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Earl's Restaurant - CLOSED

100-2980 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5V4, Canada
+1 250-756-4100
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
24 May 2015
12 Apr 2015
“Bad Brunch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
100-2980 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5V4, Canada
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Reviewed 25 May 2015

Although the restaurant is now closed as of a month ago, it was always pricey considering the quality, taste, and portion sizes. The servers seemed high school in mentality while the waiting time was always about a half hour, even when it wasn't busy.

Thank Jasmine W
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

First, it doesn't open until 11am which seems odd to me for a place that's has a brunch menu. The menu is brief, they were unable to substitute sausage for the bacon (because they don't have sausage), they didn't have tomato juice (despite the fact...More

Thank ian_van
Reviewed 25 March 2015

On arrival there was no one to seat us, yet it wasn't busy. Reception desk was very messy and attendant (eventually) had to scramble through the pile to find menu's etc. The menu was very limited, and expensive! Drink prices were way over the top,...More

Thank Foxjbf
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

We were very satisfied with this restaurant. Very cosy atmospere and a pleasant group of staff and customers. We both had the Soup Salad Pan..with choice between two soups and two salads. We tried them all out and were very pleased. A good and filling...More

Thank caseybasey
Reviewed 4 March 2015

I don't understand why the prices are so high, the food isn't that great in my opinion, the restaurant is loud and not very private atmosphere for visiting with friends or family. I will not be returning.

Thank anna1760
Reviewed 19 February 2015

My husband and I go to Earls quite regularly, I usually have a steak. I've had trouble in the past with the cooking of them, sometimes perfect but more not cooked properly. The last 3 times we went to Earls my steak wasn't cooked properly,...More

Thank henderson8
Reviewed 8 December 2014

I have had many meals at Earl's in various locations over the years and certainly can't recall all I've eaten. What does stand out is the Clam Chowder which I have every time I'm there. It is absolutely the best EVER. Nanaimo is the closest...More

Thank WCGal
Reviewed 19 November 2014

A recent lunch at Earls was very tasty, brought by a very pleasant server, and overall our experience was very nice. Mushroom soup definitely recommended (a daily special item)! This hasn't to do with the calibre of the service or the meal, but my lfriend...More

Thank toad55
Reviewed 9 September 2014

My son and I recently visited Earls Restaurant in Nanaimo. We were provided with a seat very quickly and had choices of inside, outside, in the shade, or in the sun. Service was great and food arrived exceptionally quickly.

1  Thank Traveller1322
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Had lunch on the patio of Earl's recently and, apart from traffic noise, it was a very pleasant experience. Their chicken/brie/fig sandwich is to die for. Hadn't planned on eating the accompanying French fries, but they were delicious and it didn't take long to make...More

Thank Samantha D
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100-2980 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5V4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-756-4100
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