We will visit again when we travel this wat.

Thank Sandy M
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Sheila R
Are you open for New Year's Day brunch ? Thank you , Sheila
26 December 2015|
Response from larryjude | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6582 Applecross Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 0A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-933-3338
  • E-mail
SIMONHOLT is a family friendly Nanaimo destination that features a diverse menu based on the refined palette of Chef Aaron Mayor priding itself on a 'mainly from scratch' kitchen. We offer an extensive wine selection of both red and white by the glass, a fully stocked bar and first class service. We have 3 patios including a rooftop deck with beautiful ocean and mountain views. We frequently host live music from both travelling and local Vancouver Island artists. Please check our website for upcoming shows. SIMONHOLT is locally operated and has been ranked in the top 3 best overall restaurants for 4 years and best patio restaurant in Nanaimo . We are located in the North Nanaimo commercial core and are neighbors to Woodgrove Center and Costco. SIMONHOLT is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the mild west coast weather.
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