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Oso Negro

512 Latimer St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4T9, Canada
+1 250-352-7761
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“coffee beans” (3 reviews)
“paninis” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
512 Latimer St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4T9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I’ve been enjoying Oso Negro coffee since they were in a little shop off the main drag. Oso NEgro brought coffee and coffee culture to the interior of BC. They never disappoint and the gardens and building are STUNNING. The roasted beans are fabulous to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank crichtos
Reviewed 19 September 2018

If you can only make it to one place for coffee and a pastry make it Oso Negro (aka the Black Bear). Staff are always friendly and the selection of caffeine is perfect even for the non-coffee crowd like me. Be prepared to stand in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank C2626IZdanielh
Reviewed 30 July 2018

a great coffee/food place. the coffee is brilliant and the selection of food.it is in the town of nelson and when you find it yopu will be stocking up on the lovely selection of coffee beans!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank linda M
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Great food and coffee, lovely decor and lineups out the door! Great atmosphere and decor! A lovely place to stop and chill. Well behaved pets welcome on the patio and lots of places to sit

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Top-notch espresso! Just wish they had a couple vegan breakfast items (those little raw old-school balls available all over Nelson do not count, it's 2018), only four stars because of that. Pleasant airy large coffee shop with equally agreeable patio area. Can't say what it's...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lvreviewer
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Oso Negro is popular. It almost felt like half the town was there getting coffee on the days we visited. They roast their own beans, offer the usual range of coffee varieties, serve good food, and have a great place to sit inside or out....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank d0ndequiera
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Although several people raved about this as the "must go to" place in Nelson, I personally didn't quite feel the excitement. I don't drink much coffee, and Oso Negro ("Black Bear" in Italian) is primarily a coffee house. Friends say it has the best coffee...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Kirk M
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Oso Negro has the best coffee, they grind their own and even sell the coffee grinds to take home. There is a wonderful outside multi level patio with flowers and benches.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Hart_to_Hart_ON
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We enjoyed a coffee and cookie here. The back yard sitting area was beautiful and peaceful. If you are one who has a healthy eating life style I would recommend here for you.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank beachfun10
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I love this place for people watching. They have a great little selection of paninis and treats. Beautiful gardens. It's always a pleasure.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank KootenayBliss
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 Latimer St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4T9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-7761
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