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Baby Salsa

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Mexican
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University Mall, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 20
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  • 8
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Baby Salsa Nanaimo

We just spent two months in Mexico. We love the food so thought we would try Baby Salsa in Nanaimo. It is a humble place for which I gave it a four star. We had to ask for the table to be cleaned. That aside, the menu was formidable, more Mexican stuff than we had in Mexico. All the food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Chad1946
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Nanaimo, Canada
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The closest to authentic Mexican food I have had in Canada; real sized street tacos, some gluten free options, great portion sizes, and they don't hold back on spice if you ask ;) recommend for those who like light summer food. Simple enough to make at home, but nice to have on the go.

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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We just spent two months in Mexico. We love the food so thought we would try Baby Salsa in Nanaimo. It is a humble place for which I gave it a four star. We had to ask for the table to be cleaned. That aside, the menu was formidable, more Mexican stuff than we had in Mexico. All the food... More 

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Ladysmith, BC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Little atmosphere but excellent food and service along with undoubtedly the best Mexican food in town!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I tried this restaurant with my fiance just the other day, heard it was good so I was willing to try it even though I thought it was over priced. It was 2:00 o'clock in the afternoon, and I was really hungry I ordered the shrimp flauta, they took the order and were gone for 6-7 mins and then came... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Small restaurant and definitely a modern and diner type style. The service was friendly and polite. Margaritas great as they should be. I ordered the fish tacos, not bad but the battered fish went soggy before I could finish them, the tortillas were overloaded and made them hard to eat. Overall very nice food.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is twice in one week that I have gone to this restaurant cause the Southwest burrito was so good I was craving it again. I tried the chicken enchilada the second visit and was just as pleased. I am going to be a regular now that I have discovered this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Had it not been for the recommendations of friends, I don't think I would have found this little gem. At least half of the people that were there appeared to be regulars. Splendid food that is crafted with care puts this place on the repeat list.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

What a delicious place!! I had the vegetarian burrito and it was so fresh and tasty and I am stuffed!!! I will be back again for sure!!!!

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Went to the new location take out on terminal very tastey and delicious. PPP is about $11.00 not totally not convinced but will return one more time

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8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I have been eyeing this place every time I go by, and I finally got the chance to try it last week. The food was really good! You can determine how spicy your choice will be which is great for those of us who are not the bravest when it come to hot food. The home made potato chips were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: University Mall, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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