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Blue Ginger Restaurant

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1-5769 Turner Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6L8, Canada
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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78 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Great variety of Asian dishes and sushi. Seafood popsicle was different and tasty. Sauces complemented food. Service was friendly.

Thank LSinNJ
Vancouver Island, BC
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We love Blue Ginger and we love Island Daily Deals! Great food as per usual. Last time we tried the Seafood Popsicle and LOVED it, so this trip hubby and I got one each. Great value at $5.50 each. So big! For the main course we shared the Bali Nasi Goreng. I'd never had it before but it was delicious.... More 

Thank heatherbella
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173 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

I have not been for years because the only vegetarian options were tempura vegetables. Now the menu has a lot of great vegetarian and non veg dishes to choose from. Both my husband and I really enjoyed our lunch.

Thank travelling55
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

After reading a lot of mediocre reviews, we were kind of hesitant to go to Blue Ginger this time. We have always enjoyed it there in the past, so we'd bought an Island Daily Deal coupon which we had to use :) We had the most delicious, enjoyable, and relaxing meal! The 4 of us shared some spring rolls to... More 

1 Thank jmac5959
Nanaimo, B.C.
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Used to go to the Blue Ginger and have had some excellent meals there, still remember the Bulgogi, it was amazing. This time however, our waitress spoiled what could have been much better. She was forgetful, brought the wrong orders, didn't bring one at all, didn't do a quality check, never returned to offer more drinks and on this particular... More 

1 Thank vancouverislandboy
Port McNeill, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

A fantastic menu with lots of gluten free options. The sushi is very fresh and perfectly made. They also have gluten free soy sauce!

Thank Liesa10
Nanaimo, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

I've had a number of dishes here, and have never been disappointed. My favourite is their singapore laksa - a coconut curry broth, served with rice noodles, your choice of seafood or chicken, and vegetables. Don't go when you are short on time. Each dish is made to order. FRESH. Not taken out of a ziplock bag and thrown in... More 

1 Thank Simple G
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Worst sushi ive ever had ...was not fresh ..the first roll came out wrong not what it said on the menu so it was sent back ..took an hour to get my second roll which was a simple shrimp roll....old rice ..no filling dried up old green onions and the chef forgot my nigiri. ..then the waitress informs me he... More 

1 Thank Kelsey P
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124 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Ikura we ordered should NEVER have left the kitchen…about a week past it's 'good to serve' date! California roll was tasty, ginger beef overcooked, rice with lunch plate was 'fried' rice, tasted like it was from a package! Tempura was tasty, so was dynamic duo roll, yet the proportions of it's ingredients seemed off in comparison with the 'way too... More 

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37 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

We usually order the Pad Thai and the Nasi Goering for take out and they've always been a good portioned meal. For a change we ordered the Butter Chicken and an Indian vegetarian dish with extra rice as they told us that rice only came with the butter chicken dish. When I got home I thought they'd actually forgot one... More 

1 Thank fullguy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Sushi, Japanese, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-5769 Turner Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: 250.751.8238

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