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“Delish!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Nest Bistro

The Nest Bistro
Ranked #22 of 321 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Canadian, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Restaurant, lounge, bar, al fresco patio, scratch made food, locally sourced ingredients.
Vancouver Island
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152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
“Delish!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2013

My hubby and i like to find new places to go, we stumbled across the next by accident and loved it, the staff make you feel special and the food is very good, great presentation, fare size meal could be bigger but i guess i just feel like that because it was delish!!
We will be back and bring friends. Thankyou

  • Visited April 2013
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nanaimo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“PERFECT”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2013

In sum, the chef, has original variations of classic foods. I think the menu change every few months. For appy, we had the ninja scrimp, great and interesting sauces. I had the side of duck - great classic french style with interesting potatoes. Cannot wait to return.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank jkantorNanaimo
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Vancouver Island
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Loved the prawn duo and deserts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

Shared a number of items.. Very good flavors. Top of list was the duo of prawns but the smoked paprika prawns were also very good. The amuse bouch was a little cheese bisquit and we all wanted to order a basket full.

Not usually a desert person but as we were all sharing we tried all of them and everyone was very good. Not overly sweet but you could certainly tell they were all made in house.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Vanislegirl1962
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Taste bud overload.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2013

Quaint little restaurant with a ton of character. Our server Alisha, i hope i spelled her name right, was extremely accommodating right down to our wine selection. She found a zinfandel for me that was not even listed. Her recommendations for the appetizers was spot on. I have never had duck Confit before and i am glad she was such a great sales person. The homemade pasta and gnocchi was spot on. I do recommend the duo out trio for dessert to prevent any type of fighting if you plan on sharing. Overall it was a wonderful night that i shared with my wonderful love.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank brooklyn851
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Canada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Loved it, will be back!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2013

Great food and service, reasonable prices for the quality. Friendly and unpretentious. Decor leaves a bit to be desired (could use original art instead of melange of poster prints).

  • Visited April 2013
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