Eat & Drink
Local, Organic and Hyper-Fresh — Coffee, Beer, Wine and Food
Award winning chefs, distinctive spaces, and curated BC wines and craft beers headline our diverse restaurants, among the best in BC. Nelson and the surrounding area have more restaurants per capita than foodie landmarks like San Francisco, Vancouver, and Manhattan, offering a wide variety of cuisine to satisfy any craving. Brunch to late night eats, snacks to multi-course feasts, there's plenty of awesome to find on a plate here.
Up Next: Nelson's famous burger month!
November is a special month in Nelson, as restaurants compete to see who has the best burger in town! This year, 24 restaurants have created new and exciting sandwiches, all at the price of $16. For more information, check out our story on Burger Month here.
Featured Places to Eat & Drink
|Adventure Hotel - Louie's, Empire, Uptown|
|Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort - Ktunaxa Grill|
|Angry Hen Brewing Company|
|BAKE at the Village|
|Boccalino Restaurant, Motel & Cabins|
|Cantina Del Centro|
|General Store Restaurant|
|Hub Pub and Eatery|
|Hume Hotel & Spa - Mike's, Library, General Store|
|JB's Pub & Restaurant|
|Kaslo Hotel & Pub|
|Kokanee Glacier Resort & Restaurant|
|Kokanee Springs Resort|
|Kootenay Tamil Kitchen|
|Leo's Pizza & Greek Taverna|
|Louie's Steakhouse & Lounge|
|Main Street Diner|
|Mike's Place Pub|
|Nelson Brewing Company|
|Newkey's Pub and R.V. Park|
|Port 701 Marinaside Dining and Lounge|
|Red Light Ramen Bar|
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From organic coffee roasted right here in the Kootenays to fusion plates and fine dining, you can find it in one of the more than 70 restaurants in the region.
- Dining: Many restaurants are accessible on the main streets of Kaslo, Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort, Nelson and Crawford Bay. Try something new every night: Indian, Mexican, Italian, Greek, Thai, Chinese, and Japanese are all provided, as well as vegetarian, seafood, and gastropubs. November is Burger Month in Nelson - a must taste experience.
- Wine and craft beer are readily available from the top vintners, brewers and shops in the region, including organic beers from a brewery based right in Nelson.
- Cafés: Coffee and tea has its very own culture here. You’ll find a broad range of café and bakery options in all the larger communities.