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Welcome to Asteras Greek Restaurant in Downtown Nanaimo

Souvlaki Rice & Greek SaladLocated in the heart of the old city quarter of downtown Nanaimo, Asteras is an authentic Greek restaurant known for its’ traditional, delicious foods, warm Greek atmosphere and a focus on excellent service.

Locally owned and operated, with long standing experience preparing traditional Greek foods, we invite you to step into our restaurant, housed in a heritage home over 100 years old, and allow yourself to be embraced by the warmth of traditional Greek hospitality.

Choose from sensational, traditional recipies, all originating from Crete, an island renowned for its healthy diet made up of fresh and simple ingredients. Everything in our kitchen is made in house daily, from whole foods and high quality ingredients. Our menu items range from authentic Mezethes (Greek appetizers), fresh seafood dishes, delicious roast lambs and grilled chicken, to vegetarian dishes such a Moussaka and Spanakopita, and amazing homemade deserts.

Asteras Taverna offers generous portions, complete with a full selection of wines, and good music late into the night, assuring a fulfilling, fine dining experience. 

Platter For Two
Garlic Prawns


Old City Quarter
347 Wesley Street Nanaimo

We earned Three Best of City Awards 2020!

Best of City Award 2016
Best Restaurant Overall
Best of City Award 2016
Best Romantic Restaurant
Best of City Award 2016
Best Mediterranean Food