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Asteras Greek Taverna

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347 Wesley St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2T5, Canada
+1 250-716-0451
Today
16:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 16:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is one of my favorite places to eat. The food is always great and the atmosphere is the same. The owner is usually there and makes sure you are happy.

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Thank Chris S
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I should have written this years ago... We've always a wonderful meal there. Ambience, service & food are top drawer. Love the family style menu options. Doggy bags are cheerfully provided & I swear it tastes even better as leftovers! The roast lamb is sublime.

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Thank mtinbc1
Nanaimo, Canada
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Got the eat the best lamb I have had in a long time. Great portions. Nice atmosphere... Might just be my new favorite in Nanaimo

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Thank Billy43William
comox valley,bc cacada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an Excellent meal was night,but unfortunately the owner came by reeking of Cologne or Perfume.We travelled from Courtenay to Nanaimo to have Dinner with a friend.The meal was 5 star but was ruined by that reeking smell.Hope someone from the staff read this.

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Thank albertemon
Wales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique setting in Old Downtown. Bright Mediterranean colours inside felt warm and cozy on a bleak rainy day. Family of six adults went for lunch on a Tuesday in early January. The lamb was slow cooked and melt in the mouth tender. My sister had the Taste of Greece lunch special-a platter of small servings of about ten different menu... More 

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Thank jetsetgypsy
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Peter the proprietor makes you feel like you're family and the food makes you feel sooo good, because it is sooo good. Authentic, fantastic, eat here!

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Thank canuckawuka
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing restaurant service and food top notch love it ...friendly and has great atmosphere

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Thank Sheri K
Black Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family headed to Nanaimo for some fun and decided to stay for dinner. My son Googled restaurants in Nanaimo and this gem came up. As we all love Greek and it was close to where we were going we made a reservation. We were totally blown away by the place! We ordered two of the platters to share between... More 

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Thank Anne502014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Have been many times the owner and staff are very friendly and attentive and the food is amazing!!

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Thank Erica N
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each time I go to Asteras, the service is excellent and food exceptional. The owner often greets customers personally and is very welcoming. I spilled a glass of wine one nite and within minutes both the tablecloth and the wine were replaced. Highly recommend for both lunch and dinner.

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Thank Peggy M

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 23:00
Monday
16:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:00
Thursday
16:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:00
Friday
16:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 347 Wesley St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-716-0451

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