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A&W Restaurant

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512 Railway St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1H4, Canada
+1 250-352-7424
06:00 - 22:00
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Trail, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favourite breakfast spots in Nelson (or anywhere for that matter). Always tasty, always fresh and always fast.

1 Thank Walter_Kowalski
Kaslo, Canada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

I often in this "restaurant" have been in the past 8 years and there is no other fast food for me in Nelson. The burgers are always very tasty and the girls and boys behind the bar are all very friendly and patient. The restaurant is a bit uncomfortable but very clean. I highly recommend B & W.

Thank kbcr2015
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119 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Please do not eat here. We stopped for a quick lunch on our way back to the States. It took a long time to receive our order. If I had gone to the bathroom before we ate, I would have left. The bathroom was very dirty and there was a used condom laying on the floor. Never again!!!!

1 Thank Marilyn M
Slocan Park, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

I quite often grab something quick at the a & w in nelson, The food is always fresh and hot and don't usually have to wait long, though sometimes when I order a chicken meal I may have to wait for about ten minutes, but I like their chicken and it is worth the wait

1 Thank 102bobt
Edmonton, Canada
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104 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Four of us had breakfast on a Tues. morning. Service was fast and friendly. The staff provided our drinks a.s.a.p. then asked us to sit down. After a very short wait they brought our food. It was standard A&W fair, but the service was noteworthy. We recommend it if your are in Nelson.

1 Thank Buffalo429
Grand Forks
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130 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

All the usual fare and prices, but staff were tripping over each other, and no one was taking the lead. We were almost late for an event because it was so slow. Frustrating when you can see your food and no one is grabbing it.

Thank cascade411
West Vancouver, Canada
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125 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014

Great place it is A&W good eggs super value for breakfast and the chicken is tasty if you ever been to one they are all the same good service to

Thank Chris M
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2013 via mobile

As with fast food lots of young people working there. Did the drive through. Had a nice young gent serve me. Huge smile, very polite. Had my coupon sorted out before I got to the window. Even gave me lollipop!!!! I didn't know they still had them. Food was nuclear how fast food should be. Topper of all though. They... More 

1 Thank Naturallyhere
Nelson, B. C.
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

This fast food restaurant is a joke. The service is terrible, the staff sometimes do not even know you are there. The food is cold and it takes forever even when it is slow. I cannot understand why the franchise is still keeping the place open. Please do not eat there.

Thank Success60
Rocky Mountains
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2012

This A&W is more expensive than other ones. I think a drink was $.50 more than usual, with corresponding prices on food.

Thank Crowsnest

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 Railway St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1H4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-7424

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?