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Montana's BBQ & Bar

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian
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4715 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5S5, Canada
+1 250-758-2388
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Nanaimo, Canada
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've found the chicken here to be pretty good. My girlfriend really likes the fajitas. Ordering the all you can eat ribs sounds great, but it's honestly a huge mistake. The first batch of ribs that they give you always seem good, but if you go for seconds or thirds, which most people would when ordering all you can eat... More 

Thank NutsoLonsdale
Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten there many times. I enjoyed myself very much. Their food excellent. I recommend this restaurant .So I recommend that you try it.

Thank sigridur73
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was just taken over by new owners and they bent over backwards for us. It was during Xmas so it was busy and a reservation was a must. The steak was fantastic and both my son and I commented on how good it was cooked. My wife had chicken which was also cooked to perfection. The service was... More 

Thank markrG2551RQ
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the Worst Family dinner!!! People got seated before us that came in after us..They separated a table for 8 and sat a couple at it, Then they tried to sit 7 of us at a 4 seater booth.. We got management, explained what had been happening they saw us cramped into that booth, they moved us.. We have... More 

Thank storm2933
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I always come to have dinner each time I am at Nanaimo, which is typical the same as other places. My daughter love the steak of sirloin with medium rare. You can drink some kind of if you like.

Thank kenj33
Nanaimo, Canada
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122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Don and I have recently moved here and decided one night (after unpacking for hours) to take a break and go for dinner. We arrived on a Friday night (very busy) and that was the good part. I ordered a glass of wine and Don ordered a V. Caesar (his special treat) and we ordered our dinner. I ordered the... More 

Thank Bonnie W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The food was great, service was wonderful. Had an issue with a burger and the server took care of it!

Thank Ashley D
Vancouver Island, Canada
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Must admit, I was leery of a large chain restaurant for lunch as service seems rushed and food is always mediocre. We were very happy with our lunch and look forward to our return! POSITIVES: Amanda our server was great. Kapow shrimp were delicious, as was my husband's burger. My ceaser salad was cold and crisp and had lots of... More 

Thank TheFutureIsBright
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47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Best veggie burger from any of the Montanas I've visited! Mom had a bacon cheese burger and also said it was delicious! Really wanted the mini fresh warm doughnuts but was just too full. Service was terrific and food came out hot and fast. Would definitely recommend this location!

Thank Suzanne S
Vancouver Island
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This used to be a favorite for our family, but over the past 18 months or so things have changed. It seems the portions are smaller. No problem, as they were significant before. However, there was no commensurate decrease in price. On our last visit HSR asked a wet towelette for her BBQ sauce-covered fingers. Apparently the restaurant was out.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?