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Browns Socialhouse

) #50 of 232 Restaurants in Nanaimo ££ - £££ American, ,
6-6338 Metral Dr, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 2L8, Canada
+1 250-933-6641
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“burger” (25 reviews)
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American, Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
6-6338 Metral Dr, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 2L8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Browns Socialhouse in Nanaimo North is a cozy, friendly little place to relax and enjoy a fine meal. I started with the crunchy spicy tuna tacos, which were tasty and had a satisfying amount of crunch. My entrée was the steak sandwich, which was an...More

Thank Alicia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

service was great but food was not so nice. simply average. we did not enjoy pretty noisy environment. food on similar level as fast food.

Thank bibianaja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us came for lunch. We were seated promptly, greeted warmly. We had the sausage pizza, the iceland fish sandwich, the fish and chips and a salad with grilled chicken. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Wouldn't hesitate to go again.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brown's Social House has a bit of an upscale menu however, it has a bar atmosphere. Fairly noisy and busy - lot of bar activity. Food is good but along the lines of Earl's and Cactus Club.

Thank Willie D
Reviewed 17 June 2017

First of all the service was excellent, very good staff. The meals were not good, there were 5 of us, one had the potato crusted Icelandic cod which was not cooked well. Two of us had the fish and chips and that was the worst....More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Went for their brunch menu. Choices were limited but the selection was very tasty and presented perfectly. Have gone for lunch before and found it very acceptable and affordable.

Thank gary m
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Wow what a disappointment, ordered Pad Thai and they mixed up the sauce with a stir fry or maybe that is their version?? Not going back the place is getting run down and was not at all what I remembered!!More

Thank Chief8888
AdamDukoff, Owner at Browns Socialhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

I would like to thank you for your patronage to our restaurant and for taking time out of your day to give us a review. My name is Adam Dukoff and I am the Owner/Operator of Browns Socialhouse and I would like to apologize that...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017

We have had lunch or dinner here with friends about 3-4 times a month. Has always been positive. However.....the last couple of visits have been kind of shocking. Our table of four had a mistake on what was ordered and also returned a food item...More

Thank gerronimo
Reviewed 2 May 2017

OK, so I had a craving for good french fries. Just like the ones I got at the beach in Victoria. I didn't find them in Brown's - that's for sure. And with a price tag of $8 an order, I was disappointed. Browns is,...More

Thank CDfromBC
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The service was very friendly, the calamari was EXCELLENT, although my meal was very tasty, I found the portion size a bit disappointing

Thank Karen H
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2 January 2015|
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Response from AdamDukoff | Property representative |
Google search Browns Socialhouse and it is available online. In addition to our main menu we offer brunch on the weekends and stat holidays as well as a feature menu and a Gluten free menu. Kind Regards, Browns... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
American, Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-6338 Metral Dr, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 2L8, Canada (Formerly Browns Social House)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-933-6641
  • E-mail
Welcome to the Island's favourite new hot spot. Located in North Nanaimo (off the Island Highway in Metral Station) Browns Nanaimo North is the perfect place to socialize with family and friends. Whether you are joining us for a business lunch, an after work cocktail, or watching the game with friends, this is the place to be.
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