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Montana's BBQ & Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
4715 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5S5, Canada
+1 250-758-2388
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (27 reviews)
“spinach dip” (4 reviews)
“steak special” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
4715 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5S5, Canada
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11 - 20 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 17 June 2017

Had not visited for a couple of years as it was getting boring and expected. Went for beer and burger and was delicious. Great bbq and lots of sauces . Service was good and waitress Amanda was excellent. We'll goo again.

Thank gary m
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Am visiting Nanaimo and had a busy day with the kids today. Not familiar with the city but have GPS so we wanted somewhere close to the movie theatre that was reasonably-priced. Service was sub-par and food warded off starvation, but would not return.

Thank BarbInEdmonton
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Came here for supper May 21 with a friend. We both ordered 10oz hand cut steak. I specifically asked if the "crispy" onions were gluten-free, and was assured by the waitress they had no coating. She came back in a minute to tell me they...More

Thank Travuler
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I wanted to take my family somewhere easy, decent and good for kids for Mother's Day so my sister and I decided on Montana's in Nanaimo. I had been here once before and it was an average visit. We called ahead to see if we...More

Thank SharingMyOpinion79
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We decided to take the kids to Montana's Tuesday night for kids eat free night. The services was excellent and the food was great! Good value when the kids eat free. I had the Chicken Tacos and they were wonderful. Very flavourful!

Thank heatherbella
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Always a busy place, but food is very good with reasonable prices. Had the steak special for 14.99 and it was the perfect amount of food and well presented. Staff is young and friendly.

Thank eleanor616
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I had a burger, with fries and a salad. If you're a meat lover and looking for an excellent solid burger with fries or a steak or anything that's not vegan or vegetarian it's a wonderful place to dine. Excellent for birthdays (they will sing...More

Thank CiaraCreations
Reviewed 11 April 2017

You cannot get most(meat) meals without that extra sweet BBQ sauce. I am not a big fan of spicey sugar BBQ sauce, no way to tell the quality of the meat they are serving since it is smothered in it. Service was good. We have...More

Thank acropolis1
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I had not been to Montana's in quite a while and decided to go for lunch with family. I can not say I am a fan of the new decor. I much prefer the old look. The service was good. We were greeted & seated...More

Thank Island_Guy82
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Visited to take advantage of the steak special. Two of the steaks were perfectly done while the other was overcooked and considerable hard to digest. The chicken and shrimp dinner was okay - the chicken was quite bland without any seasoning. Did not enjoy it....More

Thank billandwendy
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2 December 2016|
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Response from Andrew B | Reviewed this property |
Not totally sure just know that Cineplex have a $80 gift card for two you get a Movie and a $50 Bon Appétit Gift Cards.
Lila D
19 November 2015|
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Response from gjanie | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember. I suspect there were medium and large sizes for the ribs and I would have ordered the smaller size.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4715 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5S5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-758-2388
Montana’s is all things BBQ to all people. Whether you’re in the mood for southern style in-house smoked ribs and pulled pork or looking for some Canadian BBQ flavour across our burgers, steaks and sandwiches; Montana’s has the perfect atmosphere to bring the family or meet up with friends. Fire up the good times at Montana’s BBQ & Bar!
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