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Gina's Mexican Cafe is a locally owned and operated, family-run restaurant that was established in 1986. This funky, colourful Mexican restaurant is often referred to as the "pink house on the hill" and is known for its fun, family-friendly atmosphere.

Gina's serves fresh and tasty Mexican food in the heart of downtown Nanaimo. Our specialties include delicious fajitas, burritos, tacos, chimichangas, soups, salads, Mexican beers, sangria, and margaritas. We source only the freshest ingredients including locally caught seafood, free-range eggs, and organic tofu. Gina's offers a variety of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options and is willing to accommodate allergies and dietary requirements.

We continue to follow all COVID protocols to ensure the health and safety of our staff and guests and recently created outdoor seating so that our visitors can enjoy dining with us during the warm spring and summer months. Alternatively, we also offer take-and-bake, take-out, and delivery. We look forward to continuing to serve you. Please follow us on social to stay up-to-date with our specials and featured items, Amigos!


Dine In, Take Out, Delivery

our menu

Quality Ingredients, Tasty Meals

Gina's offers a variety of vegetarian and vegan options and specializes in accommodating allergies and dietary requirements

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House Made

Cheese Cakes and other Desserts

As with all of our food Gina’s desserts are made from scratch in house.  Enjoy.

Cheesecake flavours vary daily.


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Learn to speak fluent Spanish in just one Margarita.... well... at least a few helpful words.

Happy Customers...

Very authentic Mexican restaurant. I absolutely love the vibe. Great food. Makes you feel like you are on vacation in your own back yard.

- Raya B

Amazing food, best margaritas, great service.

- Jordanna R

Just awesome. Authentic, well priced and delicious.

- Karla H

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Located in downtown Nanaimo @ 47 Skinner St. just off of highway #1,
Gina's is a short walk up from the boat basin and the waterfront walkway and close to all hotels.

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Open for Dine in, Take Out and Delivery.



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