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Zougla Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

Menu

ZOUGLA LUNCH FEATURES‏
16.95
Lobster Soft Taco
Delicious atlantic‏ lobster claw meat with chili mayo, shredded cabbage and ‘salsa fresca’ in flour tortillas. Served with yam fries.
12.95
Grilled chicken +5.00
Ultimate Mac and Cheese
Our deliciously cheesy mac and cheese with pancetta (italian bacon), topped with seasoned panko bread crumbs.
15.95
Blues Burger
½ Lb patty of fresh ground top sirloin, blue cheese, sauteed red onions, bacon and chilli mayo. Served with fries or zougla salad.
14.95
The Italian Burger
½ Lb patty of fresh ground top sirloin, mozzarella cheese, italian sausage sauteed with onions and peppers in a tomato sauce parmesan. Served with fries or zougla salad.
14.95
California Burger
½ Lb patty of fresh ground top sirloin, special monterey mozzarella cheese blend, avocado, lettuce, tomato, red onions and mayo. Served with fries or zougla salad.
14.95
Greek Platter
Spanakopita, calamari, greek salad, rice and tzatziki.
13.95
Gyro Pita Wrap
Thinly sliced gyro (made with seasoned lamb and beef) with tomatoes, lettuce, red onions and tzatziki wrapped in a thin pita. Served with greek salad.
17.95
Tiger Prawn Souvlaki
Grilled tiger prawns served with rice, greek salad, vegetables and tzatziki.
16.95
Kung Pow Stirfry
Breast of chicken, mushrooms, fresh vegetables and asian style noodles in a hot and spicy thai sauce. Topped with cashew nuts.
16.95
Curry Chicken
Tender diced‏ chicken breast in a delicious curry sauce. Served with rice and vegetables.
BEVERAGE FEATURES
6oz glass 7.95
Bottle 32.95
Prosecco
Italy’s delightfully dry sparkling wine (and the chef’s personal favourite).
3oz taster 4.95
6oz glass 7.95
½ L 19.95
Retsina
This infamous greek white wine is known for its not so subtle pine taste and aroma. Some people love it; most don’t, we suggest a taster glass if you haven’t tried this one before.
7.95
French Martini
Chambord (black raspberry liqueur), absolute vodka and pineapple juice. Simple elegant and delicious.
APPETIZERS & SALADS‏
12.95
Side greek +4.95
Caesar salad +4.95
Grilled chicken +4.95
Baby shrimp +4.95
Calamari
Lightly floured and cooked to perfection, topped with our ‘salsa fresca’ and served with our delicious tzatziki.
12.95
Side greek +4.95
Caesar salad +4.95
Grilled chicken +4.95
Baby shrimp +4.95
Mushroom Caps
Stuffed with delicious crab and shrimp, baked with garlic butter and a blend of mozzarella, swiss and cream cheese.
8.95
Side greek +4.95
Caesar salad +4.95
Grilled chicken +4.95
Baby shrimp +4.95
Vegetable Spring Rolls
Served with a sweet thai chilli sauce for dipping.
6.95
Side greek +4.95
Caesar salad +4.95
Grilled chicken +4.95
Baby shrimp +4.95
Homous and Pita
This delicious dip is made from chick peas (garbanzo beans), garlic, lemon and seasonings. Served with thick pita bread.
10.95
Side greek +4.95
Caesar salad +4.95
Grilled chicken +4.95
Baby shrimp +4.95
Spanakopita
Fresh spinach, herbs and feta cheese wrapped in filo pastry and oven baked.
9.95
Side greek +4.95
Caesar salad +4.95
Grilled chicken +4.95
Baby shrimp +4.95
Seafood Chowder
Creamy and delicious with crab and shrimp.
8.95
Side greek +4.95
Caesar salad +4.95
Grilled chicken +4.95
Baby shrimp +4.95
Caesar Salad
Fresh romaine lettuce, our own caesar dressing, croutons and shredded parmesan.
9.95
Side greek +4.95
Caesar salad +4.95
Grilled chicken +4.95
Baby shrimp +4.95
Mediterranean Spinach Salad.
Fresh spinach, tomatoes, cucumbers, greek olives and feta cheese tossed in a light vinaigrette.
9.95
Side greek +4.95
Caesar salad +4.95
Grilled chicken +4.95
Baby shrimp +4.95
Greek Salad
Tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers, onions, oregano, feta cheese and greek olives, with extra virgin olive oil.
9.95
Side greek +4.95
Caesar salad +4.95
Grilled chicken +4.95
Baby shrimp +4.95
Classic Spinach Salad
Fresh spinach tossed with mushrooms, egg, bacon, red onions, parmesan ranch dressing.
PASTAS
14.95
Mediterranean Linguine
Linguine pasta tossed with, fresh diced tomatoes, red onions, fresh spinach, bell peppers, artichoke hearts and black olives in a pesto sauce, topped with feta cheese.
15.95
Italian Penne
