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Max & Irma's Kitchen

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515 Kootenay St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1K9, Canada
+1 250-352-2332
07:30 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Banff National Park, Canada
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213 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long time fixture on the Nelson scene. Nice place and staff. Good food. Good location. Pizza oven. Nice salads. Daily specials.

Thank 10000elle
Woodstock, Canada
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149 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wood fired, thin-crust, extra tasty pizza. Three amply served four of us at dinner. While the price is a lot more than typical pizza joints, you could understand when the food was authentic Italian cuisine. Pleasant atmosphere and spacious seating. Would go back for sure.

Thank DCanadian
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful, varied menu. Great service. Warm, comfortable atmosphere. Wood fired pizza. Pasta special is always good.

Thank Tim C
Whistler, Canada
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263 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

admittedly the food selection in Nelson is not amazing. Max & Irma's kitchen is a good place to go to get your fix of something tasty. The location is pretty close to the downtown core and a few blocks away from the Hume hotel.

Thank Joel C
Nelson, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2017

New to town I have been enjoying my way through the menu. Only thing wrong is the GREAT desserts - homemade and everyone is excellent.

Thank Delbruck
Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I was staying in the guest house above this restaurant for a couple nights in the summer and ordered pizza which was excellent. Service was friendly and I also recommend staying in the guest suite which has a great layout and very comfortable and comes with parking and is within walking distance to everything.

Thank LeNora F
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We have had their pizza on many many occasions. They have a standard list of inventive topping combos, and often there is a special appearing for that day only. On the standard list "broc & blue" is our favourite. "Boar to be wild" is good too, but the meat is a little salty. The crust is thin, and the toppings... More 

Thank Eardstapa
Nelson, Canada
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I used to think of Max & Irma's as a delicious place to have a treat lunch but recently have been heading here for dinner and am loving their pastas and their Monday ethnic nights. Love the pasta sizing options for a Max or Irma size. Not a huge wine selection but decent with enough variety. Service is great.

Thank KootenayKathy
Castlegar, Canada
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This friendly restaurant offers a great menu choice and wonderful daily specials to tempt anyone's taste buds. They make great pizza, wraps and sandwiches as well as satisfying soups to warm you up for the rest of your day. We keep coming back to this restaurant on our regular visits to Nelson and are happy to recommend it to visiting... More 

Thank Cynthia M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

The smoked meats and sauces are amazing. While not on the menu now- the butter chicken pizza was delightful. Great dinner salad. All meals, always tasty. Nice wait staff and cozy dining room.

Thank Dana J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Pizza, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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?