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67 Victoria Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5B9, Canada
+1 250-716-1299
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mediterranean menu. Many vegetarian choices. Always tasty. Pot of lentil soup is always on the stove. Service is friendly. Downtown Nanaimo location. Parking on the street nearby is usually available.

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Thank The_Walrus2
Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A dining experience which stimulates all your senses. A tantalizing meal, served in a warm space, filled with midle eastern music. What a wonderful escape.

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Thank cyndaschwab
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Go to school downtown and always looking for good, fast, tasty lunch that isn't deep fried crap. Stopped there for the domair. Wonderful! Ended up bringing my whole class;-)

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Thank Rebecca J
Parksville, Canada
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125 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

If you are in Nanaimo, you have to have lunch here. It is a simple colorful cafe, excellent service, and great food. The menu caters to vegans, vegetarians and meat eaters. The food is plentiful and full of flavour. It is a fun place.

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Thank normpimm
Nanaimo, Canada
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Dropped in to Aladdins for lunch after hearing very good things about it. Unfortunately, we had one hit and one definite miss. I had a beef and lamb donaire with tzatziki and it was very good but my husband's falafel was hard and burnt-tasting on the outside and mushy inside. He didn't enjoy it at all.

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Thank TheJets0ns
British Columbia, Canada
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Everything is delicious... Have always had awesome food here! Order a drink , if its busy it may take some time for your dinner to be made. I recommend everything!

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Thank Cantfindaname666
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Personally I love this little restraint. It is very small, and definitely a small business. For me that just makes it better. It's a little local gem where a lot of locals eat at and the staff take the time to make it personal. The theme is super cheesy and I couldn't love it more, all the hanging lanterns and... More 

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Vancouver, B.C.
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

I ordered food for pick up from Aladdins due to the great reviews and our love of Mediterranean and middle eastern food. While the food I picked up was excellent (tasty, great portions), it was a pretty frantic and cramped environment as I waited for the food to be ready. I was a little annoyed that I had to go... More 

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Thank KVanCan
Nanaimo, Canada
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Tried this place as i enjoy all middle eastern foods.I had the lamb soulvaki wrap and others had soulvaki.My lamb was kinda tough and a little undercooked.I know lamb soulvaki is usually served medium buyt this was mr .I ate it anyway with no side as it comes .The others said the soulvaki chicken was good but the sides we... More 

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Thank 40Dean
Port Alberni, Canada
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Yup, lunch time and my companion and I are eating our pita/wrap Falafel, whilst the only server is scrubbing the floor with an old Swiffer mop,spraying the floor with a detergent. This leads me to believe that she merely was NOT just cleaning up a "spill". Greeting patrons, serving food, handling the cash, washing floors and possibly not washing her... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Victoria Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-716-1299

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