Penne pasta tossed with spicy italian sausage sauteed with mushrooms, red onions and bell peppers in our rich tomato sauce. Topped with parmesan cheese.
16.95
Prawns Linguine
Tiger prawns sauteed with red onions and bell peppers in our rich tomato sauce. Topped with parmesan cheese.
16.95
Chicken Vegetable Penne
Grilled breast of chicken sauteed with mushrooms, and fresh vegetables in a creamy alfredo sauce.
SEAFOOD‏
13.95
Fish and Chips
½ Lb of tender battered cod served with tartar sauce.
17.95
Prawns Frito
Panko breaded and cooked to golden brown, served with rice, vegetables and chilli mayo.
21.95
Salmon Filet
Grilled wild BC sockeye salmon filet topped with a lemon herb sauce. Served with rice and vegetables.
21.95
Tiger Prawns Dinner
Butterflied seasoned and oven baked in clarified butter. Served with rice and vegetables.
BURGERS, SANDWICHES & MORE
13.95
Bacon +1.00
Sauteed mushrooms +2.00
Zougla Cheese Burger
½ Lb of in house fresh ground top sirloin with cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, relish and mayo.
13.95
Chicken Cordon Swiss Burger
Grilled breast of chicken topped with black forest ham, swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayo.
11.95
Garden Burger
Delicious vegetarian patty with lettuce, tomato, mayo and relish.
13.95
Seafood Club Wrap
Crab, shrimp,‏ bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and mayo wrapped in a whole wheat tortilla.
12.95
Grilled Chicken Wrap
With cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and a mild jalapeno ranch dressing.
13.95
Chicken Quesadilla
Grilled chicken, bell peppers, red onions, mozzarella and cheddar cheese between two flour tortillas.
12.95
Vegetarian Quesadilla
Fresh spinach, feta, black olives, sun-dried tomatoes, mozzarella and cheddar cheese between two flour tortillas.
13.95
Chicken Club
Grilled breast of chicken with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on a delicious toasted italian style ciabatta bun.
13.95
Shrimp Sandwich
Baby shrimp with cream cheese, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on a delicious toasted italian style ciabatta bun.
SPECIALITIES OF THE HOUSE‏
19.95
Chicken Souvlaki
Served with rice, vegetables, and greek salad.
22.95
Lamb Souvlaki
Tender marinated cubes of lamb tenderloin skewered and broiled to perfection. Served with rice, vegetables, and greek salad.
19.95
Beef Souvlaki
Served with rice, vegetables, and greek salad.
20.95
Moussaka
Layers of eggplant, zucchini, potato and flavourful meat sauce, topped with a “cream sauce parmesan” and oven baked. Served with greek salad and vegetables.
21.95
Steak Sandwich
Canadian ‘aaa’ 8 oz top sirloin broiled to your liking, served ‘old school’, on garlic toast with vegetables and french fries.
18.95
Chicken Parmesan
Lightly breaded breast of chicken topped with mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce parmesan. Served with rice and vegetables.
23.95
BBQ Ribs
Pork baby back ribs braised with our delicious BBQ sauce. Served with vegetables and french fries.
21.95
Chicken Tuscany
Grilled breast of chicken topped with tiger prawns and spinach in a tomato sauce with parmesan cheese. Served with rice and vegetables.
DESSERTS
6.95
Chocolate Mousse Cake
Light creamy chocolate mousse on a thin layer of chocolate sponge cake
8.95
Chocolate Eruption
Chocolate cake shell, filled with turtle and chocolate cheesecake, laced with caramel and topped with almond slices
7.95
Colossal Cheesecake
New york style baked cheesecake with your choice of toppings
6.95
Baklava
Thin layers of filo pastry stuffed with chopped walnut, pistachios, and almonds in a honey syrup
6.95
Mud Pie
Mocha almond fudge ice-cream in a cookie crumb shell topped with chocolate fudge
6.95
Bacio Bianco
White chocolate ice-cream with a raspberry centre and white chocolate coating
6.95
Bacio Nero
Rich chocolate ice-cream, coffee liqueur centre, coated with chocolate
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Greek
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Reviews (177)
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All reviews steak fresh sourdough bread mushroom caps greek potatoes souvlaki rice prawns escargot rack of lamb seafood cakes chocolate eruption our favorite restaurant nice dinner special occasion greek restaurant lovely evening
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

