We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Montana's BBQ & Bar

) #61 of 232 Restaurants in Nanaimo $$ - $$$ American, , Barbecue
4715 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5S5, Canada
+1 250-758-2388
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (25 reviews)
“spinach dip” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian
$$ - $$$
4715 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5S5, Canada
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (118)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 115 reviews

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 1 April 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
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Very friendly and courteous staff, food was excellent, very nice 'cowboy' interior design and the barbeque sauces were delicious.

Thank Jerome R
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Came for dinner with the family and the wife had a steak and I had the fajitas. For was great, the service was awesome and the atmosphere was more than just good. I would recommend this place to anyone.

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Very tasty food for a good price I was very happy and content my server was understanding and helpful

Thank linnyr23
Reviewed 17 February 2017

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...More

1  Thank NutsoLonsdale
Reviewed 17 February 2017

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
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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...More

Thank markrG2551RQ
Nearby Restaurants
Longwood Brew Pub & Restaurant
480 reviews
1.04 km away
Hilltop Bistro
178 reviews
1.16 km away
Smokin' George's BBQ
223 reviews
.96 km away
Thai Orchid Restaurant
54 reviews
1.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Nanaimo North Town Centre
13 reviews
.32 km away
Loudon Park and Trail
5 reviews
1.36 km away
Sink or Swim Scuba
12 reviews
.96 km away
Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo
14 reviews
.22 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
2 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
20 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing