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Firehouse Grill

7 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4N9, Canada
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (131 reviews)
“volcano roll” (4 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4N9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we travel up island we normally are just passing through Nanaimo on the way home so we grab a quick bite at one of the generic chain restaurants but not this time. Based on a Google search we decided to give the Firehouse Grill...More

Thank CFVet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in there on our way home for a bite to eat and was very pleasantly surprised, good food great service , cool building I would most definitely recommend this place and I will definitely go back when in Nanaimo

Thank Squeezemop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband ordered the sushi platter and let them design two creative rolls. They were very flavourful and if your feeling a little daring this is the place for you. The menu had other items for those who want something other than sushi and the...More

Thank Constance M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place visually. Food was "OK". Not as tasty as reviews I have read would suggest.Nice presentation, underwhelmed however by meal itself.We might give it a second try as it was a comfortable place with friendly staff.

Thank ovishunter300mag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a table of 4 that was dining there for a birthday. We made a reservation and our table was waiting for us. I love the building (have always loved it since Pagliacci's was there many many years ago). We were sat in a...More

Thank JohnsonFamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in an old and interesting building(ex fire station) this could be a really excellent restaurant with some effort. We had a sushi lunch- pawn tempura , not visually good but tasted fine with a good dipping sauce, salmon and tuna sashimi- very poor, cut...More

Thank intervale
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We saw mixed reviews for this place but the service was friendly and the sushi rolls unique. Husband had a great burger and the salt and pepper squid was delicious. It's definitely trendy experimental food so you have to be in the mood for it....More

Thank Sushiplease
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My dad loves steak. I am vegetarian. We both found delicious things to eat at the firehouse grill. And we could all agree on dessert!

Thank Stefanie F
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I love the food but the wait times are simply unacceptable! From the time our order was taken to arrival of food was well over an hour. I had to get them to pack up my food as I needed to return to work. I...More

Thank LA28295563
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing pasta dinner, cooked perfectly al dente!! Half pasta meal option was great! Excellent service, our server was superb! Local craft beer from Victoria and pretty good mojitos too (even though mine was virgin).

Thank Amanda W
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Cynthia S
9 February 2017|
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Response from Glenn C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! We had a friend who is celiac when we visited and she was pleased. It's not for me but their sushi menu was quite extensive as well.
Michelle C
6 October 2015|
Response from Sasha H | Reviewed this property |
I think they would definetely have the space but you may have to rent out the entire restaurant. I believe they have an extra upper floor extra to their main dining room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4N9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
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