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Asteras Greek Taverna

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347 Wesley Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2T5, Canada
250-716-0451
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4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Vancouver, British Columbia
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After a hard day of hiking on Newcastle Island, the short uphill hike from the harbour to Wesley street almost made us miss this meal. Nonetheless, we walked there with tired, dusty legs. Asteras is the latest restaurant to find itself in this old Victorian house. A previous incarnation was a high end continental restaurant. This is more ethnic, noisy... More 

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Thank koch51
victoria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

food was to die for...atmoshere great...service fantastic..overall couldnt be better lots to choose from on the menu..vegatarian options...appys are enough to fill you but dont stop there the nmeals are awesome...lunch and dinner

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Thank uptownboo
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you like Greek food and lamb you will love Asteras. This is our favourite restaurant in Nanaimo for birthdays, anniversaries or just a night out. Service is friendly and prompt, prices are reasonable..Can be a little noisy when a large group arrives but I can put up with that. Reservations are a must.

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Thank David B
Nanaimo, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food. Great atmosphere and service. The food is traditional Greek food and very authentic. I can speak from experience having visited Greece.

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Thank GGIrwin
Nanoose Bay, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always hot when it arrives, includes a side in the price, delicious! In a quaint old building downtown Nanaimo. Go for a walk on the water front after your amazing meal.

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Thank deh0dge
Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Greek isn't on the top of my list of favorites, but this place was excellent and had some other choices. The restaurant is in an old house and very cute. Wait staff was excellent and knowledgable. Save room for dessert. Make reservations.

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Thank faganml
B.C. Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was very busy when we were there. No problem for a very well run establishment. Excellent food. Service next to none.

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Thank Canadan9
Seattle, WA, USA
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was really exceptional and atmosphere was nice. Food was tasty but i did not feel so well afterward. I had mousakka with dolmades appetizers. Husband shared the appetizer and felt fine.

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Punta Gorda, FL
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best Greek food we've had since we were in Greece. Have been there three times in 2 wks., and plan on more visits before we leave next week. The service has been amazing, the food fantastic. The Lamb Roast, Moussaka, Spanakopita, the specials and of course the Ouzo, are all amazing. A must, if you are in Nanaimo!

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Thank K G
Nanaimo, Canada
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is IMHO the best overall restaurant in Nanaimo and extremely popular for good reason. We have eaten there about 8 or 10 times in the past year and always great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 347 Wesley Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: 250-716-0451

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