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Milano's Ristorante

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300-6551 Aulds Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6K2, Canada
+1 250-390-5060
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Campbell River, Canada
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I think this was our third visit to Milanos and arriving on a Tuesday night we were pleasantly surprized that their excellents pastas were 35% off. Even though it was the middle of a hot, summer evening the place was nearly full and it's a big place. Always been super satisfied as the dishes arrive piping hot out of the... More 

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Thank Murray C
Courtenay, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Came back to Milanos with two friends, I will start by saying I haven't eaten here in awhile as the last two times it was awful. Well. I thought I'd give it another go as I'm tired of Cactus Club and Browns. Sorry to say nothing has changed. The decor is dated, like being stuck perpetually in the 90's -... More 

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Thank SherryW1981
Vancouver Island
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148 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We shared a Maui Pizza, tasted good & flavorful but has MSG's I could not make it home, I was sooo sick. I asked the waitress if there was any MSG's and she said no, I went a second time because it could of been a bad day, same thing happened again.

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Thank Shipmates
Port Alberni, Canada
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My husband & I ordered delivery the other night. The whole meal including the beverages were inedible. That's $60 that I will never get back! We ordered the hummus and pita and the hummus was a to-go container of mashed garlic we could not eat it. The two medium pizza's were both so greasy that we were only able to... More 

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Thank tmclarck
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Our family love going to Milano's for dinner and my husband and I love their seafood fettuccine, but it's not a regular menu item; it is only available Friday and Saturday. Pizzas are really good as well (try the Maui Luau) and the meat lasagna is to die for. Staff are all very friendly and pretty quick service, even when... More 

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Thank Samantha M
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Very accommodating to split this dish, which was great since one entree cost 18.99. that way I had wine and hubby had delicious apple pie. We felt the service was good and we liked the updated decor from the past Romeo's which is the last time I'd been there. A little high priced but I'd go back for a special... More 

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Thank Rhoda P
Vernon, Canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Our hotel told us this was a good restaurant. They were not mistaken. The food was great and the service equally so. Would recommend reservations on a weekend as this restaurant is extremely popular. My husband had the roast lamb leg and I had the moussaka. Both dishes were well prepared and delicious. Bring your appetite as the portions are... More 

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Thank Adriana C
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

The food was well seasoned and therefore tasty; particularly the pasta dish I ate which contained lots of herbs. Portions were very generous - too generous for us Brits! Staff were very personable.

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Thank Tourismpassion
Nanaimo, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I took my daughter and year old grandson to Mllano's for lunch on Saturday. The waitress was so prompt and attentive. She brought us a sample of the soup of the day to see if my grandson would like it as there was curry in it. He loved it so she brought a cup for him to eat. My daughter... More 

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Thank idonna2015
Nanaimo, Canada
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104 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Best pizza in Nanaimo!! Great service, good selection of menu items including gluten free options. Reasonably priced. Closed on Mondays during the winter. It's a definite go to place. Friday's & Saturday's are VERY busy!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Canadian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300-6551 Aulds Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6K2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-390-5060

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