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Baby Salsa

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University Mall, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Nanaimo, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The thing I love most about a restaurant is consistency, and baby salsa has that. Every time we go the food is prepared exactly the same, not only that it's super delicious. We leave full and happy every visit! My personal favorite is to do some appies and a few street tacos, yum! The only thing that may throw impatient... More 

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Thank Amanda T
Lantzville, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

The service is exceptional. The taste of the food is similar to my Mexican mother in laws Love their breakfast menu.

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Thank 554reyes
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We've tried Baby Salsa twice now, and were blown away on our last visit! It was SO good. To start, we shared the incredibly rich and decadent Queso Fundido, thick gooey melted cheese served with chips. I can't even put into words how good it was. For mains, I ordered the pork Flautas dish, which comes with 3 flautas and... More 

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Thank FoodLoverYumYummm
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Whenever we are in Nanaimo we try and hit Baby Salsa. The food is fantastic, and the service is always great. Everything is very fresh. My only complaint is that wonderful chicken tortilla soup is in such demand I guess they often run out of it or it isn't ready yet when we go in. But, it is sooooo good.

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Thank Julie M
Ladysmith, BC
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72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Based on the reviews I thought this place would serve fresh healthy Mexican food. The quesadilla was a gooey mess of paste with 2 tiny red pepper diced pieces. It is served with more filler food - a white rice with red color. This stuff is tasty, unhealthy and the street food that has resulted in an overweight nation. When... More 

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Thank diabow_10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I ordered the shredded beef tacos al pastor & they were great! Fresh ingredients!!! The drive through service was fast & friendly and the price was great too!

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Thank Judy C
B.C. Canada
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389 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is my second review about Baby Salsa. But, I have eaten here countless times. I really love eating here in the summer on their shaded patio. In October, my husband treated me for dinner after a long day traveling back & forth to Vancouver. When, we arrived just before 6:00 PM, the place was empty. Within 10 minutes after... More 

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Thank condu
Victoria, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This place has the real deal Mexican Food Experience! Between the street tacos and the Enchiladas I could eat here every week! Service is sometimes very slow, but the food is worth the wait. Highly Reccomend trying!

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Thank Brendon T
Nanaimo, Canada
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

I have eaten at baby salsa a half dozen times over my 3 years in Nanaimo.Overall you can't get more authentic mexican food than this in town.I usually order the Enchiladas and they will give you a choice of sauce verde or Ranchero,i get a mix.If your looking for a burrito try one with the chorizo.They do have a drive-thru... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Love all the food at both locations. Great service, lots of variety and one of my favorites is the sample plater. Margaritas are a must!

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Thank Kimberly O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: University Mall, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo

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