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Driftwood Bistro - CLOSED

22 Victoria Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5B8, Canada
+1 250-591-6660
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
22 Jan 2013
“Best Downtown Restaurant!”
11 Dec 2012
“This guy loves to cook!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Canadian
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22 Victoria Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5B8, Canada
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Reviewed 22 January 2013

This is a new place where Armani's Grill used to be located. The owner/chef definately has a passion for cooking and evrything I have eaten at this restaurant has been fantastic. I will be a longtime repeat customer for sure. Lets support local owned businesses!!!

Thank island t
Reviewed 11 December 2012

It always elevates the experience when the guy/girl with the apron truly loves what they're doing and that is obvious by Frankie Pilon's attitude with customers and the pride he shows in the dishes delivered to the table. This is one restaurant where you can...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 18 November 2012

My wife and I, looking for a change from our usual restaurants, decided to have lunch at Driftwood Bistro. Having been out for a rather substantial and rich dinner at some friends’ place the night before, we were looking for a small and simple lunch...More

1  Thank ValerioRD
Reviewed 3 November 2012

My husband and I resently had dinner here for the first time. Seafood was great. We will be back on one of the live music night, and many other nights.

Thank zestyzander
Reviewed 26 October 2012

I've had dinner once and lunch twice.... Food is very good and well prepared. Music is inappropriate for dining and too loud. I don't see why they can't find a reasonably priced house wine???? $29 for a half litre bottle is pretty pricey and one...More

Thank fullguy
Reviewed 9 October 2012

Ate here recently. Fish tacos eh served in a hard nacho shell usually reserved for nacho condiments at other places; made them hard to eat. Fish and chips served in a plastic bowl lined with paper.....really? Wine very expensive for what you get. Service was...More

3  Thank Travellots30
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Just tried this new restaurant in Nanaimo and we were pleasantly surprised! The food was fantastic. I enjoyed the local shrimp risotto while my one friend said her fish and chips were the best she had ever had. Her husband loved his fish tacos as...More

Thank Albernfrau
Reviewed 12 September 2012

My husband and I had dinner here recently and really enjoyed it. He had red thai seafood curry and absolutely loved it. I had the goat cheese salad with grilled chicken on top which was very flavourful. We will eat here again.

Thank canadianfamily46
Reviewed 14 August 2012

The food choice is varied. Everyone at our table raved about their choice. I had the red curry Thai seafood. It was excellent. The service was very good. There was an excellent band playing. We had a great night.

1  Thank gordonNanaimo
Reviewed 22 July 2012

I have dined several times and have never had a bad meal. The dishes are creative and you get a nice selection of foods from Italian to Asian to pub fare. Many times specials are included that not on the menu. Invariably they are delicious...More

2  Thank Peter K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Seafood, Canadian
Good for
Local cuisine
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: 22 Victoria Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5B8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-591-6660
  • E-mail
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