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The Old City Station Pub

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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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150 Skinner St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 7A6, Canada
+1 250-716-0030
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Today
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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115 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 out of a number of menu items and they had no coleslaw for the fish... More 

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Thank David I
Nanaimo, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank gspannier
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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 and probably close to the best chicken wings we have had anywhere, sooo good that... More 

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Thank 2peastrekking
Comox,British Columbia,Canada
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270 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 the music and very friendly server. It happened to be half price on lunch if... More 

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Thank islandrockin
Crofton, Canada
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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 linguine.

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Thank Suee2012
Nanaimo, Canada
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My husband and I love this place, great staff and great food. Definitely a pub/restaurant atmosphere, but have lots of big screen TVs and all sports all day long. We go at least once a week on their 1/2 price menu days, tuesday and thursdays. Try the Steak and Prawn Wok Bowl-amazing!

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Thank hometownbc
Battle Ground, Washington
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We would have missed this great place had it not been for strangers pointing it out to us. The beer selection was very good and the food very very tasty. It was half price night so we really got an awesome deal!!!! The atmosphere was up beat and fun, service was excellent.

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Thank JeanZ52
Nanaimo, Canada
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a really neat building. Would be a great place to go watch the game. The food was good and the beer was cold which is what you want in a pub!

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Thank Feyana
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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115 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We have a group that meets here every Thursday for drinks and dinner. The kitchen is very good, we haven't had anything we haven't liked and the entire menu is half priced on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Nice selection of wines and beers on tap and not overpriced

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Thank David I
Sydney, Australia
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429 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The name alone draws you in, especially when it used to be the railway station. The inside had great tall ceilings where you can imagine what it once used to be. The food and service was very good

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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

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