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Oso Negro Coffee

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604 Ward Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 7B1, Canada
+1 250-352-7661
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brownie” (5 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
604 Ward Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 7B1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Four of us trolled up at just the right time, got our orders in and then enjoyed our fantastic breakfast wraps and good fortune as we saw the queue extend out the door - clearly the locals appreciate good food and coffee with friendly service,...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cute place to go spend a few hours with your friends. The coffee and muffins and scones are excellent. Seating arrangements are great.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great coffee, and great treats. I love sitting in the private side garden above the street. Lovely ambiance. It's the perfect place to pause and enjoy a fresh cuppa.

Thank Footloose2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is architecturally groovy (built under a house) with a gorgeous dog-friendly garden space, but it is the coffee that is remarkable. I was in Nelson during the hot, smokey days of August, so iced coffee was the order of the day. Imagine espresso...More

Thank Capelin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a super cute cafe/coffee shop where you can get some great snacks and sandwich options. Excellent service and just a great warm and comfy vibe. From the road it almost looks like a residential home w a gorgeous yard but that beauty is...More

Thank cerise64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely coffee shop boasts a beautiful courtyard with many indoor seats as well. The prices were reasonable and our drinks were delicious! The coffee ice cubes made the ice coffee unique - and delicious right to the last drop! The art on display was...More

Thank kh0713
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent artisan coffee roaster in town, with yummy treats and beautiful courtyard to hang out in. Long lines of locals attested to its quality.

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing coffee and beautiful cafe! The lines can be long, but they move quickly and it's worth the wait!

Thank stonyak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their coffee is phenomenal and, for iced coffee fans, I have three words for you: coffee ice cubes. Really, not having the last half of your coffee diluted by melting ice is such a gift on a hot day. Their hot drinks are good too...More

Thank lorien_i
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oso Negro has: GREAT coffee, great food, great people, and an atmosphere to die for both inside and out. A lot of thought and creativity went into designing this place. I wish there was one near where I live.

Thank bevl654
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 Ward Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 7B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-7661
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