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Marina's Taverna and Pizza

215 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4J4, Canada
+1 778-441-2626
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“roast lamb” (48 reviews)
“calamari” (68 reviews)
“greek salad” (43 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
215 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4J4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the best Greek food we have eaten anywhere in North America! Generous portions of roast lamb and a sample share platter filled us up!! The homemade pita bread, Ek Mek and Tiramisu were treats that topped off an Excellent meal! If you want...More

Thank g8way2spirit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaraunt used to be good until new owners took over ! The food was terrible and service not so great

1  Thank tamiw303
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marina’s restaurant used to be much better than it is currently. This was the second disappointing meal we've had there recently, so we will not be returning. The roast lamb was overcooked, almost burnt and very dry. The so-called Greek rice was not Greek rice...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is under new ownership and has totally lost all quality. Save yourself the hassle, you'll only be disappointed :(

1  Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 8 April 2018

What a disappointment! We used to go to Marina's regularly, but did not realize it was under new ownership. When we arrived, we stood waiting at the door for about 5 minutes before anyone came to seat us. When ordering, I asked to sub a...More

2  Thank Bibienna1
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Two hours to get dinner, wrong wine delivered, fries instead of potatoes, crappy owner wouldn’t talk to us until forced. Ridiculous. Don’t go!!

2  Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Marina’s was a huge disappointment. We will not return. The food was terrible - the hummus was like it had been served from a premade bin and was tasteless and dry. The paidakia was over cooked and so dry even drinking wine did not help....More

2  Thank BeLafriend
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Like some of the other reviews I had heard great things about the place, co-workers has recommended it.....looking back at reviews, it seems to be a drastic change when the new ownership took over. Sad to see such a respected place loose it's groove. I...More

2  Thank Islandfgire
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We have eaten at this restaurant many times in the past and in the past it was awesome. That was the past!!. We were greeted by Christmas music in February!! We were out to celebrate a milestone in our lives so we thought lets go...More

5  Thank N G
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Where do I even begin?! This was our first and last time dining at Marina's. It was recommended by a number of people, as it use to be an amazing restaurant. We should have read the recent reviews before choosing to dine here. The terrible...More

3  Thank Amanda T
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John D
14 June 2017|
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Response from Alicia M | Reviewed this property |
I've dined at Marina's many times, am extremely sensitive to second hand smoke, and have never experienced any issues of that kind whatsoever, or any other issues to be honest. Smoking in restaurants is prohibited in British... More
Carolyn C
1 April 2016|
Response from Rose S | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do! Best to phone them asd ask.
Mimi C
6 October 2015|
Response from Gail P | Reviewed this property |
While I would recommend whatever food would be ordered-I do not think they could handle 75 people. Best to contact them directly. Gail
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 19
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 778-441-2626
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Come and enjoy traditional Greek Cuisine. We offer fresh cooked meals daily, using high quality ingredients. Our portions are large and very reasonably priced. We look forward to serving you.
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