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Mahle House Restaurant

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International, Contemporary, Canadian
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2104 Hemer Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1L8, Canada
+1 250-722-3621
17:00 - 20:00
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Wed - Sun 17:00 - 20:00
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Nanaimo, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoy a vastly superior dining experience at the beautiful Mahle House in Cedar, just south of Nanaimo. I took my son here to celebrate his 22nd birthday. He has had chef training, so I was confident that this restaurant would satisfy his insatiable apatite for fine cuisine. He started with a traditional martini and savored their perfect mix until after... More 

Thank Alicia M
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Tried the five course mystery dining experience here this evening and was very disappointed. Only actually enjoyed two of the five courses and one was so bad I ate almost none of it. For the price this restaurant is very overrated!

1 Thank Lisa G
Mahle H, Owner at Mahle House Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Lisa G, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of our restaurant. Glad you thought the restaurant is beautiful and that the service was good. I am disappointed to see you did not enjoy the food however (or the majority of it). If you are able to share any specifics with me I would be most... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming to the Mahle House! How this is not the #1 restaurant in Nanaimo is shocking to me! Food is always outstanding and the service impeccable. Would recommend to everyone!

Thank Candice H
Gabriola Island, Canada
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We go to this restuarant quite often, the service is personal, the food is always, always a delight. We loved the Wednesday experience with the chefs choice, what a pleasure to have a meal at this restuarant. With the coupons you get at Costco for $79.95, for 2, how can you go wrong. Always fresh, always a delight.

1 Thank doon l
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The whole atmosphere of the restaurant is great. The building is unique and has a lot of character. There's a really adorable upstairs where the bathrooms are located and there is a neat garden outside. The service is amazing. I've been here a hand full of time and have always received a friendly greeting and very professional service. The servers... More 

1 Thank watsonn710
Nanaimo, Canada
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Have driven past this place, in Cedar, several times so on our anniversary decided to check it out. The menu is "set" with no substitutions. I was a bit concerned about that but quickly found out that I had nothing to worry about. The food was nothing short of sensational and the service matched it. This restaurant is an old... More 

Thank John C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Caesar salad and porcupine prawns were a great start. Four of us had very different meals, steak frite, lamb, duck and chicken. Plates were scraped clean. Cranberry sorbet and chocolate ginoche funtastic finish. No I didn't make a spelling error, as the waiter said we would have a funomenal meal and we did.

Thank Nell A
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is our special go-to place. The food is fantastic, the service is great and the atmosphere is wonderful. If you can, go on Mystery Wednesday which is a 5 or 6 course meal and the Chef chooses what each course will be. My husband and I share each dish so we get to try 10-12 different dishes. If you... More 

Thank Debbieobrien519
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Probably the best restaurant in the Nanaimo area. it really is a must if you want something decent. Great place, amazing food, wonderful staff. thanks!

Thank breyersicecream
Vancouver Island
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Exceptional..... If I was only allowed one word to review this restaurant, that would be it. From our greeting by the hostess, the professional service of the servers, the warm and comfortable atmosphere, to the food......nothing but exceptional. The food is fine dining quality, but the portions are large, which satisfied this man's appetite very well. My entree plate of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
International, Contemporary, Canadian
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2104 Hemer Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-722-3621
Charming 1904 heritage building with ornamental and vegetable gardens. We focus on fresh and local ingredients with warm professional service in a casual upscale environment.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?