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“have been twice, won't go back”
Review of Baby Salsa

Baby Salsa
Ranked #65 of 321 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Vancouver Island, Canada
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“have been twice, won't go back”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

wasn't impressed the first time, but thought we'd give it a second chance - even worse the 2nd time. over priced and small portions. ``felt`` the stress of the staff when it got busy. won`t go back.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank BeulahCanada
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English first
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“good food, good service, hola we have a winner”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed the chicken enchiladas, though could have been a little spicier. Warm, fresh taco chips & salsa at the table were very good.

The server was attentive, friendly, and warm. Perfect.

Although located in a strip mall, the ambiance was quite nice and it is tastefully decorated with a nice bar and high ceilings.

Definitely will be back.

  • Visited October 2012
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2 Thank mcloopus
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British Columbia, Canada
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nothing special”
Reviewed October 13, 2012

Like another reviewer has said, the food was bland. Lacked the amazing flavours that I have had in other Mexican food. Portion sizes were small. The tortilla chips that were served before the meal were fresh and most definitely the best part of the meal.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank dieselkitty
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Ladysmith, Canada
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“You say there's no good Mexican places in Nanaimo? Now there is.”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

What can I say? Fresh, fresh, homemade..did I mention fresh? The place looks a bit like a fast food joint but don't be fooled. The tamales are great and the street tacos..I could eat, well, too many. :) Munch on homemade chips and fresh cut salsa. Their beer selection is great and their service is too (pretty darn fast for a Mexican restaurant :) ) Just the place to go when you have that Mexican food hankering.

Visited August 2012
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3 Thank Carol S
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Nanaimo
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Nanaimo finally has a Mexican Restaurant!”
Reviewed September 21, 2012

Authentic, fresh and home made! Tacos are the bomb! Carnitas and carne asada and the salsas are on the money!! Real deal tamales!! Best Mexican fair i've eaten, in Canada, outside of Mexico! Great staff and the locale rocks! Lunch which included the aforementioned and a beer was less than $20! Baby Salsa's is defintiely on my list of favorite places to eat!! Well done!

  • Visited September 2012
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2 Thank D H
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