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Blue Ginger Restaurant

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5769 Turner Rd # 1, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6L8, Canada
250.751.8238
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Entertaining clients
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great deal

Great food. Great prices. I love their Bali Nasi Goreng it's a winner. Fast friendly service you can't beat the reasonable prices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Nanaimoite_12
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Nanaimo, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great food. Great prices. I love their Bali Nasi Goreng it's a winner. Fast friendly service you can't beat the reasonable prices.

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Have been here 4 times in the last couple of years (we are from out of town) and it is consistently good - good food, good value, good service and great variety on the menu --- I've had sushi, dim sum, thai and all delicious. There is a lunch box special - great value and filling

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Ladner, Canada
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I enjoyed this meal. Everything was fresh and tasty and served promptly. The server was amazing and made the meal a special event. I recommend the Happy Tuna.

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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My mom and I really enjoy their lunch special. Good value and tasty. It comes with soup, salad, and two choices of items. The tempura and the curry are always a good choice.

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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This restaurant has great potential, but due to the dated decor and mediocre food we would not recommend Blue Ginger.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Second time eating from this restaurant. First time we ordered take out and they messed our order up and left the skin on the sashimi. This time we ate in thinking we should give it another shot. The restaurant smells a little like urine. We were seated and given water. I asked for tea and the waitress brought some out.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The worst pad thai I have ever tried...basically it was soggy falling apart overcooked noodles with overdose of fish sauce and chillies not pleasent at all! Lacking everything in the dish...they should just take it out of the menu instead of serving a pathetic made up horrible vertion that is honestly embarrasing... Calling that dish pad thai and sell it... More 

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Florida
Top Contributor
208 reviews 208 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch. One chef, one waitress, 3 other tables occupied. Small restaurant in a shopping area. Nice atmosphere. Inventive, tasty, and beautifully presented rolls. We had the happy tuna and the mango salsa. Both were delicious. We will definitely return.

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Everything is made fresh and it shows! Delicious - even though it may take a little longer for food to arrive - that is because it's all fresh and hand-made! Innovative menu.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Arrived and ordered a beer, then glanced at the menu. Wow! The photos of both the Sui Mai and Har Gao looked fantastic. And I live in Hong Kong, so I know what I'm talking about. I was delighted to find such authentic Sui Mai in Canada. Or so I thought... Ordered the Siu Mai to get started, as I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5769 Turner Rd # 1, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: 250.751.8238

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?