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Montana's BBQ & Bar

) #57 of 232 Restaurants in Nanaimo $$ - $$$ American, , Barbecue
4715 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5S5, Canada
+1 250-758-2388
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (26 reviews)
“spinach dip” (4 reviews)
“burger” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian
$$ - $$$
4715 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5S5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and it was wonderful. Service was quick and friendly. The food tasted great. We will be back for sure

Thank lakotawoman2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food reasonable prices and pleasant servers. Really all you want in a family restaurant. Certainly will go back.

Thank Heavyd2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent value for terrific food. Ryan, our waiter was courteous and efficient, making us feel most welcome to the area. We enjoyed the ribs, steak and steak fajitas.

Thank M T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I had a lovely visit to this restaurant. I had the salmon which was cooked well and a good size. The service was friendly and efficient.

Thank BarbsZ
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We went with another couple and were served good food quickly and cheerfully. The ambience isn't my style, but it was clean, cheerful and pleasant. They were willing to change the sides to please our people.

Thank W W
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I was surprised that so many aspects of our meal were sub par. Chicken strips were dry and cold - rice not fully cooked in the Jambalaya bowl. The special dessert of Churro ice cream sandwich was unpleasant with the Churro so hard and dry...More

Thank CGVancouverIsland
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Had not visited for a couple of years as it was getting boring and expected. Went for beer and burger and was delicious. Great bbq and lots of sauces . Service was good and waitress Amanda was excellent. We'll goo again.

Thank gary m
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Am visiting Nanaimo and had a busy day with the kids today. Not familiar with the city but have GPS so we wanted somewhere close to the movie theatre that was reasonably-priced. Service was sub-par and food warded off starvation, but would not return.

Thank BarbInEdmonton
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Came here for supper May 21 with a friend. We both ordered 10oz hand cut steak. I specifically asked if the "crispy" onions were gluten-free, and was assured by the waitress they had no coating. She came back in a minute to tell me they...More

Thank Travuler
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I wanted to take my family somewhere easy, decent and good for kids for Mother's Day so my sister and I decided on Montana's in Nanaimo. I had been here once before and it was an average visit. We called ahead to see if we...More

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2 December 2016|
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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
19 November 2015|
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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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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