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Kootenay Bakery Cafe

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377 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4H6, Canada
+1 250-352-2274
07:30 - 18:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bought a sandwich for later and was happy I did. The bread was fresh, spicy and crispy...think might have been a croissant pastry? Fresh vegies, grilled chicken, humus.

Thank gailh68
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great food but really expensive, seems to be The Norm in Nelson now to charge as much as You can for Food n drink. Slice pizza and a drink $8 donut almost $2. Piece of cake 4-6 dollars.

Thank zenwick
Laramie, Wyoming
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

While the prices here were a little high, the chocolate hazelnut torte I had was really good. I don't know if I would come back just because the prices were so high. It's a really great bakery though with lots of local flavor

Thank Katie R
Kelowna, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Well, wow! The burger had a spelt bun(yum!) with local beef patty. The kale salad accompanying it was delightful and healthy, which made me feel less guilty for eating the most delicious long john EVER. Nothing in the donut was too sweet: the chocolate was real, and the filling was like cream cheese mixed with whipping cream mixed with vanilla.... More 

Thank Angela P
Vancouver, Canada
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

As someone who isn't extremely into gluten free quinoa vegan etc. food, I didn't find much on the menu that was right up my alley. The soup I did settle on was tasty and fresh, but I found it pretty costly for the portion size, though no doubt the ingredients were all very special. The place was busy, though, and... More 

Thank lorien_i
Nelson, Canada
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Went in for a juice and a breakfast sandwich. Just plain good, fresh ingredients, simple preparation. It was great, as was the service. Thank you.

Thank Chris P
Los Angeles
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471 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Kootenay Bakery Cafe has a great selection of baked goods and a nice variety of other dishes for lunch. It's not just sandwiches but also includes rice bowls packed with healthy choices. It's really busy at lunch during the summer. Order at the counter, find a table, and enjoy.

Thank d0ndequiera
Parksville, BC
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144 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We picked up items for dinner on two nights out of our week in Nelson. I have a lot of food intolerances and the pies from Kootenay Bakery were tasty and produced no nasty side-effects, so a definite winner for me.

Thank Jimmy_Two_Socks
Spokane, Washington
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212 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I love this bakery because it always a wide selection of pastries to satisfy all tastes. The staff is helpful and friendly. I've never had any of the lunch options, but the food looks delicious.

Thank Alverda3
Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Loved that we were so welcomed here even though we had two dogs with us. It's a busy place with many great healthy snacks meals and baked goods. Decor is not really anything. You don't need decor in a place filled with helpful friendly caring staff. They set out a water bowl for our dogs on the street cafe side... More 

Thank Gord U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 377 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4H6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-2274

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?