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“Great Food - Excellent Staff”
Review of Zougla Restaurant

Zougla Restaurant
Ranked #44 of 320 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Nanaimo, Canada
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great Food - Excellent Staff”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

We have eaten here a couple of times now (Chicken Pacific is really good!). This restaurant has been owned by the same family for a long time. The views from the windows look over Departure Bay in the distance. The staff here are very knowledgeable and attentive to your needs and desires. Great place for a celebration or just a real nice dinner out.

  • Visited March 2013
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8 Thank HXL
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  • English first
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English first
Vancouver Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Excellent quality for food and service...dated decor is ok”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

I meet up with a friend for lunch here every other month and my husband and I like to dine here periodically. The food is very nicely prepared and presented, although the menu could use an update. Despite this, I always enjoy my meals here. The lamb souvlaki is excellent and so is the prawn souvlaki. Yes, the decor is dated, but not in an offensive way. The service is always great, and I must disagree with a previous reviewer who said they could not get substitutions. Not only do I get substitutions, I get them with an enthusiastic 'of course' from the wait staff.

  • Visited January 2013
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2 Thank kookybeader
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Nanaimo, Canada
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104 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Amazing Food and Excellent Service!”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

We have been to this restaurant twice now and each time the food has been top-notch, fresh and flavourful, and the service is excellent and professional. While the prices are not cheap, they are reasonable for the quality of food you are receiving. This restaurant is an excellent place for a special occasion but also for just a nice dinner out. With the right table you can even get a glimpse of Departure Bay. We will dine here again and would highly recommend it to others - locals and tourists. Enjoy!

  • Visited February 2013
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3 Thank Karen L
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North Nanaimo
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Old fashioned romantic”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

We dine here a few times each year. The atmosphere is perfect for a relaxed '80's style romantic evening.

The service is pleasant and efficient.

The food is quite tasty and worth the prices charged.

I do wish they would change up the menu and add saganaki.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank SueZCue2
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Reminds me of the 80,s”
Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

I come to zouglas for their steak cause its the best in town. And the wife likes her chicken dish. But the menu is dated and needs a change. The decore is upper class but customers in baseball caps and tee shirts says its not. I was not that happy with my appetizer and service was not very attentive at all. So if you want a steak this is the place even if your in your jogging suit it doesn't seem to matter.

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1 Thank BartSim40
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