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Firehouse Grill

$$ - $$$
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Canadian
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7 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4N9, Canada
16:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere is the best thing about this place followed by the food. I had chicken, it was moist and delicious as should be. The Miso soup was a bit... Odd had a bit more than classic miso and threw me off. But everyone at the table cleared their plates. The service was lacking... Waited for refills, long wait between... More 

Thank HudzonVI123
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us and are we ever glad we went!! A very eclectic menu including some of the most innovative and delicious sushi I have ever had (try the Buddha roll). It was so good that we went back there to eat two days later, and on our last trip to Nanaimo, it was our first choice... More 

Thank Barbara M
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go for food and drinks. Their sushi is amazing but make sure you leave room for dessert. The ice cream pie is delicious

Thank Jellybean118
Vancouver, Canada
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166 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I originally thought this was a steakhouse or burger place. Not! It's a great sushi place with the other stuff too! An amazing array of super rolls and other Japanese foods, along with steak/burger/ribs. But try some of the sushi rolls. Fantastic! Nice location in a refurbished fire hall with a fun atmosphere and great service.

Thank VacationManDave
Ladysmith, Canada
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Great squid! Will go back many times for this. Sushi is over done. Maybe I just like sushi to taste like sushi. All the flavors are just overkill. To much happening. I'll stick to a traditional Japanese menu.

Thank Bpalmer76
British Columbia, Canada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely food. fair prices. Always a good experience here whether it's with family or a date night. Great view of old downtown Nanaimo. Love it here, recommend the sushi and mojitos!

Thank JamDem
Duncan, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

From the reservation contact person to the staff at the restaurant we were treated awesomely. Food was tasty with good portions. Server was very accommodating and attentive to our needs. Menu had a good selection of items from main courses to appys. If you like sushi they will not disappoint. Thanks for a great evening!

Thank Glenn C
Parksville, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Excellent atmosphere along with amazing food is always a good time. Such a varied menu with lots of delicious meals to choose from. Our server was happy and very friendly. They were very attentive and met all of my needs as a guest, Even though they were fairly busy at the time.

Thank streeson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This converted firehall/restaurant has an incredibly fresh sushi menu and restaurant entree menu. Food is fresh and plentiful. Loved the food, service and atmosphere. Can't wait to return to try new flavor of Sushi next visit to Nanaimo.

Thank Debra Lynn H
Nanaimo, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Always treated like a queen here! Super friendly, knowledgeable staff. great location for private parties or open parties. atmosphere is spot on, great views of the downtown, great up cycle of the old firehouse into an restaurant. the food here is amazing! large and beautifully arranged and spectacular ingredients for the sushi, i only come here to feast on sushi!... More 

Thank shell_e20

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?