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Zougla Restaurant

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2021 Estevan Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
(250) 716-3233
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Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Much better than our last visit!

Our last visit was mediocre at best. This visit was very good. Our server Rebecca was very friendly and attentive, but not intrusive. Our food was excellent and timely. We will return!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Ken G
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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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91 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Our last visit was mediocre at best. This visit was very good. Our server Rebecca was very friendly and attentive, but not intrusive. Our food was excellent and timely. We will return!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The décor and menu is reminiscent of the 1980's but that isn't necessarily a bad thing. I had the braised lamb shank which was very tasty and tender. My significant other had the steak Oscar which she said was done perfectly to her liking. The sourdough brioche starter was also a very nice surprise. Service was great.

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Nanaimo
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Had a veal parmesan dinner for lunch. The serving was large, and the veal was perfectly cooked and seasoned; you could cut it with a fork. My brother had the traditional Greek meal that was also very good.

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Nanaimo,BC
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I was given gift certificates by my son for my birthday so I tool my husband to dinner on Dec 30th and we were not disappointed. For once we ordered the same meal; escargot and the Braised lamb shank. To say the lamb fell off the bone is not an exaggeration, it was delicious. Everything was delicious and served perfectly.... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

my husband have taken our family out for dinner on Christmas Eve at Zougla's over the years. The food has been good, but not great in the past, but the owner/manager is a totally rude unfriendly man. The restaurant is very close to our house so is convenient. He stands at the entrance when you come in, he never smiles... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The variety gives potential to satisfy every request. Service was just right. Tables spacing is just right to allow you to relax and enjoy the offerings which are created in a very reasonable time and well laid out. The filet Mignon 7Oz was perfectly Med rare good sized. The Prawn Scallop Souvlaki was a very tasty fresh plate that did... More 

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Victoria, Canada
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The lunch here was very good and the service likewise. I had the Greek platter and it was yummy Zougla is very close to the BC ferry terminal and definitely worth a visit

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naniamo
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Enjoyed another great meal for my birthday. The food is outstanding and the service is exceptional - good to see a waitress who does not need to write down the order and still gets it completely right. There is a reason why Zougla's continues to be in business for so many years and one visit will confirm what it is.... More 

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England
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Totally delicious, my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the meal. I had the Greek platter with shrimp he had steak with the red wine sauce. The lemon and blueberry meringue was also very moreish. Service was excellent, the only negative was the very loud party of women who were seated adjacent to us. They did disturb the ambience of the... More 

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ann arbor, mi
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner last night with bacon covered prawns, a real greek salad and Filet steak dinners. DELISH, DELISH, DELISH!!! Our meals were as ordered and our steaks absolutely melted in our mouths. The service is excellent as every server makes sure you have what you need. It was a team effort to make our dining experience magical.....

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2021 Estevan Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: (250) 716-3233

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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