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La Famiglia - CLOSED

Wesley Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R, Canada
+1 250-591-1321
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
20 Apr 2013
“exceptional Italian food”
16 Apr 2013
“Delicious Italian in Nanaimo! Yay!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Wesley Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R, Canada
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Reviewed 21 April 2013

Food and service were both wonderful I have tried spaghetti in just about every restaurant it is offered. This is the one of the very best I have tried. Service was awesome. One of my favorite Nanaimo restaurants.

Thank jilli36
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Finally a great place to go for Italian food. The food is excellent as is the service. The decor leaves something to be desired...chairs seem pretty tacky to me however in the evenings it is quite dark with lots of candles so easy to overlook...More

Thank Albernfrau
Reviewed 16 February 2013

A genuine Italian welcome awaits. The antipasto platter is always excellent and very generous. Menu has an interesting collection of regular items and daily specials. A Vegetarian Lasagna, Chicken Cacciatore, and an Ossu Buco daily special were recent delights. Friendly and attentive wait staff and...More

Thank Fear_Turais
Reviewed 23 December 2012

If you are the kind of diner who loves the usual ribs & burgers served in the majority of restaurants in Nanaimo, then forget this place. This restaurant offers a more refined setting and ambience, perfect for a more intimate celebration. The staff are friendly...More

Thank Kestrel1242
Reviewed 12 December 2012

The chef of the new La Famiglia restaurant, used to own another restaurant years ago in Nanaimo (Maffeo's) It was my husband and my favourite place to go. We were excited when we heard he was back and opened his new restaurant. Two weeks ago...More

Thank sunwor
Reviewed 29 September 2012

Nanaimo has not been kind to restaurants labelled Italian, with a number of closures over the past year or two. La Famiglia, open only a few months, has taken over the space once occupied by The Wesley Street Cafe. The space is structurally the same,...More

Thank Jaquesspratt
Reviewed 24 August 2012

This restaurant has either serious identity problems or someone is being economical with the truth. I too have recently visited this restaurant and found both the service and quality to be far below what one would normally accept. I ordered seafood pasta and can only...More

Thank boyoLondon
Reviewed 17 August 2012

In the past week I have had the opportunity to go for lunch and dinner at La Famiglia. The gnocchi is the best I have ever had. Like little tastes of heaven. The sambuca prawns are lovely. We have also tried the spaghetti with meat...More

Thank Andrewsam
Reviewed 15 August 2012

In no shape or form could this be classed as Italian - which Italian restaurant would serve up a cheese pizza with a few raw vegetables on top and claim that it is bruchetta???We initially went on a Tuesday evening but found it closed despite...More

2  Thank Dezza21
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Two years ago we discovered the Grapevine Trattoria in Nanaimo and fell in love with the food and the staff. Returning this year, we were disappointed to learn that it had closed but happy to learn that a new Italian restaurant had opened next door....More

Thank topsie2
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wesley Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-591-1321
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