Gina’s Mexican Cafe

Gina's Mexican Cafe is the place to go for delicious Mexican food in downtown Nanaimo. Experience premium seafood, fish tacos, chicken chilpotle, vegetarian cuisine, and vegan entrées made with fresh local ingredients in a festive friendly family restaurant.

For over 25 years, Gina's Mexican Cafe has been a favorite destination for locals, tourists and boating adventurers. Fondly known as the ‘Pink House on the Hill’, Gina's is a popular destination for authentic Mexican cuisine. Located on top of a cliff, easily accessible from the Highway #1 and a short walk from the boat basin, c'mon home to Gina's for a memorable dining experience you won't want to miss.

Gina's Mexican Cafe has great views of Mount Benson in the west and overlooks the Old Island Highway (Terminal Ave.) that winds through Nanaimo at the foot of the cliff.

If you've visiting Vancouver Island or driving from Duncan, Ladysmith, Port Alberni, Victoria or Qualicum, let Gina's Mexican Cafe be your first stop for fantastic food, a lively atmosphere, great service and affordable prices.

And did we mention the margaritas? Mmmmm!

Interior Dining area of Gina's Mexican Cafe located in downtown Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, BCrestaurant patrons enjoying authentic Mexican cuisine inside Gina's Mexican Cafe located in downtown Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, BCrestaurant patrons enjoying Mexican food inside Gina's Mexican Cafe located in downtown Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, BC

Since 1986, the "Pink House On The Hill" has served a fresh and flavourful taste of Mexico that Nanaimo comes home to. C’mon Home to Gina’s! Festive Family Goodness!

The front door to the Pink House on the Hill, Gina's Mexican Cafe, festive friendly family dining in downtown Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, BC




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