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Driftwood Bistro - CLOSED

22 Victoria Crescent, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5B8, Canada
250-591-6660
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CLOSED
Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Canadian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Description: Casual dining. Seafood, Burgers, Wraps, Steak and Plenty more. Come join us for a bite to eat.

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  • English first
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English first
nanaimo
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

This is a new place where Armani's Grill used to be located. The owner/chef definately has a passion for cooking and evrything I have eaten at this restaurant has been fantastic. I will be a longtime repeat customer for sure. Lets support local owned businesses!!!

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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

It always elevates the experience when the guy/girl with the apron truly loves what they're doing and that is obvious by Frankie Pilon's attitude with customers and the pride he shows in the dishes delivered to the table. This is one restaurant where you can comfortably order with your menu closed as we did last week. We wanted some clams... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

My wife and I, looking for a change from our usual restaurants, decided to have lunch at Driftwood Bistro. Having been out for a rather substantial and rich dinner at some friends’ place the night before, we were looking for a small and simple lunch that day. So my wife had the Chicken Burger and I had the Ling Cod... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

My husband and I resently had dinner here for the first time. Seafood was great. We will be back on one of the live music night, and many other nights.

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Nanaimo
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39 reviews 39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

I've had dinner once and lunch twice.... Food is very good and well prepared. Music is inappropriate for dining and too loud. I don't see why they can't find a reasonably priced house wine???? $29 for a half litre bottle is pretty pricey and one reason that I'm reluctant to return.

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Yellowknife
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Ate here recently. Fish tacos eh served in a hard nacho shell usually reserved for nacho condiments at other places; made them hard to eat. Fish and chips served in a plastic bowl lined with paper.....really? Wine very expensive for what you get. Service was good but menu and food presentation lacked inspiration. Probably wont last but worth one visit.... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Just tried this new restaurant in Nanaimo and we were pleasantly surprised! The food was fantastic. I enjoyed the local shrimp risotto while my one friend said her fish and chips were the best she had ever had. Her husband loved his fish tacos as well as some fresh oysters. Later I found out that the restaurant participates in www.thisfish.info... More

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Port McNeill, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

My husband and I had dinner here recently and really enjoyed it. He had red thai seafood curry and absolutely loved it. I had the goat cheese salad with grilled chicken on top which was very flavourful. We will eat here again.

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nanaimo
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

The food choice is varied. Everyone at our table raved about their choice. I had the red curry Thai seafood. It was excellent. The service was very good. There was an excellent band playing. We had a great night.

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Nanoose Bay, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

I have dined several times and have never had a bad meal. The dishes are creative and you get a nice selection of foods from Italian to Asian to pub fare. Many times specials are included that not on the menu. Invariably they are delicious and add to the already large selection of dishes from which to choose. ....the food... More

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Additional Information about Driftwood Bistro

Address: 22 Victoria Crescent, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5B8, Canada
Phone Number: 250-591-6660
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Canadian

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