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Blue Ginger Restaurant

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1-5769 Turner Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6L8, Canada
+1 250-751-8238
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Sidney, Canada
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91 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Anything on the menu is Great. See meet our friends here when we travel. Fresh seafood is the best. Just ask what they would recommend you can not go wrong.

Thank freedom552014
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255 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The food was fresh and well presented, but the miso soup was rather lacking in taste. The restaurant environment is somewhat dated and ordinary, and does not feel Japanese-style. Friendly service. All in all, it was OK for the modest price.

Thank Tony E
Courtenay, Canada
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I had heard about this restaurant from friends, and it has been going for a long time, so I hoped it would be good. We came at lunch on a weekend, but there was only one other table full - not a good sign. The food came quickly and portions were generous with a good price for the lunch specials.... More 

Thank dhallier
Nanaimo, Canada
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118 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I had heard fantastic things about this restaurant so decided to try it out for lunch. While the service was good the place was freezing cold. So cold that I kept my coat on. I don't know if this was because they had just opened. The food was marginal and over sauced. All in all I would not return. There... More 

Thank christiehoward94
Vancouver Island
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Consistently good service and good food. We typically order the bento box lunch feature. There are a good variety of choices to add to the basic package. We enjoy different combinations each time!

Thank mema98
Nanaimo, Canada
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133 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

My wife and I paid the Blue Ginger Restaurant after almost 2 years of absence! There are lots of similar Sushi restaurants now in our area. We live in the South End of the city so it's quite a drive for us to reach their place. Anyway, I got a 50% Off coupon from the mail ( Island Daily Deals)so... More 

Thank HappySnr123
Kelowna, Canada
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Good location in North Nanaimo. Nice clean/modern ambiance. Lots of items on the menu. Food was excellent and very fresh. Service was also very good. Salmon and tuna were top picks.

Thank J M
Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great Service - Food was fresh - high quality and seasoned very well. Reasonably priced. I still wonder what the structure was prior to being a restaurant ???

Thank t_shack
Nanaimo, BC
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131 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Blue Ginger is one of my favourite restaurants in Nanaimo. Went for dinner last night. Service was great, the waitresses are always so friendly and food was excellent. We ordered four items - they didn't quite come in the order we had hoped but that was fine - it was all delicious. We had the vegetable tempura, the Seafood Popsicle... More 

Thank jlharp
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Late lunch started with TomYum soup, was very good and as close to authentic as we have had. Cannot comment beyond the rice and noodle dishes but the ones we have tried are good and more than adequate portions. Service also good, prices are reasonable, works for us.

Thank Clay M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Sushi, Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-5769 Turner Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-751-8238

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