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Carlos O'Bryan`s

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
1724 Stewart Ave, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4E6, Canada
+1 250-591-3088
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
€€ - €€€
1724 Stewart Ave, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4E6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some friends and I visited after work on a Friday for happy hour. I hadn't been here in a long time, so I agreed to go. I discovered that the happy hour "specials" for $9 were mostly really not that great of a deal. A...More

Thank islandgirlie522
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Happy hour (2pm-5pm) was great. Excellent service. Beautiful view on Nanaimo’s Harbor close to Departure Bay ferries.

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Popular place for locals. Has Sports Tv's around the place so be prepared for that. Good service and value. Nice location on the water next to marina. View of the docks boats and Newcastle Island. Outdoor seating available with good weather

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Carlos offers a great pub atmosphere. Pool table Sports TV. Service was good....appies were yummy! Dinner was terrible hahaha next time we will stick with appies and drinks! My chicken burger was over 17$ and was dry...bun was stale...I didn't eat it...3 other people had...More

Thank Lalaj46
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Stopped in for drinks and a snack. Sat on the outside deck, with a nice view of the marina. The asian prawns were really good. we had a couple beers and had a relaxing hour or two. Service was good and we only spent about...More

Thank D_Coop_NC
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We spent an evening here which was ok,basically a bar with food, friendly people but food was not wonderful, overcooked not very appetizing. Expensive too, for what it was!

Thank Geoffrey738
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This place was recommended by the motel owner we were staying at. What a good choice. The service was very good (more on that later), and the atmosphere and views were great. There was lots to choose from on the menu so regardless of your...More

Thank Gord17
Reviewed 11 September 2018

I loved sitting out on the back deck overlooking the marina. The food and service were good, however it would have been a completely different atmosphere if we were seated inside. The main dining area was extremely loud, albeit very lively. So, pick the vibe...More

Thank Connie C
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Location, great. No argument here. Unfortunately I can't say anything else positive about Carlos O'Brien's. All due respect to the hard working servers but the uniforms are just embarrassingly bad, like 80's bad. It's clearly meant to be sexy but too short skirts aren't meant...More

1  Thank VIJeff
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This waterfront pub is always hopping, with two levels of seating, as well as a marina-frontage outdoor patio with heaters. For those of you with chilly knees, you may even ask the server to bring you a blanket whilst on the patio. The food is...More

Thank Gordon M
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Questions & Answers
27 June 2015|
Response from sailingman22 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have a very nice outside deck on the north and east side of the restaurant. Views are of the marina and float boats coming and going.
27 June 2015|
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Response from sailingman22 | Reviewed this property |
Yes There is a wrap around patio with doors that open up the middle. The view is of the marina with boats coming and going all the time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1724 Stewart Ave, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4E6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-591-3088
  • E-mail
Located in Stones Marina over top the marina and water. Enjoy 2 for the price of one appetizers during our Blarney Time from 9-Midnight 8 days a week. 'Free' Birthday meal on the day of your birthday. Featuring 15 beers on tap with a daily draft SPECIAL at only $5.50.
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