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Yum Son

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 21-01-04 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 21-01-04 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Yum Son Viet-Modern specializes in Vietnamese cuisine with strong French influence. Well known for our 24hr bone broth, spring rolls, fresh noodle bowls and the best chicken wings in the Kootenays! We also offer a variety of gluten-free and vegan dishes packed with flavour and freshness. Yum Son offers a dynamic craft cocktail program and quality wine and beer from around BC and abroad. Happily serving No.6 Coffee Co. and Virtue Artisan Tea, both local to Nelson, BC.
US$8 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Asian, Vietnamese, Fusion
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Gift Cards Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed October 11, 2021

Had a great time with friends - food was great, but the service from Alex our lovely waitress made the whole meal and experience excellent! Thank you!

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed October 10, 2021

I love going to this quiet spot for food and drinks. The staff check for vaccinations passport which makes me feel comfortable and safe. The servers are helpful in guiding you through both the menu and the drink selections. (Great restaurant for date night…). I...love the pho but I can’t get enough of the appetizers and deserts. Thanks for several great mealsMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed October 6, 2021 via mobile

I sent u my review … in fact you began your request for this rating with it . Pls use the words in my ORIGINAL REVIEW . As stated the meal we had was no more than a $48 value YET THE BILL WAS $66.00....More importantly, the fact the owner/server although pleasant ignored the fact I had barely touched the ‘curry tofu’ meal ( $19,00) and when asked if I wanted to take it away was told i did not, DIDNT query why! Both curry meals, one with shrimp & one with tofu were bland, the rice mushy & the tofu like chewing dried out leather. The BOK CHOY with Shitake mushroom flakes and slaw salad with p nuts were tasty and fairly priced.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed October 1, 2021 via mobile

Great food, adhered to all COVID protocols, felt safe and service was exceptional. Would highly recommend anything on the menu here. The cauliflower appetizer is amazing.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 19, 2021

I have eaten here several times with friends. We always enjoy the atmosphere and especially the friendly and attentive service. Most of the items on the menu are great but during a recent visit we were disappointed with the Crispy Cauliflower Wings because the coating...stuck them all together which made eating them with the chopsticks impossible . Also, I thought the Viet-Yellow Curry Bowl's sauce was too thin and lacked flavour. And the last time my buddy and I dropped by to have a celebratory drink or two we were intent on having Cognac but had to settle for brandy because the bar wasn't stocked with Cognac. This should be fixed but hats off to Kelsey for making us a very tasty, original and refreshing cocktail to cap off our evening!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 18, 2021 via mobile

A lovely restaurant with excellent service, however the phō was not up to our standards. My wife said 2, and I said 3. The broth could have more flavor, and lacked our preferred additions of tripe and tendon. The meat that was there was too...thick and very large.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 7, 2021 via mobile

Dropped in with an out of town friend for a nightcap after a very good dinner at Broken Hill, on Sunday September 5. We were hoping for a cognac ( which you may want to have in stock for future?) and we’re momentarily disappointed that...you didn’t have, but all was made well by bartender Kelsey. B&B’s we’re substituted, followed up by a special concoction of Kelsey’s design. Couldn’t have been better. And, Kelsey was on the spot, calling us a taxi to make sure we got home safely. As always, I was thoroughly impressed by atmosphere and service you continue to provide. Thanks again. Bob N. NelsonMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 19, 2021 via mobile

Ok, Im not a fan of viet food but honestly I enjoyed my meal quite a bit. I had the pork bao buns and got two. I was expecting a bit more for the price but the taste was real good. If you dont like...cilantro they will leave it off, otherwise there is quite a bit.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 16, 2021

Referred by a local resident, Yum Son was exactly as he described...delicious food for your own plate or for sharing!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 8, 2021 via mobile

Had such an awesome time! The pho was delicious and the ambiance/service were phenomenal. Special thanks to Pauley who made our visit extra special. Would absolutely eat here again!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Yum Son burger was the best of all at Burger week. the huge prawn delicious slaw the duck and pork burger.......Yum
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Frequently Asked Questions about Yum Son

Yes, Yum Son offers takeaway services.

Yes, Yum Son is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Yum Son is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5