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Asteras Greek Taverna

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347 Wesley Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2T5, Canada
250-716-0451
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4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 308
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
An amazing night with friends

Authentic Greek, that is what you get when you eat here. I have been here many times for dinner and work lunches. Always excellent service and the food is exactly what you would expect from an upscale restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Dee J
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Authentic Greek, that is what you get when you eat here. I have been here many times for dinner and work lunches. Always excellent service and the food is exactly what you would expect from an upscale restaurant.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

who knew ? We moved to Nanaimo 9 mos. ago & working our way through some wonderful restaurants (ESP. In the downtown & Old Quarter - FABULOUS areas !!) friends took us to Asteras in the Old City Quarter and we WILL be back - it was Friday night, the place was packed (we had reservations) and the ambiance was... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere is nice and the staff was super friendly, but they pack so many people in this small establishment that it was hard to hear each other speak. The food was overpriced and bland. Chicken thighs for souvlaki where every other restaurants serves breasts, the greek salad was fresh, but absolutely no flavour, you have to pay extra for... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had a great meal and great friendly staff! mUst order the SAGANAKI!!! Sooooooo Good!!! This is the best Greek place in Nanaimo! Don't waste your time or money on the other place!

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Ladysmith, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A group of friends went there to celebrate two of the birthdays. I must say the staff focused on us from the time we came in until we left. A most enjoyable evening. I don't eat lamb but those who did said it was delicious! There is a great choice on the menu and they do have a website for... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Once again the wife and I were not disappointed,all started with Peter greeting us at the door. The appetizer platter was amazing and the lamb roast was so tender and delicious as always. We were so full and mentioned we did not need dessert but Peter wouldn't take no for an answer and brought us one on the house. Keep... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

a bit off a hike up there stairs, but food is fantastic. not handicap friendly, but food is to die for enjoy

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Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We often come here work work lunches and it makes everyone in our group very happy with the meal. Service is great and the food delicious!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My girlfriend and I were there on my birthday in April. Both out meals were presented very well, tasty,hot and flavorful. Service was friendly and fast and the ambiance can't be beat. Love this place and we continue to go back. Prices are good also.

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7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Booked a reservation for our anniversary, many restaurants to choose from in the area but we have never been disappointed at Astera. Great ambience, great service and fantastic food. My wife and I travel extensively and have our favourite places to eat so when we find something as good as this we keep returning. We have been experimenting with the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 347 Wesley Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: 250-716-0451

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm

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