We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Alexandra's Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
21-2220 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H9, Canada
+1 250-729-7134
Website
Today
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

109 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 109: English reviews
Kapuskasing
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited this family run restaurant two weeks ago for a late lunch/early dinner. The restaurant was quiet since we arrived before the official dinner hour started, but this gave us the opportunity to chat with the owner/chef, Bobby. The menu offers a great selection of both Greek and Italian dishes along with a small selection of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sylvia B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome. As. Ever. Bobby. And. Staff. I'm. Gonna. Be. Back. Awesome. Greek. Wine. To. Cut. The. Heat. Of. The. Curry. And. Smiling. Staff

Helpful?
Thank Terry A
Parksville, Canada
Level Contributor
118 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've seen the advertised curry specials outside the restaurant many times, so today decided to give them a try. I had the shrimp curry with rice, naan bread and a salad, and my partner had chicken curry, rice, naan bread and a Greek salad. The food was very good, tasty, nicely presented, and the prices excellent. Service was also very... More 

Helpful?
Thank JimS456
Level Contributor
25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We just came back from having an awesome Greek meal. We had 3 souvlaki's and a lamb curry. My step-mom is a Greek and said that was great Greek food. The owner came out to see how everything was and make sure we were enjoying or time at the restaurant. We'll definitely be back next time we're in Nanaimo.

Helpful?
Thank acai2ageless
Nanaimo, Canada
Level Contributor
20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Went to Alexandra'a for lunch today had their spicy seafood fettucine it was very very good well worth the money. The owner and chef even came out to ensure that our food was good

Helpful?
Thank Norm W
Nanaimo, BC
Level Contributor
131 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Four of us had dinner here before going to a play at the Bailey Theatre. We all had a seafood dish which were on special. Three of us had the calamari dinner which was very good - tender crisp calamari and lovely Greek salad - also came with rice which we opted to not have and half a potato -... More 

Helpful?
Thank jlharp
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A pure delight, the chief even came down and had a chat with everyone. The food was great and the staff was very friendly.

Helpful?
Thank Sébastien C
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We ordered the Greek dinner for two. It fed three of us for two days! It costs $50 and it is so worth every penny!

Helpful?
Thank TammyLM16
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The prices are very reasonable, and the food is really great! They have Greek food, Italian, and even some Indian curries. It's a nice casual and relaxed atmosphere, and the wait staff is friendly. It wasn't busy when we went on Sunday night, so our food was ready very fast. The best dish was a chicken pasta with Alfredo sauce.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mike P
Vancouver Island, Canada
Level Contributor
16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Had our Anniversary Dinner here yesterday and the food is always fabulous. My husband's butter chicken dinner was excellent and my lamb dinner was just perfectly done. The meat is tender, the rice is perfect and love the feta on the greek salad. Servers are friendly and always there when you need them. We also tried a cheese appetizer this... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ava C

Travellers who viewed Alexandra's Bistro also viewed

Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
 
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
 
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
 

Been to Alexandra's Bistro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21-2220 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-729-7134
Description
Gift certificates available (any amount, no expiry), Gluten Free/Celiac options, Best Mediterranean food in town, Free ice cream for children, Big groups welcome.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Alexandra's Bistro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?