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Cactus Club Cafe

€€ - €€€American, ,
801-5800 Turner Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6J4, Canada
+1 250-729-0011
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“lettuce wraps” (7 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
801-5800 Turner Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6J4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going to this special cafe for years and have always been impressed with the quality and and consistency of food and service! Thank you Cactus club!More

Thank Bonelltravell2
Justin W, Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey there! Thank you for the kind words, we always love getting feedback from our guests. We are happy to hear you have been joining us for so long, we look forward to many more visits in the future! Sincerely, Justin Manager Cactus Club Cafe...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Cactus Club in Nanaimo serves up great tasting and interesting meals most of the time - but, sometimes it misses the mark: a $25 Angus beef sirloin steak should not be tough/chewy. Servers are friendly, efficient, and spot-on most of the time but some...More

2  Thank Bede-Are
Justin W, Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Hello Bede-Are, Thank for you taking the time to write a review. As this is not reflective of our standards, please email us at comments@cactusclubcafe.com so that we can better address your comments. Thank you, Justin Manager Cactus Club Cafe Nanaimo

Reviewed 2 November 2017

Love the look and feel of the cactus club. Have been going for years. Went in for lunch and was happy to find they have wifi. Ordered the Cheddar Bacon burger with French fries. For $16 what a rip off. the bun is so big...More

Thank Wayne T
Justin W, Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Hello Wayne, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about your experience. I appreciate the kind words about the vibe and staff, we take pride in having a team of great people to help make your experience great. I am sorry to...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Beautiful looking restaurant - lovely workers - worse calamari or top 3 worse I have ever eaten anywhere on the planet - which is a shame since we should be able to source squid locally. This cannot be the local standard.More

Thank Earthrise1
Justin W, Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Cactus Club Cafe Nanaimo. I am sorry to hear about your Calamari, as one of our most popular appetizers this certainly is not our standard. We are part of the ocean wise program,...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Love coming here especially in summer to sit out on the patio, just love it to hang out after work for drinks and appysMore

Thank June E
Justin W, Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hey June, Thank you for the kind words, we are happy to hear you love coming to Cactus Club! Although our patio will be shut down for the season soon, we hope to see you in our lounge for more great drinks and appies! Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Lovely ambiance, decor and staff. Dinner was scrumptious. We started with a Tuna Stack appetizer with crispy won ton which was bright and bold in flavour and texture. Our New York strip loins were perfectly prepared and served with buttery mashed potatoes and asparagus. My...More

Thank Alicia M
Justin W, Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hello Alicia, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a pleasant review. People like you are the reason we put forth such a great effort to entertain and provide great food and service. I will be passing your review on to...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

The Bellini is great. No other place makes it like this place. I have been to this restaurant several times, and have always had a very good meal. The chicken wings are moist on the inside and crispy on the outside, and the ribs have...More

Thank PurrFound
Justin W, Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Hello there! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of Cactus Club Cafe Nanaimo. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed the short rib, it is a personal favourite of mine. And the heat from the chili sauce is most...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

A group of 8 of us eat here on the last night of our Canadian adventure. Wonderful food, great service from Sarah and tremendous wine and beers too. Would highly recommend. Thanks!More

Thank Robert d
Justin W, Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Hello Robert, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review. We are beyond happy to hear we were able to be a part of your Canadian Adventure! We hope you to see you back next time you are here...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

I come here often and love the choice of drinks and foods. Always great service and nice ambience. The only thing that bugs me is if you are going to have unusual food like Duck on Fruit Bread with fries, why not serve an nice...More

1  Thank paradisebarb
Justin W, Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hey there Barb! Thank you for taking time to review Cactus Club Cafe Nanaimo! We appreciate getting feedback from our guests about our menu, I will pass the suggestion along to the kitchen! I recommend the chipotle aioli with fries, ask your server for a...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

Great place to stop at before driving up or down the highway. Been here a few times and the food and service has always been consistent. If it is nice out, ask for a spot outside on the patio or it is a nice and...More

Thank DisneyCA2012
Justin W, Manager at Cactus Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Hello Bret, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Cactus Club Cafe Nanaimo. We are pleased to hear you have enjoyed your experiences at our location. Our patio is definitely a great spot to stop, relax, and enjoy a cold beverage. We...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801-5800 Turner Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-729-0011
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