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Blue Ginger Restaurant

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5769 Turner Rd # 1, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6L8, Canada
250.751.8238
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 15
    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
Go for the Lunch special

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
MindiP1001
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Nanaimo, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Vancouver, BC
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is my favourite Thai/Japanese restaurant in Nanaimo. The food is always fresh and the flaours delicious! This is not a fast restaurant you will have to wait for the great food!

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great place to have a dinner. Staff is very friendly and the food is excellent. There is a great variety of tasty dishes that will appeal to everybody. My grandsons (age 11 and 13) love it there.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It is often said dining at an ethnic restaurant is like being transported to the country of the fare's origin. This was definitely not the case at Blue Ginger. You can find a medley of Asian cuisines on their menu; Japanese, Chinese, Thai, and even some Indian. At first glace, it looked promising. When the food arrived however, I suddenly... More 

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Alberta, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Great food, great service, great prices and a very interesting menu! We will be back next time we are in town!

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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
21 helpful votes 21 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
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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
36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
15 helpful votes 15 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

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