Delicious Lunch and Dinner Menu

Welcome

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.

Check out our Delicious Lunch and Dinner Menu featuring Ceviche, Quesadilla, Nachos, Burritos, Tacos, Chimichanga, Enchiladas, Fajitas, Chiquitas, and much more! 

Antojitos - Appetizers

Sopa – Soup of the Day

Bowl……....6

Cup……….4

Delicious Lunch and Dinner Menu

Ceviche [GF]

Lime marinated halibut cocktail…….…14

Guacamole & Chips [GF]……….10

Quesadilla

Grilled cheese and jalapeño tortillas

Large……….10

Small……….6

Flautas [GF] 

Four shrimp filled crispy rolls……….14

Prawns Coriander [GF] 

Grilled prawns in creamy coriander butter sauce over rice……….14

Quesadilla Del Mar 

Whole wheat quesadilla with cheese, red onions and jalapeños

Shrimp……….15

Chicken……….14

Petito Combi 

Beef nachos & a small quesadilla……….17

Combination Appy

Nachos frijoles, two shrimp flautas & a small quesadilla……….21

Bandito

Two shrimp fautas & a small quesadilla……….13

Salads

Garden Salad [GF]……….8.5

Spinach Salad [GF]……….12

Add shrimp……....7

Taco Salad [GF]

Your choice of corn chips or crispy flour tortilla bowl

Chicken or beef……….16.5

Shrimp……….18

Frijoles……….14

La Comida - All Time Favourites

Southwestern Burrito 

Two grilled whole wheat tortillas with spinach and mild chipotle sauce

Shrimp & halibut……….17.5

Grilled breast of chicken……….15

Wraps

Loaded with all the fixin’s

Chicken or steak……….12.5

Shrimp……….14

Halibut……….15 

Veggie……….10.5 

Quesadilla Supremos

In a grilled flour tortilla with pico de gallo & cheese

Chicken or beef……….16.5 

Halibut……….19

Shrimp……….18

Veggie……….15

Nachos Supremos [GF]

Beef or chicken large | small……….19 | 14 

Shrimp large | small……….21 | 15 

Frijoles large | small……….18 | 13 

Cheese large | small……….16 | 12

Mexican Specialties

All specialties served with rice, beans & corn

Soft Tacos

Two flour tortillas with pice de gallo & cheese

Chicken or beef……….18.5 

Shrimp……….19.5

Veggie……….17 

Tacos Dorados [GF]

Three grilled crispy corn tortillas with pico de gallo & cheese 

Chicken or beef……….18.5 

Shrimp……….19.5

Veggie……….17 

Fish Tacos

Two flour tortillas filled with halibut, mild chipotle sauce, pico de gallo & cheese [GF] option available……….22

Burrito | Chimichanga

Chicken or beef……….18.5 

Shrimp……….19.5 

Veggie……….17

Enchiladas [GF] 

Chicken or beef……….18.5 

Shrimp……….19.5  

Cheese & tofu……….17  

Cheese……….16 

Camarones Con Arroz [GF] 

Grilled prawns with pico de gallo, seasonings & a side of salsa verde, served on rice

Full order……….23  

Half order……….18  

Chiles Rellenos [GF]

Three Anaheim peppers stuffed with cream cheese, baked & topped with mole, ranchero and verde salsa, served on rice……….18.5  

Fajitas

Sautéed pico de gallo & sweet peppers rolled with cheese in two soft flour tortillas

Grilled sliced steak……….19.5  

Grilled chicken breast……….19.5  

Halibut & shrimp……….21.5  

Chipotle Dinners [GF]

Baked over rice with medium chipotle sauce & cheese

Grilled chicken breast……….22  

Grilled sliced steak……….22  

Halibut & shrimp……….26  

On the Side

Chips……….1.5 

Salsa……….1.5  

Guacamole……….3  

Chipotle sauce……….1.5 

Rice, beans & corn……….3  

Combinations

Chiquita

Small quesadilla (no jalapeños), fresh fruit & choice of:

Grilled chicken or beans……….9 

Halibut add……….1  

El Niño

Small quesadilla (no jalapeños) served with ensalada with choice of:

Chicken tostada……….11  

Bean tostada……….10  

Adobe

Grilled chicken enchilada with mole sauce, small quesadilla, rice & corn……….18 

Coyote

Cheese & rice enchilada with mole sauce, frijoles & cheese burrito with salsa verde, corn & ensalada……….17 

Tampico [GF]

Shrimp dorado, cheese enchilada with salsa verde, rice & frijoles……….18  

Pueblo

Beef soft taco, chicken tostada, frijoles & rice……….18 

Acapulco

Grilled chicken soft taco, two shrimp flautas, frijoles & corn……….18 

Navajo

Grilled chicken burrito, beef enchilada, rice, frijoles & corn……….18 

Veggie Variety

Rice & frijoles quesadilla supremo, cheese & tofu enchilada with salsa verde & ensalada……….17 

Frisco Kid [GF]

Beef tostada, grilled chicken enchilada, rice, frijoles & corn……….18 

Sierra [GF]

Chili rellano on rice, grilled chicken enchilada with mole sauce, frijoles, & corn……….18  

Baja

Shrimp tostada, cheese & rice chimichanga, corn & frijoles………..18 

Mazatlan

Beef burrito, grilled chicken chalupa, rice & corn……….18

Want it hotter? Dietary concerns? Please ask your server! Gluten and dairy free options are available with our delicious lunch and dinner menu – substitute Daiya cheese for an additional charge.

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Check out our Delicious Lunch and Dinner Menu featuring Ceviche, Quesadilla, Nachos, Burritos, Tacos, Chimichanga, Enchiladas, Fajitas, Chiquitas, and much more!