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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, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 37
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  • 30
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  • 9
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  • 1
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  • 2
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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
Mac and Cheese to Die For!

Both my husband and I went in for a quick appy and a beer and ended up enjoying a wonderful dinner. He had the sausage cannoli and I had the mac and cheese. Both were incredible and and the service was excellent. Looking forward to going back again soon, this was our second visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
jjcusa03
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Both my husband and I went in for a quick appy and a beer and ended up enjoying a wonderful dinner. He had the sausage cannoli and I had the mac and cheese. Both were incredible and and the service was excellent. Looking forward to going back again soon, this was our second visit.

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Hope, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The pasta dishes were just fine, the Greek dish (wrapped lamb sovlaki) was good, but we were given a Story about the calamari ... told that it was normally a strong smelling fish ... never heard that one before!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Our server, Rowena, was wonderful!!! She was super friendly with a great sense of humour. I had Spanakopita (made in house) with greek salad. Delicious!!! My friends enjoyed their lunches as well - generous portions.

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Surrey, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

First time eating here. 4 of us met there for lunch. The service and food were excellent. 3 of us had a soup & sandwich lunch special, and 1 had a pizza. All of us agreed food was great, and so much of it. We had to take some home. We would like to go there for dinner next time,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The front desk at the hotel we were staying at suggested this restaurant. Decent Italian food. The parking lot was a bit busy. Kind of noisy and our initial drink order took awhile to be delivered to our table. Food made up for any service problems though.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We visited folks that use this delivery pizza pie place over and over again without a hitch! Service reception was knowledgeable---and delivery was prompt. We tried the All-Meat pizza and the BBQ chicken with veggies! Both were excellent, and crust cooked perfectly. Only downside was the sliced sausage was a little tough. Would we request this pizza location again--Yes! Recommended.

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Gabriola Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We eat here often because the food is excellent and the service prompt and friendly. They have a large menu selection and about four or five daily specials.they have a daily soup special but it can be substituted with their minestrone soup which is hearty and tasty. There is an excellent choice of salads which is why I usually have.I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A group of 5 of us enjoyed a late dinner and everyone went away satisfied, with a smile! This was my first visit. There are delicious combination of Greek and Italian options; vegetarian and gluten free as well...something for everyone! We enjoyed appetizers of spinach pie and calamari. Both were made to perfection. (One person in our party is a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It's just another average Mediterranean restaurant trying to cater everyone, meaning there's America burgers, fish and chips etc. I ordered the vegetarian lasagna , it was just lasagna noodles in a boring tomato sauce with vegetable and baked cheese on top. I've made better lasagna and for the price, I'd stick to making my own lasagna. At the end of... More 

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Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
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48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Very busy place. Went on a Tuesday evening at 5:30 and there was a lineup out the door. Quick seating though. Friendly staff. Clean but noisy ( a lot of people) Big selection of different foods. Something for everyone in all the price ranges. I had the cannelloni. Nicely presented, very tasty, promptly served. Don't let the crowds put you... More 

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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

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  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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