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67 Victoria Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5B9, Canada
+1 250-716-1299
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Victoria, B.C.
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have been going to Aladdin's for years. We are never disappointed with the quality of food. The chef has even cooked past closing time when a group of us came by late after working on a renovation in our home We won't forget his generosity. Love all u guys!

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Thank webbyj
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

One thing I know for surr is the vegetarian food is just terrible from here. I have officially tried all their vegetarian options on the menu unfortunately and have been regretful everytime. So bland and so dry. A friend also found 2 hairs in his food (he was somwhat enjoying it up until he found them) and recieved sympathy only... More 

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Thank Keith S
Nanaimo, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Great place for a casual bite to eat. I ordered the falafel and it was great!! I don't remember what my friend ordered but it looked great too! :P Lots of food for not a lot of money.

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Thank Nick S
Lake Cowichan, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for Falafel and coffee, but we've had better (for example across the street at the Thirsty Camel (now closed or moved)). The tabouli was wilted, watery and unimpressive. Seems like it was days old though the tomatoes were crisp. The Falafel was not crispy, and the tahini was over saturated with lemon. We were assured the mulligatawny... More 

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Thank Antony B
British Columbia
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169 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Mediterranean menu. Many vegetarian choices. Always tasty. Pot of lentil soup is always on the stove. Service is friendly. Downtown Nanaimo location. Parking on the street nearby is usually available.

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Thank The_Walrus2
Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A dining experience which stimulates all your senses. A tantalizing meal, served in a warm space, filled with midle eastern music. What a wonderful escape.

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Thank cyndaschwab
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Go to school downtown and always looking for good, fast, tasty lunch that isn't deep fried crap. Stopped there for the domair. Wonderful! Ended up bringing my whole class;-)

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Thank Rebecca J
Parksville, Canada
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129 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

If you are in Nanaimo, you have to have lunch here. It is a simple colorful cafe, excellent service, and great food. The menu caters to vegans, vegetarians and meat eaters. The food is plentiful and full of flavour. It is a fun place.

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Thank normpimm
Nanaimo, Canada
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94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Dropped in to Aladdins for lunch after hearing very good things about it. Unfortunately, we had one hit and one definite miss. I had a beef and lamb donaire with tzatziki and it was very good but my husband's falafel was hard and burnt-tasting on the outside and mushy inside. He didn't enjoy it at all.

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Thank TheJets0ns
British Columbia, Canada
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Everything is delicious... Have always had awesome food here! Order a drink , if its busy it may take some time for your dinner to be made. I recommend everything!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Victoria Cres, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-716-1299

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