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A&W Restaurant

Fast food, Canadian
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701-5800 Turner Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6J4, Canada
+1 250-756-9646
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Nanaimo, Canada
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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can eat here and it's okay, but the staff are not friendly for the most part. I didn't know that saying hello and acting pleasant was all that hard until I came here.

Thank NutsoLonsdale
Nanaimo, Canada
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125 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Ok, so one cannot expect miracles from a fast food outlet but walking in on a pretty quiet day and they completely muddled my order was underwhelming to say the least. In fact, taking apart my burger was the grossest thing I have ever seen and frankly, on the rare occasion I do go, this visit has cured me forever.... More 

Thank J T
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The morning crew is friendly, efficient. Food is fast and normal for a fast food restaurant. they accept expired coupons which certainly helps with the budget. I have coffee most mornings and occasionally order breakfast. The afternoon/evening crews are not as efficient or friendly as the morning group. Tend to stand around doing very little - have to, at times... More 

Thank Paul L
Nanaimo, Canada
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125 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I have been to this place on several occasions. My personal fave is the uncle burger on a 7 grain bun. Awesome. They are extremely competent at preparing the burger exactly as you want it, their fries are tasty and they are quick. The staff are well trained, friendly and efficient. Great burger place.

Thank J T
Nanaimo, Canada
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food was great as far as fast food is concerned, but everything was priced a la carte. $24 for 2 Teen Burgers, onion rings and a drink is certainly at the top of the fast food pricing range. The breakfast menu though is great selection and the prices are more reasonable on the burger end. We live close to... More 

Thank Bob137
Planet Insectia
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466 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

It's not saying much but this is one of the better outlets on the Island. Went here for lunch (perhaps before the rush hour started) and had fast ordering and relatively-fast prep (food was even perhaps cooked fresh). Burgers were one of the better ones but not the best (that honour still belongs to the North Vancouver branch near the... More 

Thank YVRcockroach
Ladysmith, Canada
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275 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Place is clean, service is friendly and the burgers and root beer are fine. It's A&W, what else can be said.

Thank fishingguy2015
Parksville, Canada
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

A&W is a great place to gather for morning coffee and or breakfast with friends….coupons sure work at this place. Coupon books come out every so often and there is not a seat to be had. Food has come along way. Now using eggs which are free range and chicken and beef that have been raised with no hormones. Tasty... More 

Thank Jill Z
Parksville, Canada
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130 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015

For a quick, fresh burger, this location is top notch. Fast, friendly service. Did I say fresh? They seem to be fresher than usual. Location is good for the Thrift store and Quality Foods.

Thank Gord B
Nanaimo, Canada
Level Contributor
275 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I normally try to avoid fast food restaurants, but A & W with their hormone free beef burgers is slowly changing my mind. My wife and I enjoyed a Mozza burger with fries and found it as good as the best burger restaurants. The fries and onion rings were also very good.For quick eats this is a fine option.

Thank Glidr

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Restaurant Details

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Fast food, Canadian
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701-5800 Turner Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-756-9646

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?