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Alexandra's Bistro

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21-2220 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H9, Canada
+1 250-729-7134
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Nanaimo, Canada
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226 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is your restaurant if you want a cosy family run restaurant with delicious food, excellent personal service, and at reasonable prices.. We were warmly greeted by the owner Bobby who throughout our meal stopped by to ensure we were enjoying our meal and if we needed anything. We started with a shared grilled calamari appetizer followed by lamb shank... More 

Thank jakobj
Vancouver Island, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Alexandra's Bistro for an early dinner on our way home and this was our first visit to the bistro. Although we had planned on eating Greek food, we ended up choosing the butter chicken, served with rice, naan bread & Greek salad. It was an excellent meal with generous portions and well-priced. Bobby, the owner,... More 

Thank Anne F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Relaxed, classy, friendly and worth every penny! The food is delicious and the portions are extremely generous.

Thank Diane C
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

My husband and I visited this family run restaurant two weeks ago for a late lunch/early dinner. The restaurant was quiet since we arrived before the official dinner hour started, but this gave us the opportunity to chat with the owner/chef, Bobby. The menu offers a great selection of both Greek and Italian dishes along with a small selection of... More 

Thank Sylvia B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome. As. Ever. Bobby. And. Staff. I'm. Gonna. Be. Back. Awesome. Greek. Wine. To. Cut. The. Heat. Of. The. Curry. And. Smiling. Staff

Thank Terry A
Parksville, Canada
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120 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I've seen the advertised curry specials outside the restaurant many times, so today decided to give them a try. I had the shrimp curry with rice, naan bread and a salad, and my partner had chicken curry, rice, naan bread and a Greek salad. The food was very good, tasty, nicely presented, and the prices excellent. Service was also very... More 

Thank JimS456
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We just came back from having an awesome Greek meal. We had 3 souvlaki's and a lamb curry. My step-mom is a Greek and said that was great Greek food. The owner came out to see how everything was and make sure we were enjoying or time at the restaurant. We'll definitely be back next time we're in Nanaimo.

Thank acai2ageless
Nanaimo, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Went to Alexandra'a for lunch today had their spicy seafood fettucine it was very very good well worth the money. The owner and chef even came out to ensure that our food was good

Thank Norm W
Nanaimo, BC
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131 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Four of us had dinner here before going to a play at the Bailey Theatre. We all had a seafood dish which were on special. Three of us had the calamari dinner which was very good - tender crisp calamari and lovely Greek salad - also came with rice which we opted to not have and half a potato -... More 

Thank jlharp
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A pure delight, the chief even came down and had a chat with everyone. The food was great and the staff was very friendly.

Thank Sébastien C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21-2220 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-729-7134
Gift certificates available (any amount, no expiry), Gluten Free/Celiac options, Best Mediterranean food in town, Free ice cream for children, Big groups welcome.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?