Explore the flavours of the world at the heart of the Island. Our rich heritage has produced the perfect combination of classic techniques with local twists, and nouveau flavours steeped in homegrown ingredients.

Come to Nanaimo to enjoy delicious entrées from local kitchens, seasoned with experience and presented with panache. We have world-class fine dining options, quirky diners serving down-home favourites, traditional Coast Salish fare on Saysutshun plus floating restaurants with the freshest seafood, sushi shops, street vendors, and cultural experiences that bring you to their homeland for a dish or two.

Patio & pick up restaurants

Fredrich’s Honey Farm & Shop
Gina’s Mexican Cafe
Millstone Estate Winery
Delicados (North Nanaimo)
Eve Olive Vegan Restaurant
The Pantry Restaurant
Make Cheese with Paula
Noodlebox Metral Station (North Nanaimo)
Pizzeria La Stella
The Terminal Bar
Bocca Café
Cliffside Brewing
The Bold Knight Restaurant
Chateau Wolff Estate Winery & Vineyard
The Occidental (Oxy) Pub
Black Rabbit Kitchen & Attic
Bistro Taiyo
Ground Up Cafe and Catering
Baby Salsa Mexican Restaurant
Gabriel’s Gourmet Cafe
Poke Page 1 & 2
Melange Restaurant
The Buzz Coffee House
Hearthstone Artisan Bakery
Mrs. Riches Restaurant
Asteras Greek Taverna
Simonholt Restaurant
White Rabbit Coffee Co.
Dinghy Dock Pub
Umai Sushi
Serious Coffee – North
Nana Sushi
Javawocky Coffee House
The Well Pub
The Surf Restaurant & Pub
Woodfire Grill
Longwood Brewery
Shelter Point Distillery
Ironworks Creperie
Mambo Gourmet Pizza
Delicado’s – Downtown
Carbonne Pizzeria
Burnt Honey Dessert Company
Nanaimo Downtown Farmers Market
Crow & Gate Pub
La Stella Trattoria
White Sails Brewing
Troller’s Fish and Chips
Longwood Brew Pub & Restaurant
Cedar Farmers’ Market
Wolf Brewing Company
Brud House
View Oceanside Grill
The Skol Pub
The Nest Bistro
Old City Station Pub
The Nanaimo BAR
The Vault Cafe
St. Jean’s Cannery & Smokehouse
Arbutus Distillery
Wheatsheaf Pub & Liquor Store
Milton Street Public House
Modern Café
Firehouse Grill
McLean’s Specialty Foods
Lighthouse Bistro and Pub
Robert’s Place
Penny’s Palapa Floating Mexican Restaurant
Columbia Bakery Ltd
New York Style Pizza & Pasta
A Wee Cupcakery
The Queens
Mad Rona’s Coffee Bar
Smokin’ Georges BBQ
Yellow Point Cranberries
Black Bear Pub
Piccadilly Bistro
Serious Coffee Commercial Street
Tandoori Junction
Top Notch Burgers
Mahle House
Island Roots Farmers’ Market
Mon Petit Choux
Craft Fare
Sukkho Thai Restaurant
Vancouver Island Expeditions
Nori Sushi
Real Food
Bees Knees Community Café
Nanaimo Noodlebox – Port Place
The Grand Hotel Nanaimo
Tea Desire
Cold Front Gelato
Minnoz Restaurant & Lounge
Drip Coffee Social
Canadian Craft Tours