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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
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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252 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 21 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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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 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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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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
Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I came here for lunch one day, the food was excellent and reasonably priced. Came for dinner on a different day and the food was not great and very expensive. They must have a different menu for dinner time.

Thank Kootenay_bc
British Columbia, Canada
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The food is very good, with good sized portions. If you want a light lunch, consider sharing an entree and saving room for the yummy desserts. There is something on the menu for most everyone - those who like the basics as well as those who have adventurous taste buds. While the prices are a bit more than some places,... More 

Thank JennyLou123

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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 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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?