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Max & Irma's Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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515 Kootenay St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1K9, Canada
+1 250-352-2332
07:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 07:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here for lunch one day, the food was excellent and reasonably priced. Came for dinner on a different day and the food was not great and very expensive. They must have a different menu for dinner time.

Thank Kootenay_bc
British Columbia, Canada
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food is very good, with good sized portions. If you want a light lunch, consider sharing an entree and saving room for the yummy desserts. There is something on the menu for most everyone - those who like the basics as well as those who have adventurous taste buds. While the prices are a bit more than some places,... More 

Thank JennyLou123
Lakewood, Colorado
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250 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't recall ever leaving a restaurant raving about a salad, but this time I did. Their cranberry vinaigrette left me dying to leave with a bottle full. The chicken and cheese salad was out of this world. What a gorgeous, filling, and yummy meal. We'll be back!

Thank Julia H
Bonners Ferry, Idaho
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Whenever we are in Nelson we head straight to Max and Irma's. The food is always delicious no matter what you order. The open flame pizza oven produces the best pizza crusts, tortilla bread that I have ever tasted. Be aware that it can be crowded at lunch time so there may be a short wait but it is well... More 

Thank Marlene M
Nelson BC
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The food is always fabulous! The lunch wraps are unique and flavourful. Kind of like a warm hug for the tastebuds. Their wood fired pizzas are a favourite go to dinner for us. Dinner is always divine! Especially their Monday night Ethnic Night specials. We love going to Max & Irma's and bringing the family. The atmosphere is warm and... More 

Thank Krista B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had a Thai platter that was absolutely delicious. Great service and happy kitchen. The atmosphere is warm and the wood oven makes for great pizza.

Thank DOUG B
Oakland, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

They work hard to make diners feel well looked after--from tastes of wine before deciding to frequent check backs to be sure everything is ok. It's clear their hearts are in this place. Ingredients are top notch and dishes sound good. However the taste test is not so great. Oily way-overcooked lasagna and a meat loaf special that had too... More 

Thank CloudBridge
Spokane, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We stop here every trip thru Nelson and have never been disappointed, good service, food, ambience at a reasonable price.

Thank greg g
Nelson, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The lasagna was as good as mine that I make at home. Service was great. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming.

Thank Eliza Y
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

On our first visit the pizza was delicious and since we were sitting outside the ambience was lovely. On our recent visit we were sat in the backroom which had zero ambience. Unfortunately the meals, mostly wraps, were mediocre at best.

Thank stewartm791

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Kootenay St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1K9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-2332

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