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Gabriel's Gourmet Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, , Fusion
39 Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G3, Canada
+1 250-714-0271
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“rice bowl” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch for the first time. Busy place so thought it was a good choice. Ordered the Ginger Carrot Soup, also some Bread with Kale Butter. Both were very yummy and filling. I will go back for sure. Service was a bit strange,...More

Thank lenoralustik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious rice bowl served with prawns in a coconut broth on brown rice. Popular spot for lunch, very simple decor and seating. A large tresses table in the middle with smaller tables around the dining area. Great for families with small children.

Thank 684lianew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little cafe was recommended to us and was delightful. Excellent food for and excellent price. We would recommend to anyone. Vegan and gluten-free options are available. Very good.

Thank ericandjordan
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Stopped in for a quick lunch the food was amazingly good service was great quaint atmosphere Not a big restaurant but worth the find

Thank becom2017
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Really tasty and healthy. Coffee was good. Will definitely come back. Will try other menu items which I expect will be as good as the veggie burger and Currie dish we tried today.

Thank Gordon W
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Came in a few nights ago for a quick dinner with friends. Lovely atmosphere and amazing food but the service was lacking. We hadn't been to Gabriel's in at least a year so we were unsure how to order (we were on early so there...More

Thank PacCoastCanadian
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

What a great find in Nanaimo! Food was fantastic, fresh and locally sourced. Menu is allergy-friendly. Incredibly diverse patrons. And a fantastic atmosphere, clean space, good ambience and music and really cool artwork. Would not just go back but would recommend this place to anyone!

Thank CanuckMondiale
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had supper at Gabriel's with a friend who highly recommends their restaurant and we were very pleased. It is a light and airy space and most of the food is locally sourced and portions are generous. I had a burger made with meat from...More

Thank catherinecolinl
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The atmosphere is cozy and modern, the place is quite well thought out. You go in, take a menu, order and take a seat anywhere. It was quite busy this morning at 9:30 but there were still lots of places to sit. Tables are a...More

Thank SunnyHeidi
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This establishment offers excellent good and atmosphere. Had the green thai rice bowl in coconut milk with curry. The meal was outstanding and will return. The prices are very good as well.

Thank neonblazer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 AM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-714-0271
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