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Simonholt Restaurant

) #16 of 228 Restaurants in Nanaimo ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, Canadian, American
6582 Applecross Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 0A4, Canada
+1 250-933-3338
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai seafood” (4 reviews)
“hot pot” (9 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
All hours
Bar, Canadian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
6582 Applecross Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 0A4, Canada
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Reviews (388)
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

This restaurant needs to learn that Black Pepper is not a basic food group. My wife is allergic (not anaphylactic) to black and white pepper. The server said there is pepper in "pretty much everything". All their meats, poultry and fish are pre-seasoned. They had...More

Thank Capnhi9er
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great farewell party for George... Have been here many times before and the food has rarely disappointed.... First time as a large group and food is as good as ever.... Getting the bill was slow but in this case wasn't in a rush...More

1  Thank Andygone2017
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Arrived in time for posted Happy Hour. We were seated in a booth and were told the Happy Hour rates apply only if you sit at the bar. Problem was the bar was full. I have never seen such a rigid rule as it applies...More

Thank Comonsense
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Had dinner with friends here and enjoyed our experience. The service was attentive and the atmosphere was warm and relaxing. There were many things I wanted to try on the menu, but had the snapper and it was delicious. My spouse had the chicken and...More

Thank SKTraveler09
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This was our first visit, with 6 friends, on a Friday night, very busy, good for the restaurant, but it was very loud with lots of little children running around. Dinner was delivered in stages, two meals brought out, then another, and so on. One...More

Thank corrih137
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Friendly attentive service. The baby back ribs were tender, meaty and sauced just right. The Dragon bowl was a terrific mixture of vegetables and rice. We will visit again when we travel this wat.

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Just had lunch with friends. Nice atmosphere and good service. Now, it's been a while since I've been there but have the prices increased? $17.00 for West Coast Chowder and $19.00 for Thai Noodles is pricey for lunch. The chowder is very good, average size...More

1  Thank Carol P
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Went for first time. Wasn't crowded for a Friday night,food was very good, excellent service, had a great waiter.A bit over priced, but then most restaurants are today. I would go back as they have a good menu and good food

Thank saberalpha24
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Went here and it was great! The service was very friendly and the food was really good! I definitely recommend the French toast. Over all great restaurant!

Thank meadowac
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Fettuccini prima Vera was to die for. Extremely disappointing, as this was one of the best dishes in town. Will not returnMore

Thank NanaimoReviewss
Marilyn_Holt, Guest Relations Manager at Simonholt Restaurant, responded to this review

We are sorry we took your favourite dish off the menu but we have several new pasta additions that are delicious. If you are a vegetarian we are more than willing to accommodate you. Did you ask your server to ask the chef to make...More

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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, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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.