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518 Hall St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1Z2, Canada
+1 250-352-2744
17:00 - 00:00
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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Food was great. Beautiful restaurant tucked in a little private oasis. Only complaint.. Was a little cold in dinning room. Would definitely return.

Thank Chantel H
BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

Thank you for your reveiw. We are just experiencing a very cold snap! It has been normal temperatures where we keep nice a toasty but when temperatures dip dramatically, it takes a couple hours to adjust in this historic building. So glad you enjoyed your experience. June McEwen More 

Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Bibo based on a recommendation. The food was very good and the menu was interesting and creative. The room was lively, however still comfortable for an intimate meal if desired. The service was friendly and professional, however was leisurely paced at times. The wine list while not extensive was well priced. While there are a lot of restaurant... More 

Thank Ryan S
BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your experience and we appreciate that you shared it in this review. We will address the 'leisurely' feedback and ensure everyone is on track and attentive. We hope to see you next time you are in town. June McEwen More 

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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read all the good reviews on TripAdvisor, however was slightly disappointed with the the portion of the meals in relation to the cost, as well the 2.15 hour duration it took from being sat, to eating and getting a cheque. Ordered the bibo burger, it was quite small for being $18.00 as well the portion of fries with dip was... More 

Thank Liam M
Homer, Alaska
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

After eating a great dinner down the street, my partner and myself wanted desserts and drinks elsewhere. We found Bibo unexpectedly and immediately fell in love. The ambience is welcoming, warm and romantic. Our server, Erika, made us delicious cocktails and was so, so friendly. At the end of the night, my boyfriend and I both thought our little experience... More 

Thank ksulliva019
BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

Well, we are so glad you found us and yes, please come back for dinner! Erica is awesome and so are all the people that are part of our BiBO family and we look forward to having you back. Thank you for sharing your excellent experience, it is very much appreciated! June McEwen More 

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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Seating is not very good either stare at a brick wall or bar, Small portions very expensive City type menu, expensive wine, Winter is freezing cold hardly any heat on. Service is always good. Bring a sweater and lotsa dolla..

Thank zenwick
BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

If you check out our menu on line you can see our menu prices are quite reasonable. We provide many options on our menu so that if you want to spend a little you can and if you want to treat your self to a higher priced item, you can. It is completely up to you. The portion sizes are... More 

Fernie, Canada
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were looking for a nice dinner while in Nelson, and this place was absolutely the right choice! Excellent dining experience: food was good, our server was friendly and knew her stuff, service was excellent. Cute little bistro style place, very intimate. Would definitely go back and recommend to all!

Thank France P
BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to spend your date night with us and we appreciate you sharing your experience. Hope to see you again soon. June McEwen More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We were searching for a quality dinning experience and found the right place. Nice boutique bistro style, with relaxing atmosphere. Great service including the chiefs delivering plates when server was busy and explained the elements of the dish making my favourite side "beers for the kitchen". I will make a detour to Nelson just to eat here again.

Thank Andrew W
BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

So glad you found us and thank you for your excellent review. We look forward to seeing you again! June McEwen More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We visited Bibo on a Tuesday evening and had a nice dinner. The restaurant is on the pricey side but the food was well made and very tasty. The service was also very good and the waitress was friendly. No complaints.

Thank Tatiana M
BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your experience and thank you for your review! June McEwen More 

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Although Bibo has no "vegan" entre on the menu, our waitress Daylen was super helpful in working with the chef to get me a warm and delicious Plant-based Whole Foods bowl of grains, grilled veggies and fingerling potatoes. Everything seasoned to perfection with just the right textures, and beautifully presented. Kudos to everyone at Bibo. We'll go there again when... More 

Thank sandc4465
Kent england
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had a thoroughly enjoyable evening in this attractive well situated restaurant with a mixed lively clientele, excellent cocktails (gin,rosemary,basil and peppercorns anyone?..delicious)...great friendly service and very good food. Highly recommended.

Thank willgracekentengland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$27
Canadian, Mediterranean, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 Hall St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1Z2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-2744
BiBO serves modern bistro fare, rustic Italian, fresh, creative, European inspired comfort food along with a wide variety of exciting wines in an intimate dining room in historic Malone Manor on Hall and Herridge Lane, Nelson’s favorite destination.

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