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Power House Living Foods Co.

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200 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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I have been here three times. I come every time I visit the island. First I'll start with service. The location down town, the service is good! There is a blonde that has served me twice now on both of my visits to Nanaimo. She is helpful and friendly. However the location up by the mall, I had a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I have been here three times. I come every time I visit the island. First I'll start with service. The location down town, the service is good! There is a blonde that has served me twice now on both of my visits to Nanaimo. She is helpful and friendly. However the location up by the mall, I had a brunette... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Had the most amazing vegan pizza here! Beware, portions are modest! But not a bad price considering the average price of restaurants I. The area and the fact that it's vegan food

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

A great selection of smoothies and juices. Beautiful decor and friendly staff. The Pad Thai is excellent; one of a kind. Powerhouse is up there with raw food restaurants/cafes in NYC.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We had an excellent raw felafel wrap, kelp salad, a desert and a power juice. the host kindly gave us extra juice that came out of the blender. She was very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is one of my weekday staples. I've tried most of the smoothies/juices on the menu. They are all delicious, but I prefer some over others. The Energizer, Pure Energy, and the Cloud 9 are my personal favourites. Also am a huge fan of their Vegan Raspberry Cheesecake. It tastes better than actual cheesecake, which is an accomplishment in itself.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Smoothies - great. Sweet onion wraps - oh yeah, GREAT! Salad - hearty, delicious, fresh Desserts - many, and super good! Our second trip to Powerhouse was as good as the first...this place is a must-visit each time we are in Nanaimo. If you like raw or fresh food, definitely try it out. If you don't like raw or fresh... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stopped by looking for a juice while trying to decide where to eat before catching the ferry. The juices were fabulous and then we got chatting about the dehydrated kale! We had an enlightening and fun conversation about raw food which saw us leaving with some delicious nacho flavour kale and a book on raw catering thrown in out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Who knew food without gluten, eggs, dairy and refined sugar could taste so good? Amazing variety, and the cakes are absolutely mouth watering. If you're passionate about healthy food this is the place to go!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is so good. I am not a vegan or a raw foodist, but I eat there because the food is delicious. The Olive Tapenade "pizza" is a favourite and I'm addicted to their smoothies. I usually go to the North Nanaimo location by Island Natural.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

When I visit Nanaimo I always try to stop in at Power House since wandering in to the Commercial location last year. I have food allergies that exclude egg and dairy from my diet entirely, so finding an establishment that serves vegan desserts and shakes is a treat on its own! The staff have been friendly and attentive on each... More 

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Additional Information about Power House Living Foods Co.

Address: 200 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Vegan

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegan
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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