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Zougla Restaurant

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2021 Estevan Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
(250) 716-3233
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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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, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh, well made Greek fare

My wife and I ended up here mainly because we saw it from the road. It is fairly unassuming on the outside but the inside is very nice with a decor which works well for a evening out but isn't to fancy for a family meal. The front of house was well staffed with courteous servers and we were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
Tony M
via mobile
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ended up here mainly because we saw it from the road. It is fairly unassuming on the outside but the inside is very nice with a decor which works well for a evening out but isn't to fancy for a family meal. The front of house was well staffed with courteous servers and we were quickly... More 

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Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is an unremarkable appearing restaurant, but the service, the selection and the wine list are superb. Highly recommended!

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Whitehorse, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We have been back to Zougla's 4 times at this point, as I love Greek food. It's a little hit-or-miss with their meals. When they hit, they HIT! When they miss... the definitely miss. Their souvlaki chicken skewers were quite nice, but the sides were quite bland and uninteresting. The rice, though well cooked, was boring and was really not... More 

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
33 helpful votes 33 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
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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
40 reviews 40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
28 helpful votes 28 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
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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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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