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The Old City Station Pub

150 Skinner St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 7A6, Canada
+1 250-716-0030
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
150 Skinner St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 7A6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in a large group but had made prior arrangements with the management. 2 waitresses on shift for at least 70 people and they were run off their feet. It took us 2.5 hours to get our meal and half our party was already...More

Thank OscarQuincy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a disappointing experience the evening the new ownership kicked in and felt we needed to give Old City Station pub another chance. Very little has changed in terms of the menu or decor. Types of food and price range are fairly similar to...More

Thank David I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a nice lunch in the Old City Station Pub. Great atmosphere, a tasty pub style menu and a good selection of cold beers make this a spot to re-visit.

Thank Marlowe3
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This used to be the best place in the city for calmari and ceasar salad. Not any more!! The ceasar salad is incredibly wet with too much lemon juice making it bitter. The served cold Calmari was very small for the price and they no...More

Thank storeclerk
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

What a let down! We hadn't been to this pub for a couple of months but what a let down. My husband and I went in to have supper and were sad to see grubby photocopied menu of food you could buy at M&M Meats....More

Thank morganglan
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We have been going to the Old City Station Pub weekly for about a year. This Thursday, we were advised that there was a new owner and the Tuesday and Thursday half price menus were over after that day. We found out that they were...More

4  Thank David I
Reviewed 8 December 2016

food is overpriced, service was friendly. We went in on a half price menu night that was close regular prices elsewhere. $16 for a chicken burger!

Thank gspannier
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We saw three men walking down an alley and saw them enter the pub, as we were walking around downtown. We decided to go check it out and were pleasantly surprised. Nice large open pub with lots of TV's. Not a bad selection of beer...More

Thank Hipjunkies
Reviewed 28 October 2016

In the Old City area happened to be walking by and saw the sign and we gave it a try. Nice experience.Nice big open space in an old building. Good pub vibe. Clean with a fair amount of TV's around just the right volume on...More

Thank islandrockin
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Had lunch with family. Meals were excellent. Parking is not great but that is Nanaimo. Staff was very helpful and attentive. Very clean. Definitely will return. Menu specials as well as regular items. All were excellent - fish and chips; pork loin; butter chicken; and...More

Thank Suee2012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Skinner St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 7A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-716-0030