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Main Street Diner

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American, Greek, Diner, Canadian
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616 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J4, Canada
+1 250-354-4848
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We love to stop by the Main Street Diner in Nelson. Our very favourite is always the Greek Sampler but we haven't had a bad meal. The servers are good and always fun and in the summer a spot on the sidewalk patio is friendly and rather festive.

Thank Ourlabradoodles
Rivers, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

after walking through Nelson we were very hungry - and we stopped at the right place! we each ordered something different and each of us was very happy with our food (that almost never happens). The price was very reasonable too!

1 Thank mennotoban
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Was our last night in Nelson before heading home to Surrey and gave this place a try. Decided to change it up and try something different and that's when I discovered the athenian burger, probably the most delicious burger I've ever had in my life, I'm not kidding around. Fast service, very friendly and accommodating staff. I just wish the... More 

1 Thank Devon H
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for fish and chips and we found it! We had a couple of tables outside, 4 adults and 4 kids. Service was fast and very friendly. We had the fish and chips however the menu was plentiful and varied. The evening menu has some tasty looking Greek dishes. Enjoy!

1 Thank jaykayCalgary
Woodstock, Canada
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We were here for Lunch and I would highly reccommend the Clam Chowder. Served at just the right temperature. All the food that we had was served by a great waiter who kept an eye on us as well as maintaining the cash register and other clientel. Good Food, Good Price Great Service ..

1 Thank Glen Y
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

late day Nelson, we were just looking for a good family supper. this place was perfect. reasonably priced, flavourful and filling, what more could you ask for? I had the fish, it was excellent.

Thank Sean M
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The lamb burger was ok but the fish and chips was over cooked. The salads were fair as well. Restaurant is on a busy street with lots to check out nearby but parking was tricky.

Thank Tech R
Kamloops, Canada
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We sat outside and had a pleasant dinner. The service was prompt and the waiter very friendly. The only reason I am not giving a 5 is the diner was out of beer on tap as their delivery had not arrived. The fish had a light crisp batter and was delicious. The French fries were fresh made and both were... More 

Thank CaroleR2013
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Had a mushroom cheddar burger and fries and OMG it was amazing!!! If you are ever in this neck of the woods I highly recommend it!

Thank Noelle L
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64 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We went to dinner here. The food was pretty good, and the price wasn't too bad. The staff was very friendly.

Thank Bootsnbeans

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Greek, Diner, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-354-4848

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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?