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Beefeaters Chop House and Grill

1840 Stewart Ave | next To Bc Ferry Terminal, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4E6, Canada
+1 250-753-2333
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“salmon oscar” (4 reviews)
“bay shrimp” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1840 Stewart Ave | next To Bc Ferry Terminal, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4E6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a reunion of volunteers, about 20 of us, and had reserved a nice big long table with stunning ocean/Newcastle Island views. It was sunny and brisk. The servers were attentive and efficient. What was wrong was the food simply did not measure up....More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here several years ago, at that time felt it was overpriced and didn't make a lasting impression. Thought we'd give it another try as we walked up from the harbour front. I ordered filet mignon, my husband fish and chips. The presentation was nice,...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We have referred many folks to this restaurant for years - no longer. The waitress was clearly having a bad day and made sure we knew that. We kept trying to cheer up the atmosphere but the only friendly and pleasant staff was the girl...More

Thank arnt
Reviewed 5 May 2018

I haven't been to Beefeaters for many years, but I always remember having a great time and terrific meals whenever I did go. Sadly, I can't say that anymore. I went the other night and both my Mom and I had the two piece fish...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner after a day trip to Gabriola Island. The restaurant was quiet, only 3 other tables had guests at them. We both had the prime rib special and the food was quite good. I ordered the clam chowder to start and it...More

Thank Glen W
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Not much to see from the outside but great views of the harbour from inside It’s close to the Departure Bay ferry terminal and there’s lots of free parking The Beefeaters steak was very good and the service was friendly Suggest having an IPA on...More

Thank JCDown
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Had to wait for a ferry and ended up here for dinner. Ordered the prime rib special. The service was friendly and attentive. Portions were fine. The steak was a bit overcooked for my liking, but still good. Enjoyed the 3 course meal, and thought...More

Thank iyeh
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Seafood menu is very good. I always have salmon and shellfish. Have never been disappointed. Try the salmon oscar- salmon, crab and shrimp in bernaise sauce.

Thank Ben K
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We've eaten here 4 or 5 times - mostly lunch - and a dinner recently. All of them have been good experiences, with great food, prompt unobtrusive service, and pleasant waterfront dining, The crab salad with citrus dressing is a big favourite - as is...More

Thank Prairieschooner2
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Went for a Christmas Dinner with a group of a dozen retired friends. We did make reservations well in advance and went for an early time, 5pm, so we could have a nice leisurely dinner. They had 2 long tables set up but sat us...More

1  Thank Maggie R
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18 July 2016|
Response from Eva W | Reviewed this property |
Jackie S
1 July 2015|
Response from HIB306 | Reviewed this property |
probably we had cocktails but $9 is not unusual in $$$ places
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1840 Stewart Ave | next To Bc Ferry Terminal, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4E6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-753-2333
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