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Danforth Deli and Grill - CLOSED

39 Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G3, Canada
+1 250-591-1742
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good13%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
20 May 2014
“Come back!”
26 Dec 2013
“Fresh and local food that pleased a fussy eater”
Restaurant Hours Closed
39 Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G3, Canada
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Reviewed May 20, 2014

I miss this place! It closed what feels like almost a year ago, word was they would close for an "extended and much needed holiday" and then re-open at a different location in the future, but I'm starting to worry that it might not come...More

Thank S_Emerald
Reviewed December 26, 2013

Finding a meal that our 9-year old son will eat is a challenge. The pulled pork grilled cheese sandwich at the Danforth Deli & Grill hit the spot. Even the crusts from the homemade bread were eaten. I went for the Godzilla burger which had...More

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed October 11, 2013

Food is great, but a little on the pricey side..We love the omelettes especially. Great selection of cheeses for special occasions. As we walk downtown frequently, its great to have a cozy little place like this to go to.

Thank dramaqueen2013
Reviewed October 4, 2013

I love the omelettes and burgers. Well the soups are pretty awesome too> The soups are flavour full and not overloaded with salt. I love the use of the local ingredients. The cheeses used are top notch and really put the food over the top.

Thank paul j
Reviewed October 2, 2013

Danforth is quite possibly my favourite place to eat in all of Nanaimo! I'm constantly going back to this friendly little deli in the downtown district for it's amazing and almost gourmet burgers, the amazzzzzing grilled cheese, and smiling faces! You're greeted with a smile...More

Thank angelaruscoff
Reviewed September 25, 2013

My boyfriend and I went here for lunch today. They have a little patio outside so we were able to bring our dog. Their lunch feature was two burgers, that both sounded delicious so we decided to order both and split them. Oh my god,...More

Thank 880jacquir
Reviewed September 9, 2013

Perhaps all the rave reviews had us expecting too much but we left feeling let down. The mushroom soup was less than flavourful. The burger fillings totally overpowered the bun, leaving it greasy and falling apart. I would suggest using a larger bun for these...More

1  Thank SueZCue2
Reviewed September 5, 2013

I was in the Danforth Deli a few weeks ago, and I have been meaning to write a review. I must get my point across, that my meal was absolutely delicious. I had the buffalo chicken grilled cheese, and some of the potato cheese soup....More

1  Thank Maria B
Danforth D, Owner at Danforth Deli and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2013

Hi there, thanks for coming in and enjoying our buffalo chicken grilled cheese! The owner was away in August which may have contributed to your experience. If you call the restaurant he would be happy to discuss the particulars of your visit and make it...More

Reviewed August 3, 2013

Best burger whilst out in canada this year. I had the venom - very clever, Guinness basted cheese on top of a perfectly cooked burger - good meat , then a squirt of mustard at the base. Really nice service and though the presentation of...More

Thank c c
Danforth D, Owner at Danforth Deli and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2013

Hi there ~ thanks for coming into the Deli and enjoying our food! we appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed August 2, 2013

Wow, an owner that greets you as you enter! And the food is really good too. Everything has that “homemade” taste. Try the pastries: cinnamon bun, pies, tarts, and cookies. They’re my favorite. Located in a heritage building in a quaint part of the city...More

Thank Via_girl
Danforth D, Owner at Danforth Deli and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2013

HI there, we really appreciate your business and thank you for your feedback!

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Restaurant Details

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US$2 - US$15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-591-1742
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