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Old City Take Out - CLOSED

54 Prideaux St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2M5, Canada
+1 250-753-5454
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
22 Sep 2013
“Excellent service, cute tucked away location”
12 Jun 2013
“Pricey...but good food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
54 Prideaux St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2M5, Canada
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

We ate here for the first time this week. We found the takeout by using the "nearby" search on UrbanSpoon. Very glad we took a chance. The service at the counter was first rate. The patio area was clean and bright. We both had a...More

Thank islandxterra
Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

Nice little place. I heard it was nice so I have tried their fish and chips, burger...it was good as I heard and it was a bit pricey as I heard. Will be back though.

Thank chinaloveyou
Reviewed March 30, 2013

This is the best takeout in Nanaimo. The prices are higher, but you get what you pay for. The owners are really friendly as well. It's also great to be supporting Nanaimo's amazing downtown.

Thank nathanandjayne
Reviewed January 30, 2013

We had the cod dinner and a burger and fries. The batter on the fish was still a little doughy. The fries, although fresh made, were a little bland. The hamburger and fixin's were tasty, but sat on a tasteless whole wheat kaiser. Overall, ok,...More

Thank ndngurl
Reviewed January 26, 2013

Best halibut & chips! I'm also a fan of the burgers. Pretty much all items on the menu are a hit with me.

Thank jucoo
Reviewed September 29, 2012

A good place just off the downtown area for takeout, fish and chips, burgers etc. Located on Prideaux, just south of Comox Road, about a block west of Tim Hortons. Street parking available. One can choose to eat on picnic tables outside the cook area...More

Thank DEEvaluator
Reviewed September 9, 2012

Having looked all over Nanaimo for really great Fish and Chips - have found them at this take out/patio restaurant in Nanaimo. The couple running this business are great, with friendly service, the lady even jumped up to put our meals on without finishing her...More

Thank NanaimoRainbow
Reviewed September 1, 2012

We have been eating the burgers and fish and chips from Old City Takeout for the past eight months. Jim and Mary are consistent and take great pride in their food and service. Not only do they have the best bacon cheddar burger in Nanaimo,...More

Thank fishertrick
Reviewed August 30, 2012

The fish is cooked to perfection and the batter is light and not a bit greasy. The chips are cooked to just the perfect crispness and again, not a bit greasy. Coleslaw is crisp and fresh and super delicious. Haven't tried to burgers yet because...More

Reviewed August 15, 2012

Best Fish and Chips in Nanaimo. Large portions, Halibut melts in your mouth and the chips are very delicious served with malt vinegar and a fresh slice of lemon all wrapped in newspaper just like at home. We haven't tried anything else on the menu...More

Thank alisonandpat
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$14
American, Seafood, Canadian
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Prideaux St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2M5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-753-5454
  • E-mail
Delicious fish & chips, burgers and hot dogs at a family owned and operated take-out. Great reviews, a faithful following and happy customers attest to the quality and care of the products.
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