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Danforth Deli and Grill - CLOSED

39 Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G3, Canada
+1 250-591-1742
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good13%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
20 May 2014
“Come back!”
26 Dec 2013
“Fresh and local food that pleased a fussy eater”
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American, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
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39 Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G3, Canada
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21 - 30 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 2 February 2013 via mobile

I went in this morning for an early lunch. I ordered the buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich served with blue cheese. My friend got an omlete. We both thought the food was very tastey. The owner and staff are really nice and accomodating. My only...More

Thank Electrik01
Danforth D, Owner at Danforth Deli and Grill, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks for you feedback! We would love to offer our menu at lower prices, however since we make the bread by hand, roast our own chickens then pick the meat from them by hand, and use BC made cheese our prices can't go...More

Reviewed 27 January 2013

I enjoy going to Danforth to grab cheese for a night in a home - the owner always has great recommendations :)

1  Thank lovinlife2013
Danforth D, Owner at Danforth Deli and Grill, responded to this review

Hi there, Glad you enjoy the cheese selections! See you next time

Reviewed 29 December 2012 via mobile

Danforth has such a wide variety of food, it's my go-to no matter what I'm in the mood for. Delicious sandwiches, savoury soups, custom made wraps, specialty grilled cheese sandwiches... Danforth has it all! The staff are polite and the owner Ben is a real...More

1  Thank Faby3309
Danforth D, Owner at Danforth Deli and Grill, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for your feedback ! It was our pleasure to have served you.

Reviewed 25 December 2012

Years ago, restaurants cooked delicious food from scratch with fresh ingredients. They didn't overwhelm you with their decor only to underwhelm you with their food and overcharge with their prices. The Danforth Deli remembers how to do it the right way. Simply great food, made...More

1  Thank Wanda M
Danforth D, Owner at Danforth Deli and Grill, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your kind words. Your thoughts are very important and are highly appreciated. Thanks for stopping by!

Reviewed 23 December 2012

Three of us had a quick lunch while in the area. It was great, cooked to order & done quickly since we mentioned that our time was limited. The carrot ginger soup was sensational. I would return to sample more of the menu & explore...More

1  Thank WylieKylie
Danforth D, Owner at Danforth Deli and Grill, responded to this review

Hi there, It was our pleasure to have served you. Thank you for your feedback, it is muchly appreciated. Cheers!

Reviewed 5 November 2012

This little restaurant has been a great addition to downtown Nanaimo. It is a cheese shop along with a casual daytime eatery with awesome fresh from scratch food. No frozen factory food here. Fairly priced and always delicious. Decor is basic and seating is tight...More

Thank Cashman777
Danforth D, Owner at Danforth Deli and Grill, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks for popping in and we certainly appreciate your feedback. We are very glad to have been able to serve you. Cheers!

Reviewed 9 October 2012 via mobile

This is a very laid back cheese shop that also serves breakfast and sandwiches. They have awesome eggs Benny's, my husband had the smoked salmon benny and I had the florentine, both were delicious. Will definitely go back again.

Thank Jiujitsugirl
Danforth D, Owner at Danforth Deli and Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your business and for your feedback. It was our pleasure to have been able to serve you!

Reviewed 3 September 2012

If you're looking for great food, genuinely friendly staff, reasonable prices and a good location, then this is the place for you. The quality of the freshly prepared food is second to none, and the menu has a great selection to suit all tastes. A...More

Thank Lookathat
Reviewed 26 August 2012

I go here for my cheeses all the time. Ben knowns his stuff and is always open to offering samples and suggestions!

Thank ColleenCoplick
Reviewed 6 August 2012

This place is a great addition to downtown. The food is scratch-made from local ingredients and only quality ingredients. Everything is prepared fresh and the food is uncomplicated, only enhanced so the ingredients shine through as what they are. I love the burgers, grilled cheese...More

Thank PassionatePeeps
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Restaurant Details

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-591-1742
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Best Grilled Cheese in Nanaimo ~ Specialty Burgers