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Simonholt Restaurant

) #17 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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“hot pot” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Canadian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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6582 Applecross Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 0A4, Canada
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Reviews (392)
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1 - 10 of 385 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

13 family members gathered here for Fathers Day brunch after a wedding the eve prior in Parksville. It seemed like a good location as it was on the way to the ferry. When I called a week earlier to book, the staff were very accommodating....More

Thank HromingLesley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place and very clean. Got here at 1pm too early for dinner menu on weekend. The ribs had amazing flavour and cooked perfectly. Wings were crispy but had average flavour at best. The prawns were too greasy with great presentation but as a person...More

Thank Luke L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Victoria and last year, I was heading up to this area for a vacay with a girlfriend. We were going to be eating in for the 3 day trip, and so before checking in to our condo, I wanted to have a...More

Thank VictoriaTraveller15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place, great menu and great service! Sat in the lounge and was served by Joe the bartender! Super great time, chatted about sports and knew his stuff! Really great food and happy hour options!

Thank johnnycanuck9876553
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Sunday evening, had the patio to ourselves, appy, dinner, dessert and drinks were all excellent. Zucchini bruschetta, snapper and mushroom ravioli are all delicious and would recommend!

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went out for a rare fee drinks with the boyfriend and a few drinks. Pims cup was a special and they are my number one favourite summer drink! Joe never let me or thr girls go empty (paying special attention to his man crush too...More

1  Thank Lindsay L
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My hubs and I had a delicious dinner here, the Dragon Bowl, which made the hubby sweat was very tasty and the Walnut Salmon, which was out of this world delicious! The lemon sauce yum yum. We were a little surprised how quiet it was...More

Thank Shortimaca1
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Went with a group of friends, sat in the lounge and had an amazing time!!! Joe is super friendly and a joy to be served by! The drinks and food were amazing and we all had a great time. We will ALL be back!

Thank genevarobertson
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We had the little pork bites as a starter, and they were amazing, but that wasn't the highlight; I'm very picky with my burgers, and I tried the A$$ Kicker (I think that's the name of it) with a salad. I am usually disappointed when...More

Thank Niki T
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We will definitely come back again, the food is good quality and more than you can eat. Unforgettable for business events. Also will be suitable for family gatherings. Life entertainment on the weekends and good musical performances for all ages. Children friendly. There food are...More

Thank Angela F
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Sheila R
Are you open for New Year's Day brunch ? Thank you , Sheila
27 December 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21
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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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