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Le Cafe Francais

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153 Commercial St | 153 COMMERCIAL STREET, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G5, Canada
+1 250-716-7866
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Nanaimo, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a great value meal .the only thing that can be differant would be the wine.you can bring wine in pay coring charge or pay for there wine eat her way that is expensive

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Thank Larry T
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've enjoyed a few dinners at this small, unassuming restaurant and it has always been a great experience. We even did our company Christmas dinner here last year and they treated us like family. It's easy to forget how good it is because the décor is very ordinary and the signage from the street is subtle. However, this family run... More 

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Thank Brett O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The service and food are great. This restaurant is reasonably priced and has unique homemade French food. The seafood crepe was very filling. I would recommend this restaurant.

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Thank IslandSurfer86
Nanaimo, Canada
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Family came for a visit from back east. I was not expecting much but food and service were great! Great terrace experience in Nanaimo.

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Thank Billy43William
NANAIMO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a family restaurant that has been in Nanaimo for a long time. They serve crepes and French main courses. The restaurant has pleasant old fashioned decorations, is comfortable, and the food is very good. Many loyal customers.

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Thank BILL C
Vancouver Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This family-owned and run cafe has the charming ambience of a Parisian bistro. The menu is traditional and fairly static, but every item is a consistent taste treat. The personal attention and banter are particularly enjoyable, as is the chance to practice some of your French (although all the staff and the owner speak very good English). Ask Giles to... More 

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Thank ymilawd
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't get it. I find this restaurant adequate, but certainly not the #1 restaurant in Nanaimo. It doesn't even fit into my top 10. Riso, The Nest Bistro, Mahle House, Hilltop Bistro, Christina's on the Lake all run circles around this restaurant in decor, food quality and service. And if low cost is what really matters to you, walk... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for our girls night out Christmas dinner and couldn't have picked a more perfect restaurant. The service was impeccable as we found both waiters to be charming and attentive to our every need. The atmosphere was delightful and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening. Our table ordered lamb, Fillet mignon x3 and coq au vin as our entrees. Each... More 

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Thank Kim N
Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cute little restaurant with humble decor. They have an amazing seafood chowder and a large variety of crepes filled with main course and dessert items. Everything is delicious but if you have health issues with cream e cautious.

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Thank freedom06
Nanaimo, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Our favorite place to go for any fun family meal. Food is awesome and filling. Family run by people who love life and what they do.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $38
Cuisine
French, European, Gastropub, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Street Parking
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Commercial St | 153 COMMERCIAL STREET, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-716-7866
Description
French little bistro. Authentique home cooking

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