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499 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4H7, Canada
+1 250-352-5667
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good40%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
15 Jul 2018
“Great selection of magazines and newspapers”
17 May 2018
“Diner Trip Back in Time”
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499 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4H7, Canada
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Waits is a local hangout for coffee, breakfast and lunches. The large traditional style newsstand is worth checking out. The staff is always friendly and it's a great place for quick takeout of food or coffee.

Thank K00tenaykid
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve got a pretty high tolerance for attitudes but it’s hard to underscore how rude the staff is at this business. What should have been a simple interaction was met with hostility and rudeness at every turn. I would not have ever bothered to go...More

Thank sinukas
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We had breakfast here before leaving Nelson. This is a news stand / diner that has a limited menu. You can eat in by sitting at the counter. We had a good breakfast, cooked right in front of us by the lady who seemed to...More

Thank EdS172
Reviewed 23 September 2017

More an old 50's style cafe than News, and so I tried one of their shakes made from real icecream instead of soft serve. The result ? Heaven. Perfect taste & thickness to enjoy on a hot summers day. It's a cash only register, but...More

Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

A large group of us stopped here for ice cream while passing through town. The ice cream was good; I especially enjoyed the pink grapefruit sorbet. However, we didn't notice the small hand written sign stating that they do NOT accept any cards. They will...More

Thank StenaJoy
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Kids loved it here. Real retro feel - lots of character (watch out for Isabella the resident ghost). Kids loved sitting up at the bar while the food was cooked fresh on the hot plates on the other side of the counter. Milkshakes and icecreams...More

Thank Jenks2512
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast... amazing. Eggs were cooked perfectly ( and not with a ton of oil like most places) sourdough bread was great with real butter! Decor was retro and lots to look at. Highly recommended and will go back when in town!

Thank Unstoppable_hunny20
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It's an old soda fountain with counter seating and a strange and wonderful array of vintage artifacts. It's a great place to sit and have a (very good) smoked meat sandwich and picture Archie, Veronica and Betty walking through the door.

Thank lorien_i
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a Nelson feel, this is it. Friends and I went to this restaurant and had such a good laugh. The staff was friendly and the food was decent. It felt a little dirty when we first came in but it may...More

Thank Freya B
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a small place, but has great ice cream. I believe they also serve sandwiches or other foods. They have a bar to sit at while you eat. Cute place to stop in and visit while in Nelson.

1  Thank vickeetickee
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  • Address: 499 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-5667
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