Our favorite restaurant. The steaks and rack of lamb are to die for...perfection. Welcoming, knowledgeable and pleasant staff. What more can one want?

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gardenercat
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

My husband, son and I visited in November for the first time in 10 years that we have lived in Nanaimo. The chowder was expensive and served in a small bowl with a package of premium plus crackers and tasted like flour and potato. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Tina H
Reviewed December 8, 2018

For years I wanted to try this place. Finally did by being invited to a birthday party. Could not believe the price for the morsels of food. It wasn't as if the quality was any good either. Probably the most disappointed my family has been...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alistair P
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Three of just finished a very nice dinner. The service was excellent and the quality of food was very good. I had the halibut which was perfectly prepared. The chocolate eruption dessert was superb!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Travellingcanuck2012
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Great restaurant for good food and chatting with friends, family and associates. Reliability of the interesting and wide menu is impressive. The room is comfy for casual and more formal events. The staff are good. The location in central Nanaimo above Departure Bay is convenient,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Went here for dinner around 8.30 on a Tuesday evening. It was very quiet with maybe 4 other occupied tables who were finishing their meals. As it was dark I can't comment on the views, the food however was fairly average. My wife said that...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank alannsarah
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in at Zougla restaurant for dinner and ordered the sirloin steak , escargot au gratin , vodka martini and a Moscow mule... the steak was cooked to perfection and the escargot were decadent and delicious the martini was okay but nothing special. The Moscow...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bruce S
Reviewed August 20, 2018

I always order the Greek specials since they are so good. I am never disappointed. The service was good and very pleasant. All 4 of us were pleased.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Patricia W
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We visited Zougla's recently while in town for a family gathering. My great uncle lived very close to here and was a fan, so we all decided to try and get a reservation. Zougla's happily accommodated all 14 of us on a Friday night at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rachael B
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed Zougla very much. The ambience was fine, although it seemed very quiet, perhaps because it is quite a large venue. Service very good. The menu is extensive, and the meals very well prepared and nicely presented. Service was also very good, and the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Harry H
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68laineyb
November 24, 2017|
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Response from nanaimoguy | Property representative |
Yes, we do. Three Nanaimo beers on tap and few more BC ones in bottle.
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gzolob
April 23, 2016|
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Response from Gilles C | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of any gluten free options. Looking at their menus (lunch & dinner), there is no mention about gluten free options. You will have to contact them for specifics.
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