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Aladdins

67 Victoria Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5B9, Canada
(250) 716-1299
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Ranked #20 of 273 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $15
Cuisines: Greek, Lebanese, Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Victoria
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Restaurant was packed and the service was very good. The portions were large but the food was bland: The calamari was over battered and not very tasty. Similarly, the tzaziki was bland, the greek salad had very little feta and was bland with a mostly oily dressing. The chicken skewer was tasty, as was the tomato pesto dip and pita... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I have been to this restaurant several times and every time I have had great food. It is always freshly made. I love the Shrimp focaccia. I also recommend the Lentil Soup. Such flavourful food.

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Yellowknife
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Went for lunch and had excellent food and service. Menu size was perfect. Everything was fresh and atmosphere was nice with a downtown location. Will definitely be back.

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Fort Langley, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I was visiting Nanaimo because my daughter was competing in the BC Summer Games and having been unable to get a seat in the Fireside Grill, a local Nanaimo resident recommended Alladin's Cafe. I walked down the street and was immediately drawn to this quirky little restaurant, the sound of Arabic music luring me in. The food was savoury, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We go to this restaurant/cafe every time we visit Nanaimo, and without fail the food is delicious. Our favorite dishes are chicken souvlaki, kafta kebab, donair Plate and Lamb Kebab. The servers are always pleasant and efficient. I wish there was a Lebanese restaurant like this one in Vancouver.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Had two of their grilled meat dishes for lunch. So good (tender, tasty, excellent rice and veg) that we ordered the same thing for take-out and had it again for dinner the same day! Best Middle Eastern/Mediterranean in BC, not fancy at all, just a regular casual place that obviously focuses on quality. Great service too.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

A lebanese-greek based menu is something unusual and Alladins is well worth seeking out. Our lunch consisted of a delicious wrap packed with beef, lamb and a tasty salsa based salad. Locals rate the food highly and we found out about it as one such local said we must try it out. If you do you won't be diappointed by... More

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Nanaimo
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

What do I like?? EVERYTHING!! The food is wonderful and always consistent. Very large portions - it is usually our lunch the next day too. Good choices on menu. Great Service - lots of the waitresses have been there for a long time, and know your likes and dislikes. if you haven't been you need to go!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I moved from Vancouver to Nanaimo approximately 13 years ago. When I came upon Alladin's restaurant I was floored! You see the owner of this fine establishment once owned another restaurant named DAR LEBENON and it was located on West Broadway in Vancouver! Like Alladin's, the restaurant was of smaller size in comparison to other city restaurants. DAR LEBENON was... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

My husband and I are locals and have enjoyed our time here many times from when they first opened...we have recommended it to any family and friends and have brought them here to celebrate special occasions...last Monday I made a reservation for six for the coming Friday evening to celebrate a good friend's 40th birthday...we arrived at our reservation time... More

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