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John Ward Fine Coffee

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Breakfast, Lunch
Cafe, Canadian

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Breakfast, Lunch
Cafe, Canadian
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, great coffee. I particularly like their traditional cappuccinos, though their london fogs leave somethign to be desired. Location is good, ambiance great. Amazing staff

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Located on Baker street. A great place to start your day of shopping with amazing coffee and a pastry.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Top-notch espresso and delicious vegan date bars. (Wish they had vegan breakfast items too.) Pleasant ambience and charmingly eclectic space. Has welcoming sidewalk tables as well right in the heart of downtown.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lvreviewer
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Arguably the best coffee in Nelson! Why? It’s a local haunt, the staff are friendly, the Baristas are excellent,,, and they use great beans:-) “Origin” Organic Coffee, roasted on Granville Island by a group committed to the art, culture, and science of coffee. Can’t stop...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank SandyF467
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here for an almond chai to take a break from shopping on Baker St. It’s a nice little coffee shop with a selection of beverages and treats. There isn’t a lot of seating so we nearly had to take our drinks to...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 68lesleyb
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a Chai Latte, Service was great, nice and friendly. Had a date square as well that was tasty. A bit pricey but aren’t they all. I would return on my next visit.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Gretz
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Had a really cool industrial/wood chic to it on the inside and was on the main drag so we popped in for something cold. We ordered two frappes from their "summer drinks" board, kinda expected a coffee place to "make" these drinks, not pour them...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank gc15982
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Of course John Ward coffee was delicious. Not sure if it was the coffee or the lemon bar but together - oh my goodness! Did it just hit the right spot! Delicious. Don't walk passed this unpretentious little coffee shop.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank stephnea2013
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

As a previous review stated,,,, the best coffee in Canada! Can't say enough about the quality of this coffee! Great service, community vibe, and great location on Baker Street. Flat White is done so well that you don't need sugar! Sweet all on its own!...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank SandyF467
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Great spot for the morning fix. Espresso was smooth and delicious. Staff was very friendly in this local shop. Not Commerciai

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank simonr9
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