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Asteras Taverna

 

Located in the heart of the old city quarter of downtown Nanaimo, Asteras is an authentic Greek restaurant known for it's traditional, delicious foods, warm Greek atmosphere and a focus on excellent service.

Locally owned and operated, with long standing experience preparing traditional Greek foods, we invite you to step into our restaurant, housed in a heritage home over 100 years old, and allow yourself to be embraced by the warmth of traditional Greek hospitality. 

Choose from sensational, traditional recipies, all originating from Crete, an island renowned for its healthy diet made up of fresh and simple ingredients. Everything in our kitchen is made in house daily, from whole foods and high quality ingredients. Our menu items range from authentic Mezethes (Greek appetizers), fresh seafood dishes, delicious roast lambs and grilled chicken, to vegetarian dishes such a Moussaka and Spanakopita, and amazing homemade deserts. 

Asteras Taverna offers generous portions, complete with a full selection of wines, and good music late into the night, assuring a fulfilling, fine dining experience.

347 Wesley Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 3A7
www.asteras.ca
1-250-716-0451
asterastaverna474@gmail.com

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Board Game House

 

The Board Game House is a unique venture in the core of downtown Nanaimo. We have a library of over 200 board games to play for all ages and skill levels. Experienced staff can show you the perfect gaming experience. We also serve coffee, tea, milkshakes, grilled sandwiches, wraps, and much more.

411B - Fitzwilliam Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 3A9
www.bghouse.ca
1-250-703-1669
info@bghouse.ca

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Coach and Horses

 

Our Head Chef, Preston Kittle-Jago and his team are delighted to create a unique combination of traditional British fayre, pub food and a 100% Vegan menu.   

Our historic train station building makes our space a one of a kind for family gatherings, social events and parties.  Our Viking Table seats 20 people together for a fabulous lunch or dinner with friends an family

We use Island products and locally sourced ingredients to ensure the best quality from our kitchen to your table

321 Selby Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2R4
www.coachandhorsesbc.ca
1-250-591-9450

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Delicado's Deli

 

At Delicado's, food is prepared fresh daily on the premises, allowing us to offer a delicious variety of flavorful, colorful, and healthy southwestern food options. The menu includes mouth watering items such as roll-ups (wraps), southwest burritos, enchiladas, tortilla pies, baked polenta, homemade soups, fresh salads, and much more.

Our mini-market right in the restaurant offers specialized ingredients such as a wide variety of authentic southwest hot sauces, BBQ marinades, freshly made salsas, and several varieties of oil free hummus, just to name a few. And our deli case has all our eat-in favorites, salads, and side dishes available to go. So if you are looking for fun and healthy alternatives to eat-in, take out, or stock your own kitchen, make your next stop Delicado's.

358 Wesley Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2T6
www.delicados-deli.com
1-250-753-6524

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Fiddlehead Bistro

 

Located in the Harbour City, Fiddlehead Bistro is proud to call Nanaimo BC its home for the past 2 years.  Ever since the beginnings of this Nanaimo Restaurant, the Fiddlehead Bistro has been on a mission to provide the most local, organic and freshest ingredients to its customers.  Our humble restaurant is always wanting to insure that we maintain a highest quality of food, beverages and most importantly service to our customers from Nanaimo and abroad.

Our menu provides our patrons with local seafood and a revolving menu to best suit what is in season on Vancouver Island.  Our food is a perfect balance of local flavors to compliment a west coast fine dining experience.  To compliment the menu we ensure a wide selection of locally crafted beers and wines to our customers.

486 Franklyn Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2X9
www.FHBN.ca
1-250-591-9190

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LaStella Trattoria

 

LaStella is about sharing our passion for fresh ingredients handled with attentive care using old world methods and technique to bring you our version of what Nana Zuvich would make. This is why we chose to import Nanaimo’s first wood fire pizza oven and why we create hand made pasta from scratch each and every day. For the gluten-sensitive folks out there we also make fresh gluten free pasta by hand using our own in-house recipe.

 

Our passion is fresh, seasonal ingredients handled with care and attention using old world methods. Simple prepared dishes with minimal ingredients lets the products of Vancouver Island shine. Our wood-fired oven is the center stage, churning out our version of Napoli style pizza. Cooking at 900ºF, our pizzas are finished in about 90 seconds resulting in a fresh, crisp yet chewy crust, with slight wood fire char, The best in thin crust methods.

 

From our dough to our sauces, our meats to our pastas, everything is made in-house using the best of what the season has to offer. We hope you enjoy what we believe is a very special little Trattoria.

321 Wesley Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 3A7
www.lastellatrattoria.com
1-778-441-4668

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McLean's Specialty Foods

 

Vancouver Island's Premier Cheese Shop and Specialty Foods Store - McLean's Specialty Foods offers a unique, always-changing selection of fresh and imported delicacies and specialty food products as well as over 150 varieties of cheese from around the world.

Founded on an age-old philosophy of solid customer service versus mere merchandising, Eric & Sandy McLean and their staff provide a shopping experience that's second to none.

One of Vancouver Island's largest selections of cheeses, a delicatessen featuring the finest quality products, on-site baking and fresh soups, along with a wide assortment of Danish, British, European, and South African specialty items among their wide assortment of ethnic products and an excellent choice of gourmet oils, vinegars, olives, truffles, pates and terrines are waiting for you in Nanaimo's Old City Quarter.

If you can't find something you'd expect to see in a specialty foods shop, or think you can come up with an unusual request... let us know and we'll try to procure it for you. But look in here and you might find some surprises in store!

426 Fitwilliam Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 3B1
www.mcleansfoods.com
1-250-754-0100
thebigcheese@mcleansfoods.com.com

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Real Food

 

Real food is made from natural ingredients. NO pre-processed, pre-packaged, chemical filled industrial foods. Real Food is food the way it was meant to be – nourishing, healthy and rejuvenating!

3-321 Wesley Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 3A7
www.realfoodfast.ca
1-250-741-0004

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Red Rhino

 

Red Rhino makes take out food from local ingredients. Everything is made from scratch by people who love food. Fine food to go for when you need fast fresh home cooked food. Lunch, Dinner, Take out or just grab a cup of coffee and a sweet treat.

520 Franklyn st
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2X9

1-250-591-7228

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The Keg

 

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar menu features tender, juicy steaks, slow roasted prime rib, succulent shellfish, the freshest of salads, irresistible desserts and of course, an outstanding wine list.

350 Robson Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2V5
www.kegsteakhouse.com
1-250-741-1111

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