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“Enjoyed the patio”

Simonholt Restaurant
Ranked #16 of 342 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Price range: US$4 - US$29
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: SIMONHOLT is a family friendly Nanaimo destination that features a diverse menu based on the refined palette of Chef 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.
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Food is very good, locally sourced ocean wise and organic as much as possible. It's on the high end of the price range. High quality food.

Thank OMG661
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Three of the dinners at our table of five appeared to be less than even a half-order, more like a small appetizer. The prawns in the seafood chowder still had half their shell on so had to use my hands to eat the soup. The two people at our table with fries on their plate didn’t eat them because they said the taste was unpleasant. Very, very disappointing, we will not return.

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

We went to Simonholt because we heard that they had blackened salmon on the menu and our birthday girl loved it. When we got there no blackened salmon. When we told them ~no problem the blackened salmon arrived and it was wonderful. My daughter and I are vegetarians and there was loads to eat. I can highly recommend the yam and bean tortillas and black bean veggie burgers. Nice drink menu too. Lovely surroundings and great wait staff. All in all great night.

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

We went to this restaurant for the first time on Sunday Oct.01. I was expecting to see more customers, but it was not so.
My roast beef dinner was alright. However my husband's fish and chips was disappointing. The batter was too heavy and chips were over cooked.
We found the place was so cold. I am not sure whether they still had air conditioning on.
We found the server was very attentive and pleasant.

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2  Thank Reiko S
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Live music is a regular feature, excellent food at readonable rates, sports TV bar. Great place for a group night out.

Thank scicdb3
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