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Outer Clove Restaurant

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International, Contemporary, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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536 Stanley St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1N2, Canada
+1 250-354-1667
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11:30 - 20:30
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 20:30
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Brisbane, Australia
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in Nelson for Valentine's Day this year and decided the outer clove would be a good place for dinner (based on our good experience there 2 years ago). The whole place is dedicated to garlic. Don't come here if you're not a fan of garlic... But if you are, you'll love it... Even all of the wall art... More 

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Thank Callie B
Spokane, Washington, United States
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant, local spot. Loved the creativity and care behind the sandwiches. Service was brilliant. Would come back any day.

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Thank MattTimBell
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Absolutely fabulous food, whatever you choose off the menu. I fell in love with the salads, and can hardly wait to go again...and you feel so healthy, and full, when the meal is done. Yummy!

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Thank Caitlin O
Vancouver, Canada
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

It was fine -- food was decent, service was good -- but for a garlic-focused restaurant, I was expecting a higher level of garlic. We looove garglic, and I found the food a bit bland, surprisingly. Though there was always a garlic element in each dish, you'd expect the burger, for instance, to be packed with the good stuff. Maybe... More 

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Cranbrook, Canada
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had the cheese and bacon burger with fries that came with a garlic dipping sauce for the fries. It was fantastic and one the best I have ever had. A great place to go with a group and the service was excellent. They have A & W root beer!!

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Thank michaelbK3920PW
Seattle, Washington
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145 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is a tiny place but we were lucky to get the last table for two just a little past 6 pm. Surprisingly they have a musician playing that night which was indeed entertaining. I find the menu was quite versatile, from typical burgers to Asian style rice bowl, and some of the entree has Italian or French cuisine fusions.... More 

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Thank bobster30
Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

I had the ribs, yikes. Not happy. The service they were sub pare. The beer lines were stinky. They ran out of the special at 6pm.

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Tomas G, Owner at Outer Clove Restaurant, responded to this review

I appreciate the effort you took to review us. We have a new keg line regularly maintained to serve award winning NBC beer. I'm sorry that we ran out of our special but we do make a limited amount depending on our prep load. We shop our local stores daily and strive to make sure everything is from scratch which... More 

Sandpoint, Idaho
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Came through with a group of friends on a motorcycle ride and stopped for lunch. Food was good and made all the guys happy with what they ordered. if you have a garlic lover stop in even if you only look at the decor, how they lined the walls in the bathroom was a hoot. The only downfall was the... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I visit this restaurant whenever staying in Nelson and love the food and atmosphere. The service is usually fast, friendly and efficient. We had one unfortunate experience where the server just couldn't recall that I'd ordered coffee. She brought my husband his wine and even asked him more than once if he wanted another, yet not checking on me, or... More 

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Thank ShelleyLE
Terrace, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great atmosphere ...bright and lots of art or look at. MOst Food was themed with garlic ..loved that . Fresh and hot , and great flavours ...Enjoyed the menu and service

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Cuisine
International, Contemporary, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 20:30
Saturday
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 Stanley St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-354-1667
Description
Outer Clove Restaurant is a full-service, casual dining restaurant in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada that serves lunch and dinner. A long-time Nelson favourite, we offer contemporary and classic dishes from around the world. Garlic infuses the food-from a subtle hint to a more intense flavour explosion-while the service is warm and friendly and the vibe is casual. Everything on the evolving menu is freshly prepared from scratch and there are daily lunch and dinner specials. The dining room seats 38 patrons with a further 10 seats available on the seasonal patio.

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