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Alexandra's Bistro

21-2220 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H9, Canada
+1 250-729-7134
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“moussaka” (13 reviews)
“rice” (13 reviews)
“alfredo sauce” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21-2220 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H9, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The food is cooked from scratch, sauces are made daily. A wonderful array of choices both Greek and Italian. I am told their seafood dishes are great (not my thing)

Thank acropolis1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was warmly welcomed by the friendly staff at Alexandra's, enjoyed the table that my partner and I were led to. He ordered the Lamb Souvlaki and I ordered the Mousaka, both of which were A M A Z I N G!!! The owner made sure...More

Thank Kean D
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Had "Big FAT Greek Platter" for 2 which we shared for 3 and still had left overs.... excellent food and excellent service. Offered beverages when we were waiting and did not have to ask for refills. Owner came to see how we enjoyed the food...More

2  Thank D C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered the moussaka... was very delicious ....served on a bed of rice with a small Greek salad and 1/2 a piece of pita bread. Only drawback is the lack of customer parking in front of this quaint bistro....being "out-of-towners ", we were unfamiliar with areas...More

Thank Gord D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I took my mother there after her flight to the island. The waitress screwed up both of our orders (we ordered the exact same thing) and admitted that SHE had made the mistake and misunderstood us. However, when asked if she would fix it and...More

1  Thank VI Girl S
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

With a great variety of Mediterranean foods, very friendly and attentive service, Alexandra's was a hit in our book. Both the moussaka and lamb souvlaki were tasty, and the portions quite generous for a reasonable price. It's a cozy dining room and there is ample...More

Thank Sharon224
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Nice little restaurant. Very attentive service. Works good for us, my wife is a fan of Greek food, and Italian for me. She had the lamb curry, which was superb. I had the the tortellini which was very good.

Thank rustedduck
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came to Alexandra's for my birthday. We ordered the calamari luciani sautéed in olive oil, garlic in a light spicy white wine marinara sauce also served with baked oregano pita bread to start. Then for our main we shared the special...More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Food is always so good coming here and the staff is very friendly working very hard! We are regulars and never disappointed! During busy times they are running their feet off giving amazing service! Everything is amazing, the Greek plater has a nice variety all...More

Thank Foodlove89
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Pasta sauce out of a can, that's what it seems like here. Open up a tin of chefboyardee and it'll taste the same. No thanks!

2  Thank NutsoLonsdale
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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