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Milano's Cafe & Grill

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300-6551 Aulds Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6K2, Canada
250-390-5060
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pleasant experience with competitive prices.

Located close to the Woodgrove Mall, Costco and numerous other retail and business locations, we chose to arrive early (5:15). There were no waits to be seated or to have our orders taken and served. My New York Steak Oscar and fettuchini alfredo was large, tasty and cooked to order but not quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Nanaimo, Canada
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English first
Nanaimo, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Located close to the Woodgrove Mall, Costco and numerous other retail and business locations, we chose to arrive early (5:15). There were no waits to be seated or to have our orders taken and served. My New York Steak Oscar and fettuchini alfredo was large, tasty and cooked to order but not quite as tender as hoped. Service was fast... More 

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Courtenay, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Went to this place a few weeks ago with some girlfriends to celebrate a birthday - our service was very slow - a tall chubby dark haired girl who sounded like Fran Drescher from the Nanny was our waitress/manager. We waited what seemed like hours for our food, and even though our table was one of the first ones seated... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My family met here for a lunch together and found the prices were high, especially for pizza. They offer many gluten free options which is appreciated but they have not quite mastered the gluten free pizza dough. There was even gluten free desserts but we didnt try them. We found the meat a bit sparse in the wrap we ordered... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

As we can be late eaters they were very accommodating with our seating and provided good service. The Pizza was fresh and had good cheese selections too..

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

One of my favourite restaurants in Nanaimo. I go here every time we visit. The pizza is great along with all the other food. Staff are friendly and attentive. A great place to eat with good prices.

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Parksville, Canada
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120 reviews 120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This restaurant is a bit like a chain restaurant, similar to white Spot or ABC in that they have a large capacity, pretty well a fixed menu, and a bit busy & noisy......BUT....the food is always quite good....also the service! Eleven of us reserved tables on a Friday night, so busy & noisy. The servers and I'm sure the kitchen,... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We recently had our company Christmas dinner here. It was wonderfully decorated for the season, the service was second to none. We had a variety of appetizers that were all very tasty and well prepared. We had a variety of entrees from pasta to chicken oscar to veal cutlets. There were no complaints, the table got very quiet as people... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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92 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

On December 1st, we enjoyed a leisurely lunch with friends and found the experience very enjoyable. Our server, Jenn was pleasant and efficient. The decor is quite warm and inviting and the Christmas decorations were part of the atmosphere. The food was nicely served with adequate portions. The prices cannot be described as budget, for sure, but they are not... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

First time to visit this restaurant and it was very good, great mac and cheese (comfort food ) and a menu that would be great for all ages.Very well decorated, looking forward to coming back later this year when they have Christmas decorations up. Very friendly and helpful staff!!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Quick dinner at Milanos did not disappoint us. Our service was friendly and quick. The food was nothing spectacular but the atmosphere was warm on a cool evening. Pretty standard Italian fare that satisfies. We will return to this place!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300-6551 Aulds Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6K2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: 250-390-5060

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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