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Namul - CLOSED

5291 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5N9, Canada
+1 250-729-2376
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
May 12, 2016
“Not very authentic”
Mar 25, 2016
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5291 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5N9, Canada
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Maybe fusion menus are good. Service and atmosphere are good. We are served a free appetizer dish of egg omelet. However for people who really like Korean food, should not have great expectations for the authentic menu. Food was very tasty as it should, but...More

Thank jellicledog
Reviewed April 6, 2013

I found Namul during a visit to Nanaimo from Calgary and turned up one night for dinner with a young Korean ESL student who was pining for food from home. We were both impressed with the menu which combines traditional Korean food with fusion dishes...More

Thank CliveK951
Reviewed March 27, 2013

Always the best, so fresh and tasty. Namul is a consistent and delicious place to eat. There is always plenty of food for any appetite and the staff are a real pleasure, both with their efficiency and helpfulness as well as a brilliant sense of...More

Thank Ruffled
Reviewed March 23, 2013

We have eaten at Namul several times and during each visit we have never been disappointed. The atmosphere is very welcoming and nonrushed, There is no overcrowding of tables so it's a great place to meet friends or go for an quiet dinner for two....More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed March 14, 2013

This was our first experience of Korean cooking and it was AWESOME!! There were three of us for a late lunch. The food names were completely unfamiliar but the menu descriptions guided us to the right choices. We ordered BiBimBab, BulGoGi pork wrap and BulGoGi...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed March 7, 2013

We were vacationing in Nanoose Bay and saw Namul in a local magazine. We were excited to find a Korean restaurant on Vancouver Island and our experience was equally impressive. Everything was fresh and the taste was genuinely Korean. We had bibimbob and Korean beef...More

Thank shwh
Reviewed March 7, 2013

Came here with my husband tonight for the first time and we absolutely fell in love! The food was amazing! Very tasty, fresh and healthy. The atmosphere was very quaint and personal. Can't wait to visit again and again! Oh, and the bread pudding was...More

Thank Evie555
Reviewed February 26, 2013

It was our first date night away from our daughter in years. The atmosphere was intimate and unobtrusive. They played light jazz, and served boiling hot tea, The waitress was there when needed, and otherwise absent, and the food: perfect. Thanks to the Namul for...More

1  Thank Sandra H
Reviewed February 23, 2013

It's been many years since I came here to study from Korea and I always had to go to Victoria or Vancouver to have Korean food, so it was a pleasant surprise when I heard there was a Korean restaurant in Nanaimo. The service was...More

Thank R L
Reviewed February 11, 2013

Namul is a really great Korean restaurant in Nanaimo. The food is hearty and the food fresh. Our table ordered a beef hot pot, chicken hot pot, beef and glass noodle stir-fry and a chicken pancake shared appetiser. All was made with fresh food and...More

Thank betataste
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$6 - $16
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5291 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5N9, Canada
    (Nelson Rd)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-729-2376
  • E-mail
The one and only Korean restaurant in Nanaimo! Namul is a Korean word for seasoned or sauteed vegetables and any edible greens or herbs. Our menu consists of authentic Korean cuisine, fusion Korean cuisine, and many kinds of rice and noodle bowls. We have gluten-free options as well as vegan options. We don't use any MSG or other food additives. We don't deep fry anything either. We cook everything the right way for the full healthy nutrition. We freshly hand-cut all of our vegetables and meats for our food. For an authentic genuine home-style restaurant in Nanaimo, come to Namul and enjoy the fresh and homemade food
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