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Sonia Lightfoot
· November 11, 2017
Sorry, hit the wrong star. Definitely a five! The best place to be when I need to refresh my inner self. While there, I feel tranquil. Always greeted with kindness and always made to feel special. The... food is fresh and delicious. My sister and her husband and I often meet there. They live closer and get to go more often than I do. Not fair. : ). Go, you'll see what I mean. Always soothing music too. See More
John Erickson
· August 22, 2017
Love the food and the owners. Great people and great food. My wife and I eat there all the time. We're so happy to have them join our food truck as vendors. Everyone loves their menu. Try it, you won'...t be sorry. :) See More
Kara Beck Derby
· June 10, 2016
Thanks to great friends, discovered that this little gem in our own neighbourhood is not just a lunch cafe but also an amazing restaurant for casual dinners. Great tasting and awesome service! So ma...ny menu items to try.... See More
Mary O'Rourke Mejlholm
· January 25, 2015
We stopped in today to check this place out and have a warm drink after a hike through Morrell. Discovered we'd left wallet at home, had enough pocket change for one drink. The kind owner made us our drinks and invited us to come back soon to sample his menu, when we could pay him back then. Good business move, we will definitely be back! :-) See More
Paul Walters
· January 20, 2017
I think it is a great place to go to. the food was awesome.Too bad their sign doesn't say cafe and restaurant as well.I think they would have more customers if they did
Grant Marshall
· April 19, 2017
A hidden gem of a restaurant with great Asian food with lots of options. Try it!
Brenda Johnston Beston
· August 27, 2017
I love the fresh food here. Great owner. Very accommodating.
Jon Galliazzo
· April 1, 2017
Excellent food, friendly service, great bubble tea. Kid friendly options. Best Asian food in Nanaimo!
Doug Wortley
· July 22, 2017
Excellent Asian fusion restaurant with great choices for vegetarians. The owner is friendly and accommodating for substitutions
Darian Charles Alexander Hart
· September 9, 2016
Delicious food and good service! The prices are reasonable, too, and there's enough variety for return trips!
Chelsea Hanson
· January 30, 2017
Best spring rolls I've ever had. Hot, SUPER FRESH, and so tasty. Great service. New fave place, everytime I have spring rolls I will always compare them to here.
Lisa Desprez
· May 22, 2015
This is the kind of food I've been searching for in Nanaimo. Fresh and fun, a little different from the norm. Can't believe I didn't know it was there.
Kirk Mohamed
· July 5, 2017
Great food, excellent coffees, friendly and considerate service.
Taylor Farrell
· August 31, 2015
Phenomenal bubble tea... So many places do it so wrong, but they definitely know how to make it right! Yum:)
Ellen Rose Bob
· March 17, 2014
Do you make fresh bubble tea? I don't like powered bubble tea doesn't taste as good as fresh
J. Douglas Dodd
January 27, 2012
Thanks for all the great dining and fantastic service. I hope to eventually sample everything on your menu! Keep up the great work and you're a fantastic addition to the neighbourhood.
Chavi Kadera
· October 12, 2014
Good quality food at a good price and lot's of variety. Nice quiet atmosphere and pretty quick too. Check it out!
Alice Hsueh
· February 25, 2013
Awesome atmosphere for quiet studying, super friendly staff and what else? Amazing taste of Asian snacks of course! It's worth the visit.
Rebecca Roy
· April 4, 2014
Amazing!! Excellent food. Love the variety and options. Great service too!! Two thumbs way up !
Pat Kosmynko
July 29, 2012
Hadn't been there in a while and was very glad to see that the food was better than ever :) Will be back soon!!
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Happy holidays. We will take a brake from 23 to 26 Dec 2017 and will come back on 27 for work hard again.
Enjoy your Great Hoildays!!!

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We will take a break from 3 May 2017 to 16 May 2017
See you on 17 May 2017

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Lunch Special
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Today. 4 Mar 2017
We need a short break
Closed at 2:00pm today

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We will close at 6:00pm today, New Year Eve
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Sorry, we closed for routine maintenance on 28 May 2016

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Thai Chicken Noodle

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Chicken cold noodle with house peanut sauce

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Happy Easter!!! See you on 29 March 2016

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Red Dragon Tofu Rice Bowl

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