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Vienna Cafe

411 Kootenay St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1K7, Canada
+1 250-354-4646
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“eggs benny” (15 reviews)
“spaetzle” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
411 Kootenay St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1K7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the last place I would have looked to find a restaurant in Nelson. If you are from out of town and food is your focus not decor, hidden in a book store, this is your place. The food is very good. Service is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FCFireConsulting
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Stopped in for a nice brunch and we were very happy we did! Welcomed by friendly staff into a casual cafe atmosphere with a book store as a back drop. Our latte's, cappuccino's and brewed coffees were delicious and the food was outstanding! The flowers...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mary T
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Great location,right on the corner of Kootenay and Baker,this place is a combination of cafe,bookstore,and record shop,so feel free to browse. All day breakfast and nice menu for lunch. Busy area so parking can be a bit of a problem

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ernie b
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Came in for breakfast (10:40am) placed our orders for eggs benny and bacon and eggs finally received them (after questioning the server) at 11:30. The server was very apologetic... offer to compt our coffees...We were somewhat shocked by her response and she then offered to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank hotch3
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Kids area is awesome. The book store is amazing and the food is fantastic. A must stop while in Nelson.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Scott A
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Being a true Nelsonite ( born and raised) this is the place to eat! With the conjoined bookstore the vibe and atmosphere is something that cant be beat! The food is fresh and always fantastic with local products always sourced, local art for sale and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Darshan N
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The restaurant didn't look busy. But as soon as we sat down on our table, our waitress advises that it would take at least 25 minutes to get our food. We weren't in a hurry so we decided to wait. We noticed that other couples...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Julieta B
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Good food, good service and you can get a good book to read while you wait for your food. We've always enjoyed going to the Vienna to meet up with friends or taking family there when we visit.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank JudyL1264
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This place is really great. It is super laid-back, super kid-friendly, really affordable, and the food is some of the best around. World-class eggs bennies, unique spatzle, and all kinds of home-style food that is healthy and delicious. Servers are lovely, and the kitchen staff...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alan P
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Shared with the best used book store in Christendom, the Vienna Cafe continues to be a bohemian delight that truly enhances this beautiful little city by the shining lake, underneath glorious mountains. I lost my heart to Nelson, and the beat of the beatnik heart...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tara Lei R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 Kootenay St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1K7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-354-4646
All Day breakfast and Lunch. Family Friendly relaxed atmosphere. Everything homemade. Two red seal chefs on staff.
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