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Real Food Fast

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3-321 Wesley St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2T5, Canada
+1 250-741-0004
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Real Food is great and fast. All four soups on offer were tasted and passed with flying colours, but Creamy Dreamy Tomato won. Nanaimo Cake, based on the famous Nanaimo Bar is absolute heaven. Friendly staff, delicious coffee.

Thank wills13y
Nanaimo, Canada
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230 reviews
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

not cheap eats by any means but well prepared and "healthy" fare. I had a Greek wrap which was as it should be, and a slice of tiramisu cake which was huge and delicious

Thank 29carfrae
Vancouver Island, British Columbia
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229 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Fresh ingredients and a bright location near cutesy shops. The desserts in the deli case are mouth watering to view and I couldn't resist the layered coconut lime cake. So good!

Thank kinx81
Broni, Italia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

As Italian, I appreciated so much this place. The quality of the foods was very high and the ingredients very fresh. The owner was very kind and she gave to us a taste of all the soups.

Thank MgSaimon
Nanaimo, Canada
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Each time that I visit, I end up ordering the very soup that I thought that I would least like. This is the ONLY place that I have ended up thoroughly enjoying soups such as tomato, and most recently, the sweet potato with coconut and the red pepper soups. It is absolutely delicious and freshly made without preservatives or additives.... More 

Thank 583soccermom
British Columbia, Canada
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed May 21, 2016

Very nice food, had the soup & sandwich special for lunch. I would go back. Nice customer service. Decently priced

Thank Cantfindaname666
Nanaimo, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 31, 2016

I have eaten here a couple of times and eaten their catered lunches at work. I find the food bland and not all that special. The place is clean and bright, its in a good shopping area.

Thank 2016Kim
Halifax, Canada
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107 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

The food is fantastic. We have been customers of Real Food for many years and it's been a favourite all along. Their Stews, Soups, Salads, sandwiches all very good, the deserts are absolutely to die for. We highly recommend Real Food, it's consistently good, lots of options to choose from its clean bright and a comfortable place to dine.

Thank Islanderabroad
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed July 23, 2015

lunch at real food was soup and sandwich. Delicious cream of celery (!) soup with a kick. BBQ chicken sandwich also had a kick and was good. Chicken stew also very good. No atmosphere but solid

Thank Vanislandfan
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3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed April 22, 2015

I have had the pleasure of enjoying several lunches over the past few months. Home made soups are available everyday with a wide variety of choices. The tossed greens are to die for - not sure what is in the dressing but it is fabulous.

Thank lindatownend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, International, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-321 Wesley St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 2T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-741-0004

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