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Asteras Greek Taverna

347 Wesley Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2T5, Canada
250-716-0451
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Ranked #8 of 269 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Greek
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Asteras has consistently been the best Greek food in Nanaimo. You can tell their supplies are from Greece when you see the deliveries and the pallets have Greek lettering on them. The Saganaki was outstanding, the appetizer platter is enough for two of us. The calamari as good as I have tasted (including the Greek islands) and the Greek meatballs... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The food was spectacular, and the attention to detail by the manager/owner was amazing. The serving staff were very knowledgeable about the menu items, and were extremely helpful in allowing us to customize the meals as per allergies and preferences.

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Courtenay, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

One of the Best Greek Restraunts since coming from Vancouver. The service is owesome, the staff are very friendly. Beautiful atmosphere and very clean. We always go there when in town. We live in Courtenay B.C.

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San Luis Obispo, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This Greek restaurant is located in an old house at 347 Wesley St. about a 20 min. walk from our hotel on the harbor. It was worth the walk. The ambiance was lively and thoroughly Greek. The spannikopita I had was the best I can recall.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Yesterday evening, my wife and I stopped into this restaurant for a traditional Greek meal. We started with the kalamari and dolmades for our appetizers. The kalamari was as tough as shoe leather, it was the chewiest kalamari we have ever had. The dolmades tasted a little tired and is not prepared traditionally. We each had a few bites but... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Really good Greek food. Restaurant can be noisy at busy times. Definitely worth a visit. Be prepared for dinner without drinks over $20 . specials can be $25 or more

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Kelowna, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

We visited Asteras twice in May while we were on Vancouver Island looking at homes and could not wait to go there again when we went back to buy a house. The food and the service is excellent, we will become regulars when we relocate in November.

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Gabriola Island, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

my husband and i live on gabriola, and make a special trip to sastify our craving for authenic greek food! i have been eating this cuisine for 40 years and know a little about what it should taste like . asteras is at the top of my list. we have never been disappointed in anything. thanks for coming to nanaimo!... More

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Nanaimo, BC Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Great atmosphere. I ordered the Lunch Special as I almost always do, so I can get a taste of all my Greek favourites...flaky Spinach Pie, Greek Salad with feta that does not come from the local grocer, melt in your mouth hot and lightly breaded Calamari, tangy Dolmathe, tender and tasty Keftede, creamy Hummus, garlicky Tzatziki and hot freshly baked... More

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Edmonton, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Ok. I will make this simple for you. This is the best Greek restaurant in North America. We discovered it 4 or 5 years ago. I love it, my wife LOVES it, my kids love it and so will you! We have been there several times over several years and continue to enjoy the consistency, value and atmosphere. We were... More

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