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“Yum Yum!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gina's Mexican Cafe

Gina's Mexican Cafe
47 Skinner St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5K4, Canada
250-753-5411
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Ranked #51 of 283 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Price range: $0 - $12
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Delta, Canada
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18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Yum Yum!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The food here is fabulous! Fresh & tasty. service was quick, server friendly & efficient.
The sangria's & homemade salsa was very good!
The restaurant is fun & funky.
If you are in Nanaimo you must check this place out!
Can't miss it.....
Pink House on the Hill!

Visited April 2013
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Just a fun place for TexMex”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Where else can you get TexMex in Nanaimo this far north of the Border. The food is great, the atmosphere is casual and the service is outstanding. The staff will go out of their way to make sure that the dish you want is the way you want it. I just found out that they will make any dish any way you want it,,, from sauces to exchanges with the fillings. I have nothing bad to say about Gina's except the food is great.... but it is really hard to try the rest of the menu when the Fish Taco's are soooooooo darn good... Halibut of course...

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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“poor value, drab food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We have tried to enjoy the food here, as it is a funky and fun atmosphere. Each time, we have been disappointed. I ordered the steak fajitas ($15.95) , there were 3 small strips of beef, a few chopped peppers and a plateful of dry rice and bland beans. As long as you're tanked on the yummy margaritas, you don't notice the bad food. The nachos were overcooked with very little veggies and a sprinkling of cheese for $12. I would recommend that the owners lighten up on the rice and beans and add more value for the price you pay.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Delicious magaritas!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

I love here. Nice atmosphere and delicious margaritas. Everything on the menu looks very authentic. Salsa is very tasty and tortilla chips too. Menu is variety and all excellent. Nice to try!!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Gabriola Island
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Muchas Gracias”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

A wonderful casual atmosphere with a bright and eclectic decor. You truly get a plateful of food here that is aromatic AND delicious. I have not been disappointed.

Visited October 2012
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