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50-10 Street | Southside mall, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6L1, Canada
+1 250-716-8887
06:30 - 20:00
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Regina, Canada
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for casual dinning Smitty's is pretty good. The service was friendly, although a bit slow. We both had the spinach and Swiss chicken dinner although I opted for the smaller portion and had the sweet potato fries instead of the potato or rice. It was good. The chicken was moist the vegetables good and the sweet... More 

Thank Glo123456
Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The food was hot, large portions but mediocre. Ordered an omelette that was flavorless and used cheap horrible cheese. It is a good place to take children. The kids liked their pancakes. The service was not very attentive, a little slow and not very accommodating. The whole experience is summed up by the title: everything was ok but not something... More 

Thank Thamar A
Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We entered the restaurant and all the tables were cluttered with dirty dishes, so we had to wait until a table was cleared. We were served coffee and it all started out fine. Then the menu came and the price for bacon and eggs, $11.99 really? bUT we bit the bullet and decided since we don't do this often we... More 

Thank sharlo2016
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Smitty's was way better 3 years ago! I went there last month and the service stunk, and the pancakes I ordered were raw! When I sent them back then the burned them🙁 I wouldn't recommend going there:(

Thank Hailey B
Nanaimo, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I became ill a few hours after leaving the restaurant. I had returned my liver to the kitchen after two bites because the blood was running out of it. I had realised it could be a source of food poisoning undercooked, by then, and I think it was. The liver was replaced, but overall the portion had been, and still... More 

Thank Brenda B
Nanaimo, Canada
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Food was to say the least was unappetizing. The turkey in the hot turkey sandwich was like a board. and the other dishes could only be described as adequate. The service was indifferent. Had to ask for the check. NOTE - Address listed is incorrect... new address... 100 - 2980 North Island Highway, Nanaimo, BC,

Thank George W
Ladysmith, Canada
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274 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

My first experience with this restaurant was a breakfast back in 1999. The food, service, and attitude of the ownership then was so bad, I never went back.17 years later a friend had recently told us the restaurant had new ownership and had gone through a major overhaul. We had lunch here today. My wife and I both had the... More 

Thank fishingguy2015
1 review
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Went with girlfriend and her father for fathers day. Her father ordered off the menu we ordered the smorgasbord. His food was ok but the smorgasbord was absolutely horrible. We could not cut through the cold puck like english muffin on the egg bennys, hash browns, baccon, scrambled ham and eggs were all cold. We ordered extra holindays sauce at... More 

Thank daleols
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

I literally can't believe that they try and sell the stuff they do as food , these shredded hash browns and odd colored egg yolk eggs . Never eat here again . I bet they serve better in a prison .

Thank rawraw2016
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Service was good.staff friendly and helpful.I ordered the breakfast wrap with hash browns,you can also have it with fresh fruit .It was delicious,you can have your choice of shredded hash browns or cubed.My friend had a full breakfast with bacon which was cooked just right ,portions are large.As we got there at 11 am,some people were ordering lunch before we... More 

Thank Nancy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50-10 Street | Southside mall, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6L1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-716-8887

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